Occupational Health and Safety Expert (Ref: Occupational Health and Safety Expert)

GIZ Ankara
Yarı Zamanlı 4-9
İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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İlan Detayları

Title: Occupational Health and Safety Expert


Duration: 1 year with the possibility of extension

Working conditions: 2 days (16 hours) a month


Location: Ankara


A. Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and review policies and procedures to ensure that GIZ meets all the statutory requirements relating to the Law on Occupational Health and Safety no. 6331
  • Provide specialist advice and consultancy services to management and employees on Occupational Safety and Health issues.
  • Guide GIZ about the work conditions of the employees considering occupational health and safety standards.
  • Advise on and propose precaution measures concerning occupational health and safety and notify in written GIZ (both in Turkish and English languages);
  • Research the reasons of occupational accidents and define relevant precautionary measures and suggestions.
  • Conduct workplace inspections.
  • Develop and prepare health and safety information content for communication tools, presentations, and publications. 
  • Conduct risk assessment and prepare a risk management plan regarding the risks in the working terms and environment of the employees (both in Turkish and English languages),
  • Assist, advise, and inform on any changes in the legal requirements to the HR Department to ensure full compliance with the Law on Occupational Health and Safety no. 6331.
  • Plan, implement, and propose training and awareness-raising programs for all staff and lead in the promotion of a culture that prioritizes employee safety and wellness (both in Turkish and English languages).
  • Cooperate with the Head of Risk Management Office on designing safety and emergency procedures and their manuals.
  • Participate to relevant internal and external committees.

The OHS Expert is responsible to report to the Head of HR. 


B. Required qualifications, competences and experience


  • University degree in relevant fields: Engineering, Architecture, Technical education instruction, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Associate Degree on Occupational Health and Safety
  • Have official Occupational Health and Safety Expert certification accredited by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Professional experience

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a comparable position
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar organizations
  • Experience in providing advisory support to managers and staff in relation to the Law on Occupational Health and Safety no. 6331.

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • IT Skills: Excellent command of MS Office, experienced in using PowerPoint for presentations.
  • Language Skills: Native in Turkish, proficiency in English, and knowledge of German is a strong advantage.
  • Knowledge of related legislation and legislative obligations and how they impact on employment and service delivery.
  • Well-developed communication skills (oral and written including report writing and presentation skills.)
  • Ability to research, analyze and organize credible health and safety information to formulate and prepare written technical resources.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and excellent ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills.



Interested and qualified internal candidates are requested to apply through our Job Portal Job opportunities | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (giz-jobs.com) by filling in the digital application form as well as submitting their CV in GIZ Turkey’s format and a Cover Letter in English, stating their qualifications and previous professional experiences.


The deadline for application is the 07th of March 2024. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


GIZ is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion. GIZ is encouraging persons with disabilities to apply for the position. Remuneration will be in accordance with the candidate’s qualification and experience as well as local standards. 





GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.
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