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Occupational Health & Wellness Specialist at CITY of WINDHOEK

Location: Windhoek | Deadline: December 16, 2022

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PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Oversee, plan and evaluate the implementation of the occupational health & wellness policy & procedure in order to ensure a healthy workforce in alignment with organizatioal objectives.

 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure CoW compliance with all relevant occupational health legislation & wellness best practices.
  • Monitor & guide implementation of occupational health & wellness programs.
  • Case management intervention strategies (incidents, accidents, IOD’s and psycho-social cases).
  • Ill-health management (incapacity & sick leave management).
  • Risk management & advisory services.
  • Analyse occupational health & wellness research / survey outcomes.
  • Supervise work/job activites of staff members in the Section.

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelors Degee in Public / Occupational Health / or Occupational Nursing / Social Work / Psychology / Industrial Psychology and / or other relevant health related Degree qualification – with specialization in occupational health & safety management or industrial social work and or industrial psychology.
  • Four (4) years relevant experience, supervisory experience will be an added advantage.
  • Code BE / B Driver’s License & registration with the National Health Professional Council of Namibia.
  • Post-graduate training in occupational health & social work training, health & safety management systems and supervisory development.

Knowledgable in:

  • The City’s vision, mission, values, risk management priinciples, health & wellness management Labour Act (relevant health, safety & wellness & regulations relating to health & safety, Local Authorities Act, Project Management, Employe Compensation Act, Namibia Nursing Action, Social Work & Psychology Act, Strategic Management Principles (Balance Scorecard Methodology); leadership & changment management, policy development & management, organizational behaviour (individual, inter-group & organizational).

Skills In:

  • Strategic planning, facilitation, problem solving, advocacy, project management, meeting effectiveness, conflict resolution, interpersonal skills, analytical, strong written & verbal communication / presentation, supervisory skills, influence in decision making.

Closing Date: 16 December 2022

The company ONLY accept applications via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

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