Job Title

Safety Manager

South Africa, Gauteng
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R30000 - R40000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Construction
Posted: 11 June 2024

Job Details

Health and Safety Manager

Implementing and obtaining all safety requirements to comply with all regulations and acts.

Safety Department

Northriding, Johannesburg

School- Mandatory

Grade 12

Tertiary- Mandatory

Safety Diploma/ Degree (SAMTRAC)

Professional Bodies

European National Standard 1004

IWH Professional Body

SACPCMP The South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions

MBA- Masters Building Association 

5 year experience in construction and health and safety

Any Certificate regarding Scaffolding training

PASMA Training

Workers-at-heights-regulation Training

Ability to organize, Achievement driven, Contracting, Flexibility, Initiative, Integrity, Learning Ability Optimism, Responsibility, Risk-taking, Self- Confidence, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance and Perseverance.

Communication, Conflict management, Consulting, Delegation, Developing people, influence, Leadership, Management, Negotiation, Supervision, Teamwork.

Attention to detail, Business Approach, Business knowledge, Industry awareness, Information seeking, Innovation, Decision making, Managing complexity, Planning and organizing, Problem solving and Research.

Acting with Confidence, Being self-motivating, Mentoring, Motivating the team, Using equipment and tools, Using financial Information, Working with

Computer Technology, Working with Data/Numbers.






Key Performance



Key Performance Area

Tasks Descriptions




Key Performance Indicators


Health & Safety Implementation and Compliance

·         Implements the Health and Safety Framework

·         Ensure the organization is compliant with legislative and regulatory requirements.

·         Ensure training interventions are planned and organised.

·         Undertake health and safety inspections (internal and external) across all sites, collating and reviewing hazards and risks.

·         Arrange adequate First Aid across sites.

·         Respond to and conduct incident investigations for hazards, near misses, injuries, illness and emergencies.

·         Work with managers and employees to facilitate their understanding of, and adherence to HSE policies and procedures.

·         Develop communication tools to handle topical events or issues and disseminate information to employees.

·         Monitor compliance training for First Aiders and Fire Wardens and other health and safety training as required.

·         Attend workshops regarding regulations and procedures.

·         Dealing with Department of Labour Audits.



·         Ensure that company is constantly compliant.

·         Ensure that all training schedules are kept up to date.

·         Ensure Audit reports and results of compliance submitted to management monthly.

·         Ensure that photo reports are submitted monthly.


Reporting and Administration

·         Facilitate the review and response to various required reports, ensuring they are addressed in a timely way and responded to within 7 days of submission date.

·         Provide the Communications team with updates on current Health, Safety, and Environment developments in consultation with the Senior HSEQ Advisor.

·         Undertake and assist in the development of Health & Safety initiatives.

·         Provide advice and assistance in the preparation of and the progression of reports to satisfactory conclusions for all parties.

·         Review information contained in reports and use as a tool to identify improvement initiatives and non-conformance trends.

·         Regularly review and maintain Safety Net resources.

·         Ensure all HSE documentation and internal resources are up to date and accurate.

·         Training matrix updated monthly and after training is conducted.

·         Ensure Medical surveillance is done.

·         Creating safety files according to client specification.

·         Writing of Audit Reports.

·         Communicating all policies and procedures to staff.

·         Review all safety documents once a year.

·         Attending all site safety meetings and creating minutes of all meetings.

·         Submit all incident and accident investigation reports.

·         Responsible for ordering of all stock/ safety equipment.

·         Drawing of the Evacuation plan

·         Inspection, risk assessment and method statement to be done.

·         Ensuring blank templates/ safety documents daily.


·         Ensure that reports are responded to within 7 days of submission.

·         Ensure that all HSE documentation is filed and up to date.

·         Ensure that all safety files are created and up to date.

·         Ensure that all safety documents are reviewed once a year.



HSE Management

·         Lead HSE committee meetings and consult with all committee members on incidents, controls, resources and legislation.

·         Ensure inspections are being completed as per rosters actions are being closes out in a timely manner.

·         Manage reports and incidents of the Safety Officers.

·         Identify and support the development of projects which will improve health and safety environment.

·         Ensure safety products are procured in a timely and costly manner.



·         Ensure accident/ incident investigations are completed in 7 days.

·         Safety file audits completed monthly.



·         Conduct research for more effective safety equipment and measures regularly


·         Ensure that research is done regularly.



·         Responsible for the creation of the budget for health and safety.

·         Responsible for managing the budget.


·         Ensure that the budget meets the business needs.