Job Description

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Job Summary

We are now looking for an Occupational Health Safety (OHS) Officer to act as overall focal point for any Customer Unit (CU) OHS related activities within the project or assigned area of work.


  •  To lead the team of OHS inspectors and / or perform OHS inspections, as needed by the project teams
  • To report on the overall OHS trends based on the provided project inspection KPI’s and criteria provided by Ericsson OHS team.
  • To advise improvement areas based on the analysis of the trends.
  • To prepare, implement, and modify as required, the Project OHS safety plan based on Ericsson Group OHS requirements, Ericsson OHS standards, Local Legal Requirements, Customer OHS requirements and any other such legislation.
  • To prepare, implement, and modify as required, the Project Risk Assessment, wherein all project related hazards are identified, adequately controlled and monitored to reduce risk to employees, contractors, members of the public and any others affected by Ericsson Operations.
  • To conduct training & awareness sessions, as required, with Ericsson personnel & contractors, related to the project or assigned area of work.
  • To be the lead advisor on any incident investigation, including conducting effective and pertinent investigation analysis, reporting on incident as per Ericsson standards, proposing and following up on determined corrective and preventive actions.
  • Perform random audits / inspections to ensure optimal site OHS safety. This may include internal project audits, to suppliers or any other areas of Ericsson operations.
  • Perform planned internal audits, as required by Ericsson OHS team, to ensure compliance to the Ericsson OHS requirements.
  • Capable to compile reports on periodic basis to project management team.


  •  1-2 years working experience, out of which min. 1 year experience in an OHS Officer (or similar) role, preferably in a telecom environment or construction industry,
  • Ideally should have technical degree / qualification, e.g. Engineering, Scientific degree; Additional qualifications / certifications in Occupational Health & Safety is preferred (e.g. First Aid, Fire Fighting, Working at heights, etc.)
  •  NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) is a plus.
  •  Experience in leading a team and / or advising on OHS activities to senior personnel is highly desired;
  •  Experience in developing OHS management system (e.g. OHS plans, risk assessments, method statements) internally and experience in evaluating and leading Subcontractors OHS practices would be highly desired
  •  Organizing & delivering Health Saftey Executive (HSE) trainings and inductions internally and with subcontractors externally, would also be looked at favourably
  •  The ideal candidate would also have experience dealing with internal / external customers, or at least have demonstrable qualities to put “customer first” e.g. good communication and presentation skills
  •  Multilingual person is preferred, however excellent command of spoken and written English is required;
  •  Capable to drive and perform site visits as needed by the project KPI’s;
  •  Driving license is a preferable; Able to travel as needed;
  •  Must be proficient in usage of computers, with knowledge in standard office programs (such as Microsoft Office).

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