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M-KOPA Employee Health and Safety Manager

M-KOPA Employee Health and Safety Manager

M-KOPA Employee Health and Safety Manager,

M-KOPA Employee Health and Safety Manager

At M-KOPA, We Finance Progress.
The scale and impact of our work is massive. M-KOPA is a fast-growing FinTech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off-grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset financing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.
Want to know more about M-KOPA? Click this link: About M-KOPA
Job Purpose
Join an exciting organization that is operating across markets in Africa. Help us grow and operate safely by ensuring compliance with employee health and safety (EHS) laws and best practices across all M-KOPA markets and facilities.

Main Functions

    • You will ensure compliance with EHS laws, regulations, best practices, and internal procedures across all M-KOPA entities.
    • You will develop and implement embed health and safety policies.
    • You will champion EHS activities and standards and support M-KOPA to achieve high safety standards across all markets.
    • You will partner with the company and leadership and serve as a subject matter expert (SME) regarding the interpretation of local EHS regulations aligning corporate, regional, and local EHS goals and strategies.
    • You will manage EHS goals to track progress and advise M-KOPA management on new health and safety risks and develop and implement mitigating plans
    • You will manage EHS investor compliance obligations.
    • You will coordinate M-KOPA’s employee-led health and safety committees;
    • You will lead EHS audits and inspections developing corrective and preventative action plans
    • You will conduct periodic reviews and audits (both internally and externally) and implement findings
    • You will conduct EHS training programs
    • You will develop an EHS budget across all markets
    • You will submit EHS reports

Experience/ Skills & Competencies/ Education Required

    • University qualification in a relevant discipline including environmental health & Safety management, security management, risk management, or relevant professional qualifications.
    • Recognized EHS Certifications and in-depth knowledge of EHS law, guidelines, and international best practices.
    • At least five years’ experience as an EHS professional, with managerial experience.
    • Experience performing and overseeing EHS audits, and action plans and maintaining an EHS action and reporting system.
M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.
M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

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