HSE Assistant – Yalelo Uganda

September 2, 2023

Job title: HSE Assistant

Organization: Yalelo Uganda

Location: Butembe


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and implementing safety, health, and environmental (HSE) policies and programs.
  • Provide advice to employees on safety-related topics.
  • Develop and deliver regular educational and training sessions on HSE topics.
  • Collaborate with HR to establish a new employee onboarding process for safety, health, and environment.
  • Conduct risk assessments, identify potential hazards and establish corrective actions.
  • Enforce preventative measures and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and present reports on SIOs, Near-misses, First-aid cases, incidents/accidents, violations, and their causes.
  • Ensure that all HSE related records are entered into the H&S/E&S management systems daily.
  • Participate in development and deliverance of toolbox talks on a weekly basis.
  • Oversee workplace repairs, installations, and any activities that could pose risks to employee safety.
  • Participate in co-ordination of the department’s emergency procedures and serve as an on-site emergency coordinator.
  • Inspect workplaces and equipment to ensure compliance with storage and safety regulations and identify hazards.
  • Ensure proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) according to regulations.
  • Implement measures to prevent environmental degradation and ensure conservation practices.
  • Maintain a chemical register for all products used on-site and ensure compliance with pesticide regulations.


Minimum qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Diploma in Environmental Management or a related field.
    • Bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate in Occupational Health, safety and Environment would be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in HSE related work.
    • Sufficient knowledge of legislations and procedures related to safety, health, and environment.
    • Familiarity with potentially hazardous materials and practices.
    • Proficiency in MS Office.
    • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to effectively work as part of a team.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skill
    • Proactive problem-solver that can manage difficult situations with positive results.
    • Passionate about health and safety High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
    • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.


How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their applications, CVs, and copies of academic documents as one pdf document to: careers@yalelo.ug

Deadline: Sept 8th 2023


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