SHE Facilitator job vacancy at Unilever in Gauteng

Job Summary

Unilever South Africa is hiring for the job vacancy: SHE Facilitator.

Closing date: 01 February 2024

  • Job ID: R-81997
  • Job Title: SHE Facilitator

Job Location: Boksburg, Gauteng

Job Purpose

We want to grow our business responsibly. That means safety is not negotiable – it’s our number one priority. Facts and figures are important for measuring safety and driving progress. But they don’t tell the full story.

We believe every single employee should have the right to be able to live and work free from the risk of injuries and accidents. We have a responsibility to all our employees, to all the people we work with and to our local communities.

To build a true safety culture, accountable leadership and a strong policy framework are critical. A bottom-up approach is also important – we all rely on everyone to look out for each other. This underpins our safety mission.

To support the site SHE Coordinator to implement systems to reduce Occupational Health and Safety risk by the creation and maintenance of an effective SHE management system to identify and adequately control all significant occupational health and safety and environmental risks, ensure compliance with Unilever policy and standards and all applicable regulatory requirements and drive continuous improvement.

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SHE Facilitators work under the direct supervision of a more senior SHE Professional i.e., SHE Coordinator, SHE Lead or SHE Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compiles and revises standards and procedures relating to SHE to ensure compliance with UL SHE standards.
  • Maintains a database of the standard operation procedures and copies of all legislation relating to the SHE matters.
  • Maintains a database of remedial actions from accident reports, internal & external audits and safety inspections.

  • Manages the site’s central database of all statutory records.
  • Participates in safety inspections, HAZOP studies and Management of Change discussions.
  •  Interprets SHE legal requirements and ensures compliance • Formulates and prepares legal appointments in terms of the country specific OHS Act and Regulations.
  • Is responsible for the compilation of site emergency plans and the training of personnel to exercise these plans.

  • Ensures that the SHE Communications boards are kept up to date.
  • Compiles and presents relevant SHE Training and Awareness Programs using various tools/media e.g. safety induction
  • Reviews and sources course content for safety and health related courses.
  • Assists with the preparation and monitoring of KPI’s related to Annual / Monthly / Quarterly SHE performance review reporting.
  • Manages Contractor SHE Compliance and follows up on non-conformances
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  • Drives the identification of and implementation of preventative measures against SHE (including occupational health) hazards
  • Organizes occupational hygiene environmental surveys in accordance with legal requirements
  • Conducts internal/departmental SHE audits, reports and action plans
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement in the SHE work area

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Safety or Environmental Management
  • Working experience 3-5 years experience in an Engineering Trade
  • Knowledge of OHS Act and Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act.
  • Knowledge and experience in First Aid, Fire Fighting Procedures, Equipment and Loss Control Certificate.

How to Apply

Please attach your CV along with your WIL from your institution, statement of results and ID copy.

If you don’t hear from us within 14 days from the date that you applied, please regard your application as disqualified. Please APPLY HERE.

Careers at Unilever

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.

We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

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