HSSE Officer Job in Kenya

Construction Company

We are looking for highly organized candidates with good quantitative ability for the position of HSSE Officer.

Reports to: HSSE Manager

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Provide clear leadership to development and construction teams at site in respect of the expectations of the project and its goals and objectives for construction safety performance;
  • Ensure contractors comply with the HSSE requirements as documented in the site specific HSSE plan,
  • Drive behavior change at projects that lead to a mature safety culture through the reward scheme and implementation of the consequence management framework,
  • Carry out specialist tasks, including system audits, task-based risk assessments, site inspections and 5s inspections.
  • Ensure the construction site operate with minimal accidents and incidents
  • Carrying out incident investigations and reporting,
  • Ensure daily toolbox talks are carried out and appropriate training provided as necessary,
  • Ensure the Health, Safety & Security Manager is kept apprised of any key HSSE issues at the construction site.
  • Ensure contractor obligations on HSSE matters are adhered to as spelt out in the contract and HSSE company policies
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly site HSSE reports for management review.
  • Ensure all safe to work systems are implemented at site including permits to work among others.
  • Ensure all findings (audits, inspections) are effectively closed out to prevent recurrence,
  • Inspire site team to achieve the safety goals and safety excellence through motivating and encouraging communication

Key Skills

  • Recognized certifications in Health, safety and Environment,
  • Experience in the construction industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Strong analytical, data gathering and analysis skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Facilitation and training skills to groups with diverse levels of understanding
  • Ability to investigate incidents, accidents and near misses.
  • Good understanding of safe work practices e.g. use of permit to work systems.
  • Good understanding of OSHA, EMCA and its regulations,
  • Risk assessment skills.
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Can work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Courage to stand up for what they believe on safety and doing the right thing
  • Ability to influence site staff, contractors and site workers on safe work practices
  • A bachelor’s degree (preferred – science related) with 3-5 Year work experience in the construction industry.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application along with a detailed CV indicating their Current and expected salary, their daytime contact details to hr@interwaysworks.co.ke by Thursday 28th January 2021.

The Subject of the email should be the title of position applied for.


Engineering and Technical, Occupational Health and Safety
Updated: January 23, 2021 — 9:03 pm