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Title:  HSE Manager

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Immediate Superior: [[Head of SHERQ]] 
Job Grade: [[20]] 
Location: [[Cape Town]]
Function: [[Supply Chain]]
Sub Function: [[SHERQ]]
Type of Contract: [[Permanent]]
Reference Number: [[110529]] 
Closing Date: 11/05/2024



Purpose of the role

The purpose of the position is to achieve the Health, Safety and Risk goals in line with Heineken Beverage's Corporate Strategy and Supply Chain Strategies. Provide effective subject matter expertise to support operations at group level. Ensure strict application of related policies through well-defined mechanisms.


Strategic & Financial Results

  • Develop, implement and continuous review of Heineken Beverage's health, safety and risk strategy in line with the corporate and supply chain strategy
  • Identify Risks/opportunities/strategies to leverage Health, Safety and Risk performance
  • Determine benchmarking requirements to establish common indicators/measurements
  • Assure compliance to all company and statutory regulations governing
  • Health, Safety and Risk Health, Safety and Risk reporting to all governance committees within Heineken Beverages
  • To plan and control the central Health, Safety and Risk budget to deliver the most cost effective results leading to continued competitive advantage


Operational Results

  • Achieve Health, Safety & Risk statutory compliance, the Health, Safety & Risk goals and management system requirements
  • Assure the maintenance and development of ISO1800 (45000) Health and Safety management systems for the agreed area/site and retain accreditation
  • Lead and facilitate the development of policies, standards, philosophies and assure/facilitate implementation
  • Assure the maintenance and development of management systems for each area and retain accreditation
  • To manage company policies and statutory regulations for Health, Safety and Risk, including looking at accident prevention & implementation of systems to reduce accident rates
  • To ensure the development and implementation of training Health, Safety and Risk ensuring mandatory training is delivered


Customer & Stakeholder Relationship results

  • To build effective partnerships with suppliers, regulatory bodies and government agencies which lead to continuous improvement in their services
  • Build effective relationships with all stakeholders within Supply Chain and wider Heineken, to ensure Health Saferty & Risk compliance


Innovation & Improvement Results

  • Continuously improve and innovate Health, Safety & Risk technology approaches & practices
  • Promote and drive collaboration between other Heineken Supply Chain Regions and functions to drive performance improvement through benchmarking both internally and externally.
  • Effect organization change & drive effective innovation; results and teamwork
  • To develop a culture of continuous improvement to drive improvements within Health, Safety and Risk
  • Establish forums/networks for effective functional communication/knowledge transfer
  • Lead functional knowledge management and sharing processes: Develop centres of excellence and subject matter experts


The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • Relevant Degree (Honours Degree will be advantageous)
  • 8-10 years’ minimum relevant working experience
  • Experience in working in African countries
  • Proven experience in Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Strong leadership capabilities with a focus on influencing key stakeholders
  • Subject matter expert in Health, Safety and Risk legislation
  • Incident investigation
  • Partnerships with regulatory bodies and government agencies
  • Health, Safety and Risk reporting to all governance committees Implementation of preventative measures
  • Track record of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience in benchmarking current processes againts best practices
  • Proven experience in improvement of Health and Safety objectives with regards to DIFR, IOD, incidents, Hazards and near misses
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (verbal & written)



The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Heineken Beverages (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd) is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values inclusion and diversity. You must be fully eligible to live and work in South Africa to apply.

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