Posted on :
6 Dec, 2013
6 Dec, 2013
Deputy Director: Health and safety
A recognized degree or national diploma in Occupational Health &
Safety/Environmental/Risk/Quality or equivalent relevant qualification
Extensive relevant experiences in environment, safety and health management.
Proven experience and knowledge in either of ISO14001/ ISO9001 / ISO31000
Experience in environment, safety and health management policy development and
Knowledge and experience in implementation of OHSA Act. and other relevant
Proven strategic management and leadership skills
Good communication skills (both verbal and report writing) with experience in
Experience in programme and project management
Experience in financial management and related legislation within the public sector.
Develop, implement, monitor and review environmental safety and health strategies,
policies and procedures, risk assessments and safe working practices.
Provide accurate and clear interpretation of Health & Safety legislation and codes of
Identify potential environmental, health and safety emergencies and specify the
applicable response actions in accordance with the relevant standard operation
procedure to minimise the impact on the environment and human health and safety.
Develop systems to ensure all employees comply with all relevant legal safety
Identify safety training needs, organise and co-ordinate safety training courses and
prepare training material where appropriate.
Evaluate incident forms, surveys, audits to establish root causes, formulate a plan of
action to correct non-compliant behaviour or conditions.
Liaise with Islands and Antarctic base station to ensure their compliance with safety
regulations and adherence to safety standards, including basic safety induction
Monitors health, safety and environment performance across all parts of Chief
Directorate and as a whole, to understand and manage emerging health, safety and
environment system performance issues.
Liaises regularly with peers to ensure that they have the support they need or them
to meet their health, safety and environment accountabilities.
Ensure effective communication and build relationships with key stakeholders.
Manage financial resources and ensure availability of adequate and skilled human
capital for the directorate.
Salary: R 495 603 per annum (all inclusive remuneration package) Centre: Cape Town
Enquiries: Mr N Devanunthan, tel: 021 405 9482
Attention: Human Resources Management
Closing date 13 December 2013