Environmental Officer at PIRAN Rwanda Ltd

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JOB ADVERTISEMENT: Environmental Officer

Piran Rwanda Limited (�Piran�) is a mining company focused on producing and exploring Tin, Tantalum, and Lithium in Rwanda. Piran is currently looking for a highly motivated and committed Environment Officer.

LOCATION: Musha-Rwamagana

REPORTS TO: EC Supervisor


JOB PURPOSE: This role is responsible to ensure effective implementation and adherence to environmental standards and guidelines applicable to the mining operations, this includes implementation and adherence to environmental legislation requirements and conditions as outlined in the Environmental authorizations. Coordinate, maintain, and update data required for environmental reporting. Identification of environmental risk associated with the mining operations, as well as assist in addressing potential problems. Investigate environmental incidents and maintain a system of reporting incidents. Organize employee environmental awareness training for to ensure that employees are familiar with the environmental risks associated with their duties


Co-ordinate and report on environmental issues on site;
Inspect and monitor mining and processing operations for environmental compliance;
Undertake sampling required for water, noise, dust and other environmental aspects and submit for analysis;
Interpret analyses received and provide advice on results and conclusions;
Ensure correct management of waste, sanitation, domestic, storm and wastewater;
Record results of inspections, audits, incidents, analyse the trends and advise management accordingly and share successes and lessons learnt;
Develop the required training materials and ensure that all employees and contractors are trained and familiar with the site environmental requirements;
Identify environmental impacts and aspects relating to the day-to-day construction activities;
Conduct audits on all sites (mine and contractors) as required by the applicable legal and other requirements and follow-up on implementation of corrective and preventative actions;
Compile accurate environmental performance and other reports, in line with mine and Head Office requirements;
Liaise with the management regarding project environmental matters and providing accurate feedback at meetings as required;
Liaise closely with all divisions in Piran (community, health and safety, procurement, HR, mining, exploration etc.) to ensure there is coordination, communication and environmental risks minimised where possible;
Ensure proper monitoring, evaluation, control and investigation of environmental incidents;
Keep and maintain up to date records, information and data for all environmental activities;
Complete monitoring and database maintenance as per license conditions and reporting requirements;
Develop rehabilitation and closure plans with costs as required;
Plan and carry out reclamation activities as required;
Report all environmental hazards, near misses and incidents in accordance with site requirements;
Support Community, Health and Safety functions to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of integrated health, safety, environment and community management;
Promote a favourable public image of the company through community outreach programs;
Good knowledge of environmental issues relevant to the mine operations;
Ensure environmental awareness and knowledge of all personnel and contractors on site;
Provide professional environmental advice, when required; and
Participate in the Environmental and Social impact assessment review and keep updating the Environmental and social action plans tracker updated.
Job Requirements: Environment Officer should have the following education, experience, and skills:

Relevant degree or diploma in Environmental Science, natural resources management, or any other related engineering degree
At least 2 years� experience in mining/process environment in a related field.
Relevant Environmental Short-Course in Environmental legislation.
Computer literacy: MS Office
Presentation and facilitation skills
Professional Registration with Professional Bodies where applicable.
Knowledge of community, labor, and government relations.
Knowledge of good C&E practices in the mining industry.
Exposure to the challenges of operating in remote sites.
Exposure to the multicultural working environment

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications and attach the below documents (in one PDF document) via email to [email protected].

A motivation letter addressed to; General Manager explaining your suitability for the position,
A Curriculum Vitae- maximum 3 pages,
The name, position, and contact number of three references, one of them being from your recent employer, preferably your supervisor.
A copy of education and training certificates/diplomas/degrees
Any pertinent recommendation letter that the candidate may wish to add.
A copy of relevant work certificates.
A copy of ID
Submission of Applications deadline

The deadline for Application is on Tuesday 13th September at 5:00pm
The applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
For other inquiries please contact HR office on 0789312308
Only applicants fulfilling the requirements will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 2-5 days after the deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

Done at Musha, on 6th September 2022

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