Safety and Environment Manager

  • Full Time
  • Mbeya
  • Applications have closed

AB InBev Africa

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The key purpose of this job is to provide the plant with a comprehensive and professional environment and occupational health and safety system. Ensuring compliance to environment and safety systems, standards and work practices to achieve targets set for the VPO environment and safety pillars as well as the environment and safety KPI’s.


Key roles and responsibilities


Maintain safe healthy and risk-free working environment

  • Ensure safety, healthy & environmental legislation compliance
  • Ensure compliance the VPO Standards for the environment and safety pillars
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards


Manage Human Resources

  • Develop employees based on identified needs through OPR sessions
  • Ensure a healthy industrial relations climate
  • Manage technical pipeline for key roles in safety and environment team
  • Support apprenticeship and artisan development for site


Leads the management and implementation of the Safety and Environment VPO Pillar in the plant

  • Ensure requirements of all 23 Blocks of the Safety Pillar are implemented
  • Performs Safety and environment monitoring and audits
  • Performs regular VPO Safety and environment Pillars’ audits and reviews using the Pillar Questionnaires
  • Performs legal Compliance Audit


Monitors and analyses leading and lagging Safety and environment KPI’s and implements interventions to improve

  • Ensures all Safety and environment Incidents and Observations are captured and reported in Credit 360
  • Manage the problem-solving process to ensure all Safety and environment accidents/incidents are captured and reported in Credit360 and escalated as per VPO requirements
  • Ensures all efficient and effective problem solving and implementation of loop closure for all Safety and environment/accidents reported in Cr360 as per VPO requirements
  • Ensures optimum use of Safety App or equivalent system to raise Safety and environment Incidents and Observations
  • Performs Loss and waste analysis on Safety and environment Incident and Observations
  • Develops an action plan to close SIO’s based on priority
  • Performs safety and environment monitoring using the Supervisor or Managers Check Lists


Leads the safety and environment strategies as per VPO-Safety and environment pillars

  • Implement Behavioural Safety Program at all levels
  • Implement focused safety and environment interventions for critical/priority blocks
  • Apply relevant Safety and environment Standards & SOPs
  • Develops and coordinate Safety and environment Investment Programme
  • Implement Safety and Environment VPO and associated GOP’s
  • Manage progress according to glide paths set and agreed • Implement E&S Dashboards and sustain derived improvements


Manage small Safety and Environment site Capex Projects

  • Mange Safety and environment requirements during Projects execution
  • Project completion on time and in budget
  • Ensure safety and environment compliance of all new equipment during commissioning
  • Manage financial performance
  • Manage ZBB and CAPEX budgeting process for Safety and Environment
  • Control departmental costs
  • Review financial results
  • Manage and maximize By-product revenue


Manage Safety and environment Pillar knowledge and awareness

  • Leads, organises and participates in World Safety and environment Day/Week and other planed safety and environment awareness activities
  • Shares relevant safety and environment alerts with operational teams
  • Mandatory training provided to all employees to ensure as per VPO Safety and environment Pillar VPO
  • Train all TL’s and UM’s on department-specific safety & environment requirements
  • Ensure effective induction, training and awareness for new employee, service providers and Contractors
  • Identify environment and safety legal training needs, arrange and co-ordinate training program


Business Continuity & Risk Management

  • Develop and standardize system emergency and disaster recovery (BCP) plans for plant
  • Develops and implements approaches to mitigate obsolescence
  • Ensure sharing of best practices for Safety and environment management
  • Ensures implementation of Ammonia Process, Steam Process, Dust Process and Electrical Process, Safety Management programs
  • Develops, prioritizes and implements recommendations arising from all insurance audits including GRC


Manage Safety, Upholding (UPP) and Cost CAPEX portfolios

  • Ensure a 3-year plan exists for Maintenance and replacement of Plant Equipment across Sites
  • Maintenance and replacement of C&A infrastructure due to obsolescence
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory standards and manage all audits for Coleus Packaging including recertification and Surveillance audits



  • 3-year appropriate tertiary qualification, i.e. B Tech: Mech or Electrical BSc Mech or Electrical
  • Desirable But Not Essential
  • Tertiary qualification in Safety and environment Management and Auditing
  • Successful Completed AB InBev trainee program (Brewing, Packaging, Logistics, Maintenance or E&F.)
  • Experience in both safety and environment management
  • 3-5 years’ experience in either Safety/environment Facilitator or Controller role


Additional Information:

  • Band: VII


AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements.


The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing.

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