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Education
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Software
Affiliations
Accomplishments
Languages
Certification
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References
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Mwenya Mundende

Mwenya Mundende

Environmental, Health And Safety Officer
Livingstone

Summary

Detail-oriented Environmental, Health and Safety Officer with over 7 years work experience, committed to monitoring public health and safety as well as environmental preservation. Expertise in environmental, health and safety management. Identifies and manages health risks due to environmental factors. Strong observational and documentation talents with superb reading and listening and comprehension. Familiar with monitoring, overseeing and ensuring compliance for all environmental health and safety program areas. Demonstrated skills in conducting effective health and safety audits, environmental and risk assessments. Also possess in-depth knowledge of applicable international and National laws and regulations.

Overview

7
7
years of professional experience
14
14
years of post-secondary education
15
15
Certificates
5
5
Languages

Work History

Environmental, Health and Safety Officer

Minor Hotels
2017-03 - Current
  • Set-up, implement, and evaluate the health & safety management system of the Hotels.
  • Conduct hygiene & housekeeping of food storage, preparation areas inspections.
  • Conduct bi-annual self-audits in preparation for the group annual Environmental, health & safety audit.
  • Perform regular water sampling to ensure portability of drinking water within the resort.
  • Conduct regular trainings with regard to health and safety, fire safety, first aid, kitchen hygiene, and environmental awareness for the resort staff and contractors.
  • Investigate all near misses, incidents and accidents and report them all the time.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly health & safety reports to management.
  • Ensure environmental, health & safety policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.
  • Communicate effectively with external organisations such as the Livingstone City Council, Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), Zambia wildlife Authority regarding the environmental policy and its implementation.
  • Driving energy conservation at the resort.
  • Conduct or be part of the team conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for all proposed new projects.
  • Assist with development of improved seminars and training materials for internal and external purposes.

Lecturer

Kabwe College of Health Sciences
2014-02 - 2016-01
  • Developed semester outlines and instructional plans for each class session to comply with stated course objectives.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations, including visual, aural and social learning modalities.
  • Taught diverse student population by employing various learning styles and abilities.
  • Led engaging lectures with audience awareness in mind, allowing feedback to inform lecture facilitation.
  • Improved students' results to 65% and above in the the two years through modernization of classroom methods and innovative lectures.
  • Guided students in researching, structuring and presenting debate case.
  • Designed and distributed lecture handouts to round out material and increase student understanding.

Program Officer

WASTE - Zambia (Subsidiary of WASTE - Netherlands)
2014-02 - 2015-02
  • Contribute to deliberations on strategy and the positioning of the SPA project.
  • Set up, implement and report on SPA project with our local and International partners: Kabwe Municipal Council, Zambia National Building Society and WASTE Netherlands.
  • Supervise and manage the SPA team and also the Community Based Entrepreneurs (CBEs) involved in the project.
  • Contributing to capitalization and technical development of the project.
  • Facilitating capacity building training programs for all stakeholders involved in the project.
  • Provide appropriate infrastructure designs to the Council and the would-be clients with respect to their area.
  • Using the GIS application to show who was receiving the sanitation services the project was offering.
  • Identified, reviewed and applied policies and procedures by exercising informed judgment to achieve optimal performance of the sanitation project in Kabwe.
  • Achieved project deadlines by coordinating with contractors to manage performance.

Public Health Inspector

Kabwe Municipal Council
2012-09 - 2013-03
  • Complied with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and reported all unsafe practices.
  • Investigated allegations of foodborne and inspected or audited food business' food safety practices.
  • Drove continuous improvement initiatives within environmental health, safety and sanitation areas.
  • Part of the lead team in ensuring a reduction of cholera cases in Kabwe to almost zero occurrence in the 2013/14 season.
  • Investigated complaints and expediently resolved concerns.
  • Collected water samples from semi-processed, processed and raw water.
  • Commenced enforcement action through improvement notices, prohibition orders, penalty notices or prosecutions.
  • Compiled reports and provided training and guidance to communities within Kabwe.

