Newmont Corporation

Health and Safety Superintendent

Job description

In This Role You Will:

  1. Communicate, engage, and provide support for site leaders.
  2. Provide visible and vocal safety leadership across the site.
  3. Provide development, training and coaching for Health and Safety Coordinators.
  4. Provide Event classification guidance.
  5. Oversee deployment of capable safety resources to support risk assessments and event investigations.
  6. Liaise with key external parties e.g., Regulator.
  7. Ensure site compliance with Newmont Fatality Risk Management (FRM) standards and relevant legislative requirements (Governance).
  8. Ensure compliance against the relevant health & hygiene standards and legislative requirements.
  9. Be involved in Health & Safety data reporting and analysis; effectively identifying and sharing trends and issues.
  10. Ensure Health & Safety budget cost management.
  11. Have direct involvement and ensure support of the Newmont assurance standards.
  12. Maintain direct contact with Newmont peers to ensure alignment and standardisation.
  13. Oversee site Occupational health and safety (OHS) Representative Program.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations).

Tertiary qualification in Health, Safety, and Engineering.

Health and Safety Superintendent Certificate of Competency from the Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission.

Experience in mining or similar heavy industry.

Strong communication, engagement and influencing skills.

Additional Knowledge.

  • Lead and develop a team of professionals.
  • Problem solves complex issues pertaining to occupational safety.
  • Coach, support, and influence site leaders.


Minimum 5 to 7 years’ experience working within a Health and Safety field, in an extractive industry, for a large sized organisation, of which a minimum of 3 years should have been in a Supervisory/Managerial capacity.

Prior event investigation experience is essential.

Experience in a construction environment is beneficial.  

Technical Skills.

Knowledge and understanding of:

Risk management and assurance processes.

Health & Safety legislation.

Analytical capability and data-based decision making.

Behavioural Attributes.



Goal orientated.


Applies integrity in all dealings.




Safety conscious.

Pro-active and takes initiative.

Results driven.


Attentive to detail.

Transparent and Trustworthy.

Working Conditions:

Incumbent works in an office setting with regular visits to operational areas, not all of which have high exposures to hazardous environments.

Travel is required to attend Chamber of Mines Technical Committee meetings, as well as periodic meeting with the Chief Inspector of Mines in Accra in the absence of the Health and Safety Manager.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. As part of our diversity efforts. females are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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