About the role
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
We are looking for an HSE Coordinator who will provide technical advice to different projects in Angola to enable project teams to effectively implement HSE procedures and standards and manage and mitigate HSE risks.
As part of the exploration team this role will be critical in contributing to safe delivery of the mineral exploration projects in Angola.
We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet.
We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role.
These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills
Reporting to the HSE Principal Adviser and working in a challenging and exciting environment, you will be responsible for :
Design your role's routines and engage with your colleagues to build all in country HSE protocols
Having your PPE on and enjoying the outdoors while assisting Rio's team to implement the annual HSE plans, priorities, inspections, audits and preparing the reports focusing on risks that can kill or injury our people and impact the communities and the environment around we operate.
Take the lead and invite the team members to identify hazards, review risks, propose and implement controls during the risk management processes, ensuring risk management plans are established and implemented, reviewing project risk registers and management plans to ensure they are connected with Rio Tinto HSE standards and in country requirements.
Get ready to connect with contractors and new employees and have the HSE message spread out through inductions, training, and daily interactions.
Get documents, records and registers planned, created, and stored in our online platforms in an orderly way.
Producing HSE written content such as statistics, area findings, routine reports and reporting incidents.
Conducting investigations for Low and Moderate consequence incidents or near misses. Be curious and establish the facts, identify causes and findings.
Follow up on injuries and health concerns, get in touch with the investigation team and discuss appropriate actions.
Ensuring our workforce is healthy and leading the occupational health program along with our medical partners.
Ensuring contractor practices at a project level comply with Rio Tinto and statutory HSE standards and requirements, providing advice and workplace / on-site collaboration to assist contractors to comply with HSE standards and requirements.
Provide guidance to project team regarding Angola legal and voluntary obligations and leading the review of the HSE Obligation register with our legal partner.
Overseeing the work of junior staff and contractors, allocate work and prioritising tasks as required, developing local workforce capability in HSE practices, systems, and requirements.
Providing leadership in improving HSE culture and performance at the project level, by continuously providing performance feedback and saying "What went well" and looking for opportunities to improve the "even better if"
What you'll bring
Courage and the ability to swiftly challenge plans when opportunities for improvement are identified Assisting in implementing annual HSE plans and priorities with a specific focus on translating plans and priorities into HSE actions at your site.
A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team.
Qualifications in a relevant discipline such as health, safety, environment and / or social sciences.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar HSE role. Experience in the resources and mineral exploration activities will be highly regarded.
Good HSE expertise applied to implementing HSE systems and processes in a complex operational environment, with field based and geographically dispersed workplaces.
Well-developed skills in delivering HSE training, including adapting HSE training and educational materials for the needs of specific audiences.
Sound organizational and project management skills to plan, manage and deliver work including the ability to manage within resource and budget constraints.
Ability to provide technical leadership in HSE at a project level with the ability to develop the skills of employees involved in HSE delivery
Practical problem-solving skills in researching and resolving HSE issues with the ability to develop solutions to non-standard problems.
Sound communication skills including the ability to write recommendations and reports for management and present information for a range of stakeholders.
Ability and licence to safely drive manual transmission light vehicles in on-road and off-road settings.
Ability to travel for field work and rosters
Ability to work productively in a multi-language, cross cultural environment.
Fluent in English and Portuguese
What we offer
Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience
Annual cash incentive awards for eligible employees
Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
Employee Assistance Program
Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation / annual, paid parental, etc)
About Rio Tinto
Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it : explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.
For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.
Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter.
Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.
Where you'll be working
RTX is a global, integrated business comprising regional exploration teams and global support teams (eg. Human Resources, Finance & Compliance, HSE, Data & Information Management, and Field Operational Support).
The key objective of RTX is to discover or acquire resources that create significant value opportunities for Rio Tinto. RTX aims to discover at least one Tier 1 resource each year.
This is achieved by applying appropriate exploration techniques and processes, taking account of Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Social Performance (HSEC), economic, commercial and political factors.
All work must reflect the core Rio Tinto values and code of business conduct contained in 'The way we work'.
Every Voice Matters
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success.
We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age or anything else that makes us different.
We work in 36 countries in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs and with artificial intelligence.
Our geologists explore the Earth’s wildest terrain. Our wildlife specialists work to protect and conserve grizzly bears in Canada and migratory shorebirds in Western Australia.
Our marketing teams make sure our essential materials meet the specific needs of customers around the world. In Australia, our archaeologists work alongside Indigenous Australians to preserve 40,000-year-old rock art.
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