SHEQ & Facilities Officer – Update

Zambia, Full Time March 25, 2022

Barloworld Equipment provides total solutions in earthmoving equipment, materials handling and power systems and related equipment in 10 countries in Southern Africa. As the appointed Caterpillar dealer in the region, Barloworld Equipment supplies equipment, parts and service to customers in the mining, construction, handling, agricultural and energy industries.
Barloworld Equipment Zambia Limited is looking for a suitably qualified individual to fill the position below:
Job Purpose:

Support QMS systems & attain ISO 9001:2015 certification
Coordinate all SHEQ activities in Lusaka
Attain Safety Audit Ratings
Facilities management
Execute annual facility improvement & maintenance plans
Managing and resolving of workplace occupational health issues


Establish and maintain a strong SHE culture in the organization.
Audit, monitor and measure the effectiveness of SHE programmes and adjust and improve continuously.
Advise and assist with the implementation of new or existing SHEQ-related legislation, rules and Company standards including, but not limited to, fire prevention, health and safety awareness training and site inspections.
Manage SHEQ audit procedures, ensure audits are conducted on a regular basis and ensure records maintained of same.
Provide support and expertise to line management in incident investigation and reporting (including dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases).
SHEQ training of staff – develop a SHEQ Communication Strategy for all levels of staff, to include written information, toolbox talks and management briefs.
Expense control of facilities function
Building Management and Administration
Ensure Safety Induction Program for new employees & visitors
Advising and collaborating with management to resolve occupational health issues
Create and execute studies to monitor and assess employee’s exposure to health risks and  to measure the effectiveness of occupational health programs, policies and procedure
Proposing and leading the implementation of programs to protect employee’s health, and implementing ergonomics
Maintaining current knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation
Ensuring employee awareness of occupational health and safety concerns, programs, and regulations by conducting training presentations.

Risk Management

Manage Facilities  on budget (Depots, Expatriate Housing, Guesthouse)
Drive Sustainability metrics & Continuous Improvement Projects
Drive Safety metrics for region & cascade objectives to all departments
Ensure all annual regulatory compliance documents linked to building facilities and renewals are done.


Excellent report writing skills
Business development skills and knowledge, business and financial acumen, communication skills, presentation and facilitation skills. Influential Skills. Creativity
Sound business communication and presentation skills;

Qualifications & Experience

G12 Full Certificate
Health & Safety Qualifications (BSc Degree or Diploma equivalent)
Occupation Health & Hygiene Qualifications -Chemistry or Environmental / Public Health (BSc Degree or Diploma equivalent)-added advantage
Min. 3-5 Years Industry Experience in Safety, Health, Environment & Quality
OSHA Regulatory Knowledge Experience
Contractor Management experience & exposure
Budgeting & Finance acumen
Quality Management Systems / ISO standard certification knowledge
Clean driver’s license;
Counseling competence or experience an advantage
Membership in OSHA

Proven competencies:

Sound HR and IR skills;
Good working knowledge of legislation and governing earth moving equipment;
Understand and execute Written and verbal contracts

Candidates that meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications, certified certificates and current curriculum vitae, not later than 25 March 2022 to the:
Senior HC Business Partner,
Barloworld Equipment Zambia Ltd,
Plot No. 4669, Independence Avenue,
P O Box 20810, Kitwe, Zambia  OR  E-mail address correction: [email protected]
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be notified, Female applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

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