Assistant Manager, Health and Safety – Alghanim Industries , Kuwait

Job Summary:
The Health and Safety Assistant Manager will be responsible for the review, development, implementation, and monitoring of Health and Safety management.

Job Responsibilities:
Review and develop all aspects of the Health and Safety policy and SOPs, and ensure that it is implemented consistently across the company
Monitor, evaluate and review existing, new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation and ensure that the company has systems and procedures in place to comply with safety standards and regulations.
Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of Health and Safety within their areas of responsibility, which includes conducting regular safety audits.
Ensure that risk assessment and accident management systems are in place, including outreach locations, to undertake risk assessment processes to identify hazards and to ensure that appropriate control measures are in place.
Discuss areas for improvement with relevant staff and/or external bodies and agree appropriate corrective action.
Assist with fire risk assessments according to an agreed schedule and in line with government requirements.
Provide company staff with comprehensive and relevant information and training on Health and Safety and procedures, including advising on equipment purchase and workplace practices.
Maintain the accident and ‘near miss’ database and prepare reports for relevant government authorities when required and report the same to executive management.
Undertake the planning and implementation of fire drills and other evacuation procedures.
Ensure that appropriate records are maintained in compliance with legal requirements,e.g. MOI, EPA, KFD.
Design and deliver training sessions on key areas of company activity in relation to Health and Safety and support the delivery of other training programs,
Attend regular update training on Health and Safety legislation and the application of key policies in an educational institution and advise company management of key developments and areas for change/improvement.
Ensure compliance with, and implementation of, all company’s policies and procedures that impact on the delivery of effective Health and Safety.

Candidate Requirements:
5 – 7 years in the HSE field
Knowledge of Kuwait Legal Regulations such as EPA
Valid Driving License
Confidence, Reliable and Trustworthy
Excellent technical skills
Planning and organization skills
Communication and interpersonal skills
Problem-solving skills
Great attention to detail and a results driven approach

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
OSHAS Certified / ISO 45001
NEBOSH Certified

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