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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2015
    Deadline: Feb 20, 2015
  • The Institute of Technology & Management (ITM), was established by the Cross River State Government (CRSG) of Nigeria in partnership with Highbury College Portsmouth, United Kingdom. At ITM, our goal is to develop a world-class entrepreneurial Polytechnic Institute, the first of its kind in Nigeria. The Institute will provide students a unique opportu...
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    Health and Safety Officer

    The Health and Safety Officer is responsible for providing a Health and Safety service for the Institute including vetting the suitability of student placements, employers' assessments and accident investigation in order to enable the ITM to meet its broad business objectives. Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key

    Main Duties:

    •     Ensure that all work undertaken is carried out in accordance with ITM Health and Safety requirements.
    •     carry out initial and subsequent regular Health and Safety assessments of employers to ensure
    • suitability of student placements and to maintain and update appropriate records (placement
    • providers).
    •     COnduct and review general risk assessments for ITM activities held at other premises within the community.
    •     Exchange and implement all Safety, Health and Welfare requirements agreed between the ITM and other training organisations engaged in Student Placements.
    •     Investigate accidents, work place related diseases or occurrences involving students undertaking work experience at employers premises.
    •     Oversee arrangements for statutory examinations of ITM equipment including portable electrical appliance testing, pressurised systems and local extraction ventilation.

    Essential Criteria

    •     Good standard of education including GCSE in Maths/English (Grades A* to C).
    •     National Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent.
    •     Evidence of commitment to self-developrnent.
    •     Member of the Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH).
    •     Experience of working in a similar role.
    •     Excellent understanding of Health and Safety.
    •     Ability to work well in teams but also to work independently with the minimum of supervision.
    •     Excellent communication skills.
    •     Ability to effectively plan and prioritise workload.
    •     Very good IT skills induding a good working knowledge of the following Microsoft applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    •     Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education.
    •     Ability to work as part of a team.
    •     Ability to work under pressure.
    •     Professional approach to work and appearance.
    •     Enthusiasm and optimism.
    •     Commitment to excellence.
    •     Flexible attitude in the way he/she performs the job.
    •     Commitmentto operating in a harmonious, safe and secure environment.
    •     A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all.

    Method of Application

    To apply in the first instance.please send yourCV to:
    Deadline Date: 20th February 2015
    The Institute reserves the right to modify the deadline date.
    Start Date: ASAP

    A commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education for all.

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