Job title: SHEQ Officer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Mining and Minerals Processing
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate from: negotiable
Pay rate to: ZAR 45,000.00
Job published: 01 Nov 2023
Job ID: 39052
Contact name: Linda Marobe

Job Description

Our client is looking for a committed Safety Officer to become an essential part of their team, ensuring the highest safety standards are maintained throughout the organization. The Safety Officer will have a crucial role in establishing and preserving a culture of safety excellence within the company.

 

Location: Cunene in the south of Angola and Moxico in the east.

 

R 45,000.00 per month, plus accommodation, travel, feeding, and telecommunications costs while the candidate is on-site.

 

Contract: 2 months on-site in Angola.

 

Responsibilities will involve enacting safety policies, procedures, and initiatives, conducting thorough inspections, and collaborating with employees to guarantee the welfare of our client's workforce.

For a duration of 8 weeks, you will be based in Angola. Our client is dedicated to elevating the driving skills and expertise of the chosen candidate by providing specialized 4x4 defensive driving training.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Implement and enforce company safety policies, procedures, and guidelines, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits of facilities, equipment, and work areas to identify hazards and recommend corrective actions.
  • Lead or assist in the investigation of workplace incidents and accidents, determining root causes, and developing preventive measures to avoid future occurrences.
  • Maintain accurate safety records, including incident reports, safety statistics, and near-miss reports. Provide regular safety performance reports to management.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans, conduct drills, and ensure readiness for various emergency scenarios.
  • Communicate safety information, alerts, and updates to employees through various channels, ensuring that safety remains a top priority.
  • Promote a safety-conscious culture by fostering open communication, encouraging reporting of safety concerns, and recognizing and rewarding safe behaviors.
  • Stay current with safety regulations and industry best practices, and ensure the organization's compliance with all relevant safety standards.
  • Identify opportunities for safety improvement, propose safety enhancements, and collaborate with relevant teams to implement changes.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • The ideal candidate will possess qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field (preferred).