VKB Manager Vacancies – Grade 12, Diploma Candidates Can Apply Before 19 February 2024

VKB Manager Vacancies

VKB Manager Vacancies – Grade 12, Diploma Candidates Can Apply Before 19 February 2024

VKB Manager Vacancies 2024 :- Dear prospective applicant, the VKB Group (VKB) invites individuals with a minimum qualification of Grade 12, Diploma to apply for Manager Vacancies within the organization. This exciting opportunity offers a chance to contribute in the VKB Group while utilizing your educational background and skills. As a Grade 12, Diploma qualified candidate, you are encouraged to apply and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to serving the VKB Group. Your educational attainment at the Grade 12, Diploma level positions you as a valuable candidate for these vacancies, and we look forward to considering your application.

Name of Recruitment VKB Vacancies
Name of Post SHEQ Manager
Salary Not Disclosed
Job Location Frankfort, Free State
Job Qualification Grade 12, Diploma
Closing Date 19 February 2024

VKB Manager Vacancies 2024 Full Job Description


  • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 equivalent.
  • National Diploma in Safety Management or equivalent.
  • NEBOSH International Certificate, NOSA SAMTRAC/ SHEMTRAC or equivalent.
  • Construction Regulations or similar NOSA training would be beneficial.
  • At least 5 years Food Safety Management Systems experience.
  • At least 5 years’ proven experience within the FMCG environment.
  • Hazard Identification, Risk and Legal Compliance Assessments background.
  • Code 08 Drivers License required.


  • Thorough knowledge of relevant local safety, security and environmental legislation:
    • OHSACT
    • COID ACT
    • Environmental Conservation Act
  • Thorough knowledge of ISO 22000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • A working knowledge of ISO 18000 plus 45001 certification requirements.
  • Working knowledge of safety systems.
  • A working knowledge of local OHS requirements.
  • A working knowledge of environmental stewardship.
  • A Working Knowledge of a food producing environment.
  • Able to engage and work with external stakeholders, suppliers and contractors.
  • Able to adapt and innovate quickly.
  • Able to take ownership of areas responsible.
  • Able to work within the workforce and management teams.
  • Able to collate and construct Health & Safety reports as required.
  • Able to manage and update existing Health and Safety system.


Key responsibilities of this role:-

  • Inspecting workplaces to investigate accidents, causes of ill-health and complaints.
  • Inspecting workplaces to enforce safety laws.
  • Examining ways to improve health and safety standards.
  • Negotiating with managers and employees to provide a safe working environment.
  • Developing health and safety programs and strategies.
  • Keeping up to date with the law and technical knowledge.
  • Writing reports. 

Main activities of this role:-

  • Maintain an effective program and ensure compliance to satisfy the requirements of local legislation e.g., the OHS, COID and Environmental Conservation Acts.
  • Develop systems to ensure all employees comply with all relevant legal safety requirements.
  • Identify safety training needs, organize and co-ordinate safety training courses and prepare. training material where appropriate.
  • Co-ordinate the monthly safety meeting:
    • ensure meeting times are set
    • agendas are sent out
    • minutes are kept and sent out
    • ensure that all support documentation in respect of the safety program is received on time and in the correct format from all concerned parties
  • Assist in appointment of safety representatives for all departments.
  • Communicate changes in Safety and Environment legislation to Management.
  • Evaluate incident forms, surveys, audits to establish root causes and together with Supervisors and Managers concerned, formulate a plan of action to correct non-compliant behavior or conditions.
  • Liaise with onsite contractors to ensure their compliance with Company safety regulations and adherence to safety standards, including basic safety induction training.
  • Conduct surveys and audits as required to identify and minimize the risk to company and employees.
  • Identify unsafe acts, conditions, and hazards, investigate root causes and identify corrective and preventative actions and report to management.
  • Co-ordinate at least two evacuation exercises per year to ensure that all staff become familiar with these procedures.
  • Implementation and administration of safety systems.
  • Assist with the formulation of emergency/contingency plans for:
  • Natural disasters
  • Industrial action
  • Political unrest
  • Fire
  • Explosions
  • Bomb threats
  • Review and update Emergency Procedures as and when necessary.

Skills and Abilities required:-

  • MS Office at an intermediate skill level.
  • Report writing.
  • Conducting Risk Assessments.
  • Conducting Non-Conformance audits.
  • Prepare and Present presentations from time to time.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Problem solving.

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