Health & Safety Superintendent

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Yalelo  is seeking a highly analytical, meticulous and hands-on  Occupational Health and Safety Superintendent  with extensive experience in Occupational Health and Safety.

The Superintendent will work closely with SHEQ Manager.

This position is open to Zambians only.

Location:  The role will be primarily based at the Yalelo farm in  Siavonga  but may require occasional travel.

Coordinates the overall implementation and maintenance of the OHS Management System and promotes continuous improvement practices that reduce the business Occupational Health and risk.

The  Right-Fit  candidate will:

Drive and facilitate the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHSM) systems in line with:

System standards ;

  • Corporate standards and guidelines;
  • Legislative requirements and Business process requirements
  • Introduces, sells and champions OHSMS best practices, and customizes to suit business needs
  • Co-ordinates, monitors and audits all OHSMS activities related to the business and ensures all business SHE activities meet Yalelo and legislative requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Is custodian of the business OHSM system, and as such is responsible for ensuring: The system is maintained, and adequate data and document management practices are adhered to
  • Is responsible for all business OHSMS information collation and reporting, in line with business and corporate requirements
  • Business and Contractor statistics
  • Annual, quarterly and monthly tracking of OKRs
  • Monitoring OHS objectives and targets
  • Provides specialist support to the relevant business teams
  • Drives assists with and collate general SHE risks assessments;
  • Delivers OHS training programs, and Liaises on annual and day to day issues with regulatory authorities, independent OHS auditing bodies, and the Yalelo SHE team
  • Maintain best practice and knowledge base through networks within the wider SHE community internal and external
  • Co-ordinate OHS related contractors e.g. Fire Equipment.
  • Legal Appointments
  • Formulates and prepares legal appointments in terms of regulatory and system requirements
    Management of Change

Our OHS Superintendent  should have:

  • A degree in Occupational Health and Safety or bachelor’s degree of any Science or other relevant qualification
  • Industry Experience: ?At least 3- 5 years’ work experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Trained in SHE Function, Preliminary Incident investigation, ASHEP is an added advantage
    Knowledge of aquaculture marine systems.
  • Must have an excellent track record with maintenance and continuous improvement of Safety, health, and environment within a plant
  • Must have working knowledge and experience of OHS Act and Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act, Environmental Legislation and other relevant legislation
  • Knowledgeable about ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001
  • Analytical: Unpack Data and make sense of it – must be very strong
  • Highly disciplined
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule outside business hours and/or flexible shifts.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work in a team.
  • Be detail-oriented and meticulous.


  • Honesty?:  Must always convey accurate data to management. Honesty is critical to help manage problem solve any issues.
  • Multi-tasking?:  Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and follow procedures exactly, every time.
  • Communication?:  Demonstrate effective communication and professionalism at all levels. Must be able to effectively communicate in English (both written and verbal).
  • Great Attendance?:  Must be able to maintain attendance (48 hours/week) and work with limited supervision.
  • Judgment?:  Demonstrate professional judgment, relate all information and data to management. 100% accuracy expected and must be prepared to discuss any issues that deviate from normal laboratory procedures.
  • Flexibility:  ?Adapts to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities.

If this is  YOU,  Yalelo wants to hear from you  today !!!

This is a full-time position and the successful candidate must be available to work weekdays and weekends.

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