Consultancy Services: Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Specialist

  وزارت اطلاعات وفرهنگ
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 470
Date Posted:Aug 7, 2019
Reference: P159402
Closing Date:Aug 16, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Audit Specialist
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 - 6 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About وزارت اطلاعات وفرهنگ:

Founded:  

اهداف وزارت اطلاعات وفرهنگ: وزارت اطلاعات وفرهنگ برای تحقق دیدگاه و ماموریت خویش، وظایف خود را در چارچوب پنج هدف استراتیژیک ذیل متمرکز ساخته و جهت نیل به آن سعی مینماید. 1. درعرصه مطبوعات: رسانیدن اطلاعات ازطریق رسانه های همگانی (اخبار ، مجلات ، رادیو ، تلویزیون وآژانس های خبری ) به مردم. 2. درعرصه فرهنگ : معرفی آثار باستانی ، آبدات تاریخی ، موزیم ملی، کتابخانه های عامه ، آرشیف ملی وسایر مراکز آموزشی کشور به سطح ملی وبین المللی وتوسعه ، حفاظت وحراست ازآنها. 3. درعرصه هنر:عرضه خدمات هنری ازطریق تیاتر ، فلم ، موسیقی ، نگارستان مل ومرکزآموزشی غلام محمد میمنگی وتقویت همه این ساحات . 4. درعرصه توریزم :جهانی ساختن فرهنگ وتاریخ افغانستان توسط توریزم وکوشش برای جلب سیاحین ازطریق معینیت گرحندوی نقش اساسی دربالا بردن عاید ملی وفقرزدائی ازطریق توریزم تشویق بخش سکتور خصوصی سیاحت وصنایع دستی. 5. درعرصه جوانان : ایجاد زمینه پیشرفت برای جوانان وتشویق آنها در عرصه های مختلف درمرکز وولایات. همچنان وزارت اطلاعات وفرهنگ دارای یک هدف مدیریتی بوده که بهبود و ارتقأ ظرفیت، مؤثریت و مثمریت کاری وزارت میباشد.

Job Summary:

Background:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received a grant from the World Bank toward the cost of achieving Afghanistan Extractives for Development. The Project is being implemented through a Project Management Unit (PMU) within the Ministry of Information & Culture. The PMU is now seeking a well qualified individual consultant for the position of Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Specialist.

Job Summary:

The Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Specialist provides policy and technical guidance on health and safety and labor issues for the Mes Aynak project. This includes leading health and safety and labor compliance activities, reviewing, in collaboration with regulatory institutions, and implementing occupational health and safety and labor policies and guidelines, monitoring the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Plans (OHS Plans) and Labor Management Plan in compliance with international standards and laws and reporting on all health and safety and labor issues relating to the project.

 


Skills Required:

Class Management

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Skills and Competencies


The following skills are required for effective performance:

·     Certification in OHSAS 18001:2007 (now ISO 45001), NEBOSH or similar;

·     Knowledge of ILO and Afghan Labor laws;

·     Ability to cultivate supportive relationships with work related institutions, partners, members of project affected communities;

·     Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work in a multicultural environment and under pressure;

·     Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision on a wide range of occupational health and safety and labor activities, and achieving results with agreed upon objectives and deadlines;

·     Excellent oral and written communication skills, and familiarity with relevant computer software (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, AutoCad); 

·     Decision making and problem solving skills;

·     Excellent interpersonal skills.


Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Duties & Responsibilities


The main duties and responsibilities of Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Specialist is, to undertake daily function of Project Management Unit (PMU) as follows;


·        Ensure the preparation and implementation of Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) and Labor Management Plans (LMP) in compliance with international standards, such as OHSAS 18001:2007 (now ISO 45001), NEBOSH or similar and Afghan Labor OHS and Labor laws;

·        Approval of Contractor OHS and Labor Management Plans

·        Supervision of high level implementation of Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Management Plans to ensure compliance with and enforcement of international laws and standards;

·        Train Environmental and Social Specialists in OHS and Labor inspections;


·        Agreed/acceptable number of occupational health and safety and labor inspections and monitoring activities undertaken within a given time frame (to be established in consultation with ESSU Director);

·        Acquisition of accurate data relating to occupational health and safety and labor complaints within the project areas;

·        Review and update occupational health and safety and labor procedures where required;

·        Coordinate with regulatory agencies and bodies within the project area to ensure occupational health and safety and labor compliance and enforcement of relevant standards, rules and regulations;

·        Perform work assignments related to occupational health and safety and labor inspections, compliance, monitoring, regulation, and research;

·        Conduct regular field inspections with occupational health and safety and labor officers and maintain accurate reporting mechanisms;

·        Monitor and assist in solving OHS and Labor complaints related to occupational health and safety and labor within the project area;

·        Provide guidance and direction to management for ensuring occupational health and safety and labor management compliance;

·        Establishment of accurate occupational health and safety and labor management reporting mechanisms;

·        Generate occupational health and safety and labor reports on a regular basis.

·        Perform any other official duties as required


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Qualification and Experience

The Senior Occupational Health and Safety and Labor Specialist must have a minimum of the following:

·        Certification in OHSAS 18001:2007 (now ISO 45001), NEBOSH or similar with at least eight (5) years post-qualification experience as an OHS and Labor Specialist in large construction projects;


·        Proven track record in working on projects covering a range of occupational health and safety and labor issues;


·        Regional experience in coordinating and working with multi-disciplinary teams and project stakeholders is desirable.


Required Knowledge

An excellent knowledge of the following relevant areas is required:


·        Relevant procedures, regulations and legal framework in occupational health and safety and labor;

·        Structure of Ministry of Labor and other regulatory agencies or bodies, such as ILO;

·        Creative and innovative techniques for planning and implementing occupational and health and safety and labor policies and guidelines;

·        Demonstrated capacity to lead operational and analytical tasks;

·        Ability to supervise and motivate a project team i.e. well-developed team building skills;


Job Keywords:

INDV-019-05
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Attachments:

TOR for OHS.pdf