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Safety Health & Environmental Officer – DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY

Location: Jwaneng | Deadline: September 23, 2021

Title:  Safety Health & Environmental Officer

Closing Date:  23 September 2021
Location:  Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To facilitate and guide the implementation of SHE Programme and ensure compliance with standards, relevant legislation and SHE requirements for Projects.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates risk assessments, analyzing the results thereof, to determine trends and come up with action plans to minimize and mitigate the identified risk
  • Monitors the implementation of emergency procedures to minimize the impact of a disaster in area of responsibility (Fire and SHE).
  • Conducts regular SHE & risk audits and inspections in area of responsibility
  • Assists customers with interpretation of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and standards
  • Assists in facilitating in usage of ISOmetrix and monitors an updated ISOmetrix usage for analyzing and monitoring SHE key indicator trends
  • Implements programmes to induce behavior changes with regards to SHE that will prevent injuries and repeats
  • Facilitates training and awareness to improve SHE performance and compliance to requirements
  • Assists in formulating communication plan and topics for discussions to improve employee and management awareness
  • Generates reports to demonstrate SHE performance and actions required to improve SHE performance
  • Facilitates investigation of incidents and accidents to determine causes and develop action plan to avoid recurrence
  • Facilitates the implementation, monitoring, maintenance of SHE Management systems by advising on documents control, records control, closure of audits, objectives and targets, and programmes as well as departmental review

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Manage own key effectiveness areas in line with the Individual Development Plan


  • Bachelors Degree in Safety Management or equivalent


3 Years’ experience in Safety, Health and Environment in relevant industry

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Safety Health and Environmental risk management
  • Integrated risk management
  • Assurance
  • Managing related S&SD risks such as occupational health and environment
  • Performance reporting
  • Project management and SHE process mapping
  • Operational Knowledge
  • Occupational Health Risk Management

Behavioral Competencies

  • (S/I)_Achievement Orientation (3)
  • (S/I)_Adaptability (3)
  • (S/I)_Building Partnerships (5)
  • (S/I)_Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment (4)
  • (S/I)_Impact & Influence (4)
  • (S/I)_Innovation (3)
  • (S/I)_Judgment and Decision Making (4)
  • (S/I)_Planning, Coordination and Execution (2/4)
  • (S/I)_Service Orientation (5)
  • (S/I)_Teamwork & Collaboration (4)

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Permanent Contract



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