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Occupational Health & Safety Expert (m/f/d)

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Published: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Country: 
Egypt
Region: 
Job status: 
Description: 
For an upcoming project in Egypt, we are currently looking for an expert in occupational health & safety.
Task description: 
  • Prepare a consistent health and safety plan for the entire Programme, monitor the plan at all stages, and follow-up its implementation;
  • Review the risk management plans and the ESMPs prepared by the contractors;
  • Report on the status of the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) plan and guide the PMCF team and the different stakeholders to take corrective actions in a timely manner;
  • Liaise and coordinate activities with the programme implementing entities;
  • Provide training to the WSCs on the HSE measures and on carryout field inspections to ensure the contractor’s adherence to the occupational HSE plan;
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the contractors on each site on a spot basis to assure the application of the HSE procedures/plans including the corrective actions taken;
  • Ensure that each ISC has hired certified operational health and safety specialists, monitoring and reporting on the OHS measures on construction sites incl. the corrective actions taken;
  • Provide and implement the HSE guidelines;
  • Review and follow up on the validity of the Insurance Policies provided by the contractors and assure covering the subcontractors and third party;
  • Inspect equipment and work environment to assist the general management in compliance with environmental, safety and health standards.
Qualifications: 
  • The Health and Safety (HSE) Expert should be a senior level international professional with an engineering background in construction management or related discipline and should have a strong knowledge in construction management.
  • S/he should be fluent in English and should hold more than 15 years relevant professional experience and must have at least 10 years' experience in managing and supervising health & safety risks for major construction of public infrastructure projects.
  • S/he should be qualified by IOSH "Institution of Occupational Safety and Health" and/or the OSHA "Occupational Safety and Health Administration".
  • Under the leadership of the TL, the HSE expert will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the HSE measures/requirements during the Program's life incl. integrated HSE management, risk management tools, accident prevention, and incident investigation and Root Cause Analysis (RCA), perform the required evaluation/assessments and define the training needs.
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the assigned position, we look forward to receiving your application via our online registration tool. The application should include the following documents and information:

  • Your CV in English language, EU-format preferred.
  • A list of reference persons with contact details, if not included in the CV already.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.