MAIN PURPOSE OF POSITION
To manage staff in the OHS Department. Developing and executing health and safety plans according to relevant legislation as well as preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of health and safety in the SABC.
BUSINESS OPERATIONAL PLAN
Co-ordinate the appointment of health and safety representatives and ensure effective. environmental and biological monitoring. Communicate relevant health, safety and environmental issues to SABC staff. Represent the SABC in OHS related arbitration issues and oversee related activities. Establish and implement an Occupational Health and Safety Programme in respect of health and safety in order to minimise incidents/accidents and ensure safety compliance and an acceptable work environment. Be part of the Bid Specification and Bid Evaluation Committees. Review and Report on the achievement of business unit’s objectives. (Monthly, quarterly and annually). Prepare Technical reports. Implement effective workflow processes. Prepare requisitions for new equipment and repairs. Prepare Business cases.
Prepare budgets according to maintenance plan. Manage, control and ensure the cost effective utilisation of the OHS operational budget. Monitor and analyze all opportunities to cut costs and improve efficiencies. Provide motivation and requests for capital expenditure and, on approval, manage and ensure the cost-effective utilisation of the allocated budget. Ensure accurate and sound administration in the preparation and control of costs with no wasteful expenditure.
GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE
Ensure adherence to policies and procedures and proper corporate governance.Develop, maintain, implement, monitor and ensure adherence to SABC occupational health, safety and environmental policies and Standard Operating procedures.Keep abreast of developments in occupational health and safety.Monitor compliance and adherence in line with risks identified.Provide report to the relevant authority on the progress and non-compliance of risk management within business unit.
Create and maintain cross functional communication with internal and external stakeholder. Engage with all stakeholders to enhance sound business relations thereby creating a conducive working environment. Manage and Oversee the OHS structures/committee.
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENT OHS STRATEGY
Contribute towards the development of and Implement the overall Real Estate and Logistic strategy. Monitor and manage departmental inputs and outputs to ensure maximum efficiencies and regularly report progress. Develop and monitor the implementation of the operational plans.
LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Effective contracting and evaluation of Performance Management.
Effective briefing and communication with departmental staff.
Effective Management of Employee Relations Issues within the business unit.
Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all staff members.
Provide direction on the attraction and retention of staff.
Ensure the relevant Job profiles are prepared and available for the business unit.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
A Diploma in Health & Safety with minimum 6 years work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Safety with 2 years’ work experience. Registration with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. 6+ years of on the job experience in Occupational Health & Safety. A Minimum of 5 years of experience as a manager of people.
Sound knowledge of OHS regulation and legislation.
Management information systems.
Skilled communicator, both oral and written.
HR Business Processes and Systems understanding.
Ability to formulate safety Policies and SOP.
Able to present effectively at all levels in the organization.
Knowledge of Fire Brigade Services Amendment Act.
Knowledge of the PFMA.
Knowledge of Project Management
Knowledge of Disaster (Emergency) Management.
Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.
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