QHSE Officer (Zambia)

Zambia, Full Time Salary: Negotiable

Are you someone who loves the order of policies and procedures? Do you believe that the responsible way is the best way? Then we have the job for you!
With a growing fleet of 400 trucks Health and Safety is always important. We are looking for someone who can assist our Health and Safety Department.
1. Overall Purpose
To oversee all HSE activities and programs
To promote continual improvement, humility and safety across the Group.
2. Accountability & Responsibility Areas.
To oversee all HSE activities and programs
To promote continual improvement, humility and safety across the Group.
Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Health,
Manage HSE Programs, Policies and Procedures and maintain relevant logs and documentation.
Assist in the compliance of applicable laws and regulations i.e OSHA.
Perform HSE Inspections and prepare applicable HSE reports as necessary.
Provide assistance and advice on HSE issues to make recommendations to the company.
Participate in detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
Assist in the development and presentation of relevant HSE training.
Observe HSE regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance.
Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as customers and regulatory agencies.
Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE.
Ability to oversee Hazardous Waste Storage area and ensure regulatory agency compliance i.e. labeling, containment, proper disposal, documentation, etc.
Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment.
To help develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Ability to spearhead Safety Incentive Programs.
Perform other work related tasks as required as assigned
3. Knowledge , Skills & Qualifications
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in related field
Experience in working in a structured system.
Extensive knowledge of quality improvement systems.
International exposure.
Commercially astute.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivation, leadership and innovation.
Excellent written report writing skills