QHSE Officer

Type: Full Time Deadline: 0 months, 8 days
Category: Logistics & Operations Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) , Quality Control
Job Level: Supervisory

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all legal requirements for QHSE are complied with (first aid training, OSHA, health, NEMC etc that is relevant) both govt and industry standard
  • Ensure QHSE is a CULTURE within a company, not a compliance issue 
  • Assist in compliance reviews, risk assessment 
  • Maintain HSE records / logs (incidents, reports, records, licenses) 
  • Owner of company’s policies and management systems relating to Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Assurance and the Environment.
  • Responsible for preparing strategies and for developing, reviewing, updating and implementing internal policy and process.
  • Manage / participate / lead client audits on QHSE 
  • Ensure QHSE records and procedures are regularly updated, instill systems, conduct regular training for employee 
  • Conduct risk assessments / site inspections
  • Responsible for ensuring that company obtains and retains OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certification.
  • Know / ensure property is HSE compliant (fire extinguishers, sand boxes, signage, vehicles, qualified trainings etc) 
  • Identify potential hazards, find ways to reduce risks, 
  • Participate / prepare detailed incident investigations / root cause analysis 
  • Ensure PPE is distributed to staff as needed (records kept)
  • Ability to instill and achieve cultural change in the face of resistance

Educational Qualifications

Bachelors in Enviromental Science or any other related field

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 years experience in a QHSE Management Role with Line Management experience
  • Risk Management, Method Statement Review, Site inspections and investigations, company preparation for Audits, Compliance and maintenance of relevant standards, Risk Assessment experience, CDM Regulations implementation, an in-depth understanding of and the ability to interpret QHSE-related legislation, Company standards and programme requirements in order to pass on knowledge and requirements to others. 

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