Kenya: PROVISIONS OF SHORT TERM CONSULTANCY SERVICES OF RISK ASSESSMENT, SAFETY AND HEALTH FIRE AUDIT

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Organization: Oxfam
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Feb 2018

About Oxfam

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty. Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Background

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. We are committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of anyone who could be directly affected by our work activities. We have continuously adopted the process of risk assessment to identify work related hazards and the precautions required to minimize the chance of anyone being harmed because of Oxfam’s activities and to ensure appropriate measures are taken. We are therefore looking for a qualified and experienced health and safety practitioner to partner with us to fulfill this mandate.

Scope of Work

To carry out Risk Assessment, Safety Health and Fire Audits at Oxfam’s offices (Nairobi, Wajir and Lodwar) in compliance /accordance with the Factories and other Places of Work (Fire Risk Reduction Rules 2007 and Occupational Safety and Health Act 2007.

Job Specifications/Tasks

  1. To carry out Risk Assessment, Safety Health and Fire Audits for Oxfam offices in compliance /accordance with the Factories and other Places of Work (Fire Risk Reduction Rules 2007 and Occupational Safety and Health Act 2007

  2. The report shall give recommendations necessary steps to undertake in each area of non-compliance to enable Oxfam to implement to be compliant with the Factories and other Places of Work (Fire Risk Reduction Rules 2007 and Occupational Safety and Health Act 2007 and any other relevant legislation/international standards.

  3. The report to indicate the required bench marks at various points for Oxfam’s continuous improvement.

  4. The audits to cover the entire Oxfam’s office as well as its interrelationship with its neighbouring communities, contractors, visitors etc

  5. To determine the level of Risk, Safety, and Health and Fire Safety awareness amongst staff and give recommendations

  6. Review Oxfam’s Health & Safety Policy vis a vi the regulatory requirements

  7. Submission of the report to the Oxfam’s Health and Safety Committee and business heads

  8. Ensure that a certificate of compliance arising from the audit is granted by the OSH Director.

Interested firms/individual’s requirements/ qualifications

· Must be currently registered with the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services – Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services and MUST have a valid certificate

· Must possess communication and written presentation skills and auditing skills.

· Must have at least five (5) proven practical experience in the field

Proposal

The proposal submitted must contain:

· Expression of Interest letter

· Curriculum vitae (CV) including valid references

· Description of the methodology and work plan for performing the assignment

· Any proposed staff to assist in the assignment and their qualifications

· Consultancy services activities time schedule.

· Proposed consultation fees in Kenya Shillings

How to apply:

How to apply

Please send your expression of interest before February 20th, 2018. Using the link below

http://bit.ly/2E63kCx

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted <

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