Occupational Health, Safety, Security & Loss Control Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Company Name: Simba Holdings Limited

Company Summary:

Job Description:

The Mission of Simba Holdings Limited (SHL) is to enrich people’s lives by providing premium quality everyday products and services at competitive pricing and providing the best work culture & family like yet professional environment for our staff who have the right knowledge, skills and abilities as required. It is for this reason that SHL now seeks to recruit a dynamic and energetic person who is performance driven, suitably qualified and experienced to fill the vacant position of Occupational Health, Safety, Security & Loss Control Officer on a one-year fixed term contract.
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Occupational Health, Safety, Security & Loss Control Officer will be in charge of Occupational Health, Safety and risk Management & Mitigation. This includes organizational systems and processes in a manner that focusses on early intervention and prevention, thereby reducing accidents and losses.
Occupational Health & safety
Must be knowledgeable of all laws, policies, regulations and guidelines related to the said position and is able to recommend corrective actions to align current state of the factory to the correct state.
Must inspect, assess and ensure that company facilities present no safety hazard to workers and that these facilities are clean and hygienic.
Encourage a safety culture by coaching and directing safety activities for each department
Ensure the site is stocked with the minimum first aid requirements as defined by a standards organization.
Provide advice on best practice actions that enable compliance with the Occupation Health and Safety Act, relevant regulations and OH&S Policy and associated procedures
Maintain organizational systems with current data relevant to OH&S and provide reports as required
Ensure relevant audits and inspections are undertaken to meet legislative requirements and oversee the implementation of actions from audits as required
Lead the development, implementation and review of OH&S Management System, policies, procedures and strategies in line with current OH&S legislation which promote a safe and healthy work environment for all staff
Implement specific OH&S related projects including:

OH&S induction and training programs
OH&S auditing programs
Health and Safety monitoring
Emergency management and evacuation planning
Incident Investigations
First Aid management
Contractor induction.

Security & Loss
Formulate and prepare loss control and security risk management initiatives in the organization.
Carry out investigations for all cases involving employees at all levels.
Assists in the supervision of the day to day work of contracted security companies
Promote security and risk control awareness i.e. crime prevention and awareness campaigns
Coordinate the emergency preparedness systems for the Company e.g. fire system
Check on enforcement of controls in the company.
Act as liaison to local police & Supervisor to contracted third party security staff on site
Ability to handle PC/CCTV/Radio communication Systems.P
erform duties and tasks that may vary from the job description functions to meet the business needs of the Company

Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health & safety
Police or security training will an added advantage
2-3 years of experience in Health & safety in FMCG.
Ms Word & Excel
Report writing


Handle fraud and related investigations & court attendance
Handle confidential information and investigations
Ability to work under pressure and to deal with highly sensitive material;
Excellent communication, presentation & people skills.
Ability to work odd hours
Problem solving skills


Sober habits,
Inclusiveness and tolerance,

Send detailed curriculum vitae to [email protected] clearly stating the position title in the subject field. All applications should be sent not later than Monday 17th April, 2023.
SHL values the provision of equal employment opportunities. Therefore, women, men and persons with disability are all encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@simbaholding.com

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