Health and Safety Officer Job at Mantrac Uganda

Job Title: Health and Safety Officer

Organisation: Mantrac Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: The Health and Safety Officer will be
responsible for developing and implementing all safety policies and practices
in line with Mantrac Group’s Safety Vision and Principles and work practices.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    company and customer HSE procedures and safe working practices are
    strictly followed, with the aim of reducing lost time incidents.
  • Strive
    towards completion of comprehensive Safe Work/Operating Procedures for all
    Mantrac operations.
  • Implement
    a strategy for Mantrac Uganda for completing Job Safety Analysis for each
  • Encourage
    and assist in the development of Risk Assessments to be carried out in
    each work area consistently.
  • Analyze
    accidents, and report findings of investigations and suggest corrective
  • Ensure
    and maintain procedures for the handling, storage and transport of
    hazardous substances including their disposal.
  • Coordinate
    the Safety Committee functions including workplace inspections, accident
    investigations and quarterly meetings.
  • Monitor
    the contents and condition of the first-aid boxes and fire fighting
  • Keep
    management up to date with new legislation.
  • Promote
    Health and Safety awareness through the business.
  • Ensure
    all HSE training is carried out, for example, health & safety
    committee trainings, fire marshal training, first aid training or any
    other HSE related training as required.
  • Establish
    and maintain safety KPI (Key Performance Indicator) data Lagging/Leading
  • Keep
    updated, comprehensive registers on all safety and environmental related
    registers, ie. Lifting tackles, Ladders, Fire Extinguishers, Chains,
    Electrical Tooling etc.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Degree
    in physical sciences or related qualification. A degree in health &
    safety will be preferred
  • Diploma
    in health & safety or environmental sciences
  • 3
    years post academic experience in Health, Safety and / or Environmental Management
  • Proficiency
    in Microsoft office applications
  • Report
    writing skills
  • Able
    to initiate and generate activity and make prompt clear decisions
  • Good
    with detail and a good planner
How to Apply:
All job
applicants should submit their applications with a curriculum vitae (CV) and
cover letter with three work related referees including photocopies of your
academic papers to the contact given below: The Human Resource Manager, Mantrac
Uganda Plot 17/41, 7th Street, Industrial Area, P. O. BOX 7126 Kampala, Uganda
or email:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 31st May, 2013

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