Chief Safety Officer

Job Description


To identify, analyze and control mine SHE risks. To investigate nonconformance and incidents and to determine changes to improve SHE outcomes. To plan and conduct annual SHE management review process and implement proposed changes.


Core elements of Job

  • Overall accountability for strategy to strive towards best in class safety performance and continuous improvement of key safety metrics to maintain license to operate

SHE compliance rates vs. targets (especially major findings), % outstanding actions on findings
Zero harm, Zero fatalities, LWDCR
Zero incidents, ISO license acquirement

  • Coordinate all site safety needs and activities including advising management on safety issues.

Training records of employees
Pro-active needs assessment and action plan
Contribution in mine workgroup

  • Determine and compile site wide safety audit trends, analyse injury patters, propose and track outstanding activities

Zero outstanding actions on findings
Zero incidents

  • Facilitate accident and incident investigations, conducting root cause analyses and implementing action plans to control SHE risk

Quality of RCA and action plan
% outstanding actions on findings
Compliance rates vs. targets

Responsibilities + Skills

Vacancy rates vs. Staff Establishment (vacancies incl. Absence due to TSD / PSD), AWOPSuccessors for critical positions


(Finance) Prime responsibility for annual budget including volume, capex and cost requirements and control cost to ensure production volumes are achieved within budget.


Minimum of 3 years at Assistant SHE manager level;16 years total work experience

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 2nd December 2019
  • Designation: Chief Safety Officer
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 2nd December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sasol.
  • Address:
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Committed to excellence in all we do, Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 000 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, high-value chemicals and low-carbon electricity.By combining the talent of our people and our technological advantage, Sasol has been a pioneer in innovation for over six decades. As market needs and stakeholder expectations have changed, so too have our methods, facilities and products, driving progress to deliver long-term shareholder value sustainably. The growth and enhancement of our foundation businesses in Southern Africa is complemented by the significant chapter of growth, Sasol has entered in its history.

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