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Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Officer

Human Resources

Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Officer

Reporting to the Compliance and Risk Manager, you will fulfil all the necessary requirements with regards to the following, to co-ordinate the EHS management systems and EHS related matters by ensuring compliance to all statutory requirements and company standards; performing risk assessments; facilitating safety meetings and providing internal EHS training. Promoting Environmental, Health and Safety awareness, support waste management and reduction initiatives; and supporting management with maintaining compliance.


  • Custodian for all contactor safety files for all sites, maintain the contractor safety file management system.
  • Minute monthly steering committee meeting minutes.
  • Monitor closure of incident investigations by daily outstanding incident report.
  • Reporting incidents to the Department of Labour and Compensation Commission when required.
  • Monitor progress on annual medical examinations.
  • Build and maintain an effective team.
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by the team members.
  • Monitoring the actions and performance of all team members.
  • Continuous guidance and mentoring activities to the team members.
  • Ensure a disciplined workforce is maintained / resolving disciplinary issues according to the Company Policies.
  • Compile monthly EHS and OH report.
  • Develop, implement and monitor company Environmental Health and Safety to ensure compliance in terms of statutory requirements, standards and company policies.
  • Support the Company’s Environmental Management program, with ongoing monitoring and reporting aligned to international best practice.
  • Involvement in all waste awareness, carbon footprint, sustainability and green initiatives/campaigns across the company.
  • Schedule and perform EHS induction training.
  • Conduct task-based and Baseline Risk Assessments and assist with identifying mitigation measures.
  • Conduct both internal incident and environmental investigations.
  • Perform internal compliance audits aligned to the EHS Management system.
  • Enforce safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety and environmental policies, guidelines, and procedures as stipulated in company documents.
  • Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property comply with company policies and safety and environmental requirements.
  • Provide daily guidance and direction in terms of EHS programs at the employee/supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach.
  • Ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols through means of compliance audits.
  • Involvement in adhoc projects when necessary, to support the overall objectives and goals of the business.


  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma (NQF level 6) in Safety Management (NADSAM) or Occupational Health & Safety Environmental Management or any other relevant qualification.
  • Ideal Qualifications: Tech (NQF level 7) in Environmental Health.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Experience in the boat building industry will be advantageous.
  • Auditing, NEBOSH, SAMTRAC, Legal Knowledge Certificate
  • It would be beneficial if experience has been gained within a manufacturing and/or chemical industry.


  • Strong planning, organising and control skills.
  • Troubleshooting abilities.
  • Decision making, problem-solving and deadline-driven.
  • Able to communicate effectively to all levels in the company.
  • A self-starter who takes a proactive approach and has good decision-making skills.
  • A self-motivated individual who excels in a challenging environment.
  • Strong MS Office capabilities.
  • In possession of a valid driver’s license and own vehicle for travelling between sites.
22nd Jun 2022
Elga Louw
Human Resources

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Should you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for this position, you can send your CV to the Human resource officer, Elga Louw by no later than 29 Jun 2022. Please ensure you give motivation as to why you believe you are suitable for this position.

Kindly note, if no feedback is received within 4 weeks from the closing date; the applicant can then accept that their application has been unsuccessful. Unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview will be informed in writing of the reason as to why they have been unsuccessful.