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Wickliffe Ouma Otieno

wickliffeotieno@gmail.com¨+254710335476¨ Linkin: otieno-wicliffe-ab1828111

P.O BOX 15188-00400, Nairobi, Kenya

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
I am a dedicated environmentalist with experience in environmental impact assessment, audits, risk assessment, job safety analysis, occupational health and safety, stakeholders engagement, accident and incident investigations, continuous task innovation and improvement, training, and team leading. Implemented environmental management system, monitoring, and management support, Microsoft office, research design, data collection, analysis, and modeling (SPSS, Excel, R, APSIM, and GIS). Fluent English, professional documentation, technical writing, and prompt time manager, fluent in written and verbal communications

EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Quality Health Safety and Environment Supervisor                        07/2020 – Present

Bollore Transport and Logistics BTL (Kenya Breweries Site)

·         Supported the implementation of the Quality Health Safety Environment management policies in compliance with BTL, national and international standards.

·         Conducted regular audits to minimize non-conforming activities and identify opportunities for improvement

·         Reported all incidents or accidents on site and investigated their root cause for prevention and control measures as required by the client’s statutory.

·         Identified and trained workers on gaps noted during operations monitoring.

·         Established emergency response procedures and evacuation plans. Trains all staffs procedures and expectations of emergency drills.

·         Constituted health, safety, and environment committee meeting regulations of Bollore Group, local legislation as well as training active members accordingly.

·         Ensured appropriate personal protective equipment is available in good condition and sufficient for all employees.

·         Inducted all new employees and contractors on-site on all health, safety, and environmental policy and regulations to ensure their safety.

·         Offered leadership, advisory, and counseling to junior staff.

Achievements

·         Developed stacking and unstacking traceability improvement that reduced collapse load incidents in the warehouses by over 27%.

·         Reviewed risk assessment and sectional standard operating procedures after identifying gaps and trained staffs to ensure conformity and safety operations.

·         Significantly made operational changes to comply with COVID 19 protocols.

·         Mapped out hazards, reviewed and developed risks assessments of 60% on-site activities.

Warehouse Clerk, Bollore Transport and Logistics                                         06/ 2018 – 06/2020

(Kenya Breweries Limited Site)

·         Enforced Quality Health Safety and Environment regulations within the warehouse.

·         Stacked pallets of products to expected standards in the warehouse and operation’s yard.

·         Carried out a risk assessment and walk about to identify and cite areas for improvement.

·         Ensured safe stock keeping and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) in the warehouse especially during operations.

·         Ensured accurate inventory management and tallying stocks from production as per order.

·         Updated WMS and recorded outbound and inbound stock movements on time.

·         Applied the First In First Out principle on all stock movements in the warehouse.

·         Completed documentation for breakages, product processing/dispatching shipment.

Achievements

·         Earned 100 days of incidents and accidents free operations by consistent team sensitization.

·         Recorded the best-appreciated and awarded UDV sales.

 

Freelance Researcher, Writer and EIA/EA Assessor                                          03/2017 – Present

·         Did Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit on won projects.

·         Developed and accomplished both academic and social research.

·         Research data collection, collation, analysis, presentation, and reporting

 

Editor, Maternal Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN)                09/2016 – 12/2016

·         Collecting, correcting, and compiling units into one user manual.

·         Editing, formatting, and presenting the documents in both Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Achievements

·         Made the first appreciated quality documentation.

·         Prompt and solved critical documented problems.

 

Business Consultant, Resolution Insurance                                                         09/2015 – 12/2015

·         Customer care services and online marketing of the insurance products.

·         Prospected potential clients, and scheduling meetings for more explanations on the product, and provision of the insurance coverage plan.

 

Chairperson, Chuka University Ndhiwa Students Association (CUNSA).      09/2013 – 06/2015

·         Founder, Chair the association and ensured it is smooth and objectively running.

·         Coordinated, managed, and organized all the activities within the association.

·         Followed up and influence constituency bursary issuance to CUNSA members.

·         Monitored each department and ensured they delivered to the members effectively.

Achievement

·         Formed and presided over CUNSA associate for 3 years.

·         Ensured all members completed their learning without discontinuation.

 

Attachee, International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE).    04/2014 – 08/2014

·         Solid waste management by incineration, re-packaging, and re-using.

·         Environmental impact assessment on the ongoing constructions (Generic molecular laboratory and staff residential).

·         Environmental Audit of facilities such as level one molecular laboratory, Onsite hospital, oxidation ponds, Human waste septic tanks, and research facilities.

·         Pest and diseases control by use of push and pull strategy.

·         Hazardous and non-hazardous Liquid waste management.

·         Clean water treatment and supply for both domestic and irrigational use.

·         Worked independently and interdependently in routine tasks.

 

EDUCATION
The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology JKUAT – (2020 – 2022)

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Management (M.Sc. EEM) – In Progress

Chuka University – (2011 – 2015)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Environmental Science: Second Class Honors Upper Division

Mbita High School – (2007 – 2010)

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). Mean Grade B.

Maroo Primary School – 2006

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE):

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
November 2021: Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK)

–          Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015)

February to March 2021: FutureWater and HiView (WAPOR Project)

–          Crop models and remote sensing for water management and agriculture systems

September 2020: United Nations Institute for Training and Research

–          Sustainable Diet, One Planet, One Health

May 2020: United Nations Institute for Training and Research

–          Climate Change from Learning to Action.

September 2018: Kaileys Consortium Ltd – Scaffolding, Ladder Safety and Work at Height

August 2018: Institute of Advanced Technology – Square Warehouse Management System.

April 2016: Nazarene University – Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit (EIA & EA); Registered and licensed by NEMA and EIK.

March 2012: Equity Bank – Financial Education for Women and Youth.

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Voluntary, Community Service, networking and general environmental gap discussions.

CLUB AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK)

Samaki Working Group of Kenya.

REFEREES
Dr. Betty Samburu

Program Manager, Maternal Infant and Young Children Nutrition (MYCN)

Phone no. +254721241272 Email: betsamburu@gmail.com
Godfrey Sune

Estate Assistant Manager, International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

Phone no. +254723411028 Email: gsune@icipe.org
Jacob Kamau

Warehouse Coordinator, Bollore Transport and Logistics

Phone no. +254725234450 Email: jacobkamau89@gmail.com

 

Education

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology JKUAT

SEPTEMBER 2020 ONGOING

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Management (M.Sc. EEM)

CHUKA UNIVERSITY

2011 - 2015 Second Class Honors Upper Division

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Environmental Science