Medical Officer at Unilever Tea TZ Ltd

On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Company Profile: Unilever’s mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene, and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.

Our Corporate Strategy aims to double the size of our business by 2020 while halving our environmental footprints.
Unilever values employee engagement and development by providing vital and relevant professional experiences. In Unilever, we give you a career.
Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited is a Tea plantation organization, with its main operations based in Mufindi within Iringa region. UTTL employs over 5,500 employees whose health, safety and security are very important to
the business.
We are currently looking to hire Company Medical Officer to be in charge of medical operations, and who will based at our main hospital in Mufindi.

Position Title: Company Medical Officer

Department: Medical and Occupational Health Department
Reports to:  
  • Vice President, Global Medical & Occupational Health
  • Operationally on Site – to Operations Director, Unilever Tea Tanzania

Location: Mufindi, Tanzania

Main Purpose of the Job: To be in charge of the management of Unilever Tea Tanzania Medical Department in compliance to the Unilever Standards of medical and occupational health designed to meet business needs and priorities, as well as conform to the medico-legal aspects of all National Health and Safety Legislations.

Main Responsibilities
  • To be responsible for medical care to all, who are entitled to receive it from the Company Medical Department & manage the medical department as a whole
  • In consultation with the Operations Director, responsible for planning of policies of the Medical Department, and responsible for the implementation of approved policies in accordance with Medical Ethics in general and Government regulations in Tanzania.
  • Develop and implement guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of patients, to the highest possible standard, and in line with the relevant and applicable legislations in Tanzania.
Administrative and Management
  • Be responsible for proper care and maintenance of all company assets in the Medical Department.
  • General management of medical personnel, main hospital and dispensaries
  • Prepare annual report, which gives reliable information about the Medical department
  • Supervise preparation and submission of reports as required by the relevant Government bodies
Health, Safety & Environment
  • Implementation of company defined policies ,procedures ,programs and systems allowing the unit/Department to meet the company commitment on Occupational Health , Safety environment care and consumer safety
  • Proactive identification of hazards or environmental aspects and putting in place effective safeguards aiming at eliminating/reduction of accidents or incidents
Key Skills and Qualification
  • Bachelor of Medicine Degree
  • Master of Surgery – an advantage
  • Medical practitioner with at least 5 years experience in Occupational Health Management
  • Hospital management skills
  • Supplies Management and Asset Investment and Care skills
  • Possess intellectual power to determine direction
  • Act decisively to improve performance
  • Delivers through people
  • An achiever through integrity, team work and learning
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