Position: Health & Safety Officer
Reports to: Facilities Head
Occupational level: Skilled
Direct reports: None


The H&S Officer acts as the first point of contact for all HSE related matters for the Company. The primary function of the Health and Safety Officer (H&S Officer) is to implement and ensure H&S for all properties in the portfolio, in order to achieve and maintain a safe and healthy working environment. Ensure company compliance and adherence to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines.


  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience as a Health & Safety Officer
  • Diploma / Certificate in occupational health and safety
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with OH&S management systems
  • Certified risk assessor, would be an advantage
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation, regulations and safety procedures
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders


  • Plan and implement OHS policies and programs
  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics
  • Review existing policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all the rules and regulations
  • Work with HR to set up a new employee on-boarding process for safety
  • Enforce preventative measures
  • Facilitate and make recommendations at monthly OHS meetings;
  • Document staff information, minutes of meetings, and reports compiled for management;
  • Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes
  • Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees’ safety
  • Schedule and execute audits on site to identify areas of improvement and implement measures as required.
  • Carry out risk assessments on a continuous basis on sites
  • Provide OHS training, awareness and induction on site to staff, contractors and other relevant parties.
  • Engage with staff, contractors and other relevant parties with respect to OHS matters related to the site.
  • Keep OHS statistical records, such as incidents, accidents, near-misses and working hours on site.
  • Keep HSE registers up to date, including renewals of permits, licenses, etc.
  • Compile monthly site OHS reports.
  • First line responsibility for incident investigations, including but not limited to investigating, making initial recommendations and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Monitor vendor/contractor performance and ensure only appropriate vendors/contractors are utilized.  
Should you be interested in this position, kindly submit your CV via email to li****@fp******.za.

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