Exxaro – Leeuwpan Mine: General Workers Positions

Closing Date2020/03/17
Reference NumberEXX200310-2
Exxaro Reference NumberP40178913
Job TitleChief Safety Officer, CBS
Job Type ClassificationPermanent
Location – Town / CityKriel
Location – ProvinceMpumalanga
Job Profile (Downloadable)P40178913 – Chief Safety Officer ECC .Pdf (98.67 Kb) – 10/03/2020 18:26:15
Job Advert SummaryPURPOSE: • To implement Safety Health and Environmental policies and to draft, review, revise and implement Safety Health and Environmental procedures. • To ensure Safety Health and Environmental compliance to legal and other requirements. • To assume the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Safety Officer. • Providing a proactive and professional service to ensure the delivery of Safety best practice to the business. MAJOR CHALLENGES: • Assisting the manager, sustainability in the implementation of the Safety strategy, manage the safety team, setting objectives, reviewing performance and developing the team. • Conduct regular audits on the Safety management system on the various Mines to ensure compliance to the legislation and Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OSHAS) requirements. • Assist manager, sustainability in implementing recommendations and directives flowing out of Heads of Department meetings and corporate centre. • Assist manager, sustainability in compiling of the various safety reports and statistics.
Minimum RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS: • B Tech (Relevant) (Essential/Minimum or) • B Degree (Relevant) (Essential/Minimum) • Certificate First Line Management (Essential/Minimum) EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years Safety Health and Environmental field (Safety, Health, Environment and Integrated Management System) Importance: Essential/Minimum Involvement : Operational REQUIREMENTS: • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) • MHS Act Reg 2.17.4 Chief Safety Officer (Essential/Minimum)
Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following: Best Practice and Knowledge Management • Implement best practices within Business Unit (BU) • Investigate opportunities to continually improve Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) processes and systems and measure effectiveness thereof • Actively pursue exchange and preservation of information between operations and individuals to facilitate effective knowledge management according to organisational objectives • Management of Safety Systems • Ensure proper planning of the safety function on the mine covering Safety objectives are set and communicated • Develop mine plans to ensure safety management system is implemented and monitored • Develops a work plan for the safety officer • Legal compliance • Adherence to policies and procedures • Performance management audit results time and attendance tracking. • Data integrity • Risk Assessment and Inspection • Carries out compliance inspections on all facets of the operation, identifies risks in mining, health, environment • Analyses risks and suggests strategies for managing/mitigating risks to management on the mine • Facilitates internal Health and Safety audits on structured and planned basis Business Performance and Operations • Identify, prioritise and manage Occupational Health and Hygiene (OH&H) risks for BU • Manage implementation of OH&H Management System and ensure corrective actions are implemented for all incidents within BU • Ensure development, implementation and monitoring of OH&H Programs within BU • Advise BU Managers during planning, implementation and operation of OH&H management system • Health, Hygiene and Medical exposure management within BU • Ensure proper planning of the Culture Based Safety (CBS) functioning on the mine covering: Underground, Surface operations, Logistics and Training • CBS Monitoring: Responsible for promoting the just and fair culture • Responsible for the training and implementation of Company attitude to all staff • Undertake surface, plant, workshops and underground visits to ensure CBS team meetings take place • Responsible for the coaching and reinforcement of the CBS process • Assist with the roll out, maintaining and upkeep of project 1 & 2 • Follow up and monitor team participation in project 1 & 2 • Responsible for the compiling and distribution of CBS communication letters • Assist in the coaching and investigation of the Human and Organisational Factors (HOF) in accident investigations • Attend investigations of unsafe behaviours that could lead to corrective actions • Monitor CBS inductions • Manage delivery of results and performance by holding regular review sessions as follows: Attend mass meetings, steering committee meetings and group CBS steering committee meetings, weekly coordination meetings and visiting work teams in workplaces Compliance, Governance and Assurance • Ensure all relevant policies, procedures, standards and guidelines are implemented and BU complies with SHE legal and other requirements • Implement effective SHE management systems and processes to support BU needs in developing and submitting legal documents to relevant stakeholders as required for technical standards and audits • Manage reporting and monitoring on SHE issues • Review and submit recommendations to drive down all SHE Financial Liabilities • Ensures that all changes in legislation and policy as advised by manager is communicated to all required persons on the mine • Recommends improvements to safety and the safety system • Train and promote safety best practices to all staff on the mine e.g. training on risk identification Customer, Stakeholder and Client Relationship Management • Assist in evaluation of discipline-specific standards, principles and practice to enable planning, design and implementation of safe outcomes that support business strategy • Maintain effective internal and external stakeholder relationships within sphere of control • Facilitate stakeholder engagement forums Effective People Management • Maintain an optimised team structure that is manned by staff that are motivated, empowered and lead by sound performance management and transformational leadership practices • Promote teamwork, provide support and manage performance • Ensure all SHE employees are competent (in terms of skills, knowledge, attitude and experience) to execute tasks according to set standards • Ensuring that all staff participates in the CBS framework and assisting in the streamlining of the cultural transformation framework as per Chamber of Mines • Fully compliant health and safety working conditions at the mine • Performance against key safety indicators Financial Management • Manage and ensure compilation, implementation and monitoring of SHE value add to ensure funds are optimally utilised and service delivery within budget • Ensure SHE capability targets are achieved SHEC Operations • Advise line management to ensure BU and corporate programs and legal requirements are effectively implemented and maintained • Implement and maintain SHE policy and management systems • Ensure management and employees understand workplace SHE hazards and risks in terms of achieve zero harm • Evaluate effectiveness of controls in terms of SHE risks assessments and other relevant actions • Facilitate incident management • Participate in SHE audits • Ensure timeous reporting • Emergency preparedness management within BU • Co-ordination of CBS activities across all operations • Conduct full training of employees on CBS in all areas • Arrange and lead audits and compile audit reports • Coordination of reviews both Base Line Risk assessments and standard procedures • Participate in incident and accident investigations • Assist in compilation of codes of practices and standard operating procedures • Organise monthly Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) meetings and audits • Provide quarterly assessments of CBS status and report to management Safe and Healthy Work Environment • Maintain and ensure a healthy environment, safe operations and practices, ensuring compliance with all applicable SHEC policies and procedures in line with set standards • Encourage a culture that focuses on safety in all operations • Appointment under section 2174 of Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) • Appointment as management representative for Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) and International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Certification • Actively participate in the OHSA 18001:2007 Health and Safety system • Maintain, promote and adhere to Company rules • Actively participate in the CBS and just culture • Maintain and follow the “Just and Fair culture policies” • Include the operation and group objectives and target towards the Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) in Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) • Maintain the HSE policy requirements • Obtain the set LTIFR with no fatalities • Take an active part in the reporting of unsafe acts and conditions in the workplace • Promote and maintain safety and health in the workplace • Exercises the statutory duties of CBS Coordinator and attend disciplinary hearings to ensure the just and fair culture Behavioural Alignment Demonstrates the following: • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy. If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

 

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