Occupational Safety and Health Consultant

  • Senior-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 11 December 2018

Job Description

Location: Apia, Samoa
Duration: 25 working days
ARF Category: B4
Est Date: Early 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible

Adam Smith International (ASI) manages the Samoa Governance Support Programme, which is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Established in 2016 following agreement between the Government of Samoa (GoS) and the Government of Australia, the Programme works with the GoS to achieve sustainable and equitable development in accordance with the Strategy for the Development of Samoa (2017-2020) and the Australia-Samoa Aid Partnership Arrangement (2016-2019). The Programme has two objectives: to develop and strengthen policies and institutions that enable sustainable and inclusive economic growth, especially private sector-led growth; and to improve economic governance by addressing issues that affect underlying public sector capability and performance.

We are looking for a consultant – to lead a Project and assist the Industrial Relations, Employment Permit and Occupational Safety and Health Division (IREPOSH) of the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour (MCIL) to develop safety and health standards or guidelines for eight high risk occupations in Samoa, and to produce a training plan that, within 5 years, will enable Occupational, Safety and Health (OSH) inspectors to do their work and improve the level of compliance by 100%.

For more info, please find the job advert attachment.

How to Apply!!

The assignment will be carried out in Samoa for a period of 25 working days. It will commence in early 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible. Detailed terms of reference will be provided to short-listed candidates.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a CV and a short covering note in an email with the subject “OSH Consultant” to Kate Coulman at kate.coulman@adamsmithinternational.com. Unfortunately, due to high application volume, we will only contact shortlisted candidates. Applications close Thursday 21 February 2019.

About the Organization

Adam Smith International is a multi-award-winning development company that delivers real impact, value and lasting change through projects supporting economic growth and government reform. Our reputation as a global leader has been built on the delivery of transformative change in many of the world's most challenging environments. For over 20 years, Adam Smith International has worked with ministers, government officials and citizens across the globe on wide-ranging projects. These experiences have shaped our values and have led us to become a trusted leader in delivering projects that result in sustainable and far-reaching impact throughout the world.

www.adamsmithinternational.com

More information

Foreign Investment Legislation. JD 04.02.2019 FINAL.pdf

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