Hamza Hamid Ahmed

Environmental - Operations Superintendent

An environmental, occupational health, and safety expert with experience in environmental and occupational health and safety management systems. Trained on EIA/EA (Environmental Impact Assessment), ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management systems), IOSH Managing Safely, Project Closure & Ecological restoration, OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor (Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems), and GIS.

Expert in monitoring environmental, health, and safety aspects including ecological, environmental audits & inspections, soil sampling & analysis, air quality, water quality, noise, radiation, hazard identification, and workplace health and safety risk assessments.

Proficient in research, data analysis, reporting, and presentation. Hard-working and reliable team player and believer in teamwork.

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Most Recent Job

Environmental - Operations Superintendent

Base Titanium

Kwale

01/10/2023
Ongoing
Job Description/Purpose

Responsible for overseeing the safe implementation of Environmental Management Systems, Environmental Monitoring Programs, and implementing Ecological Rehabilitation Monitoring and Restoration Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and actively taking part in the implementation of EMS activities.
  • Ensuring sound environmental management and good environmental practices are implemented and adhered to.
  • Overseeing the Environmental Monitoring Programmes activities.
  • Implement the ecological rehabilitation monitoring and restoration program activities to the highest standards, in compliance with industry best practice standards and protocols, regulatory requirements, and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Implementing the Environmental Management Systems to the highest standards; in compliance with industry best practice standards and protocols, regulatory requirements, and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Delivery of the Environmental Department’s objectives and activities.
  • Focus on safety, quality, and speed of output and accuracy.

Key Achievement

  • As an integral member of the Environment team, successfully helped Base Titanium become the only mining company in East and Central Africa to attain ISO 14001:2015 certification.
  • Conducted an MSc field research project in Base Titanium on the silt dam to determine the impacts of the Silt dam on macroinvertebrate species assemblage. (The project manuscript is under peer review).

Additional Job Experience

Ecological Monitoring Supervisor

Base Titanium

Kwale, Kenya

01/04/2016
30/09/2023
Job Description/Purpose

Responsible for safely implementing ecological rehabilitation monitoring and restoration program. Providing technical support to the ecological monitoring team within the Department and the Mining team working on rehabilitation.

Specific roles include oversight on the monitoring of, vegetation, macroinvertebrates, herpetofauna, avifauna, erosion control,  restoration and trials, alien weed control, soil analysis and reporting on rehabilitation progress.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring sound environmental management and good environmental practices are implemented and adhered to.
  • Implement the ecological rehabilitation monitoring and restoration program activities to the highest standards, in compliance with industry best practice standards and protocols, regulatory requirements, and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Implementing the Environmental Management Systems to the highest standards; in compliance with industry best practice standards and protocols, regulatory requirements, and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Delivery of the Environmental Department’s objectives and activities.
  • Focus on safety, quality, and speed of output and accuracy.

Key Achievement

  • Worked with Pwani University lecturers on post-mining land-use projects in rehabilitated mined-out areas and successfully published one journal paper.

Education

Highest Level

Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring

Ulster University

21/09/2020
19/07/2023
Activities and Societies

Additional Education

Environmental Science

Kenyatta University

Activities and Societies

Muslim Association of Kenyatta University

Training

Professional Qualification Training One

Project Closure and Ecological Restoration

External (Obtained at another institution)

11/02/2022
Professional Qualification Training Two

IOSH - Managing Safely

External (Obtained at another institution)

Hobbies

  • Volunteering – Volunteered in many community services geared towards environmental conservation and protection, e.g., mangrove tree planting at Tudor Creek and Gazi Bay, ocean clean-ups in the stretch of Diani beach to Wasini Island.
  • Travelling – I have visited major towns in Kenya for study and recreation.
  • Reading – Inspirational and Motivational books.
  • Sports – Football and swimming.

Languages

English, Arab and Kiswahili

Contact Information

hamz31n@gmail.com