Civil Engineering Company Safety Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Jul 7, 2017

Job Title: Safety Manager - Construction
Industry: Construction
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 80K - 100K

Our client is a fully Kenyan owned Building and Civil Engineering Company with a portfolio of prestigious construction projects across East and Central Africa.
They seek to employee a Safety Manager who will be tasked with overseeing and enforcing all safety measures in diverse work environments.

  • Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health ACT (OSHA)
  • Advise management on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions.
  • Plans and implements training for employees in work site safety practices. Maintains safety files and records
  • Performs safety surveys, inspections and audits, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.
  • Assists management in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.
  • Designs and implements safety programs for designated or workspace
  • Recommends ways to improve health and safety in the workplace.
  • Responds to on-site emergencies and accidents
  • Develops and implements a Workplace Safety Toolkit
  • Investigates and reduces loopholes for theft and misuse of company property
  • Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Health, Safety and Environmental management.
  • Maintain relevant HSE logs and documentation.
  • Ensure all sites and offices have proper safety equipment and proper sanitation.
  • Provide assistance and advice on HSE issues to make recommendations to management.
  • Participate in detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
  • Observe HSE regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
  • Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance.
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as community leaders and influential persons in the project area.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as required as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Safety and Health Management related field is required.
  • Certificate in Safety Management (CSM) is required/Diploma or certification in fire and safety from recognized institution in Kenya
  • Coursework and training in occupational safety requirements and OSHA guidelines is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the design and implementation of a workplace health and safety programs
  • A valid driving License.
  • Knowledge about defensive driving, IVMS monitoring, permit to work, vehicle inspection and incident investigation.
  • Detailed knowledge of OSHA and Clients safety guidelines.
  • Exhibit ability to think practically and creatively to implement the best safety practices.
How to Apply:
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Safety Manager - Construction) to on or before Thursday 13th July 2017. 

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV


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