Senior Programme Officer, Occupational Health and Safety


The NEPAD Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Senior Programme Officer, Occupational Health and Safety.
Under the supervision of the Principal Programme Officer, Policy Specialist the Senior Programme Officer, Occupational Health and Safety will provide technical support to the participating countries and regional secretariat for the project to design, implement and evaluate occupational health interventions. The Senior Occupational Health and Safety Specialist will play a key technical role in strengthening occupational health and mine health regulation in the mining sector in Southern Africa.
Educational and Experience: The Senior Occupational Health and Safety Technical Specialist shall have a minimum qualification of a Master of Science Degree in Mining Engineering or Master of Occupational Hygiene. Professional certification and training in occupational health and safety, or prior experience working in a mine setting or mine regulatory authority will be an added advantage.  
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
  1. A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.
  2. A detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV), not exceeding five (5) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
  3. Three (3) referees with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
  4. Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 24 October 2016
 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 218 Midrand 1685
Johannesburg
South Africa
Email: hr@nepad.orgericf2@nepad.org

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