Environmental, Social, Health & Safety Coordinator Job Careers – Grainpulse Ltd

Organisation: Grainpulse
Ltd
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Grainpulse Ltd is a
first of its kind integrated agribusiness company and Uganda’s number one
dealer in Agro inputs, Grain and Coffee. We continue expanding everyday to meet
our clientele needs.
Job Summary:  The Environmental, Social, Health & Safety
(ESHS) Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the Environmental,
Social and Safety Management System (ESMS) and programs within the organization
by complying with all applicable environmental, health and safety legislation
and regulations such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2006, the
National Environmental Management Act 2019 as well as IFC Performance
Standards,.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Periodically
review the applicable Environmental, Social, Health and Safety (ESHS)
strategies, policies, procedures, standards, manuals and guidelines and
licenses/certifications to ensure that they meet legislative and best practice
requirements;
·        
Implemental
ESMS related policies, standards and procedures developed on the corporate
level and incorporating ESHS considerations into company’s daily operations;
·        
Identify
environmental, social, health and safety (ESHS) hazards, risks and impacts as
early as possible associated with company’s activities (for example: waste
management, incorporating initiatives for empty containers; efficient use of
energy and water; occupational health and safety; emergency preparedness and
response; relations with local communities; transportation safety; etc);
·        
Identify
risk management strategies focusing on the prevention of impacts favoring
strategies that eliminate the cause of the hazard/impact at its source; or when
impact avoidance is not feasible, incorporating engineering and management
controls (e.g. pollution controls)
·        
Conduct
regular inspections and periodic environmental health and safety audits
[internal & external) of all Grainpulse workplaces and factory sites,
machinery and facilities by identifying and correcting potential-hazards,
carrying out adequate evaluation and analysis of the workplaces as well as
following-up on the installation of safety equipment and implementation of the
identified corrective actions.
·        
Conduct
worksites accident and incident investigations and make sure all fatalities,
Lost time Injuries, serious event reviews, near-misses are fully investigated,
closed-out, and suitably communicated to ensure that repetition of the same is
avoided or suspend those activities that pose threats to workers’ health and
safety.
·        
Ensure
compliance with all legally prescribed ESHS obligations and regulatory
requirements as relate to company’s operations (including, verifying E&S
licenses and permits from clients and for company’s operations, and
implementing IFC’s requirements);
·Participate in the review of technical
reports, analyse environmental, health and safety performance statistics and design
measures to integrate environmental, health and safety issues into operational
work plans;
·        
Develop
policies and programs designed to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or
injury to employees;
·        
Sensitise
employees on the inherent work place risks and improvement of working
conditions and practices and recommend measures to safeguard them from
potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials;
·        
Develop
and implement Emergency Response Programs and also advise on Emergency
Preparedness and Response Plans and equip employees on Emergency Response
Practices;
·        
Provide
expert advice, support and create awareness on environmental, health and safety
issues to Plant Managers and other Functional Heads so as to ensure compliance
and adherence to existing relevant local legislation, ESHS policies &
guidelines as well as implement best industry ESHS practices;
·        
Train
staff on ESHS matters, including but not limited to environmental controls,
occupational health and safety and emergency controls;
·        
Organise
ESHS meetings and serve as administrator and secretary responsible for drafting
monthly meeting agenda, send meeting requests, circulate minutes and organise
any other related logistics including boardroom bookings, catering, etc.;
·        
Design
and apply monitoring and evaluation system and reporting framework review
Grainpulse’s operations data as a means to verity and, where necessary, improve
ESHS system;
·        
Prepare
employees! workers and nearby communities to respond to accidents, to
effectively and safely control such events, and restoring workplace and
community environments to safe and healthy conditions (tor instance, carrying
out mandatory fire drills and related activities;
·        
Design a
road safety framework tor the officially appointed transporters



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must possess a First degree in any field related to
Environmental Sciences and Occupational Health and Safety studies; possession
of a relevant advanced degree is an added advantage.
·        
At least
five years of work experience in a similar position in an industrial/
manufacturing environment; with current knowledge of country’s regulatory
requirements and preferably the applicable requirements of IFC E&S
Performance Standards (Occupational Health and Safety Act 2006 and the National
Environmental Management act 2019 guidelines and standards) as well as understand
the company’s sectoral challenges, ESHS impacts and risks.
·        
The
ideal candidate must be proficient in the relevant MS Office computer packages;
have excellent communication and report writing skills.
·        
He or
she must also have a proven high level of integrity, excellent interpersonal
skills, be innovative and with the ability to work independently and in a team.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with detailed
CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented
at the interview), copy of a stamped recent salary pay-slip to Recruitment@grainpulse.co.ug
Deadline: Friday, 30th August 2019
NB:
Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification
will lead to criminal prosecution.
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