Expatriate - ERT Coordinator (Mali)

Job No: Gold75
Location: Mali

The Company

B2Gold is an international senior gold producer headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. The Company currently has three operating gold mines and numerous exploration and development projects in various countries including Mali, Namibia, the Philippines, Colombia, Uzbekistan, and Finland.


ERT Coordinator, Mali


The ERT Coordinator leads the emergency response team and fire protection services at the Fekola mine site. This role is responsible for coordinating and providing leadership in the development and implementation of emergency response and ensuring the highest level of safety, protection of human life, company assets and environment.

Location and Reporting Structure

Reporting to the Safety Manager, this position will be a fly in-fly out rotation, based at the B2Gold Fekola mine in Mali.


  • Acting as Incident Commander, protect human life, company assets and environment during emergency situation;
  • Ensure appropriate emergency preparedness and response plans are in place;
  • Ensure adequate resources (includes human resources as ERT members, mobile equipment (fire trucks) and fixed fire protection system) are in place and operational 24/7 to manage HSE risks, manage emergencies, and recover from incidents;
  • Provide leadership, command and support to manage the organization of Fire Protection System Service and Emergency Response Service at Fekola Site;
  • Carry out fire risk assessments, implement preventive measures and define the needs of fire Protection system within new construction and modification of building or installation;
  • Create or review Standard Operating Procedure and Emergency Response Plan for the organization of fire emergency services, and address any identified risks;
  • SME for External 3rd Party as Insureds;
  • Ensure compliance to local and international legal requirements;
  • Adhere to and support all company related policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Company.

Competencies and Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience managing team in fire brigade and working as Incident commander;
  • Leadership capabilities, including leading a diverse team in adverse emergency conditions;
  • HSE-related diploma;
  • Industrial and wildland fire fighting certification;
  • Fire risk management certification;
  • Operational and command management certification (fire services);
  • Underground Mine rescue certification;
  • Chemical/Hazmat and/or technological and natural risk certification;
  • High angle rescue certification;
  • Bilingual French and English.


B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus a comprehensive benefit package for employees and their eligible dependents.


B2Gold requires employees to be fully vaccinated (and maintain fully vaccinated status), subject to applicable human-rights related exemptions and availability in candidate's home country.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

B2Gold prioritizes local employment, supports empowerment initiatives and continuously works towards a people profile that matches the demographics of the respective national settings in which we operate, while appreciating our inclusive culture that attracts talent from around the world. As an equal opportunity employer, B2Gold values diversity and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply

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