Health and Safety Manager Jobs in Kenya

Health and Safety Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • A company in the manufacturing industry would like to recruit a health and safety manager, While the nature of the employer’s industry greatly affects daily tasks performed by a health and safety manager, some core responsibilities go along with the position.

  • The candidate should possess vast experience in managerial role

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Great interpersonal skills serve health and safety managers well.

  • By clearly communicating with staff, they promote understanding and correct action.

  • On the flipside, managers also should be excellent listeners.

  • A worker’s minor concern might warrant attention before it becomes a major problem, and someone’s common-sense suggestion could form the basis of a great improvement.

    Other factors critical to the job include

  • Leadership – following every safety procedure to a tee makes a manager a good role model whom others respect

  • Teamwork – managers collaborate with leaders of other departments and foster an overall “we’re in this together” spirit among employees

  • Attention to detail – health and safety managers are keen observers who know that spotting “little” things can yield big results

  • Organization skills – keeping investigations thorough, on schedule, and according to established procedure maintains safety and satisfies regulatory organizations
    Health and Safety Manager Education and Training

  • Candidates for this position possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in occupational health, industrial hygiene, or a related field.

  • Over 10 years’ experience in the industry


  • Monitor Workplace Health and Safety
    Health and safety managers constantly look for possible problems in the workplace, both informally and through scheduled inspections.

  • In doing so, they hope to spot hazards before negative incidents occur.

  • The manager’s actions create a better environment and ensure the company complies with government and
    industry regulations.

  • Encourage Best Health and Safety Practices
    Giving people rules or info is one thing, but getting them to follow along is quite another.

  • Health and safety managers often develop programs to promote and reward positive behavior like wearing proper safety gear.

  • They ask staff members for feedback and suggestions on how to improve the workplace, and they make it known that anyone can drop by for advice.

    Deal with Injuries

  • When someone gets hurt, a health and safety manager may perform basic first aid and ensure prompt medical attention.

  • This leader also works with other parties to investigate what happened, fill out accident reports, and monitor claims.

    Manage Health and Safety Department

  • Health and safety managers oversee a team or department.

  • They are responsible for hiring and firing employees, setting schedules, and assigning projects.

  • Managers also attend meetings with other leaders, participate in organizational decision-making, and issue reports on their domain.

  • When government inspectors come to visit, health and safety managers show them around and provide necessary paperwork documenting compliance measures.

    Job Requirements

    Required education

  • Bachelor's degree

    Required relevant work experience

  • 10 years

    Required languages

  • English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Health and Safety Manager Jobs in Kenya

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