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Safety Officer Job in Kenya

Base Titanium Ltd

Exceptional Career Opportunity

Base Titanium Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of the Australian company, Base Resources Limited, is developing the globally significant Kwale Mineral Sands Project about 50km south of Mombasa. 

The project is now funded and construction commenced in the 3rd quarter of 2011. Production is scheduled to start during the second half of 2013.

Base is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates and on attracting and developing good people. 

Kwale is the first large mining development in Kenya since 1911 and represents an exciting opportunity for high performing candidates seeking to be part of the successful development of the project. 

Pragmatic and pro-active candidates with strong integrity and who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Occupational Health & Safety Manager, the
Safety Officer will be responsible for provision of support and up to date advice OH& S matters for a fixed term of twelve months during construction and commissioning.

Key accountabilities include:
  • Assist with the development, review and implementation of site OH&S policy and procedures.
  • General data entry and OH&S records management to meet site and statutory needs. 
  • Conduct site specific induction and general OH&S awareness training. 
  • Identify specific OH&S education and awareness needs and develop programs to suit. 
  • Conduct various audits and inspections as required. 
  • Assist with Site OH&S activities as required by the OH&S Manager. 
  • Assist other staff with the provision of First Aid services.
Qualifications and experience:
  • The ideal candidate will:
  • Hold a tertiary qualification. Proven experience in lieu of a tertiary qualification will be considered.
  • Have 5 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Be familiar with the legislative and statutory requirements of OH&S.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a challenging environment with a multinational workforce with minimal supervision and high ethical standards. 
  • Possess good computer skills. 
  • Have ability to work in a team.
Eligible applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter, copy of Identity Card, copies of qualifications and three traceable references for the attention of the Human Resources Manager, clearly marked "Application for Safety Officer position" to:

Applications must be received on or before 9th May 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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