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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Safety Specialist N001504

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements · Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7) in Safety or Health · A postgraduate qualification (NQF Level 8) in Management · A minimum of seven (5) years’ experience in Safety Management · A minimum of seven (5) years’ experience in OHS auding, reporting and OHS system implementation and management ADDED ADVANTAGES: · Registration as a construction Health and Safety Manager with (SACPCMP)

Requirements:

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: · Experience in the implementation and management of safety management systems. · In depth knowledge of OHS Legislation. · Knowledge of conducting risk assessment, OHS budgets, OHS specifications and auditing. · Computer literacy: MS Office. · Excellent written, communication and reporting skills. · Compile SHE budgets and cost estimates. · Excellent resource allocation and time management skills. · Experience in management of multiple projects simultaneously KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: · Team leader and team player (positive social and interpersonal skills). · Able to operate independently with delegated authorities. · Strategic thinker and planner. · Ability to work under pressure and high demand.

Duties Include:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Hazard Investigation Management · Assist in compiling risk assessments. · Conduct walkabout inspections for the purpose of identify all hazard exposures and their associated risks. · Formulate risk assessments and ensure they all bear correct Legal References · Consolidate all risk assessments for all NWU Campuses. · Assess OHS hazards reported on the NWU SHE system, track, assign and monitor closure and action plan. · Provide monthly report to HOD of SHE Department Incident Management · Analyse incidents trends. · Assign investigators. · Evaluate all investigation. · Co-ordinate creation of an action plan for addressing findings · Following up on the effectiveness of control measures implements. · Develop and communicate “Incident OHS Insights”. · Provide monthly report to HOD of SHE Department Safety Inspections and Audits · Plan with OHS coordinators an NWU OHS inspection and audit yearly planner. · Assist coordinators in doing high level SHE Inspections and audits on all campuses. · Monitor activities and operations and working environment to ensure compliance. · Formulate SHE Inspection Reports from all inspections with OHS coordinators. · Follow up on the implementation of all recommendations to address findings with OHS coordinators. · Provide NWU SHE Dept HOD with monthly summative audit and inspection report. OHS System Management / Coordination · Oversee the management of the NWU SHE system. · Assess compliance of each Faculty/Department and formulate plan with OHS co-ordinators to address and close any OHS gaps. Contractor Management (Year service providers) · Approval of OHS files for all year contractors. · Conduct safety audits on year contractors. · Maintain list of all year contractors, files approval and audits.

Additional Info:

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Leslie Barends 018 299 4845 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms Akhona Maqungo: 018 299 4412 CLOSING DATE: 17 May 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

June 3, 2024

Date Created:

May 6, 2024

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