Job Title: Environment & Safety Officer

Organization: Bondrich Advisory Group

Duty station: Kampala

 

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement health, safety, and environmental policies
  • Create and update policies and procedures that align with local and national regulations, as well as industry standards.
  • Ensure that these policies are communicated effectively to all employees.
  • Identify potential hazards and assess risks within the workplace. Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of existing control measures and recommend improvements to minimize risks to employees and the environment.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees on health, safety, and environmental issues. Train employees on emergency response procedures, proper use of protective equipment, and safe work practices.
  • Investigate accidents, near-misses, and incidents to determine root causes and develop strategies to prevent recurrence. Prepare reports documenting incidents, findings, and recommended corrective actions.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to ensure compliance with legal requirements, company policies, and industry standards. Identify non-compliance issues and develop corrective action plans.
  • Develop emergency response plans and procedures, including evacuation plans, first aid protocols, and crisis management strategies. Conduct drills and exercises to test the effectiveness of these plans.
  • Implement measures to minimize the environmental impact of the organization’s operations. This may include waste management, pollution control, and energy conservation initiatives.
  • Maintain strong relationships with relevant regulatory agencies and ensure that the organization complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes in legislation and communicate updates to management and employees.
  • Promote a culture of safety and environmental awareness within the organization.
  • Regularly communicate HSE initiatives, updates, and best practices to employees through various channels.
  • Collect and analyze HSE data to identify trends and areas for improvement. Prepare reports and presentations to communicate key metrics and performance indicators to management.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in health, safety and environment work.
  • Professional Qualification or equivalent is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of Occupational safety legislation and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organization skills

 

How to Apply:

Click here to Apply!

Application Deadline: 12th August 2023

 

 



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