Quality,Health,Safety,Environment Manager

Last Updated: 10th December 2020 (about 1 year ago)

Nairobi, Kenya


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Accomplished professional with 20+ years of progressive experience and proven record of significant, successful contribution in quality, safety, health, environment, food safety and energy management systems including regulatory compliance in diverse industries. Experienced in audits/inspections, projects, compliance management, process improvement and training. Accustomed to compliance in several African countries and performance based on ISO 9001, 14001, 22000 (+PAS), HACCP, 50001, 18001 and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers standards (OGP) and adept at collaboration and working in multi-cultural and multi-site environment.


omo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Executive Masters of Business Administration

   Dec 2014
— Dec 2020

European Business School
Bachelor Project Management

   Nov 2009
— Nov 2010

Cambridge Association of Managers
Graduate Diploma Project Management

   May 2007
— Jul 2009

Kisumu Polytechnic
Diploma Analytical Chemistry

   May 1997
— Nov 2000


Tropic Air Limited
Group Quality/Safety Assurance Manager

   Oct 2015
— Current

Oversaw and provided assurance of compliance to regulatory, operating procedures, and contractual standards in context of quality and safety within the Nanyuki Aerodrome Ground Operations, Approved Aircraft Maintenance
Operations and Air Charter Operator Operations.
• Support to Accountable manager on all Authority, Regulatory compliance.
• Resolved or provide alternative resolutions to audit or inspection findings.
• Facilitate execution of training plan for staff and conducted internal training.
• Supplier and contract administration to bridge quality and safety documentation for lean operations.
• Oversee or conduct operational and aviation product audits to manage compliance and risk.
• Oversaw quality, health, safety, environment for construction of Hangar 2 & 3 to building regulations and codes.
• Achievements
• Attained standardizing contract documents to manage inherent risk.
• Developed/standardized internal training material for staff level qualification resulting to increase in AMO capability and
reducing costs for sub-contracting by 60% margin.
• Completed Authority 5-phase certification for both AOC and AMO by Kenya Civil Aviation Authority thereby positioning
company to secure large contracts for charter and aircraft maintenance.
• Consistently attained Litson &Associates Safety Gold award for company from 2017.
• Steered the AMO/AOC to change management leading to restructure and hire of post holders fulfilling regulations.
• Attained AMO project expansion to include Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority approval.
• Scored audit plan execution rate of 95% and audit finding closure rate to 98% resulting into high worker accountability.
• Reviewed and submitted over 25 AMO/AOC procedures for successful approval by Authority.

CNPC-BGP Kenya Limited
Country HSE Manager

   Jan 2013
— Oct 2015

Provided overall management to ensure HSE subject conforms to regulations in Kenya and East African countries.Engineered process improvement to result in improved crew HSE performance metrics.
• Provided policy, governance and regulatory compliance and administrative support to the Regional management.
• Maintained HSE database, analyzed data for reporting and proposed alternatives for management reviews.
• Responded to RFI/RFP tenders on HSSE requirements, assessed and mitigated projects for HSSE implications.
• Performed HSSE audits, investigated incidents and provided recommendations and lessons learnt reports.
• Conducted internal HSSE training, on job training, developing and mentorship of local HSE staff.
• Ensured supplier/contractor compliance to established HSSE procedures e.g. road transport.
• Liaised with regulatory bodies such as KEBS, NEMA, DOSHS and line ministries for process compliance.
• Reviewed of various external reports e.g. laboratory analytical reports for decision.
• Oversaw the local HSE budget.
• Achievements
• Successful qualification, calibration and deployment of 8 local HSE Assistants.
• Developed 3 crew operational risk mitigation SOPs that were adopted by the Group company for global application.
• Won 89% of all response to RFI/RFP for seismic contracts within Kenya, Somali.
• Enhanced control of sub-contractors to 100% compliance and revised certain contracts for period 2013/2014
• Reduction of fatalities by 85%.
• 100% timely resolution of all regulatory notices of non-compliance.

Bureau Veritas
SHEQ Country Manager

   Jan 2005
— Jan 2013

Performed multi-task role as Lead Auditor/Trainer, Consultant and SHEQ Country manager with expanded role of supporting other BV country entities.
• Supported management towards compliance with multi-regulations, company brand building, and enforcing business ethics and culture in operations.
• Resolved emergent customer issues by proposing actions plans.
• Identified sales leads for conversion, Develop custom training materials or delivered IRCA product training.
• Arranged for execution of country review meetings for efficient delivery of services.
• Enforced level one staff self-development review, mentored and qualified staff to competency.
• Managed electronic and hard file documentations to ensure data integrity for efficient operations.
• Collated operational data for report on corporate SHEQ metrics and hierarchical communication.
• Acted as liaison for group network queries, visits, stakeholder forums and regulatory bodies e.g. KEBS, NEMA
• Executed multi-level audits as Lead IRCA auditor for safety, environment, quality and energy audits covering authority compliance in East, West, Southern and Central Africa.
• Achievements
• Improved internal compliance score to 95% of established and applicable procedures.
• Improved contract implementation leading to reduction in annual lost audit man-days to < 20 days.
• Attained zero safety, environment incidents as at 2005- 2012 year to date.
• Increased customer service satisfaction feedback score to 90% from average score of 50%.
• Improved on average staff productivity to 60% using enhanced accountability of time sheets.
• Achieved risk mitigation target by ensuring control of sub-contractors to 100% compliance.
• Improved to number 9 globally the rank of the local office in terms of compliance to group procedures.
• Increased customer service man-days to over 300 Man-days in 2009.
• Increased individual sale targets by 3% ($15,000) in the 2011-2012 year to date.

Spectre International Limited
Technical Process controller

   Sep 2004
— Jan 2005

Head of yeast propagation department and support for wastewater treatment plant in a start-up company. Provided support in executing the production plans and developed departmental operational procedures for mashing molasses, yeast inoculation/ propagation and wastewater treatment. Contributed to setting of safety and environmental procedures according to OHSAS 18001 and EMS 14001 standards. Managed, trained, and deployed 5 operators to competently
execute their job tasks.

East African Breweries Limited (Diageo)
Quality Control Analyst/ Technician

   Dec 2001
— Aug 2004

Contracted to provide laboratory analytical services to various brewery operations i.e. laboratory support function, production, utilities, purchasing, warehouse, and marketing. Occasional stand in for laboratory manager in cross functional meetings and for quality control microbiologist. Provided training of new employees and vocational students.