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Occupational Health and Safety Officer Position at Boxer


Are you passionate about ensuring a safe and compliant working environment? Boxer is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as an

Occupational Health and Safety Officer. This role is based at our Distribution Centre in Benoni and is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to make a significant impact within the Boxer Group.

Occupational Health and Safety Officer Job Overview

  • Closing Date: 2024/07/17
  • Reference Number: BOX240703-1
  • Job Title: OHS (Occupational, Health & Safety) Officer – BDC
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Division: Food Safety Audit Risk OHS
  • Department: OHS
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Minimum Education Level: Diploma | Advanced Certificate
  • Job Category: Retail

Occupational Health and Safety Officer Job Summary

The OHS Officer will play a pivotal role in designing, managing, and implementing OHS risk strategies within the Boxer Group. If you are passionate about ensuring a safe and compliant working environment, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Minimum Requirements Education: National Diploma/3-year Degree in Safety/Occupational Health and Safety. An Environmental qualification will be an added advantage.

  • Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant OHS experience.
  • Skills: Solid understanding of OHS regulations, including the OHS Act, SANS regulations, Water and Pollution Act, and Environmental Act. Strong relationship-building, listening, and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Excel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement new risk policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with external parties for OHS reports, including the Department of Labour, Fire Department, and Health Department.
  • Identify and evaluate risks within the OHS Act, building regulations, insurance requirements, and SA national standards regulations.
  • Stay updated on changes, new regulations, and acts.
  • Conduct physical site inspections, complete checklists, and gather evidence.
  • Investigate incidents on an ad hoc basis.
  • Maintain a comprehensive risk register.
  • Update the risk register weekly based on findings, risks identified, and implementations.
  • Identify contractors appointed by Boxer and ensure the acquisition of a letter of good standing before commencement of work.
  • Report on risks, liaise with relevant internal and external departments.
  • Document findings, make recommendations, obtain management responses, and conduct follow-ups on implementation.
  • Provide hands-on training for new OHS appointments.
  • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles and juggling priorities.
  • Share, debate, and communicate findings with the team.
  • Flag and debate issues constructively.
  • Promote a cooperative climate to achieve shared goals.
  • Demonstrate mentoring and coaching skills, as well as conflict resolution abilities.

Why Join Boxer Group?

At Boxer Group, the organization believes in fostering a culture of safety and compliance. The company understands that its success depends on its ability to maintain a safe working environment for employees and customers. As an OHS Officer, one will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those they work with by promoting health and safety best practices across Boxer Group’s operations.

Application Process

  • To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience to through this link : Apply Here

Ensure your application is submitted before the closing date of 2024/07/17.

If you are a dedicated and experienced OHS professional looking to take the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us at Boxer Group and help us continue to provide a safe and compliant working environment for all. We look forward to receiving your application.