QHSE & Facilities Manager Job in Kenya

Position Title: QHSE & Facilities Manager – Kenya
Function / Department: Quality

Reports To: MD Kenya

Direct Supervises: QHSE Manager-Mombasa, QHSE Coordinators
Job Purpose: To coordinate and pilot all Q-HSE and facilities maintenance related activities in Kenya
Key Responsibilities
1. Monitor Client operations in compliance with Labor laws and Q-HSE legislation
  • Ensure identification, monitoring and review of relevant Q-HSE legislation and regulation
  • Secure the legal compliance check is conducted at least once a year.
  • Ensure in collaboration with the Legal Department that all Legal Management relating to Q-HSE is maintained
  • Advice on Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental legislation changes if operations  will be affected significantly
2. Monitor Supplier Q-HSE performance
  • Conduct  Supplier assessments, follow up the Supplier  performance and provide  and provide feedback on evaluation findings to relevant business/ project managers
3. Apply and facilitate execution of QHSE policies and directives
  • Drive Q-HSSE management review at least once a year
  • Guide implementation of risk assessment process within the organization and provide support with analysis based on the outcome of the results
  • Ensure that Q-HSE audits, assessments and inspections are conducted periodically
  • Follow up on results of external audits and secure that the corrective actions are set up, executed and closed .
4. Manage Q-HSSE reporting and incident management
  • Ensure that incidents are reported and investigated according to Q-HSE procedures in a  timely manner.
  • Prepare incident statistics and trends and report on a monthly basis.
5. Provide functional Q-HSE expertise
  • Define, in collaboration with HR Manager, the   QHSE training Plan in accordance with the law.
  • Manage relationships with authorities on Q-HSE related issues
  • Manage the implementation of OHS Campaigns and promotions.
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of resource use, pollution reduction, waste management, environmental health, risk assessment and employee involvement
6. Facilities Management
  • Carry out facilities Inspection and develop both preventive and corrective maintenance schedules.
  • Establish and oversee a Facilities Helpdesk function for reporting and tracking of facilities-related user needs and resolution of reported problems within the facilities
  • participate in the evaluation/selection of bidders responding to RFIs, RFPs, or other contract bidding processes as needed in the building facilities.
  • Carry out Measurement and preparation of bills of quantities and specifications for refurbishments repair and maintenance works.
  • Vet new contractors and suppliers to ensure professionalism and quality workmanship
  • Log and prepare the appropriate reports on progress of all repairs accurately and provide feedback to Management
  • Receive, review and record all the Building Manuals required and ensure compliance with the building codes.
Key Skills
  • Communication
  • Customer care
  • Computer literacy
  • Analytical
  • Organizational
  • 5 years in a similar role
Personal Attributes
  • Vigilant
  • Firm
  • Resilient
  • Agile
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Masters Degree in a Science related Field
  • Working knowledge of Management Systems e.g. QMS ISO 9001, EMS ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Certificate in Electrical or Mechanical engineering.
 Working relationships:
Internal Contacts
  • All staff
External Contacts
  • Govt Regulatory bodies
  • Certification bodies
  • Calibration bodies
  • National Industrial Training Authority
  • Training Institutions and Companies.
  • Equipment maintenance Companies.
Extent of Authority:
  • Stop work that is considered unsafe
  • Stop purchase and entry of non compliant equipment into the company
If this is the job for you then please email your CV to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke by 1st Feb 2016

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