Health and Safety Manager

Health and Safety Manager

Ref: 972Monday 3 October 2022

£80K - £100K (tax free), bonus, medical, transport, flights, accom

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to work in Africa with an established civil engineering and contract mining company.

The person hired for this role will be based in the company’s head office in Accra, Ghana and will be required to travel to sites as required.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop the present HSE Management System for external auditing and accreditation to ISO 45001:2018 on an incremental basis through all sites.
  • Manage and coordinate all OHS activities on remote mining sites
  • Develop project-specific health & safety strategies, programmes, training and plans in partnership with Group Construction Health and Safety Policies and Client Policies
  • Establish a process of active health and safety monitoring through audits and inspections of site conditions and activities
  • Support the Project Managers in the execution of health and safety related statutory and contractual duties
  • Co-ordinate the investigation of incidents, ensuring root cause analysis is completed and corrective actions are implemented


  • Degree qualified, with a recognised Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or equivalent qualification would be an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in civil engineering contracting
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in developing HSE Systems


  • Previous overseas experience
  • Experience on remote mine sites
  • Interface experience with heavy plant
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • French language would be an advantage

Salary and package details:

  • Competitive salary (minimum of £80K plus bonus (tax free,) flights, medical, vehicle and accommodation.
  • Rota: 10 weeks on / 3 weeks off.
  • Up to a 2-year contract.
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