Group Head: Health, Safety & Environmental – Mining – Northern Cape

Role Description

Group Head: Health, Safety & Environmental – Mining – Northern Cape

Our client, a large international mining company with operations across Africa, is looking for a Group Head: Health, Safety & Environmental to join their dynamic team in the Northern Cape.


Key performance areas:

  • Provide a Health, Safety & Security input to the establishment of the overall company strategic vision, mission and objectives of the Group.
  • Develop a strategic vision, mission and objective for the Health, Safety & Security functions.
  • Develop and manage H&S Team and Security Team for effective implementation.
  • Manage and coordinate the H&S strategic objectives and initiatives e.g.: Risk or safety Management.
  • Oversee Occupational Health, Employee Assistance Program.
  • Oversee and manage the H&S & Security policies & procedures.
  • Conduct and manage internal audits of H&S policies, procedures and codes of practices.
  • Responsible for the management and implementation of H&S policies including the expansion project along with Business Partners.
  • Assist and guide management in implementing prescribed codes of practice for Health, Safety & Security.
  • Keep abreast and implement new Safety and Security technologies and developments.
  • Provide advice and guidance to internal and external parties on H&S.
  • Manage and ensure legal compliance and compliance with relevant ISO audits.
  • Manage the coordination of monthly, quarterly and annual H &S reports & audits.
  • Responsible for compliance to internal and external reporting requirements (legal & other).
  • Analyse H&S data and advise Management of possible preventative measurements.


Desired Experience & Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Health & Safety / Risk Management or Equivalent
  • MBA (Advantageous)

Required Experience:

  • ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001
  • Risk assessments
  • Occupational health
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Health & Safety codes of practice
  • H&S best practice models
  • The impact of adverse H&S conditions
  • Health, Safety & Security auditing
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Proto – team functions
  • At least 8 years’ experience and must be at a Management level


Market related package on offer.


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Salary: ZAR 0.00 - ZAR 0.00 ANNUAL

Duration: FULL_TIME

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