Site Safety Officer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Synergy Professionals Africa

Job brief
We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with
occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines and client requirements. You will
provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also
be on a constant lookout for violations.

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual responsible for planning,
implementing and overseeing company's employee safety at work. Their main duty is
to ensure that the company is in compliance and adheres to Occupational Health
and Safety (OHS) guidelines.
Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and
farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in
emergencies. The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and
foster a culture of attention to health and safety
Job description
• Ensure that SPA OH&S policy is understood and implemented throughout the
• Support project operations with the implementation of H&S initiatives, H&S
management system, and H&S programs
• Conduct safety training and awareness programs in line with the SPA annual
HSE goals and targets.
• Maintain all documents and records as per regulatory requirements relating to
H&S with regard to MS operations.
• Inspection of plant and equipment is carried out for maintaining a safe workplace
• Conduct identification, assessment, and analysis of the hazardous activities
within the operations
• Conduct various H&S training and awareness programs including induction
training of all project personnel.
• Conduct regular inspections of plant and equipment

• Conduct regular toolbox talk with project team members
• Inspect ongoing work to ensure compliance of Permit to Work system
• Assist Team Leaders in conducting Job Safety Analysis as and when required
• Conduct surveys to check quality and adequacy of these, but are not limited to
the following:
• Lifting equipment
• Vehicles
• Portable electrical equipment
• PPEs
• Scaffoldings
• Elevated work
• Emergency Preparedness equipment
• Implement annual H&S improvement plan and monitor its implementation
• Maintain relevant documents/records for safety and ensure they are properly
• Attend all shutdowns and major breakdowns from H&S point of view
• Comply with all relevant H&S legal requirements
• Very good knowledge/experience on Hazard Identification and Risk
Assessments and control
• Very good knowledge on Fire Safety Management
• Good understanding of PTW system and RCA
• Understanding of Ethiopian Laws related to H&S
• Ability to operate Microsoft Office programs
• Good knowledge of H&S audits and inspection
• Understanding of typical MS operations/dynamics
• Experience in telecommunication industry or other related industry
• Initiative & drive
• Good analytical and problem-solving ability

• Execution
• Team Player
• Excellent Communication skills with the ability to present and explain health
and safety topics
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Diligent with great attention to details
• BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred
• Certificate in occupational health and safety.

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