Manager, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing job at Bioversity International
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Manager, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Bioversity International

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 07 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 27 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Established in 2019, the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) was created to address these four crises, maximizing impact for change at key points in the food system.

About the position
• Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global HR Policies, Talent & Rewards, the Manager for Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing is responsible for the design, implementation and review of global programs to ensure compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards, and best practices across the Alliance and their overall effectiveness.
• S/He identifies opportunities for improvement, develop action plans, and implement changes to enhance organizational safety performance and wellbeing.
S/He will partner with regional HR teams to:
• ensure standards are consistently applied in all activities, maintaining reporting systems and facilitating a reporting culture to monitor incidents and injuries and identify hazards and risks.
• develop and continuously build staff and management capability and knowledge, ensuring that people-safety indicators and preventative safe work practices and systems are in place to reduce the risk of work-related accidents and injuries.
• develop and implement best practice, inclusive wellbeing initiatives and programs to support the unique cross-cultural needs of CGIAR’s diverse workforce.
• S/He will closely partner with Business Operations and Finance to ensure related staff welfare and security is considered.

Key duties & responsibilities
• Develop and implement global Occupational Health, Safety strategies policies and programs to create a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.
• Develop and partner with Regional HR teams to execute global programs to promote wellness, and wellbeing at the Alliance.
• Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor the effectiveness of occupational health, safety, and wellbeing programs and policies, including compliance at regional level.
• Guide and advise Regional HR to ensure compliance and a coordinated approach to health, safety, and wellbeing initiatives.
• Collaborate with leaders to define health, safety, and wellbeing goals and develop programs to meet them, obtaining support and resources for implementing initiatives effectively.
• Develops and maintains productive and reciprocal relationships related stakeholders, and counterparts in the CGIAR and international system.
• Establish and maintain relationships with external organizations, regulatory bodies, and industry groups to stay informed about emerging trends, best practices, and legal requirements.

• Masters in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field.
• Extensive experience in developing and implementing global Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing policies and programs across a decentralized and matrixed organization.
• In-depth knowledge of occupational health and safety regulations and standards in various regions.
• Excellent understanding of workplace health promotion and wellbeing trends and initiatives.
• Experience facilitating culture change and cultivating a proactive Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing culture.
• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to explain complex concerns, policies, and situations to audiences of all functions and levels.
• Ability to build positive relationships with stakeholders, building trust and confidence to promote Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing.
• Professional certifications in OH&S related fields.
• Proficiency in using tools for data analysis, reporting, and program management.
• Working knowledge of English, Spanish or French are a plus

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Applications MUST include reference number RFP 103620 – Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager as the position applied for. Cover letter and CV should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting. The Alliance collects and processes personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 07 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-05-2067
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