BHP Billiton South Africa: Manager HSEC

Posted on :

20 Jan, 2011

Category :

Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa

Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM), is based in the Kalahari. We mine one of the largest manganese resources in the world.  We offer a unique lifestyle choice with a family-friendly, secure environment and value our employees as our greatest asset.


Hotazel, Northern Cape


Role Description:

Lead the HSEC function in order to reduce risk exposure and ensure compliance with all relevant legislations.

Qualifications and requirements:

•  Technical Degree (Eng or BSc) and/or National Diploma in Occupational Safety

•  Chamber of Mines Safety Officer Certificate (COMSOC)

•  Risk Management (Level III)

•  Quality Systems and Auditing

•  Certificate in Mine Environmental Control

•  Blasting Certificate or Engineering Trade

•  Code 8 drivers Licence

•  Must be medically fit and be able to obtain medical clearance.


•  5 – 10 Years in HSEC management

Key Performance Areas:

•  Define and develop the strategic direction of the operations in relation to HSEC,

•  Define, lead and manage the HSEC programs and systems,

•  Identify HSEC training requirements,

•  Ensure ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 certification,

•  Ensure the integrity of HSEC data and report on HSEC performance to all stakeholders,

•  Conduct comprehensive technical disaster impact assessments (EWRM, SQRA),

•  Ensure effective risk management processes are defined and rolled out across all departments,

•  Facilitate and assist with risk assessments and updates to the risk register,

•  Maintain and update the Legal Compliance Register,

•  Manage occupational hygiene and health program,

•  Coordinate and manage emergency response services,

•  Implement disaster management practices utilizing information management and communication systems,

•  Review, develop, maintain and implement environmental management and improvement plans,

•  Ensure that the company operates within it’s environmental license conditions,

•  Promote environmental awareness to relevant stakeholders (both internal and external),

•  Conduct Environmental Management Program Report (EMPR) assessments,

•  Compile rehabilitation progress and status statutory reports,

•  Manage the Mine Environmental Closure Liability Audit (Annually),

•  Review, maintain and update the site closure plan,

•  Manage and execute all HSEC related projects,

•  Manage HSEC business improvement processes, and

•  Manage and ensure compliance to BHP Billiton Fatal Risk Standards.

Skills Requirements:

The successful candidate will be required to possess the following skills/ competencies:

•  Application of techniques that improve people’s safety maturity,

•  Application of Quality management principles and procedures in the workplace,

•  Application of customer care proficiencies,

•  Above average computer literacy,

•  Ability to stimulate and manage engagement sessions,

•  Ability to plan, develop and deliver presentations,

•  Application of problem-solving techniques,

•  Application of basic human resources practices, and

•  Application of leadership concepts in a work context

Please forward your CV (max 3 pages) to:[email protected] or[email protected] or fax to 0865366289.  Applications close 21 January 2011.

BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.

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