Engineer QHSE

Reporting to Head ESG


Position Purpose

The Site QHSE Engineer will be responsible for manage all QHSE aspects on site, including quality, occupational health and safety, environmental, social and security, according to Corporate QHSE Policies, local legal framework and the relevant International standards.

The Site QHSE Engineer will report directly to the Corporate Head of QHSE and will give day to day support to the Site Manager.

  • Monitor and audit QHSE compliance across the site;
  • Perform site HSE inspections and audits;
  • Identify hazards, carrying out risk assessments, and ensuring subsequent corrective actions are implemented;
  • Investigate all accident/incident/near miss may occur on site and report to the relevant functional heads;
  • Collect monthly QHSE Statistics and carry out analysis of trends and performances;
  • Supervise the Contractor activity and ensure the implementation of the corrective and preventive actions;
  • Carry out training of staff members, including toolbox talks;
  • Review management plans issued by the Contractor and provide support for their completion;
  • Support the Project team and engage with local stakeholders on all the QHSE aspects.
Person Specification

Experience Requirements

  • Proven in depth knowledge of National HSE legislation and International Standards
  • Required but not essential experience to work with internationally financed projects, required to meet the IFC Standards 
  • Understand culture sensitivities of the communities around the Project location
  • Knowledge of implementation and application of ISO 14001 and 45001
  • Good grounding in the engineering and/or construction industries
  • Strong presentation track record of inspections and audits
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing
  • Ability to negotiate, persuade and influence stakeholders to gain support at all levels
  • Ability to interpret, extract and analyses QHSE data accurately in order to identifying issues and presenting potential solutions
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within a similar role
Education Requirements
  • Any engineering degree (CE,EE & ME or equivalent course)
  • ISO 14001 & 45001 Certified
  • NEBOSH certificate in occupational H&S or equivalent qualification approved by local institutions

Required Role Related/Technical Skills 

  • Fluent written and spoken French and English

Interpersonal/ Behavioural Skills

  • Strong Oral & Written communication
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Problem solving
  • Organization and planning
  • Accountability
  • Attention to detail
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