UMO est présent dans quatre pays: Sénégal | Mali | Burkina Faso | Cote d'Ivoire


UMO Burkina is seeking for one of his client in the mining sector one

HSE Coordinator




Cover all mining exploration sites of the company




Reporting to the CSR, HSE & Permit Manager, the Senior Health, Safety & Environment Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all safety activities across all exploration entities of our client in Burkina Faso. The role will implement and monitor safety systems according to the client's policies and procedures, and best practice safety standards.


Integrated HSE Management System


-Coordinate the implementation of our client's Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental strategies, systems and procedures, and ensure they are in line with corporate requirements and consistent across all sites.

-Identify, develop and implement HSE management system.

-Ensure that the team and contractors comply with, all legislation in relation to the use of plant, equipment and substances, as well as in all workplace activities

-Train and develop Safety Officers regarding HSE management systems.

-Coordinate availability, based on the needs, of nursery, fireguard and rehabilitation projects


Workplace Health & Safety


-Promote occupational health and safety within all Exploration sites to develop safer and healthier ways of working

-Supervise the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend appropriate remedial action

-Coordinate with the mines Health and Safety HOD and Security Personnel, emergency heath and security procedures and first aid crews

-Facilitate accident and incident investigations to ensure that root causes are identified and appropriate corrective actions to address causes are instigated.

-Identify training requirements for all employees and the team, in conjunction with H&S officers.

-Supervise all annual medical checks on site within budget.

-Ensure safety committee(s) agenda is in line with company standards



Legislation, Standards Compliance


-Make regular proposal to elaborate with the Management the health and safety strategy and risk management strategy

-Manage safety and Health audits as required to determine system compliance and effectiveness.

-Identify the development needs of operational management and work groups required to achieve best practice standards in Safety and Health management.

-Oversee the availability of the PPE in collaboration with sites and Supply Chain Department


Monitoring & Review


-Validate incidents reports & follow up on corrective action plan

-Develop and implement training sessions for management, supervisors and workers on health and safety practices and legislation

-Continually review processes and procedures to ensure statutory requirements are met.

-Inspect the premises and ensure compliance with all safety regulations when on site

-Perform routine checks, investigate incidents, data mine costs and ensure safety and hazard free environment.

-Analyze Safety and health information and statistics to identify areas for focused intervention.

-Contribute to HSE information and statistics analysis to identify areas for focused intervention


-Help prepare documentation for the company.

-Continually enrich the toolbox meeting library with HSE related topics

-Ensure all documentation is kept in accordance with relevant document control procedures.




-Ensure that employee suggestions and complaints regarding safety are evaluated

-Oversee site general and specific inductions including contractor teams


Compliance/Quality Control


-Promote and adhere to appropriate internal methodologies, policies, procedures and standards.

-Consistently maintain a high quality of work across all allocated functions.

-Develop an improvement culture by actively encouraging employees to participate in continuous improvement, capturing their initiatives and providing feedback.




-As directed, gather inputs specific to your area for various reports.

-Report issues, incidents, near misses or hazards on daily basis, summarized in weekly reports.

-Complete the monthly HSE reporting requirements, ensuring capture of relevant contractor information

-Create reports against KPI's to reflect Safety management performance of the site and actions on key issues such as accident and incident investigation, corrective action management, Risk mitigation plans etc.


Safety Management


-Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental and Social Responsibility practices.

-Ensure proper reporting and corrective actions for the reported accidents

-Ensure every person within team is fit for work.

-Ensure that agreed procedures, safeguards and controls are applied and used.

-Ensure all activities are conducted safely and in accordance with Company standards and procedures

-Ensure hazard management plans are observed.

-Keep statutory and internal reporting as required.

-Active participation to the Health & Safety Committee


Job Specification/Minimum and preferred Requirements


-Advanced Diploma or degree in SHEQ management or equivalent experience

-Certified Safety Professional

-Minimum 10 years' experience in OHS roles and 2 years in a similar role of coordination & management

-Minimum 5 years' experience in mining industry

-French / English language skills essential

-Must speak the local languages: Bwamu or Bambara/Dioula

-High level of experience working with Microsoft Office

-Able to build effective relationships and networks

-Possesses strong training and mentoring skills with the ability to develop an effective team

-Demonstrates strong conceptual skills, and be capable of developing lateral and practical solutions

-Ability to respond to a changing work environment

-Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time

-A reputation for integrity and ethics

-Demonstrated management skills

-Excellent communications skills with all stakeholders


Application file


-An updated CV


How to apply


-On our website, section « Candidats », Tab « Opportunités »

-By mail to:

-At our office in Ouaga 2000, behind l'Ecole le Creuset