South Africa
South Africa
Workplace location
Employer company
TotalEnergies Renewables Southern Africa
Type of contract
Fixed term position
Duration of contract
Duration unit
Minimum 3 years

Candidate Profile

 Successful candidate must have the following requirement:

• Previous experience in Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme (REIPPPP) Project Bidding, Award to Financial Close, Construction and Operations.
• SAMTRAC/ NEBOSH formal training in HSE field.
• Registered with the SACPCM as CHSO
• 4 to 7 years of experience in Managing health, safety and environment for projects
• Experience of PV and BESS projects preferred
• Experience in implementation, maintaining and auditing of the OSHA45001 and ISO14001 Management System
• Familiarity of Industry Standards and relevant industry HSE regulations and requirements.
• Familiarity with behavioural based safety systems, risk analysis / job safe analysis methods, emergency response and crisis management procedures.
• Excellent skills in problem solving, team building, ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution and to execute schedule requirements within a team environment.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent leadership and team building skills, and being able to influence decision makers


The main purpose of this position is to be responsible for maintaining, developing, leading and supporting a strong environmental, health and safety culture within the project.
1. Ensure the personnel onsite have attended the relevant HSE inductions and trainings;
2. Ensure the HSE procedures for the specific tasks are kept updated;
3. Perform routine and random HSE inspections on a daily basis in order to monitor HSE procedures implementation on site and ensure the follow up of corrective actions;
4. Stop & report immediately to his superior any anomaly, violation & unsafe practice;
5. Promote a proactive and positive intervention approach to PROJECT team;
6. Spread HSE rules / standards / procedures / communication on site;
7. Attend and participate in daily meetings and Tool Box & Pre-Job Talks;
8. Ensure that relevant risk assessments are complied with and that Job Safety Analysis are prepared;
9. Advise on safe operative techniques and methodologies for the planning, safety control (i.e. JSA);
10. Ensure adequate HSE reporting in line with project procedures;
11. Inspect on a regular basis subcontractors activities;
12. Control compliance of the equipment used on site;
13. Monitor the effective implementation of the Permit to Work system on site;
14. Ensure that any HSE event is reported in due time;
15. Assist in the investigation of accidents and analysis in order to identify trends and propose the necessary corrective measures;
16. Monitor and maintain control measures in the use of hazardous materials;
17. Conducts a follow-up of regular formal inspections together with Subcontractors representatives (verification exercises, walkthroughs, specific inspections etc.)

Context & Environment

TotalEnergies gross low-carbon power generation capacity worldwide is currently close to 10 gigawatts. TotalEnergies targets 35 GW of a renewable generation capacity in 2025 and will continue to expand its business to become a leading international player in renewable energies with a target of 100 GW by 2030.

About TotalEnergies Renewables International Middle East & Africa (TTE-RI MEA):
- Very competitive environment with Tier 1 renewables developers’ competitors.
- Very large Projects – up to 2GWp.

About TotalEnergies Renewables International (TTE-RI):
- TERI operates in a strong growth and highly competitive environment.
- TERI maintains a high growth rate, both organic and by acquisitions, on a global geographical scope, often relying on tight schedule complex transactions with high financial, legal and execution stakes.
- These stakes require permanent coordination with business entities, the Branch and Company

TotalEnergies is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants that meet the specified criteria will receive consideration for employment without discriminating unfairly on any arbitrary ground, including but not limited to race, gender, sex, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religious conscience belief, political opinion, culture, language, marital status, or family responsibility.