Specialist : Health & Safety

Specialist : Health & Safety

Posting Country:  South Africa

Date Posted:  10-Nov-2021

Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time

Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference. 

Role purpose:

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

Your responsibilities will include:

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 the Region
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 

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

3-5 years experience (Essential)
Telecommunications experience and Vodacom HSE system knowledge/policies/standards recommended.
Matric and Degree/National Diploma in a Safety related field (Recommended) 
Certificate in Environmental Management (Recommended) 
A Completed NEBOSH/SAMTRAC Certificate   (Recommended)
ISO 45001 (OHSAS 18001)  Occupational health and safety management systems —detailed knowledge  
South African Health and Safety legislation – detailed knowledge (HSE) 
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

Closing date for Applications: 17 November 2021 

The base location for this role is, Midrand, Vodacom Campus

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.
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion. 

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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