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Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Officer

KEDS Tanzania Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as “KEDS Tanzania” or “Company”) was registered in Tanzania in the year 2016. The principal business is mainly the international trade of building material products and daily chemical instant consumables. It is based and projected to take advantage (in the future) of the development and expansion of emerging markets in Africa. KEDS is dedicated to put the customer at the foremost, with its core business philosophy as the improvement of living quality of people from emerging countries. Therefore, KEDS has formed a strong team of product research and development providing people from emerging markets with Daily FMCG.

POSITION TITTLE: Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Officer
REPORTS TO: Administration Manager
LOCATION: KIBAHA,Lulanzi Area

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management


Key Competencies:

  • Proven experience as safety officer
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail


Experience & Training.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
  • BA in safety management, environmental studies or relevant field is preferred
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety
  • Prior HSE experience for 2 years


HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their detailed CV before April13, 2019 to kedsrecruits@gmail.com (indicate the position title in the email subject line).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.