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Monday, July 3, 2017

Safety, Health & Environment Officer Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Safety, Health & Environment Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00pm, Friday, 7th July 2017.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Brief Company Profile:
Our Client, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL ) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of power in eight territories covering over 60 districts, operation of the pole plant, and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of Government. UEDCL has hired Q-Sourcing Limited to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following roles:
Job Code: QSL-UEDCL-SHED-005/17
Job Position: Safety, Health & Environment Officer.
Reports to: Chief Technical Services Officer
Job Purpose:
To develop safety, health and environmental awareness among staff and the public leading to minimizing accidents and enhance UEDCL‘s compliance to with the statutory SHE requirements.
Key Performance Areas:
  • Keep register safety incident afflicted to staff, equipment, assets and public.
  • investigate safety incidents and develop mitigation and corrective measures.
  • Carry out safety, health 8r environmental audits
  • Compile periodic and adhoc SHE reports
  • Develop environmental and social management plans
  • Develop waste management policy and its implementation
  •  Develop and implement environmental management system
  • Spearhead sensitization of electrical safety to the public
  • Preparation of decommissioning reports
  • Maintain appropriate fire protection equipment and training
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Diploma in Environmental Science or equivalent from recognized University /College.
  • At least one (1) year experience in recognized SHE compliant company.
  • Must have at least Four (4) years relevant experience in a busy organization
Job application procedure
Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria outlined as above are invited to send a comprehensive CV with 3 career references by e-mail to  Note: Any form of Lobbying will automatically lead to disqualification.
Kindly mark your application as “Application - Job Position - Job Code In the subject line of your email. (This varies according to the job being applied for)
Details for the job positions above can be accessed from our website  interested candidates should submit their Cover letter and Resume/CV to the email above not later than 5:00pm, Friday, 7th July 2017.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Uganda Electricity Distribution Co.Ltd (UEDCL), is an equal opportunity employer.