SHE Specialist Environment

Location: Sandton, GT, ZA

Company: Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Job Req ID


Closing Date

16 January 2024


EBU: Commercial Energy Solutions 



Purpose of Job

To provide specialised input into environmental management challenges and ensure that environmental management practices achieve environmental objectives and targets. The position services the entire retail and commercial footprint of Sasol Energy Operations as well as the CDF Outbound Logistics depots and fleet.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

• Provide input to obtain and retain relevant environmental licenses/authorisations.

• Support business and function with implementation of strategies.

• Simplify processes inside and outside the unit and communicate, execute change and improvement

• Ensure results and compliance (licence to operate).

• Translate environmental legislation into business language and identify compliance challenges or risks.

• Consult on the prevention and addressing of environmental contamination due to Sasol operations and associated activities.

• Ensure that land and water which has been contaminated by Sasol is assessed and remediated following a tiered risk-based approach

• Enable compliance/disclosure and engage stakeholders on environmental compliance and performance.

• Assess legal compliance status of permits, licenses and authorizations and facilitate implementation of corrective actions.

• Evaluate and improve system to monitor, measure.

• Facilitate legal compliance and risk management.

• Report risks and support business to find solutions.

• Apply new ideas, expert knowledge, attention to detail, work methods and opportunities to improve results.

• Support implementation of business optimization initiatives. Understand customer needs to drive results.

• Establish and sustain relationships.

• Take ownership for the communication channels for the environmental function

• Participate as member of Environmental forums, natural working teams and other groups

• Coordinate portfolio specific activities arising from emerging legislation that can potentially impact on relevant site-hubs

Formal Education & Min Experience

B.Degree/B.Tech in Environmental management or equivalent (BSc/BA/BTech):

 6 years total work experience


B.Degree (Hons)/M.Tech in environmental management/B,Eng/ equivalent:

4 years total work experience

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)


BC_Optimizes Work Processes

TC_Environmental Management (Leadership)

BC_Business Insight

TC_Environmental Permitting/Licensing

TC_SHE Risk Management

TC_SHE Policies, Procedures and Standards

BC_Balances Stakeholders

BC_Ensures Accountability

TC_Environmental Procedures

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.  Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals.  Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan.  This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Our automated process is designed to efficiently assess a large volume of applications. Should you not hear from us within 60 days of the advert closing then kindly consider your application unsuccessful. Thank you once-more for your interest in Sasol as your employer of choice, and we wish you all the best with your career aspirations and future applications with us.

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