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Vacancy title:
Security and Safety Associate - Nairobi & Machakos

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Marketing, Sales and Service , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
22 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Security and Safety Associate - Nairobi & Machakos

About the Role
This position will lead to the development of Security & Safety Associate who will support coordination of quality, health, safety and environmental activities in the organization. The candidate selected in this role will work closely with teams to ensure timely resolution of HSSE. The role will also seek to design, implement, and maintain process changes required to achieve workplace health and safety regulatory standards.

Reporting to: HSSE Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

• Participate in the assessment, design, implementation and maintenance of process changes required to achieve and maintain standards set by workplace safety regulatory bodies.
• Participate in the assessment, design, implementation and maintenance of process changes required to achieve and maintain standards set by environmental regulatory bodies.
• Support operational teams to implement workplace organization (5S). Coach operational team members on 5S and innovative improvements.
• Coordinate all workplace audit inspections and the collection, analysis, reporting and development of HSSE Corrective Actions & Preventive Actions (CAPA) across all sites.
• Coordinate with operational teams to ensure timely resolution of HSSE CAPA.
• Coordinate execution of HSSE activities relating to fire preparedness, accident & incident preparedness and employee wellness.
• Coordinate HSSE learning and competence across operational teams by facilitating training sessions, safety inductions and toolbox talks.
• Assist in adherence and incremental improvement to waste management procedures.
• Maintain and improve HSSE source documents. Maintain all HSSE records including general registers, training records etc.
• Closely collaborate with operational teams on all matters HSSE and ensure their adherence to internal and external standards.
• Support in coordination of employee welfare activities such as implementation of deworming and vaccination sessions.
• Support in implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Company’s HSSE system in line with the prevailing legislation and company directives.
• Conduct regular risk assessments to ensure corrective and preventive actions are implemented, especially for high risk teams and areas.


• A qualification in occupational H&S – eg Security/Health and Safety Degree, Diploma, NEBOSH National Diploma/ Certificate).
• 0-2 years of experience in quality, health, safety and environment related work preferably in a warehouse setup.
• Proficiency in MS packages (word, excel, powerpoint).
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
• Previous experience in a H&S role within a logistics / distribution business.
• A good level of knowledge of transport and warehousing operations.
• Great leadership abilities – able to drive the H&S agenda through people.
• Strong knowledge of relevant legislation and associated H&S technical standards.
• Flexibility with working hours and the ability to travel to other sites across Kenya as required.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 07-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-07-2066
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