Job Vacancy – Safety Officer – Factory Experience – 10th of Ramadan.

For a major textile group of factories in 10th of Ramadan City.

Safety Officer Responsibilities

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Include:

  • Supporting the development of OHS policies and programs

  • Advising and instructing on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

  • Conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures

– Job brief

We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations. 

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

– Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement OHS policies and programs

  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures

  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation

  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives

  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)

  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.

  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy

  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims

  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

– Requirements

  • Proven experience as safety officer

  • Factory experience is a must.

  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures

  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices

  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety

  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Diligent with great attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics

  • BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred

  • Certificate in occupational health and safety

– Compensation and Conditions:

  • Attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate

  • Personal Medical Insurance

  • 9-5, Friday off

For those interested, please send your updated profile with subject (Safety Officer) to Amr@AmrBadran.com

All the best.

 

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وظيفة خالية: مدير مخازن – العاشر من رمضان

لإحدى كبريات المجموعات الصناعية المتخصصة فى مجال النسيج بالعاشر من رمضان ،

مطلوب مدير مخازن ذو خبرة فى مجال المصانع – ويفضل خبرة فى مجال النسيج أو المفروشات أو الملابس

9 صباحاً – 5 مساءاً

الجمعة أجازة

الراتب قابل للتفاوض

للمهتمين: يرجى إرسال السيرة الذاتية فى صيغة (Word) بعنوان (مدير مخازن) على البريد التالى

Amr@AmrBadran.com

مع خالص تمنياتى بالتوفيق

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6 Tips for Dealing with Conflict

Smart ways to handle your next heated situation, shared by Nadia Lopez. She should know — she’s a school principal.

Nadia Lopez, founding principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, is no stranger to a challenge. When she opened the school in Brownsville, Brooklyn — one of the most underserved and violent neighborhoods in New York City — she did it with knowledge that it would be no easy task. “In challenging spaces, the greatest challenge is that we don’t know what’s causing the challenge — you can’t see it correctly, so you can’t ask the right questions,” says Lopez. Armed with a quiver of experience from her corporate and education backgrounds (she previously worked at Verizon and as a teacher in

Fort Greene, Brooklyn), Lopez has faced innumerable obstacles with perseverance, grace and immutable passion. Here she shares some of her favorite ways to dial down conflict — applicable in situations far beyond the classroom.

  1. Be Vulnerable.

When faced with demanding circumstances, how do you restore morale and re-inspire others to see your vision? Though it may seem counterintuitive, being open and honest with your team during challenging times demonstrates a sense of trust that can develop into mutual respect. “Start with being very clear and transparent,” shares Lopez. “I actually speak quite frankly to my team, as well as my scholars.” Sharing where you are struggling fosters an ecosystem of understanding and support, and does far more good than pretending that you are The Fearless, Flawless Leader.

  1. Be Aware.

Stop and ask, “Why isn’t this working?” At Mott Hall Bridges Academy, Lopez prioritizes time for face-to-face conversation. “I do check-ins,” she explains. “I create focus groups sometimes where I’ll gather with a group of teachers and ask them what’s going on and what can we do to boost morale of the team, and I do the same for the kids. I’ll ask them ‘how does this feel?’ Then I hold myself accountable for how we need to make whatever proper considerations in the building to move forward.”

  1. Center Yourself.

A principal deals with challenges from all sides, from scholars, employees and administrators. So when things escalate — and they often do — Lopez has various tools and techniques she uses to help her to approach the situation with a level head. First, she tries to center herself so she can be a calm and rational mediator. (Being calm is so important that she tries to spend at least 15 minutes each day enjoying uninterrupted silence. “I’m a human being and I can be reactionary,” she acknowledges, so taking this moment before conflict even comes up is crucial for an even-keeled response.) She’s also sure to run situations past friends or family members. “Their guidance tends to have your best intentions at heart,” she says. Plus, loved ones don’t mind pointing out where you can improve. Finally, she finds that writing things down can help to put things into perspective and help her answer whether something is worth a fight — or if it’s just time to move on.

  1. Manage Mediation.

When playing the role of conciliator, Lopez lays out what she expects from those in the disagreement (much like kindergarten rules: no yelling, wait to speak your turn, respect a person’s turn to explain their side), to create a safe space for honest communication. “You have to set up protocols and rules of engagement,” says Lopez. “If we’re here, it’s because we were adult enough and mature enough to say that we want to be responsible in solving the issue.”

  1. Listen Deeply and Actively.

In tense discussions, it’s important to acknowledge the feelings of each party involved and use reflective language to show that they’ve been heard. Oftentimes, long-felt, harbored emotions originating from other sources can ignite miscommunications and set off a firestorm between two people. “There’s a lot of ‘he-said, she-said,’ and people getting caught up in their feelings,” shares Lopez of the emotional interactions she witnesses between her students, parents, even teachers. Her job is not to get embroiled. “You need to be compassionate and empathetic,” she says.

