Senior Manager, Safety, Operations

Job Description

Title: Senior Manager, Safety, Operations

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Engineering from any recognized university/ institution (Preferred subject EEE/Mechanical/IPE/ Civil or any other related subject) from any recognized University or Institutions.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 6 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential. Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.
∎ JOB PURPOSE: Lead to develop & establish the occupational health & safety management system across the BRAC, Social Enterprises, & BRAC International countries for ensuing minimum loss/accident, complying with regulatory requirements for reducing OHS hazards establishing control measures accordingly. Pursue with senior managements to establish health safety culture across the BRAC entities through the people engagements and frugal innovations aligning with the BRAC`s strategy.
∎ SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure the safety of Programme Participants, people who come into contact with the organisation and team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to achieve the programme`s goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment. Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action. Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do so.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Lead BRAC wide safety team on occupational health safety environment related issues, prioritize, take preventive measures for avoiding accidents, develop safe procedures, engage team to conduct safety awareness training, practices and drills across the BRAC, Social enterprises and BI.
∎ Explore the new initiatives and innovative preventive solutions based on the site and job wise risks assessment of enterprises factories, major establishments, BRAC major entities and develop control measures along with senior management for the safer, better efficiency.
∎ Lead monitor and engage diverse team (managers/deputy managers, engineer, officer, technicians, etc.) for ensuring BRAC wide safety and best resource utilization effectively. Keep supervisor, senior managers informed about important safety issues.
∎ Ensure building, structural safety and by design safety of the facilities/machines as required, regulatory licenses availability/renewal to ensure in coordination with construction and maintenance department in line with BNBC, RAJUK, FSCD, CDA, KDA, RDA, Pourasava, UP and other relevant regulations
∎ Ensure to develop checklists and team engagements in quality Inspections, safety auditing of building/establishment/machine/operations related electrical safety, fire safety, food safety, hygiene, WTP, STP, carbon footprint reduction and basic environment related issues to ensure the compliances and workplace safety. In coordination with construction and maintenance department at BRAC facilities in line with BNBC, NFPA thus reducing electrical shock related fatal accident and fire incidents.
∎ Study national international best practices, engage team's strength to find out the best intellectual but frugal technical solutions required in BRAC wide in health safety.
∎ Prepare monthly report of the major incident and share the learnings relevant stakeholders/staff along with the action plan for improvement on developing safety culture. Assist in the safety strategic plan development, annual reviews and upgrading of existing safety programs for BRAC wide services.
∎ Extend support to ensure BRAC wide safety support related to Chemical safety, MSDS, storage, machine safety, massive engineering work, confined space, work at height, excavation, heavy lifting work, transport safety, LOTOTO, etc... and ensure stakeholders to deliver work safely ensuring all necessary safety gears with zero accidents.
∎ Develop and implement an effective safety training system for the organization along with an effective safety communication system to create a safety culture across the organization.
∎ Ensure Occupational health related issues like food safety, health & workplace hygiene, noise, ergonomic safety, proper lux illuminations, fume/gas inhalations, excessive heat, vibrations, basic first aid etc.; necessary actions to be taken with relevant stakeholders for ensuring staff wellbeing, fitness and efficiency.
∎ Explore initiatives and engage on climate changes, ensure less environment effect, less pollutions, carbon footprint reduction, waste management, relevant few initiatives as appropriate, ensure less costs, best resource utilizations and negative impact to environment
∎ Lead the positive changes in safety and engage the relevant programmes, managements and a group of technical staff; distributing job for ensuring the health safety related actions are implementing, as great communicator.
∎ Summarize applicable DOE norms and acts related to BRAC operations and keep full compliance to the national environmental legislations regarding all BRAC building and facilities. People related environmental safety will be a key aspect
∎ Extend, explore scope to engage BRAC wide initiatives, collaborations, partnership to expedite the add values to the organizational level aligning with BRAC strategies.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 6 years of working experience in relevant field. Experiences in senior managerial role, seasoned professional in Health Safety, factory/massive engineering work with hands on operational experiences about safety management system with Engineering background will be preferred.
∎ Leadership, technological, analytical, communication, people management, reporting, team management, authority delegation, Knowledge of regulatory organization. Continuous improvement. Training and mentoring skills. Conducting safety assessment, safety plan and implementation of plan.
∎ Good Safety Engineering knowledge along with occupational health, exposure to the job risks, national and international OHS standards, OSHA, NEBOSH, and ISO 14001, BNBC etc. Clear knowledge about handling safety issues at organization level. Clear knowledge about national safety related laws, codes and policies
∎ Functional/Technical competencies, Positive behavioral leads, Professional, setting an appropriate goal and strong driving capacity, decision making and team work.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance, Maternity/ Paternity Leave, Wellness Centre Facility, Day Care Facility and others as per policy

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Nov 2023

Company Information:
∎ 14 Nov 2023
∎ Address : BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
∎ Business : BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

Category: NGO/Development


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