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Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Manager

at Fenix Fenix International
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Manager

About Fenix

Fenix International is a next-generation energy company. Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. Our flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable instalments starting under $0.16 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a unique credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans and open up a wider world of energy and financing for our customers.

Fenix operate as a distinct and autonomous company within the ENGIE group in order to retain our unrelenting focus on innovation, smart iterative design, strong team culture and exceptional customer experience. Together, Fenix and ENGIE plan to bring life-changing energy and financial services to tens of millions of off-grid customers and to make universal access to modern energy a reality across Africa.

Job Description

The HSSE Manager will be responsible for establishing, developing and implementing Fenix Global Health, Safety, Security and Environment programs as well as managing such issues within the company. Fenix is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who will be responsible for proactively protecting the health, safety and environment of our employees, partners and communities where we operate. A successful candidate must be a detail-oriented professional with strong critical thinking skills and a demonstrated track record of effective HSSE work.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensuring compliance with personal and system HSE regulations or applicable standards such as ENGIE Global Care Rules and ISO45001at all levels.
Create new and review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
Implement & Coordinate internal / External HSE Audits and monitor compliance
Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations
Remain alert to emerging issues and global trends that might benefit or otherwise impact individual and team’s work
Design strategies to reduce HSSE incidents and other issues that may affect public and staff safety
Respond immediately to HSSE incidents / accidents ensuring risk mitigation strategies are implemented in a timely manner
Go to the field to investigate HSSE accidents and other public safety concerns within the location/area
Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to senior management


Knowledge of Potentially Hazardous Materials or Practices.
Relevant HSE certification; NEBOSH, HSE 1, 2, 3 certifications
First Aid training
Team player and self-starter
Ability to influence, inspire and motivate people who are not directly under your responsibility
Must be proactive and have good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
Up to 40% travel required
Desired Skills and Experience

Creation or management of HSSE plans for fast-growing businesses
French and/or Portuguese language skills

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 5-10 year experience as an HSE professional

Experience in developing markets
Experience in FMCG industries or light manufacturing

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or HND in any related course