SHE Manager

SHE Manager
AVI Limited
Kempton Park, Gauteng


Posted 06 April 2021 – Closing Date 19 April 2021

Job Details

Job Description

An opportunity has become available with National Brands Limited for an experienced SHE Manager to join our Snackworks Isando site, reporting directly to the Operations Executive. The SHE Manager will oversee safety, health and environmental matters to ensure the site complies with statutory requirements. The role includes the management of fire and security risks and waste management for the site. Duties include:


  • Site compliance to OHS Act and other relevant regulations and legislation, including Legal appointments, SHE committee, Permits, etc.
  • Conduct risk assessments and manage programs to reduce risks to acceptable levels
  • Implement behaviour based safety program
  • Visible safety leadership, including; red-tagging, housekeeping, signage update programs
  • Report on and investigate all incidents and near misses
  • Achieve site ISO 45000 accreditation by end FY20
  • Contractor management including induction, 37(2) Mandatory Agreements and COID Registration Control
  • Visitor induction upgrade
  • Dust explosion and/or MHI assessments
  • Allocate responsibilities to areas within the plant for housekeeping and red-tagging exercises
  • Conduct internal compliance and safety audits, report on findings and manage issue log through to completion
  • Monitor and manage the cost of PPE
  • Conduct or organise relevant health and safety training for staff as required, including; first aid and fire fighting
  • Advise the 16(2) and GMR 2(1) responsible people on all SHE issues
  • Liaise with DoL and municipalities where required
  • Keep up to date with changes in current legislation and implement such changes where relevant
  • Participate in plant SHE cross-audits within NBL


  • Monitor and manage the Occupation Health Clinic and report on monthly statistics
  • Manage any occupational health risks and reports as required
  • Identify trends and risks relating to health
  • Manage garment contractor service level
  • Environmental and facilities audits (lighting, noise, air, ablutions, etc.)


  • Achieve or maintain site ISO14000 accreditation
  • List and manage aspect and impacts relating to environmental requirements
  • Manage waste management contractor and report on the performance
  • Manage effluent treatment plant contractor and report on the performance
  • Implement practises to reduce total waste to landfill and improve site sustainability practises
  • Manage and report on water and energy usage and implement programs to improve sustainability practices
  • Manage environmental systems and legislation


  • Fire and Emergency response protocol and emergency preparedness of site
  • Conduct fire drills
  • Fire equipment audits, inspections and tests
  • Co-ordinate with group risk advisory (AVI and Marsh) and facilitate audits
  • Achieve site ASIB compliance
  • Improve practises and system to improve Marsh risk audit scoring
  • Responsibility for the access control system maintenance
  • Drive loss prevention and risk reduction programs at the site
  • Monitor and manage the security contractor
  • Manage the CCTV system and interactions with ITSS to ensure continued operation of the surveillance system

Experience required:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a SHE Manager or OHS Manager role gained in FMCG or Manufacturing

Qualifications and knowledge required:

  • A completed tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety / Health, Safety and Environmental Management (NDip / BTech / BSc)
  • ISO 18000 (45000) and ISO 14000 auditor status
  • Formal training and auditor status in an integrated Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) programme (e.g. ISO 45000)
  • Specialist knowledge and practical application of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Coping With Pressures and Setbacks