Position Summary

Sector: Port Elizabeth
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Yes


The incumbent will be responsible for co-ordinate, support and advise the Business Zone on all aspects with regard to Safety, Occupational Hygiene and Environment including Waste Management. To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with SHE within the Zone are adhered to. To act as a first contact of all SHE matters within the zone.

Job description

Key Performance Areas:
  • Safety
  • Environmental Management
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Employee Learning and Growth
  • Business Planning and S&E Administrative Functions

  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning, Organising and monitoring
  • Holistic / Big Picture Thinking
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Resilience and Stress Management
  • Self Management
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Conflict Management
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Relationship Building
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Process Engineering / System Competence
  • Technical and Professional Competence
  • Computer Literacy
  • SAP / Meditech and Windows (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Skills
  • QC and Audit
  • Best Practice Thinking
  • Legislative Literacy
  • Practical Execution Management and Project Management
  • Motivating People
  • People Development
  • Lead from the Front. Delegation with Empowerment
  • Implementation of Strategic Goals and Objectives

Minimum requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Safety Management or Environmental Health/Science or equivalent qualification.
  • SAMTRAC/SHEMTRAC will be an added advantage.
  • Registration with a SHE professional body will be an added advantage.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in Safety, Health & Environment field.
  • Experience in medical/laboratory field will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Driver’s Licence.
Knowledge Requirements:
  • An understanding and working knowledge of safety, health & environmental legislation, in particular the OHS Act, National Environmental Management Act and related Regulations.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of SA National Standards relevant to SHE.
  • Understanding of Risk and Legislative Compliance Methodology and Practise.
  • Detailed knowledge of ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 systems and experience in implementation of these management systems.
  • Working knowledge of Company Health, Safety and Environment Procedures.
  • Experience in the development and roll out of behaviour-based safety programs.
  • Competent in Microsoft-Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and SAP

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