  1. Acknowledge, Respect and Thank. Repeat.

It doesn’t take thousands of dollars to make others feel appreciated. A simple email, text or brief handwritten (ideally, hand-delivered) note has the power to touch deeply and stave away challenging occurrences. In one recent instance, Lopez asked herself to be honest about whether her staff were feeling appreciated. Did they feel like she was there for them, no matter what? So, she wrote them a quick note. “It really just said ‘Thank you. Thank you for being present,’” remembers Lopez. Recognizing a person’s dedication and skills pre-emptively calms potentially troubled waters.

 

 

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Job Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chairman – Down Town – Cairo

For a prominent Egyptian businessman in the field of textile in Down Town – Cairo:

A Personal Assistant to Chairman with 5-10 years of experience.

  • Age no more than 35

  • Preferably an AUC graduate or similar

  • Fluent in English.

  • Strong administrative and organization skills.

  • Good command of relevant PC applications.

  • Multi-tasking skills.

  • 9-5, Friday off.

  • Salary is negotiable.

Those interested; please send your CV in Word format with subject:

Personal Assistant to Chairman to Amr@AmrBadran.com

All the best.

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وظيفة خالية: مدير مبيعات – خبرة فى مجال النسيج أو المفروشات أو الملابس

لإحدى كبريات المجموعات الصناعية المتخصصة فى مجال النسيج بالعاشر من رمضان ،

مطلوب مدير مبيعات بالمواصفات التالية:

  • خبرة فى مجال النسيج أو المفروشات أو الملابس لا تقل عن 10 سنوات

  • علاقات جيدة فى السوق المحلى المصرى

  • إجادة تامة للغة الإنجليزية

  • 9 صباحاً – 5 مساءاً

  • الجمعة أجازة

  • الراتب قابل للتفاوض

للمهتمين: يرجى إرسال السيرة الذاتية فى صيغة (Word) بعنوان (مدير مبيعات – نسيج) على البريد التالى

Amr@AmrBadran.com

مع خالص تمنياتى بالتوفيق

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6 Time Management Tips to Increase Productivity

By: Brian Tracy

Time is the most valuable resource. So if you want to be productive, you have to learn how to manage it effectively. To help you with that, we transcripted a tutorial made by Brian Tracy, for better perception and simpler quoting.

#1 Prepare In Advance

You know the old saying “Proper prior preparation prevents poor performance”. The 6 P’s. And so prepare your worklist for following day the evening or night before. The last thing you do at the end of the day is you layout the day that’s coming. The best exercise is for you to plan the entire next day as the last thing you do before coming home from work.

When you plan the day the night before you subconscious mind then goes to work on your plans and goals while you’re asleep. Very often you wake up in the morning with ideas and insights that apply to the work of the day.

Now the major benefit of preparing your daily list the night before is that this exercise lets you sleep more soundly. A major reason for insomnia is people lying awake trying not to forget to remember everything that they have to do the following day. But ones you’ve written down everything you have to do on the list, it clears your mind and enables you to sleep deeply.  This will help you increase your productivity throughout the whole next day of work because you will be more relaxed and more refreshed.

#2 Schedule Your Time

Scheduling your time reduces stress and releases energy. Being very active using your organisational skills to plan your day, your week and your month, gives you a greater feel of control and will help increase productivity throughout your day. You’ll feel in charge of your life.

Planning your day in advance actually increases self-esteem and improves your sense of personal power. It gives you a feeling of being in control of your life and your work 

#3 Start Early

To increase your productivity, start your day early. The more time you take to sit, think and plan, the better organized you will be in every area of your life.

In the biographies and autobiographies of successful women and men, almost all of them seem to have one thing in common. They’ve developed great organisational skills, and a habit of going to bed at a reasonable hour and rising early to start the day.

Many successful people like to arise at 5 or 5:30 a.m., so that they can have enough time to think and plan for the coming day. As a result, they are always more effective than those who sleep in until the last possible moment.  

A few minutes of quiet reflection before you begin any undertaking can save you many hours in executing the task. When you get up early and plan your day in advance, you tend to be more calm, more clear-headed and more creative throughout the day.

#4 Organisational Skills

Resolve to improve your organisational skills and use a filing system both at home, at work, and on your computer. As much as 30% of the day is spent looking for misplaced items. These are things that are lost because they have not been filed correctly.

Does this sound familiar to you?

There are few activities so frustrating as spending your valuable time looking for misplaced information and materials because no thought was given to a filing and retrieval system.

