HESQ Manager

About the Unit

Yara and XLR have a joint venture in Ethiopia, Ethiopotash BV. Ethiopotash BV is working to develop a potash resource in Dallol, based on the mining and exploration permits held by the company. In this regard, we are looking to set up a project group, with locations in Addis Ababa and Dallol to work on the project.

The project is looking for a HESQ Manager, located in Dallol, Afar Region, Ethiopia.  This is a short-term assignment ending approximately June 2013.


  • Implementation and compliance with Yara HESQ standards and systems.
  • Develop and manage local safety plans
  • Monitoring and reporting of HESQ performance to line management and local authorities
  • Incident investigation internally and externally
  • Competence development
  • Contribute in the development and approval of safety plans of contractors


  • Minimum Bachelors degree and NEBOSH Diploma or similar
  • Minimum: 5 years experience as Safety Officer or Manager at contstruction of Mining site.
  • Ability to plan and work in a systematic manner.
  • Able to prepare adapted HSEQ development plans
  • Team work and ability to work independently
  • Strong field experience
  • Willing  to work at remote site
  • Good communication skills

Ethiopia / Dallol

Job Type

Work Hours

Application deadline

Blen Getachew
Office Manager
[email protected]