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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Safety Coordinator N000777

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements · A Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7) in Safety or Health. · A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Safety Management. · A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in OHS auding and reporting. · A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in OHS system implementation and management. ADDED ADVANTAGES: · A postgraduate qualification in Management. · Registration with SACPMP as a construction Health and Safety Manager. · Registration with SACPMP as a construction Health and Safety Agent.

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 auding. · 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 and Management · Investigate/assess all hazards reported to via IWMS / email , telephone -received. · Provide feedback via IWMS system or transfer to relevant Dept - IWMS report monthly to be assessed and feedback provided to HOD. · Escalate to relevant director/manager for action - as required via email/IWMS. Note: Where the enquiries is related to any technical aspect – The coordinator must refer the matter to the NWU technical expert for a recommendation. · Provide monthly report to HOD of SHE Department Incident Management Investigate all incidents on behalf of the HOD. Report findings and make formal recommendations to prevent re-occurrence. Assist Campus staff with the reporting procedure in respect of incidents. · Communicate in January of each year the NWU Incident Investigation Procedure to appointed Assistant 16(2) and OHS representatives via email. · Indicate your availability to assist with facilitation sessions on the Incident Investigation Procedure (Training on procedures). · Keep formal records of communication and facilitation sessions. · Compile and update campus IOD register. · Analyse Incidents trends and statistics. · Investigate all incidents ensure control measures from incident investigations are implemented: Reports available for each incident. · Formal follow up after recommendations/controls are implemented to ensure that risk control measures are effective and sufficient - close out report as part of incident investigation. OHS com Co-ordinate emergency preparedness drills and issue reports. All in accordance with planning by the HOD of the department: · Communicate emergency procedure and process for scheduling drills to NWU staff and students. committee meetings and Emergency drills · Compliance with conducting drills. Maintain drills schedule and drills record register. · Conduct drills - feedback report for all drills to Dept/Fac./Business units and maintain drills conducted register. · Ensure NWU business units at campus conducts OHS meetings in terms of the OHS Act and conduct OHS management meetings to address/discuss OHS matters. · Attend all OHS committee meetings and ensure that issues raised are resolved by management and escalated timeously. · All Faculties/Schools/Depts/Business units conduct meetings quarterly: Assess composition, ToR and working of meetings and take corrective actions with faculty / depts to are not correct. Safety Inspections and Audits · Compile and implement quarterly inspection/audit planner for all Faculties/Departments. · Inspection/ audit reports for each Faculty and departments (all schools business unit included) at 2 per year. · Compile and issue formal reports to HOD and Faculty, School or Department management. · Escalation of sub-standard conditions or acts that cannot be closed / rectified to Campus OHS meetings. OHS System Management / Coordination · Complete and maintain master list of all Faculties/Departments of the campus and status of each’s OHS requirements as per NWU OHS system. · Assess compliance of each Faculty/Department and take corrective actions and coordinate with Faculty/Department for corrective actions. 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. Event Safety Management · Inspections at event venue and assessment of event plan and risk assessments. · Present SHE matters to R&O / Rag members - if and when needed.

Additional Info:

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Leslie Barends 018 299 4845 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms Akhona Maqungo: 018 299 4412 CLOSING DATE: 10 May 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

May 27, 2024

Date Created:

May 6, 2024

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