CA Mining

Date Created: 2018-02-22T07:13:51+00:00

Reference Number: 182 2202 MHU

Reference Number: 182 2202 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is in need of a HOD: SHERQ who will head the department and report directly in to the General Manager.



  • Develop 3 to 5 year SHREQ and Security strategy based on creating a Sustainable Mining
  • Operation that delivers Safe and Profitable Operations
  • Determine SHREQ and Security philosophy, projects and programmes required to achieve the strategy.
  • Ensure acceptance and implementation of strategy, projects and programmes at all levels of operations.
  • Manage development, implementation and maintenance of SHREQ policies and ensure adherence thereof.
  • Ensure the provision of the Safety Management System to ensure compliance to all statutory requirements.
  • Provide an effective SHREQ service to the mine and contractors and manage safety awareness.
  • Ensures internal and external Safety Audits are conducted.
  • Ensures a planned business, baseline, and issue based safety risk assessment (RA) programme is implemented, monitored and maintained.
  • The Environmental Impact of the Mine is continuously assessed and mitigated through appropriate measures. Ensures safety inspections are conducted and manage legal compliance.
  • Ensures relationships with the Regulators are effectively managed.
  • Ensures medical surveillance compliance is managed according to the MHSA.
  • Provide the Access Control and Protection Services to safeguard the employees and assets of the Mine and its Contractors.
  • Manage and Maintain the Business Risk Programs in line with Corporate Strategies.
  • Ensure bio-diversity and water management is effective.
  • Manage own team’s performance
  • Manage internal and external relations, including the interface with external providers responsible to ensure business needs are met and employees are satisfied.
  • Provide relevant and specialised technical support to applicable stakeholders


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree or equivalent SHREQ related qualification NQF 7.
  • 10 years operational experience in Safety, Health, Environmental, Security, Quality and Hygiene functions within the mining industry, with at least 5 years at management level
  • Registered Safety Professional with IOSM or equivalent in any field of SHREQ
  • Detailed knowledge of ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 systems and experience in implementation of these management systems
  • In-depth understanding and working knowledge of safety, health and environmental legislation, including the MHSA and other applicable legislations
  • Strong networking skills and an established network within the professional SHEQ management field as well as authorities

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