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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Property Company Health and Safety Officer Vacancy in Kenya

Health and Safety Officer
Responsibilities
  • Review and develop all aspects of the company’s Health and Safety Policy and activity, and enforce policies to establish a culture of Health and Safety
  • Monitor, evaluate and review existing new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation and ensure that the company has systems and procedures in place to meet legal compliance
  • Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of Health and Safety within their areas of responsibility, which includes regular audits
  • Ensure that rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems are in place, undertake risk assessment processes to identify hazards and ensure appropriate control measures are in place
  • Discuss areas for improvement with relevant staff and/or external bodies and agree appropriate corrective action
  • Liaise with site Health and Safety officers on health surveillance where a risk assessment has identified a need, including carrying out stress risk assessments when requires, and maintain appropriate records
  • Provide staff with comprehensive and relevant information and training on Health and Safety systems and procedures, including advising on equipment purchase and workplace practices
  • Maintain the accident and “near miss” database, investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle workers’ compensation claims
  • Undertake the planning and implementation of fire drills and other evacuation procedures
  • Design and deliver training sessions and presentations on health and safety and accident prevention, including new staff induction and residence managers training
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
  • Maintain a central record of all risk assessments, report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics.
  • Attend regular update training on Health and Safety legislation and the application of key policies in youth housing and advise the company’s management of key developments and areas for change/improvement.
  • Ensure that appropriate records are maintained in compliance with legal requirements, and that necessary notices are displayed and reviewed.
  • Be the convener of the company’s Health and Safety Committee and actively promote a safe environment throughout the company’s sites
Requirements
  • A Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Professional certification as a Health & Safety practitioner highly desirable.
  • Deep understanding of Occupational Health and Safety regulations/legislations.
  • Experience in organizing and delivering training on Health and Safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, laws dealing with government and/or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration.
Required skills and key competencies
  • Ability to produce reports and developing relevant policies.
  • Ability to discover opportunities for improving conditions and executing various safety programmes.
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Training and capacity development skills
  • Good Knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
How to Apply
If you feel you fit this role,please use this link to apply to kenyajobs2016@gmail.com latest by 30th April 2017

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