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About SHERQ Officer – Environment Job


Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), the largest producer of sugar in the country operates cohesively with Illovo Distillers Tanzania Limited (IDTL) and is a member of Illovo Sugar Africa Limited (Africa’s largest sugar producer). .The Company now invites applicants who are self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill above mentioned position at Kilombero

Job Purpose

Support the site / functional area to effectively implement, comply with and monitor SHERQ and Food Safety standards and processes through coaching, guidance and communication with all relevant stakeholders.

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Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

 Co-ordinate and facilitate SHERQ and Food Safety risk assessments, and work with operations to develop best mitigation plans
 Coach and guide line management in the assessment, management and continuous improvement of SHERQ and Food Safety performance
 Facilitate SHERQ and Food Safety investigations and coordinate the verification of closeout actions
 Facilitate the closeout of audit findings
 Create SHERQ awareness using various fit for purpose media (e.g. toolbox talks, noticeboards, electronic media)
 Develop SHERQ capability in contractors and seasonal, through facilitation of safety induction training / design material
 Manage SHERQ induction processes, through effective planning, facilitation and co-ordination
 Conduct inspections and internal audits to oversee and ensure the adherence to legislative and IIRMS requirements
 Maintain the IIRMS and external assurance systems through creating and updating procedures, communicating changes to procedures and auditing compliance
 Implement and drive the implementation of SHERQ programmes and plans specific to area of responsibility (e.g. water usage plan)
 Develop monitoring schedules to ensure compliance with statutory requirements for safety, environment, Food Safety and occupational health
 Test and validate inputs into the ABF Annual HSE reporting process to reduce likelihood of findings
 Compile SHERQ management reports
 Co ordinate effective testing of emergency response protocols
 Track SHERQ inspections in CMMS (e.g MAXIMO) and facilitate effective closeout
 Ensure effective SHE and Food Safety committee meetings are conducted to schedule through setting up the programme, attending meetings and making necessary changes to IIIRMS a result
 Create awareness of safety in communities who live and use the estate (e.g. Schools, villages in the boundary) through developing and delivering pamphlets, talks etc


 Degree in Environmental Science and Management / Environmental Engineering or related area;
 At least 2-3 years experience in an operational environment (Factory / Agriculture), working in an environmental role;
 Possession of SAMTRAC / NEBOSH qualification; ISO 9000 / 22000 / 45001 is an added advantage.
 Excellent communication skills
 Report writing skills
 Creative, innovative and team working skills


The successful candidate will be engaged on Fixed Term Contract.
All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please click here to apply for the position on or before 08th June 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

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