Environmental Health Officer



Environmental Health Officer

Our client is a multinational organization offering Specialist Health Services, Engineering & Construction, Camp Construction & Life Support amongst others in Africa, Middles East and Central Asia.


The Environmental Health Officer will oversee environment processes and procedures on a specialist hospital site, enforcing the organization safety policies and work procedures to enhance site safety for all personnel and third parties.

Key Responsibilities

Lead on all HSE related issues and act as a centre of excellence for site HSE.
Assist and advise Site Manager and the HSE Manager to discharge their HSE duties imposed upon them by law.
Initiate and organize HSE trainings for employees at the site.
Ensuring that the company HSE management system is implemented and maintained at site.
Undertake periodic workplace inspections.
Management and maintenance of site HSE management system (ISO 14001 and ISO 45001)
Timely data compilations and reporting of monthly HSE KPIs.
Ensure continuous reduction in Company Incidents and Incident rates.
Ensures that a register of Hazardous substances is always maintained.
Ensures that a register of lifting equipment and its certifications is always maintained.
Ensures that a colour code system is in place and up to date for all lifting and portable equipment.
Report and Investigate accidents, incidents and near misses and record the data accordingly.
Auditing policies, procedures and company safety standards.
Submit monthly HSE performance records to the HSE Manager.
Organize, scribe and document HSE meetings at the site.
Conduct site inductions and monitor PPE compliance.
Ensure that contractors working on company premises or on behalf of the company are competent and controlled whilst they are working on site.
Ensures that new employees, temporary workers and contractors are adequately inducted, i.e. given enough HSE information before they begin work.
Conduct risk assessment for various tasks and at various departments within the hospital.
Promote a safety culture within the organization and set a personal example.
Exposure to extreme temperatures
Roll out vehicular safety and inspections on site.
Ensure environmental compliance to applicable laws.
Ensure a clean environment within the Hospital and its perimeter by conducting housekeeping audits.


At least a first degree in Human Sciences, Engineering, Physical Sciences, OHS etc.
5 – 8 years’ experience in a similar role in Health Services, Construction, Engineering or Mining sectors.
Professional qualification (NEBOSH IGC, IOSH, OSHA or better) in Health and Safety is desirable.

Key Skills/Competencies

Project Management
Policy Implementation and Analysis
Reporting, Documentation, and Record‑Keeping

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