Health, Safety & Security Manager

Take full responsibility for ensuring that QSHE Team provides leading edge advice and solution implementation deliverables generally and specifically in the following areas:

Provision of advice and practical support to the company’S sites on SSH matters and specifically OHSAS 18001 requirements.

Setting and managing program of site visits and continual improvements.

Ensuring new locations are set up in accordance with the COMPANY’S SSH requirements and standards.

Managing program of audits in line with the company’s standards and OHSAS 18001

Setting annual objectives and targets for the COMPANY’S sites and monitoring in line with the company’s standards.

Provide relevant training to the company’s employees and if necessary to subcontractors to increase SSH awarenesManaging Incidents and Accidents Management System ensuring that incidents and accidents are minimized, reported and effective actions implemented

Ensuring HSE KPI’s are collected from all sites and reported to regional QSHE responsible in a timely fashion and according to company procedures p) Assist customer transition and integration team on new premises and businesses.

Performing QAT audits –  Completing Annual internal Audit with QAT Checklist as per Annual Audit Plan for locations mutually agreed by Jnb NQ (Quality, Safety, Health, Environment and Security) ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and ISO 28001.

Secure Chain auditor and ensure all Global Security training material are Nationalised, and training provided to Transporters (Top 5 transporters)

DG Advisor, roll out of Global DG requirements – Training and implementation of P99 dangerous goods Guidelines & Annexures. Assist business units in getting required certification and requirements in place to ensure they are a DG approved location.

Perishable Cargo (HACCP) – Ensure new facilities have all requirements in place to be certified.

Overland Pharma – Started training to ensure knowledgeable regarding Pharma Handling COID cases, ensure put into system – Train up at least 2 additional staff on how to input data and use the department of labour website to log injury on work incidents and accidents.

Ensure all requirements for RFI/RFQ related to QSHE are provided to BU’s, as and when required – New clients

Partake in Client audits – Clients auditing

Launch all new SSH projects based on Regional requirements (SWAP, RAM, “No Harm”)

Client visits and ensure all SSH are in relation to client requirements

Drawing up of Training material required for Toolbox purposes

Assist all regional offices in relation to SSH (Namibia, Mauritius)

Part of Global QUEST Team – Security Expert Team

Qualifications Required

A diploma in Health and Safety, or related field is essential.

Professional affiliation/certification will be a distinct advantage.

Minimum 5 year experience in an Heath Safety (QSHE) environment

Minimum 5 years working experience in Freight Forwarding will be a distinct advantage.

Minimum of 2 – 5 years project management, leadership and international experience is required.

Experience in managing and developing a QSHE team is required.

Experience in setting-up or re-positioning the QSHE function advantageous.

Knowledge of local market, requirements, laws and regulations is essential i.e. LRA, EE, HSE etc.

Ability to build a trust relationship across all levels of the organization.

Knowledge of ISO9001/2015, ISO 14001 and ISO18001is essential.

Ability to deal with conflicting requests and opinions from different stakeholders.

Ability to communicate positively and credibly to all audience with a good command of English and other languages will be preferred.

Willingness to travel internationally and locally

Additional Information

Position Type: Permanent

Remuneration: R700 000 CTC Per Annum plus Benefits

Location: Sandton

Contact: Neo on 0115607800 or by email at

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