Education

Master of Science - Environmental And Natural Resources Management

University Of Zambia
2014-09 - Current

Bachelor of Science - Environmental Health

Rusangu University
2008-01 - 2013-07

High School Diploma

Rephidim Institute
2004-01 - 2006-11

Skills

1. Strong writing

2. Excellent oral communicator

3. Solid organisational ability and attention to detail

4. Committed to delivering great customer service

5. Ability to actively engage with individuals

6. Proficient Information Technology usage

Software

Microsoft Office Package

Minitab

Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) Miner

ArcGIS

MessageBox

Affiliations

Zambia Institute of Environmental Health

Accomplishments

1. Developed a digital internal auditing platform for food safety and energy conservation used in Minor Hotels Zambia.

2. Awarded for best sustainability and safety practices in the Minor Hotels Group.

3. Coordinated the launch the Earth Hour movement in 2019 in Livingstone with WWF.

4. Drove Minor Hotels Zambia Limited to achieving Gold Standard under the Green Growth 2050 sustainability audit in 2019.

Languages

English

Bemba

Tonga

Lozi

Chinyanja

Certification

CPR and AED First Aid Course

2019-12

Fire Fighting Induction

2018-03

Risk Communication for Emergency Preparedness

2020-02

Managing Health and Safety In Health Care Facilities

2020-02

Hazard Awareness Training

2019-09

Principles of Health and Safety Management

2019-09

Preventing Legionnaires Disease

2019-09

Food Borne Illness outbreaks and Environmental Assessments

UNCC: Introductory to e-course on Climate Change

2015-07

Global Public Health

2016-05

Natural Resource for Sustainable Development

2016-02

Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace

2018-07

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Awareness

2020-08

ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System Awareness

2020-08

The COSHH Risk Assessor Certification

2020-08

Interests

I enjoy outdoor and indoor sporting activities particularly football, volleyball, basketball.

I enjoy networking people of different professions and skill sets.

I like travelling and exploring new places

References

Mr. A Kazemba

Learning and Sustainability Manager

Minor Hotels Zambia Limited

P.O. Box 60151

Livingstone, Zambia

Cell: 0979528583

Mr. D. Choba

Project Manager

WASTE Zambia

P.O. Box 801212

Kabwe, Zambia.

0979 309 684

Mr. J. Kabunda

Clinical Instructor

Kabwe College of Health Sciences

P.O. Box 80622

Kabwe, Zambia

0971 659 725

Mr. L Banda

Public Health Department

Ministry of Local Government and Housing

Kabwe Municipal Council

P.O. Box 80424

Kabwe, Zambia.

Cell: 0977 273 181

Timeline

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Awareness

2020-08

ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System Awareness

2020-08

The COSHH Risk Assessor Certification

2020-08

Risk Communication for Emergency Preparedness

2020-02

Managing Health and Safety In Health Care Facilities

2020-02

CPR and AED First Aid Course

2019-12

Hazard Awareness Training

2019-09

Principles of Health and Safety Management

2019-09

Preventing Legionnaires Disease

2019-09

Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace

2018-07

Fire Fighting Induction

2018-03

Environmental, Health and Safety Officer

Minor Hotels
2017-03 - Current

Global Public Health

2016-05

Natural Resource for Sustainable Development

2016-02

UNCC: Introductory to e-course on Climate Change

2015-07

Master of Science - Environmental And Natural Resources Management

University Of Zambia
2014-09 - Current

Lecturer

Kabwe College of Health Sciences
2014-02 - 2016-01

Program Officer

WASTE - Zambia (Subsidiary of WASTE - Netherlands)
2014-02 - 2015-02

Public Health Inspector

Kabwe Municipal Council
2012-09 - 2013-03

Bachelor of Science - Environmental Health

Rusangu University
2008-01 - 2013-07

High School Diploma

Rephidim Institute
2004-01 - 2006-11

Food Borne Illness outbreaks and Environmental Assessments

Mwenya MundendeEnvironmental, Health And Safety Officer