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Audit & Assurance Manager HSEC & Human Rights

Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
May 15, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Glencore's Group Assurance applies innovative internal audit practices to provide assurance and advisory services to the company's stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Involved in HSEC and Human Rights assurance engagements globally.
  • Identify and assess relevant risks and mitigating controls.
  • Understand HSEC strategic, operational, considerations and risks.
  • Suggest improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation and its HSEC and Human Rights programmes.
  • Support and maintain Glencore's core values.
  • Plan assurance audits for HSEC and Human Rights, including major HSEC and Human Rights and sustainability and ESG themes of significant risk and/or strategic importance to the Group.

As the Hub Lead will be the most senior regional member of the GIAA team, responsible for:

o Local stakeholder engagement o Local HR contact for operational matters o Feedback/updates on local business changes o Escalation and focal point for the local team
  • Determine and define scope and objectives for HSEC and Human Rights assurance activities.
  • Develop and manage a detailed work plan for assurance execution.
  • Determine resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Prepare budget for assurance activities, based on scope of work and resource requirements.
  • Track assurance HSEC and Human Rights costs against the approved budget.
  • Identify control gaps, determine root causes, and support the business in developing appropriate actions to mitigate those gaps.
  • Manage contracts with subject matter experts (if employed to supplement the audit team)
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire HSEC and Human Rights execution.
  • Measure HSEC and Human Rights performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Conduct assessments on current and emerging risks.
  • Identify management controls to mitigate key risks.
  • Determine control gaps, root-causes for those gaps, and propose constructive and practical improvements.
  • Provide updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders regarding progress with assurance activities.
  • Present assurance and advisory results at asset, departmental, and senior management level
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • NQF 7 in Health, Safety, Environment, Community, Human Rights Management or Engineering
  • A post graduate qualification would be advantageous.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), CA or CP (Advantageous)

  • Preferred 8+ years of working experience in an international environment (especially in the mining or similar industry) with 5+ years of HSEC and Human Rights management and related experience.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Strong familiarity with HSEC and Human Rights management methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience applying HSEC and Human Rights controls through the full life cycle of assets.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Candidate Attributes:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivation to operate as part of a global team.
  • Interested to continuously learn about the company's business.
  • Analytical skills combined with critical thinking.
  • Display excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • A team player who prefers to work in a flexible structure.
  • Ambition to enhance the assurance team and make it one of the best in its field.

Please apply on the Careers Portal: Applications Close: 08 May 2024

This vacancy will be filled in line with the Employment Equity Plan of Glencore. By applying for this position, you consent to Glencore collecting, storing, using, destroying, and processing in any other manner personal information for purposes of attending to this advertisement, and/ or all matters relating thereto, including the disclosure to third parties of such personal information for purposes of confirming such personal information. In the event you do not hear from the Company within 21 days after the closing date of applications, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful. The CVs of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.

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