Ensure effective management of all SHERQ systems. Coordinate and support the identification, assessment, mitigation and management of risks for the company. Participate in EXCO and contribute to the company strategy. The position reports to the CEO, a strong and dynamic leader of solid integrity that is passionate about people development. To qualify the incumbent requires a Degree in Engineering or in Environmental Health, Safety Management, Occupational Health and Safety or related. Business/leadership post-grad qualification essential. At least 10 to 15 years’ relevant practical and industrial experience.
Reports to: CEO. Participate in the EXCO and contribute to the company strategy.
Job description / core competencies:
To ensure effective management of all SHERQ systems through the development, implementation, and compliance monitoring of risk based SHERQ Managements Systems in accordance with relevant ISO/SANS Standards as well as applicable legislation.
To coordinate and support the identification, assessment, mitigation and management of risks for the company via a defined enterprise-wide risk framework, thereby ensuring the risks are mitigated and monitored in accordance with the company’s risk policies.
To manage the Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality (SHERQ) division of the company.
Ensure that the company safety and quality standards are identified, established and implemented so as to position the company as a world-class entity.
To develop/review the appropriate Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality standards for the company.
To ensure the application of the appropriate safety and quality standards procedure for emergency situations.
Ensure the safe operations of the mobilization system.
Ensure the review of all policies, procedures and standards in relations to SHERQ.
Develop and implement continual improvement programs to meet requirements of all SHERQ systems.
Ensure that safety awareness campaigns and safety training programmes are developed and carried out.
Ensure that regular occupational safety inspection and hazardous work audits are carried out.
Ensure that incident inquiries for accidents and serious incidents are conducted.
Ensure that fire drill exercise and fire prevention programme are carried out and fire safety standards are complied with at all times.
Ensure certification is obtained and maintained in the area of quality assurance standards such as ISO9001 :2000 for Quality Management standards and ISO 14000 for Environmental Management standards.
Ensure compliance of all processes and procedures with the Quality Management System through audit checks.
Conduct periodical reviews of Standard Operating Procedures to ensure that they are relevant to the prevailing conditions.
Review and approve permanent and temporary operating and maintenance procedures proposed by the concerned divisions.
Update the CEO and other Divisional Heads on performance indicators.
Submit proposal for division annual budget, control expenses within the budget agreed by the board.
Develop strategies and plans including relevant training programmes to meet all divisional objectives and continually improve performance standards.
Maintain good staff morale and job satisfaction and promote productivity movements in the division.
Participate in the ExCo and contribute to the company strategy.
Full time member and co-Chairperson of Liaison meetings, and Disaster Management Forum meetings.
Location (country, city): Midrand, South Africa
Job Qualification & Experience:
Degree in Engineering or Degree in Environmental Health, Safety Management, Occupational Health and Safety or related qualification
Business/Leadership post grad qualification essential
At least 10 to 15 years relevant practical and industrial experience
Knowledge of the following legislation: COID Act, OHS Act, BCEA, LRA, Safety Act, Medicine, and related substance Act.
Possess leadership qualities.
Practical visible Safety leadership skills
Strategic analytical and problem solving skills
Report writing and business presentations
Communication skills (verbal and written)
Operations and maintenance in the transportation Industry in Africa, with international/global partnerships. Demands the highest levels of safety commitment. Our client is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be aligned to the company’s employment equity strategy.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
SHERQ Executive – Midrand, South Africa – Ref: 1197184
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