Title:  Environmental Coordinator

Closing Date:  12 February 2023


Orapa, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

Implement environmental management programme and best practice guidance on environmental management in line with operational requirements and facilitates the implementation of effective environmental management systems to enhance the maturity level of the operation

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of the operations environmental management plans in line with the Debswana environmental strategy
  • Coordinate the development of action plans and maintenance of an effective environmental management system to support the strategy
  • Coordinate the risk management process within the operation in order to minimize the environmental risk profile and maximize the realization of opportunity for the operation
  • Evaluate, analyze, plan and coordinate the implementation of interventions to address emerging environmental risks
  • Implement individual development plans and manage variance
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Drive continual improvement through best practice identification and innovative solutions
  • Implement environmental programmes for key performance indicators to achieve set performance targets for the operation in line with the corporate targets
  • Contribute inputs for reporting on performance and ensure data integrity in the data management systems
  • Implement the environmental standards and provide internal assurance against set standards
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives
  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets and controls expenditure within approved budgets
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Other Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements in areas of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Environmental Management or equivalent


Four (4) years post-qualification environmental management experience in mining or similar environment.

Experience in Mine closure, rehabilitation planning and execution will be considered as an added advantage.


Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Safety Health and Environmental risk management
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Assurance
  • Managing related S&SD risks such as occupational health and environment
  • Performance Reporting
  • Project management and SHE process mapping
  • Operational Knowledge

Behavioral Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Change Leadership
  • Impact and Influence
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Concern for Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)
  • Service Orientation
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
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Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Permanent Contract