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Safety /Environmental Mngmnt/ Occupational hygiene or Risk Mngmnt Graduate Programme at Anglo


Business Unit / Group Function: Kumba Iron Ore Discipline: General Management Location: Kathu, South Africa Reference Id: REF49267S Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Graduate Trainee Closing Date: 29 September, 2023

Overview Company Description: Join us on the Anglo American Graduate Programme if you are ready to take the first step towards a successful career in the mining industry.  Finding and developing our future leaders is something we're passionate about. Join us as a PIT: Safety if you are ready to take the first step towards a successful career in the mining industry.   

Anglo American   Our ambition is to be the most valued mining company in the eyes of our shareholders, driven by the purpose to re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives.  Kumba Iron Ore   We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Rosebank, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description: As a Professional in Training (PIT): Safety within Anglo American, you will register with the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH). In this role, you'll play a pivotal part in ensuring safety across our operations. Your responsibilities will encompass a range of key outputs, from demonstrating safety leadership and applying risk management principles to conducting risk assessments and hazard identification. You'll utilize cutting-edge systems and tools like Isometrix, Voxel, Critical Controls Bow-Tie, and Business Intelligence to report on safety performance and make informed decisions. This is an exciting opportunity for graduates who want to have a smarter future within mining. Initially, you will be offered a three-year graduate programme with our Southern Africa Business Unit rotating to one or more of our sites where possible. You have the chance to make a difference in real projects and follow a structured learning development journey. If you are ready to make the most of everything you’ve learned so far, be challenged, work together with industry leaders, and be a part of a supportive and a vibrant Graduate community, then Anglo American is ready for you.

Qualifications: To qualify for the Professional In Training programme, you must: 

  • Have completed a Bachelor’s degree (NQF7 or 8) in Safety /Environmental management/ Occupational hygiene or Risk management qualification.

  • Have completed your degree or are due to graduate by December 2023. 

  • Have no more than two years of relevant work experience. 

  • Be a team player with strong leadership potential. 

  • Demonstrate drive, ambition, and a passion for challenging work in our operations. 

  • Be available to work in remote areas of South Africa as our operations are in the Northern Cape and you will be located in Sishen or Kolomela mine.

  • This role requires a high level of mobility. You are encouraged to obtain a driver’s license.

Additional information: What to Expect.

  • The role is a fixed term contract for a maximum period of 36 months.

  • The role of a Professional in Training is to participate in and complete the formal Graduate Programme as outlined per discipline.

  • The first stage of the recruitment process is a review of your CV.

  • Should you meet the requirements for the role, you will be invited to complete an on-demand video interview and game based psychometric assessment to be completed by set deadline.

  • Successful candidates will be invited to our Assessment Centre Experience with all the potential candidates.

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