Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Cfao Kenya Limited

Last Seen: 6th May 2021

Job TypeFull Time

Required Experience10 years

Company NameCfao Kenya Limited

Job LevelManagement level

Education LevelBachelor

Valid Until6th May 2021

IndustryAutomotive & Aviation

Job Title:
Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Division: Kenya Shared Services

Department:  Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Section/Unit:  Environment, Health and Safety

Reports to: General Manager, ERM

Work station: Nairobi

Direct Reports: None

Indirect Reports: In company representatives


This role is responsible for developing and implementing a safety
strategy that ensures full compliance with safety guidelines as derived
from CFAO HQ and ESA EHS Representative, as well as with the relevant
local and international occupational and environmental safety

The Incumbent shall also ensure the safety of staff, visitors and customers, and promote reduced environmental pollution.

Scope for the role will include all CFAO Group Companies in Kenya.

Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities

a) Develop safe working procedures relating to activities with significant safety risks in order to prevent the risks;

b) Create and maintain a program for Environmental management system
(ISO 14001) certification and continuous environmental performance

c) Prepare the annual EHS budget and monitor utilisation to support efficiency in cost management;

d) Organise and participate in statutory EHS & Environmental audits
by Government Agencies and Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) to
ensure full compliance;

e) Manage group companies Divisional and Branch safety activities e.g.
Quarterly safety meetings and inspections for enhanced awareness and
compliance with CFAO Group safety guidelines and laws;

f) Maintain effective working relationships with the EHS suppliers,
Government regulatory agencies and the Lloyd’s Register Quality
Assurance (LRQA), to ensure group companies receive the support they
require in the delivery of service.

g) Develop and Implement the Emergency Safety Management Plan across the
group companies and ensure a robust line of escalation exists;

h) Provide a single business focus for accident and incident reporting
and assist with subsequent investigation process; provide trend analysis
to company and Senior Management to support and provide focus for
driving positive behaviours and culture; and ensure proper record
management of the occurrences.

i) Develop and operationalise a management system to ensure that HSE integration in core business systems across the group.

j) Liaise with CFAO HQ and ESA EHS Representative in order to ensure group compliance.
Operational Responsibilities

k) Proactively review adherence to Safety SOP with regards to the daily
operations of outsourced contractors at the company to ensure
dissemination of services against the agreed contract terms

l) Ensure safety and environmental audits are done in order to develop corrective actions, to enhance staff safety;

m) Participate in e EHS supplier verification and enrolment to enhance
efficiency in cost management; process EHS supplier invoices in liaison
with in Company representative. and Proactively provide training on
environmental management to staff to create environmental awareness and
compliance by staff;

n) Manage the proficiency driving tests to ensure all staff with access
to Company vehicles are fully competent to drive, in order to minimise
on accidents. Provide final authorisation for issuance of Anzen cards.

o) Organise and conduct annual Anzen rallies and traffic safety rallies within TKEN to enhance safety awareness.

Minimum level of academic and professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental or Public Health or an
Occupational Safety and Health relevant course from a reputable

• Certified ISO 14001; ISO 18001 auditor

Minimum level of experience required to perform effectively in the role

10 years of relevant experience in a similar organization, with 4 years’ experience at a management level

Internal customers

CFAO Group of Companies in Kenya

External Customers

a) Government Ministries


c) Dealers

d) Suppliers

e) Customers

f) CFAO HQ and ESA


a) Risk management

b) Health and safety management system

c) Environmental auditing

d) Occupational health

e) Industrial waste management

f) Occupational first aid

g) Safety management

h) Accident investigation

i) Industrial safety

j) Computer literacy

k) Health and safety regulations/Legislation

l) Work place safety

m) Safety inspections


a) Report writing

b) Presentation skills

c) Communication skills


a) Business acumen- knows how business works; knowledgeable in current
and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and
information affecting the business; knows the competition; is aware of
how strategies and tactics work in the market place

b) Strategic agility – Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future
consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective;
is future oriented; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies
and plans; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of
possibilities and likelihoods

c) Perspective – Looks toward the broadest possible view of an
issue/challenge; has broad-ranging personal and business interests and
pursuits; can easily pose future scenarios; can discuss multiple aspects
and impacts of issues and project them into the future

d) Technical learning – Is good at learning new industry, company, product or technical knowledge

e) Quality decisions – Makes good decisions (without considering how
much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom,
experience, and judgment; most of your solutions turn out to be correct
and accurate when judged over time

f) Problem solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult
problems with effective solutions; is excellent at honest feedback;
looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers; probes
all fruitful sources for answers

g) Interpersonal skills – Is self-aware, and has ability to relate with
people across all levels of seniority as appropriate, to ensure
achievement of personal targets

h) Organisational positioning skills – Understanding of organisation
structure both formal and informal, is sensitive to how people and
organisations function; anticipates where the landmines are and plans
his/her approach accordingly; views politics as a necessary part of
organisational life and works to adjust to that reality.

i) Energy and drive – Has speed and agility: taking quick and timely
action; seizes more opportunities than others, pursues everything with
energy, drive and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing
especially in the face of resistance or setbacks

j) Integrity and trust – Trusted individuals who can present the
unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps
confidence, admits mistakes, doesn’t misrepresent themselves for
personal gain

Applications close on 5th May 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.