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Safety Officer

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GPROM Ltd is a subsidiary company of GPS, registered in Rwanda and in charge of design and Construction of Power plant station of the Project Kivu 56 MW located at Rubavu district.


Role Title

Safety Officer Job Description



Reports to

HSE Manager


Project Team

No. of Reports








GPROM/Sheema 50 MW Lake Kivu Methane Gas to Power Project. 

Job description

  • Incident/Accident Management
  • GPROM Golden Rule Management
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • OH&S Administration & Reporting
  • Advisory to Project Management
  • Meeting Attendance & Participation
  • HIRA Management

OH&S Awareness & Culture Management

Professional Skills

  • Planning, leading, organizing, and controlling skills
  • Strategic, tactical, analytical, systematical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation and innovative skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer knowledge and skills in terms of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email, etc.
  • Training and development skills
  • Skills development and legislation knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels in the business and within the project
  • Report writing skills
  • Team leader

Key Outcomes

  • To provide strategic support in the achievement of the GPROM Occupational Health & Safety Management vision of Zero Harm, Zero Accidents, Zero significant incidents, Zero Fatalities, and Zero tolerance to substandard acts and conditions. Inspections

Key Relationships


Ÿ  Project Manager

Ÿ  Supervisor for electrical works

Ÿ  Site Manager

Ÿ  Project Team members

Ÿ  HSE Manager

Education & Qualifications


  • Technical Qualification (Mechanical/Electrical)
  • NEBOSH IGC or NGC (UK) (Optional)
  • HIRA
  • General Fire Fighting
  • First Aid Level 2

Relevant experience


3 years of Construction experience



  • Training in key tasks will be provided as required

Other Key Attributes


1.          INSPECTIONS:

1.1      Joint inspections to be conducted with the Contractor Safety Department on a daily basis.

1.2      Compiling of the Safety Officer Report on a daily basis.

1.3      Daily submission of Safety Officer reports to the HSE Manager.

1.4      Follow-up to ensure deviations are closed out and signed off. Photo or documentation proof to be added to the report and close-out document.

1.5    Reporting to the HSE Manager, any deviations not timeously closed-out.

1.6    Submission of all documentation on close-out to the HSE Manager.


2.1      SMS all incidents to the HSE Manager on occurrence.

2.2      Ensure flash reports are submitted within 24 hrs of incident/accident occurrence.

2.3      Attend/Facilitate all incident/accident investigations in your area of responsibility.

2.4      Ensure preliminary reports and all supporting documentation is submitted to the HSE Manager within 3 days of occurrence.

2.5      Ensure that a final investigation report is submitted within 7 days of occurrence.

2.6      Ensure a lesson learned is conducted and submitted to the HSE Manager with the final investigation report.

2.7      Ensure all remedial actions are closed-out within 27 days of occurrence and close-out reports signed off and submitted to the HSE Manager.


The requirements and responsibilities contained in this job description do not create a contract of employment and are not meant to be all-inclusive.  They may be changed by the role manager during employment on an as-needed basis.

How to Apply

Candidates with the above requirements are requested to submit their CVs, Application letter indicating why they are the best fit for the position, relevant certificates/ degree, and 3 professional references by using the" Apply for this job" button below before the 10th of February 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted