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EHS Head (Health & Safety / HSE / Fertilizer / Safety Management / Expat / Agricultural) – Malawi

Malawi, Malawi
Reference Number: 373 1802 MHU
Job Description:
Our client is involved in the fertilizer/agricultural industry and requires an EHS Head to be based in Malawi where they have multiple retail chains.
  • Provides leadership to EHS team.
  • Directly supports and coordinates the implementation of EHS Management systems and key processes.
  • Ensures compliance with the Safety Management Guidelines.
  • Ensures appropriate interfaces are established with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
  • Provides EHS management system guidance and direction.
  • Supervises and leads EHS staff to meet EHS performance objectives and participates in the assessment of staff performance and in fostering their professional development.
  • Supports efforts to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of EHS management systems and processes.
  • Implements systems to identify and monitor key performance indicators within area of responsibility and adjusts resources and programs as needed to improve EHS performance.
  • Develops effective working relationships with Operational and General management personnel to ensure expectations are clearly defined and met.
  • Develops strategies and programs targeted at continued and substantial improvement in EHS performance and compliance.
  • Ensures EHS Improvement Plans and departmental objectives support the operational business needs.
  • Ensures the operation is maintained in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Builds and enhances relationships with internal business partners and external organizations and regulatory bodies.
  • Ensures that risk management principles are adopted and assessments are conducted such that hazards are controlled / mitigated.
  • Certifies appropriate EHS resources are assigned to meet the business needs of the organization.
  • Prepares annual EHS budget in line with the business needs and ongoing contract management activities.
  • Ensures appropriate Emergency Response procedures and facilities are established which are relevant to operational activities.
  • Guarantees the effectiveness and readiness of Emergency Response arrangements is regularly tested and that improvements identified are implemented.
  • Coordinates and supports the investigation of incidents as necessary, providing corrective action recommendations as required, and monitoring / reporting on action status.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and annual EHS performance updates and reports as required.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • University degree in science, engineering or related field, preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in EHS in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Food Processing, or Agriculture industries.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in management role
  • Leading and developing an integrated EHS team
  • Self-motivated and team orientated
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills; strong presentation and communication skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Use initiative to develop and implement key EHS procedures and key processes
  • Personal and team professional development
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Residential expat position
  • USD salary package
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Mark Huber
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
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