Health & Safety Manager - Renewable Energy - Cape Town
Are you an expert when it comes to risk mitigation with a passion for sustainability and renewable energy? Are you interested in joining a world leader in renewable energy with over 5000 MW of installed projects across the globe? This is your chance to be part of a team of 1000 ambitious professionals with a passion for green energy. You will be part of the EPC and O&M phase of projects and operations, so be sure to include any solar, wind or other green energy sites or projects you have worked on in the past!
This is a unique chance to significantly grow your career in the sphere of construction while using your skills to contribute to the renewable energy sector and transform the lives of various communities and businesses in South Africa. If you have over 5 years of experience in a health and safety or a quality management role in a construction setting, as well as relevant Occupational Health and Safety tertiary qualifications and registrations (SACPCMP) then you need to keep reading… Our ideal candidate will have a systematic and investigative approach to any HSE issues or risks that may apply. You need to have notable analytical skills as you will conduct HSE audits and risk assessment reports, HSE surveys to ensure adherence to legislation and effective implementation of HSE processes, and manage regular inspections at all workplaces. Knowledge of standard HSE practices such as FEM and/or IOD is essential for this role.
We are seeking a perceptive and organised individual with outstanding interpersonal and communication abilities to oversee all HSE processes within the company and for project and site operations. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, developing and implementing effective HSE programmes, and establishing benchmarks and systems to measure HSE programmes in place. Furthermore, you will be collaborating with stakeholders including internal staff, project management teams and government officials regarding HSE matters and assessments as well as conducting training regarding health and safety for employees on relevant policies and procedures.
P.S. If you are interested in a career that allows you to travel then you should apply now!
- Tertiary Qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or related field of study
- Registered as a Health and Safety Professional with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP)
- Knowledge of HSE procedures such as FEM and IOD
- Ability to analyse and report on HSE-related processes and data
- Excellent at communicating and collaborating with all relevant stakeholders
- Experience in and understanding of quality management systems
- Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet manner
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders, to identify and resolve problems
- A productive and organised approach to work
- Prepared to travel and possess a valid driver’s license
This is an opportunity to be involved in the essential health and safety operations for projects that could significantly improve the socio-economic situation in South Africa. You will be directing and monitoring all HSE processes within the company and for project and site operations. You will need to create and implement HSE programmes and measure the performance of said programmes, ensure company and operations compliance with HSE legislation, collaborate with stakeholders including staff, clients and relevant government officials, and analyse and report on any HSE processes and risk assessments. You will be dealing with confidential documents so a discreet approach to information is important for this role.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Fluent in English language (Afrikaans will be a bonus)
WHO IS ALTGEN?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen
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