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Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya.

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community.

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

Senior OSH Compliance Officer
Re: SOCO-JULY 2013

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Resources Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager- Facilities, Health & Safety, the job holder will be responsible for the planning, establishment, implementation and maintenance of a variety of OSH programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees, contractors, sub-contractors, visitors to company premises and other persons who may be affected by company business operations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for;
  • Maintenance of a strong field presence throughout company facilities, in monitoring and ensuring that all business operations comply with OSH laws and regulations, Safaricom Standards and internationally accepted OSH standards.
  • Coordinating OSH committee activities.
  • Participation in emergency preparedness planning and response.
  • Coordination and participation in the provision of in-house OSH related training.
  • Assist in the assessment of all contractor activities to ensure that they meet legal, Safaricom and OSH best practice requirements.
  • Coordination and participation in the investigation of all accidents, near misses, dangerous occurrences, property damage or loss, first aid cases and medical treatment cases reported in all company facilities.
  • Review and maintenance of accurate records of OSH statistics and development of trend analysis reports.
  • Performance of other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or other health and safety related studies
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in the environment, safety and health field.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Work Injuries Benefit Act and subsidiary legislation.
  • Valid driving license.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Good understanding of risk assessment and hazard analysis processes
  • Good understanding of incident investigation process.
  • good interpersonal skills
  • good networking skills and team player qualities
  • Ability and flexibility to interact with people at a various levels
  • problem – solving skills
  • Ability to understand organizational behavior, address its underlying problems and improve the position
  • Ability to achieve high quality results with results persistent positivity in the face of challenges and setbacks

If you meet the above requirements and you are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below.

All applications must be delivered on or before Thursday the 1st of August 2013.

Head of Talent & Resourcing
Safaricom Ltd Nairobi

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke

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