Vodafone Vacancies: Health and Safety Specialist

Posted on :

2 Dec, 2013

Category :

Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa, Telecom Jobs in South Africa

To provide support and consultation to Vodacom Western region in relation to Health, Safety and Environmental issues as well as ensure that Vodacom SA retains system certification.

Define and implement a regional HSE plan
Initiate transformational drives within the region to move HSE ownership to employees
Coordinate visible leadership initiatives and track cultural changes on behaviour and attitude
Manage and update the HSE system with current information
Develop, empower and conduct safety inspections in line with a site supervision model
Train or facilitate the training of regional staff on HSE related stator requirements
Drive the environmental strategy in the region through key stakeholders
Participate in internal and external audits as well as policy reviews and statutory enquiries
Identify high risk projects and ensure contractor compliance and project safety compliance prior to commencement
Project manage special HSE related projects including the task-group, project plan and take responsibility for the project deliverable
Provide specialist HSE support and consultation in SA
Collate data and compile qualitative and quantitative reports aligned with board reports
Identify HSE risks, and methodically calculate risk to region. Identify and implement control plans to mitigate or manage the risk to an acceptable level within the risk management framework.
Drive standard and policy implementation in the region and review implementation effectiveness.
Create a sharing and learning platform to promote HSE awareness in the region

OHSAS 18001 – detailed knowledge
South African Health and Safety legislation – detailed knowledge
Occupational Safety concepts – detailed knowledge
ILO Standards – basic knowledge
Risk Management principles and/or ISO 31000 – basic knowledge
Project management ISO 14001 – basic principles
Computer literacy
Communication (verbal and written)
Problem solving
Decision making

Valid Driver’s License Code B (Essential)
Must be prepared to travel (Essential)
Must be prepared to work long hours as and when required (Essential)

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply

Matric and Degree/National Diploma in a Safety related field (Essential)
Certificate in Environmental Management (Recommended)
A Completed NEBOSH Certificate (Recommended)
3-5 years relevant experience (Essential)


Click here to apply online
Location : Milnerton Century City 7441
Job Type : Full-time
Employment Type : Permanent
Closing Date : 10-Dec-13, 9:59:00 PM

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