The Valcol Group is looking for a Safety Officer

Safety Officer

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Safety Officer

  • Post Date:June 27, 2023
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Our client in the Construction Sector – is urgently looking to fill the position of Safety Officer.


To Manage the Health, Safety, and Environmental Management systems, strategies, policies and procedures, engagement, and communication with management on adherence to SHE structures, frameworks, and legal requirements.


  • Remain up to date with macro and micro-economic conditions, legislation, competition, market sentiment, and the industry in general, to anticipate and plan for circumstances that may influence the development of the functional strategic plan.
  • Collate integrated scorecards for work areas, operations, and business groups (e.g.: Business Safety Indexes).
  • Create reports.
  • Perform trend analysis and internal audits.
  • Ensure that processes, systems, and frameworks are in place in support of achieving the Health, Safety, and Environmental objectives.
  • Ensure a master list and central repository are maintained for all legal and operationalized controlled documents (ISO 9001). Manage Achiever database.
  • Ensure that a plan exists and is adhered to for SHE and Risk Departmental Activities: SHE inspections, Risk inspections, Safety training, Training, and Awareness Campaigns.
  • Ensure legal appointments are in place, updated, and current.
  • Compile a schedule for statutory licenses and permits.
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation drills.
  • Conduct and facilitate accident and incident investigations.
  • Conduct and facilitate scheduled and unscheduled SHE inspections and audits.
  • Conduct Environmental Monitoring: Dust, Noise, Light, and Water sampling.
  • Conduct and facilitate Risk assessments of Standard and Situational risk, training of relevant personnel and do amendment to the relevant documentation as required.
  • Conduct and facilitate Fire risk assessments and inspections, yearly servicing of equipment, and training of fire team.
  • Conduct SHE training and induction training with contractors, service providers, and new employees.
  • Control access through authorizing biometric identification for contractors, service providers, and new employees.
  • Ensure alcohol testing is conducted on all individuals entering the premises.
  • Conduct training and administration of SHE representatives.
  • Ensure scheduled SHE meetings are conducted in all relevant departments.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with respect to Occupational Health and Hygiene regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with the recommendations arising from audits, inspections, investigations, and the resultant Non-Conformances by following up with relevant personnel or HODs.
  • Coordinate PPE-related issues (recommend, inspect, authorize and issue)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant Degree in Safety Management
  • Safety, Health, and Environmental management systems in a construction/ heavy industry or mining environment.
  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the working environment
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, DEKRA 5, OHSAS
  • Auditing, investigation, and risk assessment skills

Please send your CV in Word format. Also, provide your current salary and benefits details!

Email CVs to Mirriam Dzapasi: [email protected]