• Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, Rondebosch, 7700 View on Map
  • University of Cape Town posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 26, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R638,396.00 - R751,052.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary The annual cost of employment for 2021 including benefits is between R 638 396 and R 751 052.
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Library and information services
  • Reference E210296
  • Centre UCT
  • Where to submit application
    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Mrs. Natasha Khan at [email protected] - UCT Application Form (download at - Cover letter (that speaks to the specific requirements of the position), and - Curriculum Vitae (CV). Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
  • Notes
    An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo a competency test and pre-placement medical tests.

Job Description

The Properties & Services (P&S) Department at UCT is seeking to fill the post of Manager: Governance, Monitoring Risk and Compliance (GRMC) within the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Division. This position is responsible for the implementation of organized and documented programmes aligned to ISO45001 that includes auditing, risk management, monitoring and surveillance in accordance with all applicable national and international legislation and regulations that span across all functional services within OHS Division and across UCT. The successful incumbent will be expected to improve UCT’s operational activities with regards to OHS and will be required to generate performance reports for internal and external circulation. The incumbent is also responsible to partner with various stakeholders, researchers, funders whilst ensuring adherence and integration into the broader P&S operational structures. The incumbent must have the ability to provide on-site direction and guidance and be able to manage relationships, governance, resources and operations related to this position. Requirements: NQF 6 in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent. At least 8 years of experience in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management of which 3 years must have included the implementation and monitoring of ISO 45001/equivalent systems. Solid OHS auditing skills including incident investigation, root cause analysis, risk management and presentation skills. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations; the National Environment Management Act, ISO 45001 and related systems. Experience of successfully managing projects across a complex environment. Excellent organizational, information management and communications skills. Experience in facilitating change. Advantageous: Demonstrated familiarity with the Higher Education landscape. Preferably a member of SAIOSH and/or an accredited OHS Auditor. A valid Code EB driver’s license. Responsibilities: Reporting to the OHS Director, the responsibilities of this position will include: Ensuring that a governance framework for NEMA and OHSACT and internal UCT policies across UCT are implemented and monitored. Policy development, advocacy and training. Rolling out a risk management programme across UCT which is based on a legal risk register and operational activities. Designing and implementing a surveillance programme across UCT for machinery service and maintenance, Food Hygiene, Occupational Hygiene, Fire preventative and protective equipment. Ensuring that all incidents are effectively managed and closed out after root cause analysis with effective control measures being implemented.

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