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Job Title: Environmental Superintendent
Reports to: HSE Manager
Date: 18 October 2018
Apply by: 26 October 2018


Environmental Superintendent required for mining company in Marampa, Sierra Leone.

Role purpose

The role of the Environmental Superintendent is to maintain and improve the Environmental Management System for the Marampa Mine.  He/she will manage a small team of environmental advisors and technicians to support senior management in managing environmental risks and achieving environmental objectives.



  • He/she will be accountable for the following:

  • Identifying and assessing environmental impacts and risks at the mine

  • Specifying the work necessary to comply with the environmental license and other requirements.

  • Formulating project plans to achieve and/or maintain compliance and manage environmental risks.

  • Supporting function managers on site to enable them to provide appropriate input to the compliance process.

  • Providing one-on-one guidance to colleagues in the management team that will assist them in achieving compliance.

  • Monitoring compliance against the environmental license and other requirements.

  • Advising colleagues on areas that require improvement, taking cognisance of new knowledge, so that the mine’s environmental performance is in accordance with good international practice.

  • Providing the mine’s Safety and Environment manager and the company’s Head of Environment with information, analysis, and insights needed to track and improve environmental performance.

  • As a managerial role holder, he/she will also be accountable for the following:

  • Own effectiveness as an SLM employee;

  • The outputs and working behaviours of subordinates;

  • Sustaining a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs;

  • Continuously improving the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;

  • Exercising effective managerial leadership in relation to his/her subordinates;




  • Preferably a Master’s degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering

  • 7 years’ environmental experience in extractives industries

  • 3 years managerial experience

  • Proficient in environmental management system establishment

  • Knowledgeable in water and waste management

  • Some knowledge of ecosystem processes

  • Some knowledge of environmental chemistry

  • Good understanding of legal and other requirements related to environmental performance

  • Proficient in environmental risk identification and assessment

  • Sound financial management

  • Good computer skills (MS Office, MS Projects, ArcGIS)

  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Previous exposure to multi-national, ethnic and cultural environments

  • Full driving licence

To apply, submit CV and cover letter to by 26 October 2018.  Email subject should be 'Environmental Superintendent'

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