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British High Commission Health & Safety Compliance Officer Nairobi Jobs - Apply by 28th June 2018

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Roles and responsibilities

Health & Safety Compliance


  • Set out a yearly schedule with the technical works team and contractors to ensure full compliance on health and safety checks as per the UK standards and guidance
  • Update and maintain health and safety check documentation for confirmation of works completed
  • Set out a yearly schedule of health and safety related communication campaigns to improve awareness and compliance on health and safety procedures at the British High Commission Nairobi
  • Conduct health and safety induction briefings with new starters
  • Act as secretary to the Health and Safety Committee
  • Spot check contractors to ensure they are operating in full compliance with health and safety standards
  • Manage the health and safety budget of approximately Ksh 2,000,000 per annum
  • Act as contract manager for any health and safety related contracts, including drafting terms of reference for new tenders

    Estates Team Administrative Support

  • Carry out monthly store checks for all stores at the BHC ensuring correct procedures have been followed and all paperwork corresponds.
  • Carry out inspections of properties after the furnishings team has completed the cleaning and furnishing of properties in readiness for new occupants.
  • Arranging for monthly meter readings with the utility companies
  • Liaise with Deputy Estates Manager on purchasing of new curtains/white goods/furniture for upcoming property refurbishments.
  • Maintain property files with up to date lease agreements and inventory records
  • Update Pyramid (internal property management software) with any changes in inventory records, property compliance records, and utility usage
  • Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • Health & Safety Experience and/or Education
    Strong Decision Making skills
  • Willingness to take initiative in own work
    Proficient in computers
  • University Degree and/or College Diploma

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Inventory / Store Management or administration
  • Budget / Finance Experience
  • Estate Management or Administration

    Required competencies

  • Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service

    Other benefits and conditions of employment

  • Members of staff are entitled to paid annual leave, which is earned, from the day they commence employment. Entitlements are as follows:
  • Grade A2 – 25 days and then 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • In addition to annual leave, the BHC normally observes no fewer than 9 and no more than 14 Kenyan and British public and religious holidays in a year. These vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the High Commissioner. A list of holidays is published each year.

    Working Patterns:

    Subject to the Flexible Working Scheme (see below) normal office hours are:

  • Monday to Thursday: 0715 – 1600
  • Friday: 0745 – 1300.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 28th June, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Health & Safety Compliance Officer Nairobi Jobs 


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