Title: Admin, HR and HSE Officer, 

Industry: Agriculture,

Location: West Pokot,

Gross Salary: Ksh 80k

Our client in the Agriculture industry is looking to looking for an Administrative, HR and HSE Officer who can handle both HR issues and HSE matters.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Ensure candidate documentation is collected and recorded/filed.

·       Oversee all staff engagement for the country office and manage the new hire orientation and exit process.

·       Compliance and Record-keeping

·       Annually review the Personnel Handbook recommending amendments needed due to changes in local conditions or labor laws.

·       Manage time clocking system for the office, ensuring timely submission, approval, accuracy, and filing.

·       Compensation and Benefits as well as Employee Relations.

·       Coordinate with Finance Manager in the preparation of Payroll.

·       Review employee final payments for accuracy and compliance with labour laws.

·       Ensure smooth running of all administrative functions with county officials.

·       Undertake employee training and development and make recommendations.

·       Oversee the coordination and implementation of annual performance reviews.

·       Coach, counsel, and discipline employees.

·       Work with senior management to resolve employee relations issues pragmatically.

·       Investigate employee relations issues and work to ensure human resources-related decisions are consistent and fair.

·       Initiate, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, and procedures. Monitoring plant operations to ensure that they comply with government regulations on environmental protection, safety, and health issues such as OSHA standards

·       Ensuring that employees are trained in proper safety practices and procedures, including emergency response protocols

·       Coordinating with production teams and other departments to ensure that production goals are met

·       Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local and state regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT)

·       Provide HSE training, awareness and induction on site to staff, contractors and other relevant parties.

·       Performs safety audits and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

·       Have first line responsibility for incident investigations, including but not limited to investigating, making initial recommendations and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence

·       Assists in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.

·       Keep HSE statistical records, such as incidents, accidents, near-misses and working hours on site.

·       Ensuring the well-being of workforce and compliance of HSE within the plant.

·       Keep HSE registers up to date, including renewals of permits, licenses, etc.

·       Assist Plant Manager to implement accident-prevention and environmental impact activities on site.

·       Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced including medical checkups for the staff.

·       Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards.

·       Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery, use of PPEs and occupational diseases.

·       Act as Emergency coordinator on site.

 Key Qualifications.

  • Degree in relevant area, HR environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as HR and HSE Officer preferably in a busy manufacturing plant.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with HR and HSE management systems in an industrial setting.
  • OHS certification or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of ISO safety, quality and environmental standards (preferred).
  • Management skills basic courses (preferred).
  • Firefighting & HSE basic courses (preferred).
  • Fluent knowledge of English.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Admin, HR and HSE Officer - West Pokot ) to [email protected] before 18th February 2023.

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