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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Assistant Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Assistant [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Deadline of this Job:
8th November 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
The 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 i electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd's investment, generation, and distribution of power in eight territories covering over 67 Districts, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo, and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The Company is seeking to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following roles: .

Job Purpose:
• To ensure effective and efficient implementation of the Quality Management System and the Safety, Health and Environment Policy to achieve the company objectives.
• Travel in Operational areas to: train, Monitor safety & Compliance. Makes Reports on Incidences and near Misses. Manages Compensation processes as per the established laws.
Principal accountabilities
• Provide assistance to senior safety health and environment (SHE) officer in designing safety protocols (SHE policy and strategies).
• Provide clerical support to the Health and Safety Committee and senior safety health and environment (SHE) officer Forum
• Initiate and implement safety measures in work areas.
• Inspect work area premises for hazardous elements.
• Educate workers and employees on safety aspects.
• Assist senior safety health and environment (SHE) officer in preparing safety manuals and guidelines.
• Collaborate with departmental heads in implementing safety processes and guidelines.
• Establish and manage first aid center in work station.
• Ensure first aid treatment is provided immediately to injured employees.
• Ensure fighting equipment are in place and in a sound working condition
• Initiate and implement patient safety in a facility setting.
• Strictly adhere to corporate safety guidelines and procedure

Job Skills: Not Specified

Technical requirements/experience/qualifications
• Minimum of a Diploma in Engineering from a reputable Tertiary Institution.
• Person Specifications:
• Good communication and written skills;
• Experience gained at a senior level with respect to health, safety and environment in a similar or related industry;
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills; and Proficiency with the international health and safety standards.

Job Education Requirements: Diploma

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
All interested candidates who wish to join UEDCL in the aforementioned capacities are encouraged to visit our website at : select "Careers" to view the job details and follow the application instructions. After reviewing the job detail, candidates uploads should not exceed IMB. Please note that the deadline for receiving applications is Friday 8 November 2019 at 5:00 pm.

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