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SHEC Systems Specialist Band 6 Internal & External - (Flexible location; based from one of our Corporate Offices)

Job Number:
Business Unit / Group Function:
Technical & Sustainability
Work type:
Full Time Permanent
Discovery & Geosciences
Various locations


Discovery and Geosciences aims to deliver value for Anglo American from our mineral endowment via safe discovery of new mineral endowment; delivery of step-change operational geosciences effectiveness; and quantification and communication of our resources and mineral endowment. The purpose is to deliver value by applying various geoscience skills and knowledge to characterise and evaluate our mineral endowment; and ensure that good geoscience enables effective operation of our Discovery projects and mines.


Apply expertise to lead the development and continuous improvement of the GDG SHEC Management System to align with Anglo American Group and ISO Standards.

The role also provides professional SHEC guidance and advice to Group Discovery and Geosciences country teams to support the implementation of the GDG and Anglo American SHEC requirements. 

Please refer to the attached role profile for more information:

 Download File Role Profile SHEC Systems Specialist.pdf

Typical Tasks:

  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of the GDG SHEC Management System in line with ISO14001, ISO45001, SHE Way and Social Way requirements
  • Advise on the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the SHEC Management System for GDG
  • Engage with and influence key stakeholders on the implementation of Anglo American S&SD requirements and the GDG SHEC Management System at the country level by providing advice to local Discovery Managers, Project Managers and SHEC Specialists
  • Lead the development and implementation of the GDG SHEC Audit Program
  • Lead the SHEC reporting for GDG in line with Anglo American and GDG reporting requirements

Formal qualifications:

  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors/Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant discipline;
  • Lead Auditor qualification (TL, OHS, EM)
  • Train the Trainer
  • Project management qualification in a relevant methodology
  • Familiar and competent with the Enablon system
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline

Role-specific knowledge:

  • Understanding of operational processes, competing priorities and key challenges/barriers to achieving SHEC outcomes
  • ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 implementation and audit knowledge
  • Anglo American SHEC policies and standards
  • Anglo American methodologies related to Operational Risk Management and Learning from Incidents (or similar industry equivalent)


  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and the important role of consistently demonstrating required behaviours and championing safety values
  • Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety

Other requirements to perform the work effectively:

  • Fluent written and spoken English is a pre-requisite. Spoken and written Spanish and / or Portuguese languages would be an advantage
  • Frequent travel to sites as required


Advertised: South Africa Standard Time
Applications close: South Africa Standard Time

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