Environment Social and Governance Officer at Uzima Chicken

Uzima Chicken

Full Time
Kisumu
Posted 7 months ago

Environment, Social, and Governance Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 years

Location: Kisumu

Job Field: Safety and Environment / HSE

Job Summary:

Uzima Chicken Limited is in search of a highly motivated and skilled Environment, Social, and Governance Officer. Committed to creating an inclusive workplace, the company aims to make engagement with farmers and rural communities as welcoming as possible for women. The ESG Officer will collaborate closely with the Managing Director and Group ESG Manager, receiving support in implementing ESG best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Overall responsibility for managing ESG activities across all company operations.
  2. Implementation of ESG standards adopted by the company.
  3. Ensuring that all activities conducted by Uzima Chicken comply with environmental standards and other related obligations.
  4. Maintenance and monitoring of the company’s environmental and social management system.
  5. Development, implementation, and monitoring of health and safety programs in accordance with international standards to establish a safe working environment.
  6. Regular training of company staff on occupational health and safety, E&S risks, ESMS, and related topics.
  7. Coordination and integration of E&S risk management procedures with the Uzima management process.
  8. Evaluation of new projects against national and international standards, developing required due diligence reports and documentation.
  9. Regular field inspections, including quarterly and annual E&S audits for compliance with industry best practices.
  10. Production of required department reports for management, group, and investors.
  11. Collaboration with the Group ESG Manager to implement company ESG standards.
  12. Land selection and acquisition by identifying suitable locations and following up on the land acquisition process.
  13. Liaison with architects, engineers, and internal staff to develop site plans and building designs.
  14. Conducting regular site visits to ensure work quality is compliant and up to expectations.
  15. Company projects management, installation, and maintenance through regular inspection, preventive maintenance, and monitoring programs.
  16. Monitoring, evaluation, and reporting through monthly summary reports on project progress and advisory reports to the Managing Director based on ongoing and forecasted projects.
  17. Performance of any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager.

Competencies:

  • Good communication skills and knowledge of working with all company departments.
  • Self-driven and efficient in time management.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience.

Method of Application:

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you meet the qualifications outlined above and are interested in joining the team, please send your application (updated resume and cover letter) with the email subject as “Environment, Social, and Governance Officer” to hr.ke@uzimachicken.com and cc: info.ke@uzimachicken.com not later than December 23, 2023. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Features

Job CategorySafety and Environment / HSE

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