Policies and Transformation

Equity and Empowerment

Blackhead Consulting employs skilled and service oriented personal committed to the provision of optimum and sustainable solutions.

Equity and Empowerment Policy

  • Commitment to the development of previously marginalized communities of South Africa.
  • Skills transfer and capacity building by means of joint ventures, alliances, associations and partnerships.
  • Personal growth and development to ensure equal representation at all levels.
  • Support of learnerships through financial support of successful engineering students at Universities and Technikons.

Safety Policy

Blackhead Consulting pledges itself to maintain a working environment that is safe for its employees,sub consultants, sub contractors and the general public as laid out in the OHS Act as amended from time to time. We are committed to ensuring that the general well-being of our employees while at work remains a priority to prevent work related injuries.

Quality Policy

We strive at all times to provide our clients with high quality engineering services that meets and exceeds their expectation. We are committed to a policy of quality assurance complying with ISO 9001:2008.As a company we are working towards being ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Transformation

This has been achieved through emphasis on company policies specifically directed towards the promotion of BEE and transfer of skills through various initiatives, such empowerment spending targets, skills development programs, job training programs as well as community participation on all our projects. Blackhead Consulting has a proven record in the implementation of these initiatives achieved through hard work over the years. All our engineers are part of a mentorship program that is driven by the company's technical director to assist our engineers to achieve professional registration.

Employment Equity Plan

Inaccordance with our company's Employment Equity Plan and Transformation strategy, 90% of Blackhead Consulting workforce consists of individuals from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Procurement Policy

Blackhead Consulting has adopted a biased procurement policy that the company uses to source material and equipment from black owned small, medium and micro sized enterprises (SMME) to encourage and stimulate economic activity amongst small businesses especially amongst the communities in which we work.

Investment

Blackhead recognises and is committed to encourage entrepreneurship for as many stakeholders as possible. These policies greatly enhance the sustainability of our operations and contribute towards the overall growth of South Africa.