Specialist, Safety Systems
First Quantum Minerals
Colon, Panamá
hace 1 día

Job description : Purpose


To ensure the organization complies with current health and safety legislation approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to health and safety as well as work proactively with other managers to establish and maintain a system that promotes a culture of safe working practices across the organization.

Key Accountabilities and Challenges

To ensure the day-to-day management of safety issues are addressed with the Senior Safety Advisers / Superintendent.

Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.

Interact with all Safety Advisers and assist in implementation of Safety and Health Standards in line with Corporate strategy and annual business plans.

Review, design and implement systems for the management and administration of the safety management system

Design, Create and Implement a series of clear Key Performance Indicators to report on the performance of site safety and the safety team

Support the organizational culture of FQM (Bolder, Driven, Smarter, Together) and actively promote it’s translation in terms of safety related activity

Ensure established company health, safety policies and procedures are upheld

Chair and conduct monthly SHE representative meeting on a monthly basis. (when required)

Ensure the safety management system My Compliance is appropriately administered, that errors are minimized and that the structure is designed to ensure efficient reporting.

Ensure all safety personnel are expert in the administration of incidents through My Compliance

Ensure an effective means of reporting Incidents to the relevant safety teams is in place to ensure the efficient closure of Incidents and implementation of corrective actions

Provide appropriate tools to the safety team to ensure all Hazards are identified and actioned on My Compliance and close outs are complete.

Conduct informal daily and formal weekly safety meetings with all areas within the scope of the Site, and ensure workplace matrix is up to date.

Compile daily safety reports and ensure all close outs are closed.

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Skills, Knowledge & Experience


Tertiary qualification in Health and Safety or equivalent.

Skilled knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and application in a mining environment.

Extensive knowledge of effective health and safety management strategies and best practices

Registered with IDONEDAD

Safety Officers accredit certificate through an international recognized institution


Good leadership, presentation and motivational skills.

Good negotiating skills.

Excellent knowledge, understanding and application of industry best practice Health and Safety strategies for large-scale, continuous operational mining activities.

Excellent cognitive and analytical skills with understanding of Health and Safety process improvement and incident control strategies.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate reports in both an upward and downward direction.

Excellent project management and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Strong computers skills especially MS Office.


Minimum of 4 years safety experience within the Mining / Processing industry.

Knowledge of OH&S systems, including OSHSAS 18001 and preferably OSHSAS 45001system

Experience in safety investigations and auditing

Must have valid Panamanian driving licence.

Must be computer literate


Fluency in Spanish & English highly regarded.


Strong personal commitment to SHEC performance.

Inspiring others.

Proven results facilitating continuous improvement activity.

Strength in strategic decision making.

Ability to build strategic work relationships.

Results driven.

Proven success in planning and organizing.

Diligent and thorough in approach.

Enthusiastic and pro-active in manner.

Working Conditions

Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential.

Safety and Environment

Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.

Ensure all safety and environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.

Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.

Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.

Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.

Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings.

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