Health & Safety Superintendent

Yalelo Limited

Yalelo is seeking a highly analytical, meticulous and hands-on Occupational Health and Safety Superintendent with extensive experience in Occupational Health and Safety.

The Superintendent will work closely with SHEQ Manager.

This position is open to Zambians only.

Location: The role will be primarily based at the Yalelo farm in Siavonga but may require occasional travel.

Main Job Purpose:

Coordinates the overall implementation and maintenance of the OHS Management System and promotes continuous improvement practices that reduce the business Occupational Health and risk.

The Right-Fit candidate will drive and facilitate the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHSM) systems in line with:
  • System standards;
  • Corporate standards and guidelines;
  • Legislative requirements and Business process requirements
  • Introduces, sells and champions OHSMS best practices, and customizes to suit business needs
  • Co-ordinates, monitors and audits all OHSMS activities related to the business and ensures all business SHE activities meet Yalelo and legislative requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Is custodian of the business OHSM system, and as such is responsible for ensuring: The system is maintained, and adequate data and document management practices are adhered to
  • Is responsible for all business OHSMS information collation and reporting, in line with business and corporate requirements
  • Business and Contractor statistics
  • Annual, quarterly and monthly tracking of OKRs
  • Monitoring OHS objectives and targets
  • Provides specialist support to the relevant business teams
  • Drives assists with and collate general SHE risks assessments;
  • Delivers OHS training programs, and Liaises on annual and day to day issues with regulatory authorities, independent OHS auditing bodies, and the Yalelo SHE team
  • Maintain best practice and knowledge base through networks within the wider SHE community internal and external
  • Co-ordinate OHS related contractors e.g. Fire Equipment.
  • Legal Appointments
  • Formulates and prepares legal appointments in terms of regulatory and system requirements
  • Management of Change
Our OHS Superintendent should have:
  • A degree in Occupational Health and Safety or bachelor’s degree of any Science or other relevant qualification
  • Industry Experience: ​At least 3- 5 years’ work experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Trained in SHE Function, Preliminary Incident investigation, ASHEP is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of aquaculture marine systems.
  • Must have an excellent track record with maintenance and continuous improvement of Safety, health, and environment within a plant
  • Must have working knowledge and experience of OHS Act and Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act, Environmental Legislation and other relevant legislation
  • Knowledgeable about ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001
  • Analytical: Unpack Data and make sense of it – must be very strong
  • Highly disciplined
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule outside business hours and/or flexible shifts.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work in a team.
  • Be detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • Honesty​: Must always convey accurate data to management. Honesty is critical to help manage problem solve any issues.
  • Multi-tasking​: Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and follow procedures exactly, every time.
  • Communication​: Demonstrate effective communication and professionalism at all levels. Must be able to effectively communicate in English (both written and verbal).
  • Great Attendance​: Must be able to maintain attendance (48 hours/week) and work with limited supervision.
  • Judgment​: Demonstrate professional judgment, relate all information and data to management. 100% accuracy expected and must be prepared to discuss any issues that deviate from normal laboratory procedures.
  • Flexibility: ​Adapts to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities.

If this is YOU, Yalelo wants to hear from you today!!!

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