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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:  Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

RISK OFFICE 

POST A: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – SAFETY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (SHE)

Qualifications and Experience 

  • A relevant degree related in Safety, Health and Environment or Geography and Environmental Studies/Science
  • Professional certificates related to Safety Health and Environment (OSHEMAC, NEBOSH) is an added advantage.
  •  The ideal candidate should have at least one year postgraduate experience from a reputable organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Assisting to develop safety policies and procedures
  • Providing administration support in the department
  • Taking minutes at meetings
  • Preparing reports
  • Reviewing  and coordinating risk assessments, registers (team in box queries), incident reports, and audits reports
  • Organizing monthly/ departmental (sectional) team meetings and solving safety issues
  • Coordinating audits and inspections
  • Compiling Safety, Health and Environment Statistics (Injuries classification)
  • Tracking corrective action plans and incident data
  • Reviewing important safety documents
  • Keeping record of all the department legal appointments
  • Planning and conducting safety drills with workplace staff 
  • Training workplace personnel to deal with any kind of emergency
  • Creating safety manuals
  • Coordinating safety training and campaigns
  • Developing safety meeting topics

POST B: ENTERPRISE RISK ANALYST 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Risk Management Degree or equivalent.
  • At least one year post graduate experience in similar post.
  • A professional member of any reputable risk management institute.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Performing risk identification and assessment with management at departmental level.
  • Monitoring implementation of plans to prevent, eliminate and mitigate risks.
  • Assisting Risk Officer in development of key risk and control indicators.
  • Coordinating with management in performing risk reviews.
  • Tracking and monitoring operating risk issues for departments.
  • Reporting operational risk issues and decisions to management on regular basis.  
  • Assisting in identifying and evaluating risk areas across the organizational activities.
  • Investigating root causes of risks and providing support to mitigate risks.
  • Developing strong relationship with the key stakeholders and business partners by addressing issues/concerns in timely manner.   
  • Keeping abreast of risk management techniques and industry best practices.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number(s) and names and email addresses of three referees to: 

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources

Midlands State University

  vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. Closing date for applications is 14 April 2021.   Please note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.