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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager Job at Veritas Investments Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

Jobs at:
Veritas Investments Limited

Deadline of this Job:
14th October 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer
About Veritas Investments Limited:
Veritas Investments Limited is an Investment Company in Uganda dealing in a variety of businesses including but not limited to: Real Estate, ICT, Car Hire, Trading among others.
Job Summary: The Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager will carry out the day to day operations of HSE for our different companies as well as contribute to the application of effective Health and Safety Environmental management by providing both technical and Management support.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Health, Safety and Environmental management.
  • Maintain relevant HSE logs and documentation.
  • Provide support in ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation.
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy.
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks.
  •  Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements.
  •  Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers.
  •  Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry.
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
  • Prepare applicable HSE reports as necessary.
  • Participate in detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of relevant HSE training.
  • Observe HSE regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers and regulatory agencies.
Operational Areas/Site Specific Responsibilities (but not limited to):
  • Walk around operational areas as whenever required to establish HSE presence and provide support.
  •  Conduct HSE Meetings/Trainings and schedule as needed.
  •  Write, implement, and manage HSE Programs, Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform HSE Inspections to the different sites.
  •  Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE.
  •  Have knowledge and enforce compliance of Regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA among others), including company HSE policies and procedures.
  •  Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment.
  • Oversee Behavior Based / Observation Safety Programs.
  • Help develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA).
  • Assist in administering and maintaining compliance programs.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as required as assigned.
    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Environment Management, Environment Science, Science in Biosystems Engineering and other related disciplines.
  • Personal Attributes: Team Player, People person, Critical thinker, Effective communicator, Flexible.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their updated CVs to