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Reference Number: JAM 

Job Description: 

An international mining company with a major operation in the Northern Cape is looking for a Section Manager to join the Health and Safety aspect of the mine.

The role will report directly to the Safety Manager and will have a team of 10 subordinates reporting into it.

The company is setting up a Service Provider HUB, and this role will manage this HUB.


  • Manage and Lead the Safety Contractors, Service Providers, in order to develop a high-performance culture
  • Regulate the safety of Contractors by ensuring that Health and Safety requirements are being met
  • Promote HSE awareness
  • Advise on Contractors/ Service Provider’s SHE problems
  • Provide training and coaching on procedures, processes to ensure all Contractors/ Service Providers are aware of risks and understand appropriate mitigating steps
  • Execute inspections and audits to identify unsafe working conditions and practices, reports the results of these inspections and audits and provide appropriate actions
  • Escalate unresolved HSE issues and problems
  • Notify Operational Managers on any contractor incidents and hazards, in line with reporting requirements
  • Assist with investigations and reports with related incidents, injuries and occupational health problems
  • Manage and ensure compliance with all relevant legal, environmental, health and safety and risk management standards
  • Develop strategic initiatives to ensure sound relations and beneficial impact on performance

Requirements:Qualification and Skill 

  • Honors degree in Safety Management or relevant BTECH in Safety Management
  • Competency requirements as per the Mine, Health and Safety Act
  • COMSOC, 1, 2, 3, SAMTRAC/ NEBOSH essential
  • OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 ad ISO 19001 audit training essential
  • A2 and A3 Risk Management Training essential
  • Experience in daily SHE management in a mine environment
  • 5 years’ Operational experience in Open Cast Mining or Manufacturing
  • Experience as Chief Safety Officer essential