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South Nyanza Sugar Company Limited, a key player in the sugar industry in Kenya wishes to enhance its human capital base by filling the following senior management positions with talented and qualified Kenyan citizens:-

1. Environment Health and Safety Manager 

1 Post

Reporting to Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, Environment Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for:
  • Planning, establishing, documenting, implementing and maintaining good Occupational Health and Environmental Management Systems to competitive health, safety and environmental standards within the organization

  • Promote good health, safety and environmental practices throughout company activities, products and services.
  • Review the Company Health, Safety and Environment Policy Statements on a regular basis and ensure awareness and implementation.
  • Devising, developing and monitoring effective Risk Assessment strategies and make recommendations on the implementation of these strategies.
  • Reviewing and developing health and safety policies, procedures and guidance, in keeping with best practice and make recommendations on their implementation and application.
  • Providing independent professional advice and technical information where appropriate to senior managers and all line managers to enable the company to discharge its statutory, common and moral obligations, keeping staff and Managers abreast of changes in HS&E Legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • Providing, or where necessary source, training for staff in relation to Health and Safety policies, practice and procedures.
  • Proposing, implementing and monitoring measures necessary to comply with HS&E Legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • Carry out or arrange workplace safety/Environmental audits and ensure that any remedial recommendations are implemented.
  • Ensuring that statutory requirements are being upheld throughout the organization e.g. OSHA, EMCA, Water Act, public health Act and those that company subscribes to.
  • Maintaining accident statistics analyses trends and propose and take remedial action where necessary.
  • Investigating or arrange for all accidents and near-misses to be investigated, prepare report of findings, including recommendations to prevent recurrence and implement approved course of action.
  • Assisting and supporting line managers in the preparation of risk assessments. Monitor the availability and appropriateness of risk assessments and, where necessary, safe working practices
  • Maintaining a register of First Aiders and ensure the adequate provision of first-aid and welfare facilities. Ensure all First Aiders are appropriately trained, and provide training to members of staff to enable them to become Fist Aiders.
  • Developing procedures to ensure that all contractors, suppliers, consultants and other irregular visitors to the company comply with relevant legislation and company safety and Environmental policies.
  • Meeting and co-operating with visiting health, safety and environmental regulatory officers as required..
  • Undertaking company inspections in conjunction with appointed trade union representatives and members of the company H&S Committee.
  • Ensuring the implementation of the Company Fire and Evacuation Procedure and monitor its effectiveness by undertaking fire evacuation drills on all sites at least twice per fiscal year.
  • Identifying and implement opportunities/concepts for continuous environmental improvement programmes.
  • Promoting and coordinating the integration of environmental management and sustainability issues into policies, rules, products, services and operations
Person Specifications
  • BSC in Environmental Sciences or related fields
  • A minimum of (3) year’s relevant work experience.
  • Post graduate certificate in Occupational Health & Safety,
  • Lead expert in EIA/EA
  • Auditor in ISO 14001EMS/ISO 18001 OSHA
  • Well versed with Occupational Safety and Health Act, Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act and Other relevant legislations.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (training/presentations/report writing).
  • Ability to lead and direct teams and /or committees.
  • Must be IT proficient (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Skilled in the standards, concepts, practices, and procedures within the health, safety and environmental fields.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Scientific Analytical Skills.
  • Independent thinker, creative, honest and reliable.
  • Age above 35 but less than 45 years
2. Senior Internal Auditor


Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for:
  • Conducting independent audits of the operational and financial functions of SonySugar so as to identify weaknesses in the effectiveness and efficiency of controls and propose recommendations for improvement
  • Preparing annual audit schedules and programs, perform risk exposure assessments and providing recommendations to minimize the risks and safeguards the Company assets
  • Carrying out system audits and appraise the application and adequacy of accounting, financial, procurement and other controls
  • Reviewing the work of internal auditors for quality and completeness, taking key risks into consideration
  • Preparing and submitting audit reports including recommendations to management and the Board Audit Committee
  • Following up on recommendations to ensure they are implemented
Persons Specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance from a recognized university
  • A qualified accountant (CPA-K / ACCA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • At least three (3) years experience in a similar position, preferably in a manufacturing or Audit firm
  • Good analytical, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Experience in using Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs)
  • Possession of CISA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Aged 45 years and below
3. Management Trainee – Finance 

2 Posts

Person Specification
  • B.com or, any other Business related degree from a reputable University with a minimum Upper Second Class Honors.
  • Must have CPA 1
  • Must have graduated less than three (3) years ago.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Must not be more than 28 years old.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
If you believe and you demonstrate abilities to meet the criteria of the above positions, please submit your hand written applications with copies of your certificates and a well detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) immediately to reach not later than 28th September, 2011 to;

Managing Director
South Nyanza Sugar Company Limited
P.O. Box 107,40405
Sare- Awendo

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