Safety Officer

Solwezi, Zambia, Contract Negotiable

We are urgently looking for a safety officer with knowledge in food safety and general SHEQ in the hospitality industry.This position reports to the site manager and is responsible for:

Coordinating and implementing all site-based health,safety and environmental (HSE) programmes and standards.
Provision of technical direction on all HSE decisions.
Evaluating the work environment and ensuring compliance with health and safety standards.
Inspecting the environmental impact of all operations and advise on the best methods to reduce safety,health and environmental hazards.
Ensuring compliance with the health and safety legislation,regulations and Company standards including environmental requirements,food safety and occupational health and safety.
Ensuring all internal practices and processes are aligned with requirements and best practices.
Managing and coordinating Department of Labour and client health and safety inspections and/or incident investigations.
Ensuring that fire prevention and emergency procedures are formulated and implemented.
Ensuring the site contingency  plan is in place.
Conducting work place and job specific hazard analysis to identify potential safety,health and environment (HSE) hazards.
Maintaining of a site risk register.
Identifying HSE and any risk training requirments and ensure required training is conducted.
Coordinate the development,implementation and management of a standardised and intergrated HSE management system.
Monitor refrigeration and food storage,preparation and serving practices.
Compiling an annual coverage plan and conduct regular HSE inspections across the site according to the plan or ad hoc requirements.
Conducting post incident investigations in order to identify root causes and determine appropriate preventative and corrective actions.

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following

Tertiary qualification in health and safety, environmental practices or related field.
Relevant accreditation/certification in safety practices.
3-5 years experience in an HSE related role.