Health and Safety Officer is needed at Mantrac Uganda Ltd

Health and Safety Officer is needed at Mantrac Uganda Ltd

Job Title:    Health and Safety Officer

Organization: Mantrac Uganda Ltd

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Mantrac Uganda Ltd is an associate company of the Mantrac Group the sole authorized Caterpillar Dealer in Uganda for Construction, Power System and Material Handling products.

Job Summary: The Health and Safety Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing all safety policies and practices in line with Mantrac Group’s Safety Vision and Principles, and work practices

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

    • Ensure company and customer HSE procedures and safe working practices are strictly followed, with the aim of reducing lost time incidents.
    • The jobholder will strive towards completion of comprehensive Safe Work/Operating Procedures for all Mantrac operations.
    • Implement a strategy for Mantrac Uganda for completing Job Safety Analysis for each task.
    • Encourage and assist in the development of Risk Assessments to be carried out in each work area consistently.
    • Analyze accidents, and report findings of investigations and suggest corrective actions.
    • Ensure and maintain procedures for the handling, storage and transport of hazardous substances including their disposal.
    • The incumbent will coordinate the Safety Committee functions including workplace inspections, accident investigations and quarterly meetings.
    • Regularly monitor the contents and condition of the first-aid boxes and fire fighting equipment
    • Keep management up to date with new legislation.
    • Promote Health and Safety awareness through the business.
  • Ensure all HSE training is carried out, for example, health & safety committee trainings, fire marshal training, first aid training or any other HSE related training as required.
  • Establish and maintain safety KPI (Key Performance Indicator) data Lagging/Leading indicators.
  • Manage the fleet and facility
  • Keep updated, comprehensive registers on all safety and environmental related registers, i.e. Lifting tackles, Ladders, Fire Extinguishers, Chains, Electrical Tooling etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree in physical sciences or related qualification.
  • Diploma or equivalent qualification in health & safety or environmental sciences is a requirement
  • At least three years of post-academic experience in Health, Safety and environment Management
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ability to initiate and generate activity and make prompt clear decisions
  • Good with detail and a good planner

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated Curriculum vitae and cover letters with three professional referees including photocopies of your academic papers to the address below:

The Human Resource Manager,

Mantrac Uganda

Plot 17/41, 7th Street, Industrial Area,

  1. O. Box 7126 Kampala, Uganda

Email to:

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 15th September 2017 by 5:00 pm.

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