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Department/Area/Site:  Health, Safety and Environmental Department

Position: Safety Officer

Reporting To:  Health, Safety and Environmental Supervisor

Description of Responsibilities:
  • Support the Project Health, Safety and Environmental Manager on the Implementation of MEECA Policies and Client's requirements in the Project and on the Certification of the Region/Market;
  • Support the Project Health, Safety and Environmental Manager on the Identification of all risks regarding Health and Safety for the Project and on the implementation of the mitigation and preventive actions;
  • Implement the Health and Safety Plan and Emergency Plan for the Project based on the MEECA's procedures and Client's requirements;
  • Support the Project Health, Safety and Environmental Manager on the Identification of all Health, Safety and Environmental related Legislation applicable to the project and ensure that all Procedures/plans are adjusted to the necessary legal requirements;
  • Identify and monitor the Findings (non conformities, improvement opportunities and good practices), and support the Project HSE Manager to execute the internal audits to the project team, subcontractors and suppliers. Implement continuous improvement actions to ensure the improvement of the efficiency of the Project with the aim to achieve the Project Objectives and Targets;
  • Collect all the information regarding the Health, Safety Performance Indicators;
  • Centralize and update the information required on the MEECA digital platforms according to the Documentation and Correspondence Control Procedure;
  • Execute and record Training and toolbox, regarding Health and Safety for the Project teams and subcontractors, based on the Project requirements and needs;
  • Support the Project Safety and Environmental Manager during the internal meetings to discuss and monitor the implementation of the Health and Safety; Ensure that all meetings in the project are recorded;
  • Do the Induction of the new employees and subcontractors regarding the Health and Safety;
  • Ensure the supply and monitoring of the equipment for protection, including PPE and safety systems;
  • Implement the Integrated Method Statements (health and safety) for all activities on the Project and ensure consequent training to all parties, per activity;
  • Support the proper internal project audits, inspections and monitoring of the preventive/protective measures regarding to health, safety and whenever necessary provide a stop-point in the operation to ensure that corrective actions take place;
  • Support the investigation of health and safety incidents, accident and/or emergency, and report as defined on MEECA's procedures;
  • Ensure that all parties prepare the Data Pack for the Client;
  • Ensure the blood alcohol control and the implementation of the mitigations actions;
  • Ensure that risk assessments for activities with a high potential for loss are completed before work commences.
  • Assist in organizing and carrying out emergency safety exercises and training;
  • Ensure that safety notices and safety information are posted in prominent positions.
  • Any other jobs related with Health and Safety needed for the Project.

Knowledge and Skills

  • BSc or equivalent
  • Recognized training;
  • Solid Knowledge of MS Office;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).
  • Total Work Experience (years) - 1
  • Communication effectiveness;
  • Leadership;
  • Planning and organization;
  • Driver License

How to apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to:


Nasra House - 1st Floor - City Centre

P.O. Box 31379 - Lilongwe 3


Tel.: + 265 1773 738


Opening Date - 08/04/2021

Closing Date - 23/04/2021

Skills Required

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