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PostingID : 2362

Job Title:   Senior Environmental and Health and Safety Specialist

Job Category: Hospitality

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary • The Senior Environmental and Health and Safety Specialist will lead environmental and health and safety compliance activities, review, in collaboration with regulatory institutions, and implement environmental and health and safety policies and guidelines, monitor the implementation of the Construction Environmental and Social Management Plans (CESMPs), Health and Safety Plans (H&S Plans) and the Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) and reporting on all environmental and health and safety issues relating to the project. The job holder will supervise all field environmental and health and safety officers. Key responsibilities include: • Facilitate processes for the acquisition of environmental permits and Rights of Way (RoW); • Review and update environmental and social safeguards and health and safety procedures where required; • Ensure the preparation and review of Construction Environmental Management Plans, Health and Safety • Plans and the Resettlement Action Plans and coordinate their implementation; • Perform work assignments related to environmental and health and safety inspections, compliance, monitoring, regulation, and research

Required Skills / Experience

Qualification Required & Experience • Masters degree and above in a relevant field of study such as Environmental Science or Natural Resource Management with at least eight (8) years post-qualification experience as Environmental Specialist for a similar project and 5 years experience in Health and Safety in a similar project OR • Bachelors degree/HND in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or other related field combined with specialized experience of a minimum of fifteen (15) years as Environmental Specialist and 5 years as a Health and Safety Specialist on a similar project, may be considered in lieu of a post graduate degree; • Knowledge of relevant procedures regulations and legal framework for environmental management and health and safety as well as structure and workings of the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs) • Proven track record in working on projects covering a range of environmental and health and safety issues • Regional experience in coordinating and working with multi-disciplinary teams and project stakeholders is desirable

Years of Experience : 8 years   


Skills and competencies • Demonstrated capacity to lead operational and analytical tasks; • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work in teams, in a multicultural environment and under pressure


Education Level : Masters


City: Accra


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: Aug 16 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 3/09/2018

How to Apply

Contact Person / Email / Address:

Send Application (CV and Covering Letter) to : recruitment@blueprintconsultgh.com or imujobs@blueprintconsultgh.com

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