Environment, Health and Safety Officer Jobs – Hariss International Limited (Riham Group)

 

Job Title:    Environment, Health and
Safety Officer

Organization:  Hariss
International Limited (Riham Group)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Hariss International
Limited is one of Uganda’s leading manufacturers of food and beverages. Since
its inception in 2005, the production of both food and beverages have been
operating under the brand name RIHAM. 

 

RIHAM has grown into
a well-known household brand over the years and has greatly captured the
support of the mass market. The brand currently operates a broad product
portfolio comprising of Carbonated Soft Drinks, Natural Mineral Water, Juices,
Malt & Energy Drinks, Premium and other biscuits.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Responsible
for planning, coordinating and implementing effective HSE policies, guidelines
and procedures in line with company goals and objectives

·       
Responsible
for ensuring all staff and visitors observe HSE regulations, wears all required
safety equipment, encourage safe working practices, correct obvious hazards
immediately or report them to the senior management.

·       
Ensure
that the factory has proper risk emergency plans in place and are implemented.

·       
Assist
the QA Manager in conducting training needs assessment and ensure that all
staff are adequately trained in Occupation Health and Safety Precautions

·       
Ensure
proper waste management in and outside the factory and that all waste generated
as a result of our operations are handles in accordance with local and national
regulations

·       
Ensure
that the factory complies with all Environmental Health, safety & Local
Government Regulations

·       
Support
the department in carrying out environmental audits, both internal and
external, and implement corrective actions.

·       
Assist
in coordinating emergency response and administering first aid.

·       
Carry
out investigation into any issues related to violations of HSE standards.

·       
Plan and
conduct HSE training for all employees in the company, in liaison with the
Human Resources Manager.

·       
Ensure
minimum impacts to health and the Environment from nuisances such as dust,
odor, noise and vibration

·       
Provide
pollution control mechanisms and protect employees from foreseeable work hazards
by ensuring safe working Environment

·       
Carry
out waste water and ensure underground water samples are analyzed, both
internally and externally, and results kept on file

·       
Ensure
results of ground water abstraction are submitted to relevant government departments
as required.

·       
Liaise
with Government agencies like NEMA, Directorate of water resources and KCCA,
Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development on matters relating to
Environment, Health and safety.

·       
Ensure
that the Effluent Treatment Plant is monitored daily and is well maintained.

·       
Liaise
with and maintain positive and proactive relations with managers, employees,
the community contact persons and the area local municipal council and other
regulatory agencies to ensure effective implementation of HSE programs

·       
Performs
any other task as per management request.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science,
Environmental Management or a related discipline.

·       
A
minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy environment.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 15th December 2020

 

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