Specialist 1 – Safety at GGML | April 2024

April 4, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:                                              Position:                                              Specialist 1 – Safety( UG)  

Contract type & Duration:                    Unspecified Time Contract

Department:                                        HSE.

Reporting to:                                       Superintendent – Safety.

Number of Positions:                          One (1)


           To Providing the technical support to GGM employees, visitors, contractors and assisting Safety

           Superintendent, Manager Safety and ERT and Senior Manager HSE & T to develop and implement

           GGM Integrated Safety Management System, Major hazard standard, Critical controls monitoring,

           Zero Harm innovation/initiatives and a safe working environment sufficient to maintain GGM’s social

           license to operate in Tanzania and comply with the AGA, Ghana, and Tanzania BU and GGM

           frameworks for best practice internationally.


  • Tertiary Safety Qualifications – Certificate / Diploma / Degree or equivalent (NEBOSH, IOSH, SAMTRAC/SHEMTRAC, NOHSC one & two, Chamber of Mine Safety, Management qualification (SDP))
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large-scale mining is required.
  • Experience in safety management Systems.
  • Possession Of Tanzania driver license Class D or Above.
  • Experience in accident/Incident Investigation course work.


  • Ensuring that all services and operations are undertaken with due regard to the AGA OHS policy and standards in line with ISO 45001:2018 System, IMIU and ICMI code Requirements.
  • Advise and assist the Safety Superintendent to plan, implement and monitor implementation of the GGM Integrated Safety Management system, including ISO 45001:2018, legal, and AGA/BU policy standards.
  • Providing professional and technical support to the Safety Superintendent in the monitoring and developing programs to ensure that all GGM operating procedures comply with AGA, BU and GGM Safety frameworks and best practice standards.
  • Conduct research and recommend to the Safety Superintendent on developing Safety Programs based on new findings. 
  • Review safety performance and recommend to the Safety Superintendent a systematic program to monitor employees, equipment, and contractors, for effective compliance with Safety Management practices, standards, and requirements.
  • Cooperate, participate, and facilitate IIP & Advanced Investigations, with a focus on Near misses & High potential incidents.
  • Actively support the implementations, review and monitoring of targeted Safety Campaigns and related improvement initiatives.
  • Cooperate and Support the Safety superintendent with the implementation of a GGM Fatal Risk Champion Program and related activities.
  • Participate and coordinate risk assessment process on regular basis (BLRA, issue based and continuous.)
  • Implement leading indicators Inspections, Hazards reporting and actions, Risk assessment, Plan tasks Observations, Safety Interventions, Safety Interaction, Caught in Act with the set target and deliverable. Further specific focus will be preparing Inspection Plan, manage implementation, daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly inspections, and report writing and regular follow up on the findings for closure. Also conduct regular unplanned workplace inspection/visits.
  • Manage ISIMS effectively and efficiently including training to all personnel under your area of accountability.
  • Enforce Hazard Management Program by ensuring CCV are performed in a quality manner, Facilitate AuRisk Review within Mining Open Pit and updates CURA system.
  • Develop your own PTOs Plans, undertake planned task observations, and assist with the development of job safety analysis.
  • Facilitate the development and regular review of Safe work procedures as per the requirement.
  • Ensure emergency management program within your area is up to date and active including planning and conducting drills.
  • To evaluate potentially hazardous situations involving chemical, physical, and ergonomic stressors, as well as matters related to general workers hygiene, to provide educational programs related to health to the workers. 
  • To conduct incident/accident investigations.
  • To assist in the formulation and implementation of GGM policies, guidelines, procedures, and codes of practices in your area of accountability.
  • To monitor and audit the GGM’s compliance with all acts, regulations, policies, codes, procedures, and guidelines in the area of health and safety.
  • To provide a liaison with appropriate government regulatory agencies with respect to compliance with existing legislation and with respect to the impact of proposed legislation on the Geita Gold Mine.
  • Submission of monthly activity report and any other report as required.
  • Train and provide coaching to HSE Reps within your area of accountability.
  • Coordinate departmental & Contractor’s month safety meetings.
  • Ensure all safety related support documents are in shared drives.
  • Attend OHS Meetings and toolbox meetings as per the ISO 45001:2018 Communication, Consultation, Participation system element requirement.
  • Assist and take part in the IMIU auditing processes.
  • Lead the review to all documentation to align to document KIOSKY requirement.
  • Provide coaching supports to HSE Reps within your area of accountability by initiating programs that will ensure their participation and skills growth in managing the OHS risks in their respective areas.
  • Facilitate the awareness of mining safe working procedure to all team in the mining operation.


  • Able to operate at least one UG equipment’s.
  • Ability to identify potential hazards and advise on minimizing risks and assessing controls effectiveness.
  • Ability to understand and review EHS systems.
  • Ability to manage Occupational Health & Safety programs and interpreting safety data/information.
  • Understanding site risks and recognizing developing workplace hazards. 
  • Ability to investigate safety incidents/accidents.
  • Ability to formulate, present and evaluate training courses. 
  • Ability to establish priorities, follow up and complete tasks. 
  • Ability to facilitate four layers of risk management.
  • Ability to facilitate Critical Control Verification for major hazard standards.
  • Ability to develop safe working procedures.
  • Ability to analyses incident trends and come up with improvement plans.
  • Ability to investigate all incidents in a quality manner.
  • Ability to write reports on HSE performances.
  • Ability to facilitate management review.
  • Ability to facilitate setting of objectives and targets.
  • Ability to facilitate Bow Tie Analysis


  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by clicking APPLY NOW button below
  • On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names, and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
  • You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources”, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be Specialist 1 – Safety (UG).
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website https://www.geitamine.com/en/people/  for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
  • You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
  • Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).


  • Applications should reach the above on or before 14th April  2024 at 5:30 PM.
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! GGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +255 28 216 01 40 Ext 1559 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing  speakupAGA@ethics-line.com or use the internet at www.tip-offs.com

Requisition ID:  23721
Category:  Administration
Posting Salary:  Market Related