Occupational Health & Safety Officer Career Jobs – Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL)

Organisation: Uganda Telecom
Limited (UTL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of Support
& Administration
About UTL:
Uganda Telecom is committed to providing exceptional telecommunication
services that meet our customer’s needs and improve our efficiency.
Job Summary: The
Occupational Health & Safety Officer will provide expert knowledge and
skills in order to generate and promote a positive health and safety culture
and will also be responsible for effectively implementing Occupational Safety
and Health practices within the Company.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure that the company observes an appropriate
Occupational Health & Safety Environment in line with OSHA requirements.
·        
Provide professional advice and support to
managers and staff in the identification of health risks arising from work
activity and issues at work that affect health and wellbeing.
·        
The incumbent will ensure that the UTL Health
& Safety Policies are adhered to by all staff and non-staff in UTL premises
at all times and raise any concerns regarding their operation, or any other
Health & Safety matters with the appropriate line manager.
·        
Keep up to date with new legislation and
maintain a working knowledge of all occupational Health & Safety
legislations and any developments that affect the business.
·        
Identify, plan and implement appropriate
interventions and advise on fitness for work as required.
·        
Conduct risk assessments and initiate mitigation
measures across the business.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Health & Environment Management or related
field.
·        
Possession of a diploma in a Health & Safety
related field e.g. NEBOSH
·        
Qualification in Project Management is an added
advantage
·        
At least three years’ experience in managing
Health and Safety in a big Organization
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates willing to work with one of Uganda’s
leading telecom companies, UTL should send their applications to:
The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer,
Uganda Telecom,
Human Resources & Administration Office,
3rd Floor, Telephone House,
P.O. Box 7171, Kampala. Uganda
OR E-mail to: recruitment@utl.co.ug
Deadline: 2nd
September 2016
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