Compliance Manager

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

JOB LOCATION – NYAMIRA COUNTY

Duties & Responsibilities

•    Ensuring that all Safety, Health & Environmental policy & procedures for various farm equipment and operations are developed, documented, displayed and employees trained on them.
•    Ensure compliance to National Legislation regarding Environment and Occupational Health and Safety.
•    To coordinate Rainforest Alliance audits for the Estate & Out-growers and follow up on corrective measures.
•    To facilitate licensing; workplace (DOSH), effluent discharge (NEMA) and PCPB for chemical stores
•    To facilitate water permits for the dams and boreholes (WARMA) and periodical fire drills in the workplace.
•    To coordinate medical checks for new staff, periodical examinations on Cholinesterase (spray personnel), Audiological examinations (noisy environments), lungs functionality (dusty environments), WIBA assessment and medical exits examinations.
•    To facilitate workplace risk assessment and PPEs for all employees as per the workplace hazards
•    To facilitate the implementation of waste management policy and waste disposal is appropriately done.
•    To facilitate training of Safety & health committee members every three years. Annual training of personnel handling agrochemicals, fire safety (biannually, first aid training annually.
•    Develop a system of monitoring lost time accident and monitoring safe an environmental aspect of the company.
•    Develop an efficient security system in the company capable of handling all emergencies.
•    Ensure company and out growers compliance to certification standards.

Qualifications & Experiences
•    Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental studies or equivalent
•    Post graduate certificate in Occupational Health and safety
•    Excellent computer skills and at least 3 years’ experience in managing Environmental, Health and Safety.
•    Knowledge of local Environmental, Health and Safety laws.
•    Experience with tea/agriculture sector is an added advantage particularly working with smallholder farmers
•    Certification by NEMA as a lead expert to undertake Environmental audits is an added advantage.

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