South Africa


Published 11/01/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
Job Functions Health & Safety
Industries Mining
Drive best practice Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) management within Fraser Alexander through the implementation of innovative systems and processes that ensure a strong culture of proactive and positive management. Support the Board, CEO and COO, the Executive Committee and business units to ensure SHEQ is world class. A key focus of the above will be ensuring zero harm to all Fraser Alexander stakeholders.

The incumbent will assume total responsibility for:

Setting Direction

Develop and implement an approved strategy for SHEQ management within Fraser Alexander.

Determine and implement an appropriate SHEQ infrastructure

Assist management with integrating SHEQ risk management into the strategic planning process.

Develop, drive and communicates SHEQ initiatives and relevant policies in line with current thinking and international best practice.

Work with appropriate staff members to establish the control environment that

(1) monitor SHEQ risk across the enterprise,

(2) oversees and enforces management policies and limits,

(3) instils the discipline to close significant gaps in SHEQ risk management capabilities and

(4) ensure that organisational cultural concerns are being managed effectively.

Assist the CEO, COO and the executive committee with monitoring the enterprise’s critical SHEQ risks.

Direct the SHEQ function with respect to (a) the collection, aggregation and interpretation of data points obtained from business and support units regarding SHEQ performance and exposure to potential future events, and (b) the assembly and distribution of such reports.

Ensures that the organisation is ISO 45000 compliant and that the necessary legal registers are in place.

Drives the development of the health and safety management team through strong leadership. Ensure they have a collective scorecard, vision and mission and operate as one team.

Establish, Communicate and facilitates the use of appropriate SHEQ methodologies, tools and techniques.

Establish enabling frameworks, such as a common SHEQ language, with which to facilitate the collection, analysis, synthesis and sharing of management data, information and knowledge.

Validate measurement methodologies in place to ascertain the integrity of the underlying data and the reliability of reports.

Facilitates sharing of best SHEQ risk management practices across the enterprise

Facilitate enterprise wide SHEQ risk assessments and monitors the capabilities around managing the priority risks across the organisation.

Coordinate the application of SHEQ risk assessment across the organisation to obtain an enterprise wide view.

Work with business and support units to establish, maintain, and continuously improve SHEQ risk management capabilities enterprise wide.

Conduct SHEQ education and training from time to time.

Implement appropriate health and safety risk reporting to the board, audit committee.

Develop measurement methodologies and monitoring methods, which aggregate SHEQ exposure on an enterprise wide basis.

Drives the use of new technology to ensure efficient and effective health and safety reporting and management.

Support the reporting of risk exposure and monitoring results to the board, CEO and executive, Audit and Risk and Social and Ethics committees.

Contributes to the production of an annual sustainability report.

Assist the CEO and the executive committee with capital and resource allocation decisions that support the development of a healthy and safe working environment.

A related tertiary qualification (Engineering, Health and Safety related)


15 years’ experience in both the mining industry and health and safety and/or SHEQ management.


Expert health and safety knowledge and skills.

Expert Quality Knowledge and skills.

Good Environmental Knowledge and skills.

Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.

Financial and budgeting control skills.

People management and motivational skills.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent quality control skills.

Computer skills (MS Office and other relevant systems).

Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

Excellent coordination and administration skills.

Very good report writing skills
Job Closing Date 25/01/2019
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