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Safety Officer

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Company Details
Industry: Consulting
Description: Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
Job Description

Our client is a Kenyan company which has been in operation for nearly ten years. They provide PPE, uniforms and branding solutions to a wide portfolio of customers ranging from multinationals, government, NGOs, banks, health institutions, telcos, insurance companies, manufacturers, and retailers. They seek to hire a safety officer who will provide safety management, advice, monitoring, and reporting in the workplace, and engage staff in programs that ensure safe practice in the workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Work across teams to ensure safety
  • Champion a safety agenda and culture across the company and our partners
  • Regularly review working conditions and work with line managers to correct non-compliance and realize opportunities for improvement
  • Manage and monitor issuance and usage of PPEs, including PPE inventory
  • Manage audits and compliance with regulatory bodies
  • Collaborate with third-party auditors to ensure all audits are conducted properly and on-time and all licenses are up to date (OSH, NEMA, fire safety, planning)
  • Develop and execute action plans to address any issues identified in audits
  • Maintain strong relationships with local regulators based on transparency and compliance
  • Regularly identify opportunities for assessing risk and implement improvements
  • Integrate safety into routine systems and procedures
  • Develop and maintain training protocols around safety, health and environment
  • Review standard practices and procedures and effectively integrate safety, health and environment best practices where appropriate
  • Conduct regular safety, health and environment trainings with all team members tailored to their roles
  • Provision of Safety training services and sale of safety equipment and apparel
  • Develop new and existing business within the Company’s safety equipment and apparel
  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, solicit orders and offer training services
  • Manage client accounts to maximize both customer and company value
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers’ needs and interests
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors’ products, prices, and sales.
  • Provide safety audit services to clients
  • Negotiate details of contracts and payments.

Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is often required.
    • Previous experience working in a similar role in a company with high standards of occupational health and safety; preferably in the manufacturing sector
    • Strong working knowledge of occupational and environmental regulations and risks
    • Health and safety certification is required.
    • Approved Occupational Health & Safety Auditor and Trainer
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong ability to lead and influence others
    • Demonstrated experience drafting and implementing training and procedural documents
    • Qualification in sales will also be an added advantage.
    • Ability to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.
    • Proven leadership, planning, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Safety Officer) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 24th Aug 2023

Salary: Kshs. 35,000 - Kshs. 45,000
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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