Health, Safety and Environmental Manager Job Placement – Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station

Organisation: Kikagati Hydroelectric Power Station
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Project Manager
About US:
Hydroelectric Power Station, also referred to as Kikagati Power Station, is a
16 MW (21,000 hp) hydroelectric power station, under construction in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The HSE Manager will be responsible for
    overseeing the environment, health and safety performance for Kikagati
    Hydro Power Project (KHPP).
  • During construction, Interface with the
    designated construction teams which will provide overall coordination of
    HSE aspects.
  • Review all contractors environmental and
    safety documentation to ensure completeness to national and international
    acceptable standards.
  • Carry out important staff training and
    ensure all members of the work place’ (including contractor work force)
    recognize and understand their own contributions to improve environmental,
    health and safety performance.
  • Comply with and seek the relevant
    project authorizations or permits.
  • Continuously update and implement the
    various projects’ Environment and Social Management Plans (ESMPs’).
  • The HSE Manager will examine corporate
    activities to establish where improvements can be made and ensure
    compliance with environmental legislation across the company.
  • Perform inspections and audits on site
    activities and documentation as required frequencies and ensure that the
    environmental monitoring and pollution prevention and control parameters
    are in accordance with government regulations through permits/licenses
    acquired and international standards.
  • Prepare, compile and present project’s
    HSE progress statistics on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
    or as required.
  • Develop policies, programs, and
    associated communication documentation.
  • Implement mitigation measures as
    required through the various ESMPs
  • Supervise environment service
    agreements, track budget and cost control in relation to E&S
  • Initiate Environment, Social Management
    Systems ‘(ESMS‘) for all project and Human Resources policies in line with
    the National and International Labour Organization (ILO) core standards
    with annual reviews.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of mitigation
    during construction and operations phases of the project, and instilling
    change management procedures.
  • Examine HSE activities to establish
    areas of improvement and ensure compliance with environment legislation
    and international standards across the Company’s interface with the
    projects’ team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    degree in an environmental science, engineering or equivalent
  • Five years of working experience in
    power generation as an HSE Manager with a preference for hydro or energy
  • Experience of implementing the Equator
    Principles and the environmental, social, health and safety standards of
    international finance institutions such as the World Bank, international
    Finance Corporation Performance Standards, African Development Bank,
    European Bank for reconstruction and Development etc. on major projects,
    an understanding of such documents is essential.
  • Has knowledge in Uganda’s Environmental,
    Social and Labour legislation.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal,
    written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
  • Must have strong planning and
    organizational skills as well as the ability to lead and promote teamwork.
  • Must have a valid driving permit and
    preferably completed a defensive driving course
  • Willingness to work in remote areas.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications via
Email to to: addressed to the Project Manager,
Kikagati Power Company Limited (KPCL) and please include the application letter
and updated CV ONLY (in pdf format)
Deadline: 27th May 2018
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