Oxfam is a rights-based global development organization with more than 70 years of experience in more than 90 countries worldwide. Oxfam’s mission is to end the injustice of poverty and inequality through systemic change and the advancement of political, economic, and social rights. Oxfam has been working in Ghana since 1986, managing programs related to food security and livelihoods, universal access to education and healthcare and transparency and accountability in extractive industries (mining, oil, and gas). Oxfam’s experience in Ghana and strong partnerships with government institutions, Ghanaian civil society organizations and NGOs support the delivery of active and innovative programs and advocacy work seeking to improve the livelihoods of Ghanaians and strengthen citizen accountability. Oxfam in Ghana currently works in 11 out of Ghana’s 16 administrative regions.
Job Title: Health and Safety Consultant
Oxfam GB (0GB) is committed to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of anyone who could be directly affected by its work activities. In order to fulfill this commitment, Oxfam will Identify, control, and learn from the health and safety (H&S) risks that arise from its work activities and develop through a process of continual improvement. To achieve this requires the integration of health and safety into normal management processes and all business objectives and regular assessment against desired standards.
Scope of Services:
The identified service provider will be expected to conduct a comprehensive assessment of our two offices (Tamale and Accra) to assess current standards and practices against the desired standard, develop, deliver and develop training for Oxfam staff.
Full assessment (based on the scope of work above) for the Tamale and Accra office)
Produce Final Report on both premises with any identified risk and recommendations
Also, provide estimated costs of any work that needs to be completed on the two promises
Provide relevant training for staff
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organization.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
Do you have expertise in health and safety assessments and training and a proven track record in rendering satisfactory services? Are you a certified Health and Safety professional / company? If you have what it takes to deliver successfully, then you are invited to submit a proposal (full technical and financial) by visiting the link below for full terms of reference and instructions on how to apply. Please quote Ref: INT6512.
Closing date: 6th May 2020