Head of Centralised SHEQ Services

Head of Centralised SHEQ Services

Unitrans Recruitment | Cape Town, WC, ZA

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Head of Centralised SHEQ Services


Closing Date 2022/09/19

Reference Number UNI220908-3

Job Title Head of Centralised SHEQ Services

Business Unit / Division Head Office

Contract Head Office SHEQ

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location - Town / City Cape Town

Location - Province Western Cape

Location - Country South Africa

Job Advert Summary
At Unitrans you will become a trusted and respected go to expert in your field, because you go beyond and make a significant difference, and have the people and tools to support you. Unitrans, as a diversified supply chain solutions company, serving the South African market since 1962, has an aspiration to transform into an integrated operational services company leveraging our strong contractual base and strategic alliances with our clients. We are relentless in our pursuit to become the safest and most innovative integrated operational services partner in South Africa, constantly unlocking value for all our stakeholders.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a committed self-starting Head of Centralised SHEQ Services to develop and manage the SHEQ Strategy for the business, oversee the legal compliance and customer requirements and ensure that risk assessments are reviewed and maintained in alignment with the national and international standard requirements.

Must have a Degree / equivalent qualification related to Safety Management
At least ten years’ experience in senior SHEQ and Risk management roles.
SAMTRAC education background
Advanced HIRA qualification
Advanced incident investigation (RCI) training
Experience in CMB253 Integrated System
Minimum five years’ experience in similar field
Training and experience in 9001, 14001, 45001 and OHASA 18000
Strong knowledge and background of the Transport industry will be a definite advantage
Inspection and auditing experience
Must have MS Office experience
Duties & Responsibilities
SHEQ Management Strategy
Develop and manage the SHEQ Strategy for the business
Provide input to wider corporate strategy, policy and decision making.
Determine strategic direction and work priorities for the continuous improvement of SHEQ procedures, programmes and systems.
Ensure alignment between legal, Unitrans and customer SHEQ requirements.
Promote and improve the proactive SHEQ culture internally as well as internally.
Audits and oversight
Oversee SHEQ related internal and external audits and ensure action plans are in line with legal and contractual requirements.
Oversee the customer audit findings and evaluate the effectiveness of the remedial action plans.
Recommend and approve changes or improvements in SHEQ Process.
Oversee the alignment of the internal audit protocols in accordance with company objectives.
Ensure certification and retention of required standards and customer requirements.
SHEQ Management and oversight
Creating and maintaining a clear vision for environment, employee health and safety.
Oversee the management of a safe and healthy work environment.
Oversee the legal compliance and customer requirements.
Monitor and evaluate processes and events to mitigate the environmental, health and safety impact on the company as well as employees and third parties via ongoing risk assessments, incident investigation and corrective action implementation.
Quality Management and oversight
Oversee that the company processes provide the outcomes required by the customers in alignment with the vision.
Oversee the alignment to the International standards (e.g. ISO9001, 14001, 45001).
Build strategic partnerships with customers, internal and external stakeholders.
Oversee the identification and selection of SHEQ related service providers and ensure their compliance to company requirements.
SHEQ Risk and compliance
Develop and Manage a SHEQ Risk and Compliance strategy for the business.
Ensure that risk assessments are reviewed and maintained in alignment with the international standard requirements.
Ensure effective communication of all SHEQ principles and standards.
Ensure that SHEQ related resources are used optimally and ensure compliance with the contractual agreements.