REF: TNH/HRD/HSO/11/2022

Reporting to the Quality Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and updating the Hospital’s occupational health and safety (QEOSH) Programmes.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and execute OSHAS certification (ISO 45001:2018) for the Hospital and OPCs.
  • Comprehensive hazard identification and assessments for all jobs and activities in the Hospital and OPCs.
  • Specialist job hazard analysis for all jobs/ activities in the hospital and development of safe systems of work to address health and safety issues.
  • Development of a permit system of work for identified high-risk jobs/activities to protect the health and safety of staff, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders.
  • Training of staff in various departments on safe systems of work related to the nature of activities.
  • Ensure that all the facilities are licensed with the necessary regulatory bodies relating to health and safety.
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented. This also includes reporting to regulatory bodies. i.e. DOHSS.
  • Lead in root cause analysis for occupational health and safety incidents
  • Create, hoist OHS standard operating procedures (SOPs) and track review for timely escalation to HODs.
  • Run on weekly and monthly basis OHS q-pulse analysis dashboards for escalation to HODs
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of science degree in occupational health and safety.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in occupational health and safety.
  • Professional certification either by NEMA, DOHSS or NEBOSH.
  • Experience in implementation of health and safety management systems; Kaizen/ 5S, OSHA 2007 and ISO 45001:2018.
  • Quality systems training on QMS, EMS and ISO 45001:2018.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to interpret standards and relate to actual practice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, for negotiating changes in the workplace and influencing others to adopt them.
  • An understanding of health and safety legislation and how to interpret it.
  • Sound knowledge of technical and operational processes.
  • The ability to think ahead and anticipate potential problems.
  • Presentation skills in order to lead training sessions.
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a straight forward way
  • A thorough and methodical approach.
  • A cutting edge in timely follow-up.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Detail-orienteded.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Flair for high-performance standards.
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritize effectively.
  • Co-operative and diligent

    Method of Application

    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 15th December 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

    Human Resources Manager
    The Nairobi Hospital
    P. O. Box 30026 – 00100
    NAIROBI
    Email: [email protected]

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