Global Farming Safety Manager

  • Full Time
  • Tanzania
  • TBA. ZMW / Month


About Us
We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. Withour fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.

Overview of the role
Define, implement and monitor effective process of managing risks and hazards associated with Farming.
Deploy ofi global safety policies and procedures into effective and practical local processes practices in Farming.
Support implementation of reporting processes – coach and support effective implementation of Work Permit System.
Define and support the journey of building and reaching the maturity level of safety culture, Develop, refresh when necessary and sustain an effective process of reporting safety proactive indicators (NM, UC &UA) and embed safety prevention concept in management & supervisory level.
Establish and maintain an effective process of reporting and investigating (RCA)incidents and process incidents, support investigations and coach teams on good quality of it, perform effective reviews of actions follow up, with the special focus on serious one (having high consequence potential)
Establish and support Leadership safety skills across Farming in the organization, coach them and assure they can be effectively leading safety in their respective areas of responsibility,
Conduct regular safety inspections/walk the talk and coach local leaders on those particular skills and behaviour,
Define and establish behavioural based observation process as necessary, assure its effective based on positive re-enforcement approach. Coach local leaders on that skill,
Analyse the needs for necessary safety Training, TBT and safety coaching – deliver safety training
Follow up and assure effective management of identified areas of improvements
Participate in ofi safety audits for other locations and capitalize best practices obtained,
Assure capitalization of lessons learnt and best practices across all ofi Farms
Support/justify CAPEX projects for Safety for Farms,
Actively participate in safety networking within ofi/Farming (calls, SharePoint, Workplace)
Develop and implement safety innovations and new safety Initiatives within Farming,

Qualification and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in industrial/occupational health and safety or engineering with an emphasis in safety, or closely related field
Experienced in Facility Safety Manager/Leader position
Experienced in implementing safety global/international programs and initiatives
Preferred sector: Global agribusiness, International Manufacturing, FMCG sector, Farming/Agriculture

Skills required
Certified Safety professional & experienced safety trainer
Strong hands-on approach
The ability to understand and enforce company and local safety rules, standards and procedures,
The ability to identify hazards, evaluate and prioritize risks and advice and follow up inappropriate countermeasures,
The ability to high quality accidents analysis and develop and deliver professional safety training,
Ability to interact across all levels in the organization and build trustful relationships with key stakeholders
The ability to engage people, enable learning and coaching in behavioural change to achieve excellent safety culture

ofi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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