Safety Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

KWS

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage the operation of the safety management system and the emergency response plan
Enforce KWS ISO 9001:2008 best practice principals
Review and assess effective safety management system and emergency response plan.
Model and promote organizational culture that fosters safe practices.
Facilitate the activities of the safety review board.
Facilitate safety, emergency and security training of company personnel.
Collecting, analyzing and transmitting safety information as per the KWS Approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
Administering any safety-related surveys as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS procedures in accordance with KCAA regulations;
Monitoring and evaluating the results of corrective actions as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS procedures in accordance with KCAA regulations;
Ensuring that risk assessments are conducted as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
Monitoring the industry for safety concerns that could affect the organization;
Being involved with and organizing actual and/or practice emergency responses as per the KWS approved AMO, MPM and SMS in accordance with KCAA regulations;
Develop and update emergency response plan and procedures;
Ensuring safety-related information, including organizational goals and objectives, are made available to all personnel through established communication processes.
Liaise with Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) and other aviation and security stakeholders in matters pertaining to safety.
Collecting, analyzing and updating data from the aircraft management systems.
Prepare safety reports and disseminate to the appropriate departments.
Reporting any safety matters to the accountable manager in writing within specified timelines.
Fostering a safety culture within the organization.

Job Requirements

Degree in aeronautical engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years’ work experience OR Diploma in aircraft maintenance from a recognized Institution/or flight operations
Holder of a Safety Management Systems and Emergency Response certification acceptable to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA);
Sound knowledge of the Kenya Wildlife Service field and base operations, procedures and activities;
Broad aviation technical knowledge;
An understanding of risk management principles and techniques to support the SMS;
Experience in aviation accident/incident investigation and human factors;
Knowledge of aviation regulatory frameworks.
Well-developed communication skills and demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Computer literacy and analytical skills.
A certification in a computer related training.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@kws.go.ke