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Sep 6, 2017

Infrastructure Contractor Health and Safety Officer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Health and Safety Officer

Our client is leading infrastructure contractor. 

They wish to recruit an individual who will be responsible for preventing and eliminating injury and illness to project employees and ensure that legislation is adhered to and complied with in order to manage the planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing of the health and safety strategies.

  • Ensure compliance to the OSHA 2007 and related requirements.
  • Lead the construction team in the implementation of Safety Procedures within the Construction site
  • Raise awareness about safety, health and welfare and implementation of instructions
  • Make reports and investigations following dangerous situations, accidents and incidents
  • Plan for safety, health and welfare inspections, and safety action plans
  • Ensure appropriate hazard control approaches
  • Manage the induction of new employees, contractors and visitors
  • Ensure adherence to safety indicators on site
  • Ensure appropriate waste management within site
  • Manage man-hours, lost time, accident incident register
  • Ensure equipment inspections and follow-up action points
  • Carry out/coordinate regular safety inspections and implementation of action points
  • Ensure registration of worksite, contractors and any other requirements by regulators
  • Coordinate emergency drills and follow-up on action points for a safety workplace
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
Education, Experience and Skills Required
  • Should possess a minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a construction site
  • Have a degree or diploma in occupational safety and health, technical course
  • Ability to respond calmly and think clearly in emergency situations
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent Communication Skills both oral and written.
  • Must be able to use computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation.
  • Be a team player with the ability to counsel, coach and mentor staff.
How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above criteria should submit a Cover Letter and updated CV as one document with 3 Referees by e-mail to: [email protected], together with full contact details, including daytime telephone number and email address. 

The applications should be received on or before Tuesday 12th September 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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