Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Officer Jobs – BIDCO Uganda Limited

Organization: BIDCO
Uganda Limited
Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Head
of EHS
About US:
Bidco Uganda Limited
(BUL) is an FMCG company that has established a modern edible oil processing
complex in Masese, Jinja. BUL has also developed 10,000 hectares of oil palm
plantations on Bugala Island, Kalangala District as a backward integration
component. All these are geared at serving the African markets with our brands
of fortified edible oils, fats and laundry soap.
Job Summary:  The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)
Officer will be responsible for adherence to National Regulations/ Acts and
promoting good practices in accordance to Environment, Health and Safety.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft, implement and maintain policies and guidelines on
    Environment, Health and Safety.
  • Develop, implement, administer and maintain EHS protocol on use of
    PPEs and adherence to safety and health related programs.
  • Review and update the corporate EHS management system manual and
    monitor its implementation
  • Prepare and implement the EHS training plan in coordination with the
    Human Resource Department.
  • Formulate corporate short term and long term EHS objectives and
    plans.
  • Carry out accident and incident investigations and submit relevant
    reports.
  • Promote EHS plans, monitor, evaluate and report performance against
    plan.
  • Maintain auditing expertise and ensure execution of monthly/
    quarterly audit programs
  • Maintain contacts with external parties regarding environment,
    Health and Safety, including government institutions.
  • Provide advice on Environment, Health and safety to line
    departments.
  • Adhere to the health and safety and QMS guidelines at all times.
  • Compile EHS data and report all incidents / accidents to accurately
    and within specified time frame.
  • Participant in implementing the corporate EHS strategy and
    objectives.
  • Provide expert advice on EHS matters to management



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree
    Environmental Management, Engineering or industrial chemistry.
  • Possession of Environmental Management Certification are added
    advantage
  • Excellent organizational, planning and presentation skills.
  • Good understanding of occupational health and
  • Safety legislation.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the above specifications should send their application and
updated CV to; The Head of Human Resources via Email only
to: career@bul.co.ug. Please caption on Subject line with the name of the
position being applied for
Deadline: 14th June 2019
NB:
Bidco is an equal opportunity employer and does not solicit for money from job
applicants, jobs are strictly awarded on merit
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