The best and simplest of all filing systems is an alphabetical system. In conjunction with a filing system, you should have a master list or record of all your files in a single place, like on your desktop. This master list gives you the title of each file and tells you where the file is located.

# 5 Increase Your Productivity

With prime-time organise your life so that you’re doing creative work during your internal prime-time. Your internal prime-time is the time of day according to your body clock when you are the most alert and most productive.

Now for most people this time of highest performance is in the morning after resting the whole night. For some people, however, it’s in the evening.

Occasionally a writer, an artist or even an entertainer might find that his or her prime-time is in the early hours of the morning.

Some people actually work all night and then sleep in the morning.

So it’s important that you’d be aware of your internal prime-time, when you function at your best, so that you could schedule your most important projects accordingly to increase your productivity.

Your most important work usually requires that you’d be at your best: rested, alert and creative. What time of the day do most you feel the very best and have the most energy?

You must also be aware of what is called external prime-time. This is the time when you clients and customers most available. Each person should give some thought to structure in their day for both external and internal prime-time.

# 6 Air Travel Productivity

An important area where organisational skills are vital is travel, especially air travel. Everybody is travelling by air today and most people who fly waste that time when it could be very productive.

Some years ago a company called Hughes Airwest, a regional airline that once served the western US, hired a consulting firm to compare the efficiency of flying first class with flying economy class and with working in a normal office.

What they found was amazing! They found that one hour of uninterrupted worktime in an airplane yielded the equivalent of three hours of working in an office work environment. The keyword was “uninterrupted”.

If you plan ahead and plan your work before you leave for the airport, you can increase productivity by accomplishing enormous amount when you are in the air.

Use these techniques and use these methods to dramatically increase your productivity in the weeks ahead.”

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6 Things Strong Leaders Do That Weak Leaders Do Not

Only the strongest leaders do the these six things.

By: Andrew Thomas  

True leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They build confidence and strength through intention – learning the traits that leaders must possess in order to succeed.

Being a great leader involves doing the hard things that most people don’t want to do- and therefore won’t.

The results are worth it. As a strong leader, you’ll be able to attract the talent and funding you need to realize your vision. As a strong leader, you can inspire greater engagement and higher productivity from everyone around you.

How do leaders achieve such results? By doing hard things on a daily basis.

Here are six examples of the hard things that truly strong leaders do that average and weak leaders do not.

1- They Control Their Thoughts

The fears and anxieties that we face as founders can constantly stir up a host of emotions. Disciplined leaders know how to control and quiet their thoughts.

They harness their power of mind to manage what they can, and then let go of what they can’t control. They also know how to think analytically as well as creatively, striking the right balance between innovation and accountability.

2- They Commit To Excellence

Leaders conduct themselves in ways that distinguish them from their counterparts and employees while still managing to attract respect, loyalty and goodwill. They are positive and forthright in their pursuit of “better,” serving as a constant example of striving to achieve excellence.

Never complacent, leaders are avid learners — constantly looking to grow their skills and knowledge: by networking, mentoring, volunteering, or simply listening. They also dedicate themselves to personal development and self-awareness.

3- They Embrace Hardship

Leaders understand that pursuing great ambitions will typically invite some degree of struggle or self-doubt. While they might not always feel rewarded, strong leaders plow ahead anyway.

Moving forward despite uncertainty is often what differentiates founders who succeed from those who abandon their long-held dreams. Importantly, leaders learn from their mistakes and know there is experience in failure, and set this example for those around them.

4- They Communicate Effectively

Highly effective leaders know how to motivate and persuade, and typically engage their employees through empathy and honesty.

They pay attention to the power of the words they choose, as well as to nonverbal cues — leveraging body language, eye contact and other mannerisms to convey their messages. They know how to be likable.

The strongest leaders also know when to communicate and when to hold back. As a leader, you should be disciplined and discerning, choosing the most appropriate time and audience for what you want to share.

5- They Challenge Their Own Beliefs

Effective leaders realize the value of questioning widely held assumptions and biases – those around them, as well as their own.

They listen attentively to positions that don’t necessarily align with theirs, and ask questions to gain a broader perspective.

It’s not an overblown ego or purely contrarian mindset that drives their decisions, but rather a deeply held conviction in a higher mission that necessitates truth-seeking to gain better results. Leaders are seekers of truth.

6- They Think Long-Term

While successful founders are often obsessed with keeping their enterprises stable over the short term, they are far from short-sighted. They place equal value on making longer-term, transformative choices that will help them realize their future versions — of their businesses and themselves.

Great leaders make time to reflect and think about the long-term vision of their companies and their careers.

– Conclusion

Effective leaders have a strong sense of self when it comes to their image, actions and communication. They make the hard things they do every day seem easy — by employing strategies that you can put into place as part of your daily practice.

 

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