Environmental Health and Safety Officer Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group of Companies

Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/EHSO/15/01/2018
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
About US:
The Mukwano Group of Companies
is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great
Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible
cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Draft,
    implement and maintain policies and guidelines on Environment, Health and
  • Develop,
    implement, administer and maintain EHS protocol on use of PPEs and
    adherence to safety and health related programs.
  • Review
    and update the corporate EHS management system manual and monitor its
  • Prepare
    and implement the EHS training plan in coordination with the Human
    Resource Department.
  • Formulate
    corporate short term and long term EHS objectives and plans
  • Carry
    out accident and incident investigations and submit relevant reports.
  • Promote
    EHS plans, monitor, evaluate and report performance against plan
  • Maintain
    auditing expertise and ensure execution of monthly / quarterly audit programs
  • Maintain
    contacts with external parties regarding environment, Health and Safety,
    including government institutions.
  • Provide
    advice on Environment, Health and safety to line departments
  • Adhere
    to the health and safety and QMS guidelines at all times.
  • Compile
    EHS data and report all incidents / accidents to HOD accurately and within
    specified time frame.
  • Participant
    in implementing the corporate EHS strategy and objectives
  • Provide
    expert advice on EHS matters to management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Mukwano Environmental Health and Safety Officer job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or
    Industrial Chemistry and any other related discipline from a recognized
  • Three
    years of relevant working experience in a similar position in a busy
    manufacturing set up.
  • Excellent
    communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good
    report writing skills
  • Good
    numerical ability
  • Show
    a positive attitude
  • Good
    team player, flexible
  • Results-focused,
    takes initiative, self driven, needs minimum supervision, creative and
    sound customer care skills.
  • Should
    be familiar with all the tools, concepts and methodologies of system
    management and various laws, regulations and guidelines used in
    manufacturing set ups.
  • Should
    have the ability to work extra time, should possess excellent people
    management skills, a team player, objective, decisive
  • Keen
    attention to detail
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with Mukwano Group should send their applications with copies of academic
credentials, testimonials, L.C 1 letter, National ID and detailed Curriculum
Vitae indicating contact details of three (3) referees should to be sent via
post or hand delivered to: The Human Resource Department, Mukwano Group of
Companies, P. O. Box 2671, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can also be
sent to: recruitment@mukwano.com. Please clearly quote the job reference as
subject of your E-mail. Attachments should not exceed 2 MB.
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
Deadline: 27th January 2018

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