Snr Health and Safety Officer: VKB Agriculture - Modimolle
VKB Group
Modimolle, Limpopo
Posted 03 December 2019 - Closing Date 17 December 2019

Job Details

Job Description

Job Description
The position's primary goal is to ensure that VKB Commercial and Grain sites in Limpopo comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.

  • Completed SAMTRAC qualification or equivalent with a definite advantage for completing a Diploma in Safety
  • Previous experience as Health and Safety Officer with a proven track record of 5 - 10 years
  • Knowledge of local OHS requirements
  • Knowledge of a food producing environment with emphasis on food safety
  • Knowledge of MS Office at an intermediate skill level
  • Willing to travel very frequently
  • Willing to work outside of ordinary working hours if and when required to do so
  • Position is based in Modimolle
  • Own Vehicle 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the OHSA for all applicable business units 
  • To assist with the planning and implementation of any new, amended and out of date actions regarding OHS.
  • Audit SHE structures and their compliance within each business unit
  • SHE grievance and compliance management
  • Risk Assessments
  • Communicate none conformance and mitigation
  • Conduct accredited training
  • Incident investigation and mitigation for business units
  • Submission of monthly reports

Skills Required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maturity, integrity, confidentiality and professionalism
  • Business acumen
  • Well developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to think laterally
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team player and work towards team goals
  • Able to engage and work with external steak holders, suppliers and contractors
  • Able to adapt and innovate quickly
  • Able to take ownership of areas responsible
  • Self-discipline, work independently
  • Able to speak in front of a group and conduct training