Empowering people also means investing in employees. The training and development of a workforce and the pursuit of excellence in an operation the size of Rosebel is a never ending process. Leaders in the various areas advance and others move up and new concepts, technologies and standards are introduced. Since Rosebel started production in 2004, thousands of hours have been spent training people in fields ranging from equipment operators to technicians, accountants and engineers. There are also training sessions on international standards for environment, health & safety; ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
The training and development program of Rosebel gives substance to the policy of Rosebel to have leadership positions within the company filled in by Surinamese nationals by investing in the development of these employees.