EHS/Sustainability Officer Job – Oil Palm Uganda Limited

Job Title:  EHS/Sustainability Officer

Organisation: Oil Palm Uganda Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Oil Palm Uganda Limited (OPUL), is a joint venture between Wilmar international, Josovina of Singapore, Bidco Uganda Limited and the Government of the republic of Uganda. Oil Palm Uganda Limited (OPUL) has established over 6,500 hectares of oil palm supported by over 4,500 hectares of small holder farmers on Kalangala Bugala Island with two palm oil mills of 20TPH capacity. Replicating the Kalangala model, we are also undergoing development of new nucleus and small holder’s estates in Masaka, Kyotera and Buvuuma.

Job Summary: The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Officer will be responsible for adherence to National Regulations/Acts and promoting good practices in accordance with Environmental, Health and Safety

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist to implement and maintain policies and guidelines on Environment, Health and Safety.
  • Develop, implement, administer and maintain EHS protocol on use of PPEs and adherence to safety and health related programs.
  • Carry out monthly audit for all Palm Oil Mills and Plantations
  • Prepare and implement the EHS training plan in coordination with EHS Head and HRD
  • Formulate corporate short term and long term EHS objectives and plans
  • Carry out accident and incident investigations and submit relevant reports.
  • Promote EHS plans, monitor, evaluate and report performance against plan
  • Submit monthly reports on all EHS activities and Sustainability to HOD
  • Maintain contacts with external parties regarding environment, Health and Safety, including government institutions.
  • Provide advice on Environment, Health and safety to line departments
  • Adhere to the health, safety and QMS guidelines at all times.
  • Provide guidance to all supervisors and workers on High Conservation Value Areas (HCV), High Carbon Stocks (HCS) and general sustainability with regard to NDPE policy
  • Participant in implementing the corporate EHS strategy and objectives
  • Update all EHS data on Hazard, Near miss, Incidents and accidents in Enablon

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree Environmental Management, Engineering or Environmental Resources Management
  • Possession of environmental management certification is added advantage
  • Good organizational, planning and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of occupational health and Safety legislation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Enablon

Also Read: Asset Management Clerk Job – United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

How to Apply:

All interested candidates who meet the above specifications should send their Email applications and updated CVs to;

The Head of Human Resources

Email to:  or

Please caption on Subject line with the name of the position being applied for and the last name of candidate.

Note: OPUL is an equal opportunity employer and does not solicit for money from job applicants, jobs are strictly awarded on merit.

Deadline: 15th February 2023

Loading spinner

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

9 + 1 =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.