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  • Posted: Oct 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kenfreight East Africa Limited started out in the 1970s in Mombasa, Kenya, as the inland logistics agent for MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), a core business which we still perform and have grown with supermarkets, large manufacturers and commodity traders as our core clientele. Recently we have grown to be one of the biggest project forwarders in East Africa.
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    QHSE Manager

    Job Purpose

    Responsible for maintaining highest Environmental Health and safety standards in all within the group.


    Based in Mombasa however regional travel is expected.

    Key Responsibilities

    Policy Development

    • Developing policies that ensure corporate sustainable development with due consideration to practicalities and legal requirements.
    • Disseminate policies to the management, staff and all stake holders


    • Ensure all company activities meet the necessary legal requirements and set standards.
    • Monitoring adherence to Company EHS standards.
    • Advise the Management on maintaining appropriate standards of occupational health and safety.
    • Implement strategies to rectify noncompliance.


    • Responsible for carrying out necessary periodic training needs assessment for the staff and subcontractors.
    • Scheduling training, carrying out refresher training and evaluating training.
    • Organizing safety meetings and weekly toolbox talks.
    • Maintaining up to date records of safety meetings as well as weekly toolbox talks and training sessions.
    • Responsible for carrying out regular sensitization to staff on EHS awareness, hazards, legislation and standards.

    Safe working environment

    • Assist line management and the safety committee in the investigation of accidents and near-misses, including: identifying root causes and trends as well as recommending accident prevention methods.
    • Monitor, record and put in place mitigating plans to prevent work related safety risks and injuries.
    • Oversee such other matters affecting occupational safety and health, desirable in the interest of improving the quality of working life in the company.
    • Updating the literature, signs and PPE when worn out, inadequate etc.
    • Ensuring timely servicing of all safety equipment including fire extinguishers, Alarms, etc.
    • Ensuring adequate insurance cover for all possible incidents.
    • Ensure safety of all equipment on the premises by liaising with HODs to ensure service repair disposal and replacement.
    • Effectively liaise with Government departments, as well as other key stakeholders as per the OSH Act 2010 (2007).

     Incident Investigation

    • Ensuring proper handling of all incidents on the premises/ company activities including accidents, fatalities, misses and
    • Maintaining records of all incidents and accidents from occurrence to corrective action.

    Risk assessment

    • Carry out regular risk assessment of EHS aspects of all company activities.
    • Make monthly reports of EHS Risk assessment of company activities


    • Monitor adequacy of all security measures pertaining to staff activities and company processes.
    • Maintain and collect up to date security reports on a daily, weekly and incident reports.
    • Investigate all security breaches and advise on appropriate action taken and ensure action is taken.


    • Carry our periodic audit of all EHS measures in place and making recommendations and when approved, monitoring implementation and adherence.


    • Responsible for supervising EHS staff/ support staff, security personnel in safety matters, all staff, sub-contractors and contractors.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized University.
    • NEBOSH Certification is desirable.


    • Must have five (5) years’ experience in a busy working environment.
    • Fully conversant with Occupational Safety and Health Act 2010 (2007), WIBA 2007, Risk Assessments,
    • EHS Training, Audits, Accident investigations and reporting, developing Job safety Analysis and Safe Work Procedures.
    • Be exposed to ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard).
    • Be aware of EMCA (Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act) 1999.
    • Be exposed to ISO 14000 (Environmental Management Standard) and the Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, 2003.
    • Be exposed to ISO 9001 (Quality Management System)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenfreight East Africa Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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