Health and Industrial Hygeine Advisor

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Job Reference 1196955

Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 13, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek a Health and Industrial Hygeine Advisor to join them in a huge project in Dar es Salaam, TZ on a 12-month contract with possible extension.

1. Expectations (overview/responsibilities)
Participate and provide input to the development of targeted H&S Improvement Plans and associated support documents. Ensure H&S alignment with approved Plans.  
Build and maintain solid and pro-active relationships. Engage with management representatives, Field Contractors, IPMT and Partners
Participate in project start up work – (including project mobilization and early works). Ensure thorough contractor Health and Hygiene (H&H) assessments as required and timely execution
Facilitate and participate in Health and Hygiene related Risk Assessments and ensure all matters Health and Hygiene are in compliance with Project and International standards with specific emphasis to:
Occupational Health Programs – such as fitness to work, health surveillance etc.
Health Promotion Programs
Camps and Kitchens
Vector Control Programs
Water Quality Assurance
Infectious Disease Outbreak Support Management investigations
Wellness Programs
Drug and Alcohol Program
Responsible for the oversight and assurance to implementation and maintenance of the Project H2SE Management Program.
2. Key aims and objectives
To ensure a robust H&S performance is in initiated and maintained throughout the life of the Project.

3. Prime responsibilities and duties
Assist and support the Project by tracking project specific deliverables.
Execute a scheduled Health and Hygiene assurance program and identify gaps as part of the monitoring activities and ensure the closure thereof.
Ensure camp, kitchen and food storage Health and Hygiene compliance to Project and International standards.
Ensure all food to be delivered to work fronts are prepared, contained, and transported in compliance with Project and International standards.
Ensure all food handlers are certified and registered per Local Legal and Project requirements.
Ensure respective Camp Managements are compliant to their approved assurance programs/ inspection regimes.
Monitor and evaluate Camp Water Quality and Vector Control Programs effectiveness
Liaise and support the H&S Team.
Develop, maintain, and close out actions as per Action Tracker system.

4. Allied occasional duties
Deliver H&H training when required.
Deliver the accumulation of H&H data and statistics and the presentation thereof.

5. Key internal interfaces
  • Project Management and leadership (Project Health & Hygiene Specialist)
  • H2SE Manager
  • Health and Hygiene Specialist
  • Field H&S Teams
  • Project field contractors

6. Key external interfaces
Project H3SE Manager
Chief Medical Officer
Company Site Representative

7. Project specific requirements
The ability to develop a thorough understanding of the Project and its H2SE requirements.
  • MS Office competency       

Priority (What – How – Why)

2. Qualifications / Training Experience
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene Diploma
  • Industrial Hygiene Diploma
  • Recognized International Certification in the above fields
  • Recognized Degree in the abovementioned fields
3. Competencies - Generic
Team player
Experience working with different cultures (Multi Culture teams)
Excellent Verbal & Writing Skills (English)

4. Competencies - Technical
The ability to implement and maintain an H&H program to camps and site for a Marine Storage facility
Ability to travel to all project locations
Ability to understand technical drawings

5. Competencies - Project Specific     
  • Project Camp and Medical Station experience.
  • Occupational Health, Public Health, and Hygiene
  • Industrial Hygiene monitoring programs and requirements

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