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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator at Tropo Farms Ltd

Accra, Ghana
negotiable Expires in 3 months

JOB DETAIL

Tropo Farms Ltd is seeking to recruit a Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator.

Job Description:

  • Practice safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety policies, guidelines, and procedures as set out by the Company.
  • Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs at the employee / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach;
  • Responsible for assisting in the identification of possible losses; evaluating the risk in such loss exposure; developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property are in compliance with Company policies and safety requirements.
  • Maintain and update as needed SOP’s for all safe work practices and equipment and utilize them in the day to day training.
  • Provide advice, assist, and audit line management to ensure that effective EHS is implemented and working.
  • Perform and contribute to the Training Plans by conducting employee orientations; emergency response training; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation.
  • Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and deficiencies minimized and corrected. Coordinate with Senior Management, Production and General Manager on facility deficiencies and monthly safety inspections.
  • Maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits and regulatory requirements;
  • Assist with maintaining the Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.
  • Responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and its applications and help support the compliance process; supporting and providing relief for the environmental department.
  • Accountable for researching and writing permit applications and work with environmental protection agency and be compliant in completing permit reporting requirements.
  • Review accidents and incidents which occur in the area of responsibility and conduct field audits, reporting and managing the corrective actions.
  • Maintain filing systems regarding worker training and safety;
  • Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies and chair or co- chair and lead the Safety Committee for the Operation.
  • Manage Team Base Risk Assessments and the process and regularly conduct training needs analysis.
  • Lead the Emergency Response Team and comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • In addition to the above responsibilities, you will carry out such other duties as the Company reasonably directs from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or relevant experience in a field relevant to the job.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental issues in the context of Ghana’s regulatory framework and Environmental Protection.
  • Familiarity with construction development and project management of construction projects
  • Relevant knowledge and experience of safety and environmental issues and initiatives

Location: Greater Accra & Volta Region

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