Safety Officer

Ghana International School seeks to recruit a Safety Officer. Under the supervision of the Security and Safety Assurance Manager, the Safety Officer shall assist to address the long and short term peculiar demands of safety on both campuses of Ghana International School.


  1. Assist to establish a holistic management process that identifies potential threats to the School.
  2. Identify the impact of potential threats to the School’s operations.
  3. Establish a framework for building organizational resilience with the capability for an effective response to safeguard the interests of key stakeholders, reputation, brand, and value-creating activities of the School.
  4. Compile a risk register to identify and prioritize risks in view of GIS Vision, Mission and Objectives.
  5. Assist to characterize and rate all risks by a degree of severity, probability, frequency, impact, proximity etc.
  6. Assist to develop a Crisis Response Policy.
  7. Assist to draft a Crisis Management Plan for both campuses.
  8. Assist to institute an Effective Incident Command Structure.
  9. Assist in the Re-evaluation process of the current Emergency Response Procedure.
  10. Assist to institute a Health & Safety Management System based on OHSHAS 180001.

-First Degree qualification or equivalent
-Certificate in Security Operations or Occupational Health and Safety is desirable.
-Qualification/training in security and or safety will be an added advantage.
-Minimum of three (3)-years working experience in a similar role.

-Local, national, and international regulatory environments where applicable to the accountability of this role (i.e. privacy, information protection and environmental, health and safety standards i.e OHSHAS 180001.

-Incidence and crisis management
-Critical record keeping techniques
-Health and Safety Interventions
-Organisational resilience programs

-Drive for success

Interested and qualified applicants are to email a cover letter, detailed CV, names and contact information of two (2) referees to the Human Resource Manager:
The subject of the email should indicate the applied position.


Accreditation & Affiliations

GISSafety Officer