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Application Deadline

21 October 2021

SHEQ Manager

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Full Time

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Modderfontein, Lethabong, South Africa

About the Role

Our client in the Freight Logistics is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to join their SHEQ team to review and develop all aspects of the organisations Health and Safety Policy and activity.

  • National Senior Certificate / Matric.

  • National Diploma or equivalent in Health & Safety Management.

  • SAMTRAC Certificate or equivalent occupational SHE training.

  • Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015) implementation and maintenance.

  • Exposure to and understanding of implementation of NOSA System and SANS 300-1: 2016.

  • Environmental and COIDA qualification an advantage.

  • Valid drivers’ licence.

  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant SHEQ experience.

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Additional Requirements

  • Must have a successful track record of working with the SHEQ, auditors and professional bodies.

  • Must have very strong computer skills, including a mastery of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word processing tools), and ability to navigate in web-based environments;

  • Knowledge of relevant current OHSA and Railway Safety legislation.

  • Experience in incident and Accident investigation techniques.

  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude, strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills & the ability to work collaboratively & cooperatively with internal & external contacts;

  • Display a great deal of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure and independently, in a deadline-driven, detail-oriented environment while maintaining high standards of accuracy, composure and professionalism at all times;

  • Flexibility in accepting new and changing responsibilities, as well as strong personal initiative and resourcefulness; taking ownership of and accountability of responsibilities;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and manage important administrative issues.

  • Must be willing to travel, work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and Public Holiday.

Detailed Description

  • Review and update company SHEQ policies and conduct risk assessments to detect potential hazards and plan precautionary measures.

  • Ensure rigorous risk assessments and accident management systems are in place to enable  the organisations operational requirements.

  • Responsible for developing and implementing organizational safety programs.

  • Be the point of entry and contact for the national railway safety regulator on all matters pertaining to safety permit issued by the national railway safety regulator to the organisation.

  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of the railway safety legislation, regulations promulgated in terms of this legislation, and all standards declared in company’s safety management system and safety management system report.

  • Discuss areas for improvement with relevant operational/site managers and employees and agree on appropriate corrective action Provide the organisations staff and customers with comprehensive and relevant information and training on safety systems, procedures, including advising on equipment purchase and workplace practices.

  • Maintain the accident and near miss database and prepare reports for Health and Safety Committee and Company, ensuring statistical and other analytical tools.

  • Inform Health and Safety Committee of accidents that require notification.

  • Undertake the planning and implementation of fire drills and other evacuation procedures.

  • Attend regular updated training on Health and Safety legislation and the application of key policies with a recognised educational institution and advise the organisation management of key developments and areas for change and improvement.

  • Ensure compliance with, and implementation of all organisational policies and procedures that impact the delivery of effective Health and Safety systems, including data protection.

  • To prepare weekly/ monthly reports and make presentations to senior management.

  • Monitor the implementation of safe work procedures, instructions and protocols to determine continuous improvement.

  • Provide detailed internal audit reports with findings

  • Identify non-conformities and provide corrective action measures to prevent re-occurrence

  • Monitor and review those corrective measures have been implemented.

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About the Company

Ziyana Business Consulting and Training is a fully integrated solutions provider dedicated to consistently providing high customer satisfaction by rendering excellent service, and furnishing an enjoyable atmosphere at an acceptable price/ value relationship. 

We also maintain a friendly, fair, and creative work environment, which respects diversity, ideas, and hard work. We are 100% black owned and majority black female owned. We are an accredited training provider with Services SETA being our primary SETA. We are affiliated with the SABPP as well as APSO. 

Ziyana Business Consulting and Training is a people management solutions provider. Our business is people centered and solutions driven. As a solutions provider, Ziyana Business Consulting and Training goes beyond the call of duty to gain understanding of our client’s strategies, the markets in which they operate in and the skills they need to achieve their business objectives. 

We assist organizations develop their employment value proposition (EVP). For SMMEs and organizations that lack HR capacity, we provide a holistic people management solution. For larger organizations, we assist the HR department with specific interventions whilst transferring skills, knowledge and experience, supported where necessary by formal training programmes.