Junior Health & Safety Officer , Vkb Agricultural , Limpopo

Modimolle, Limpopo, South Africa

Job Description

The position's primary goal is to ensure that VKB Commercial and Grain sites in Limpopo comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.


  • Matric or NQF 4
  • Completed SAMTRAC qualification or equivalent
  • Previous experience as Health and Safety Officer with a proven track record of 18 consecutive months at least with a definite advantage in the grain industry
  • Knowledge of local OHS requirements
  • Knowledge of MS Office at an intermediate skill level
  • Travelling inherent to position
  • Willing to work outside of ordinary working hours if and when required to do so
  • Position is based in Limpopo
  • Own reliable vehicle
  • Proficient in Afrikaans is essential
  • Candidates with disabilities will receive preferential treatment
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the OHSA for all applicable business units
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of any new, amended and out of date actions regarding OHS
  • Audit SHE structures and their compliance within each business unit
  • SHE grievance and compliance management
  • Risk Assessments
  • Communicate none conformance and mitigation
  • Conduct accredited training
  • Incident investigation and mitigation for business units
  • Submission of monthly reports (Reports submitted is drafted in Afrikaans)
Skills Required
  • Well developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Assertive and professional
  • Business acumen
  • Deadline driven, multiple tasking and problem solver
  • Ability to work as a team player and work towards team goals
  • Able to engage and work with external steak holders, suppliers and contractors
  • Able to adapt and innovate quickly
  • Able to take ownership of areas responsible
  • Self-discipline, work independently
  • Able to speak in front of a group and conduct training
  • Excellent skills in writing and detail orientated
  • Oral and written communication skills
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    Modimolle, Limpopo, South Africa
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