VACANCY: HSSE MANAGER

We are seeking to hire a skilled, experienced HSSE Manager for one of our client.

 

 

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Details of the Services to be delivered by the HSSE Manager are:

Health & Safety Management

Specific activities to be performed by the appointed EHS Manager are:

EHS Compliance Assurance (regulatory, company and customer), completion of the documentary part of the Nigeria EHS Management System, Implementation of EHS Programs with primary emphasis but not limited to:

Contractor EHS Management, Working in Heights, Electrical Safety, Safe Driving, Radio Frequency Safety, EHS Training Development/adaptation and delivery, Adoption of needed EHS Programs and Controls (i.e. Environmental Impacts and Waste Management), EHS Site Inspections/Audits, preparation and implementation of the company Project EHS Plans

 To ensure the company’s Health and Safety Policy is implemented consistently across the organization.

 To monitor, evaluate and review Health and Safety policy and practice, make recommendations, and implement new policies and procedures as required.

 To assist in the identification of training needs for employees and develop suitable OHS training with Company’s HSSE Department.

 The HSSE Manager is responsible for the day to day operational support of the projects

 To support managers to maintain safe systems, providing specialist advice, coaching and practical support.

 To assist managers, implement health and safety systems and procedures to meet specific requirements, such as accident reporting and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) in a consistent and effective manner.

 To ensure routine health and safety activities and checks are carried out e.g. monthly H&S inspections and the review of risk assessments.

 To investigate, the circumstances and causes of accidents and take necessary steps to prevent a recurrence.

 Take action to mitigate the impact and likelihood of health and safety risks

Security Management

The duties of Security Manager include but are not limited to the following;

 Crime Prevention and Investigation

 Responsible for maintaining a secure environment through ensuring the security of the company’s Offices.

 Act as liaison between the company and local security agencies such as police, fire, and any safety regulatory bodies.

 Provide and updated procedures to reduce any internal theft/losses.

 Provide and updated procedures for the security escort regarding employees, VIP, Travelers, missionaries

 Ensure that all reports are completed properly and in a timely manner to ensure that all matters are duly communicated, and all necessary actions are commenced as soon as required.

 Coordinate investigations of all security incidents and reports to the CSO and his HSSE OPS Manager.

 Must learn to personally conduct door lock readings, CCTV surveillance equipment, etc., to handle sensitive investigations.

 Maintain control of departmental keys to ensure that only the assigned/authorized personnel have access to critical areas/operations.

 Control access to critical areas where the need for access arises outside of normal operating hours for that area.

 Contribute to ensuring all employees adhere to all security policies/procedures regarding the company sites in the country.

 Assist the Manager (CSO) in establishing and maintaining procedures to ensure that specific actions will take place in the event of an emergency.

 Ensure that all required checks, tests, and inspections are completed in a timely manner where required to ensure compliance with all code and regulation requirements and ensure that all records are properly maintained as required.

 Ensure that all staff are properly trained in emergency procedures and maintain an ongoing training/retraining program to ensure that all staff are always familiar with procedures.

 Conduct regular and irregular inspections of the company sites to ensure that the safety and security of the staff, suppliers and customers are not being compromised by potentially dangerous situations.

 Through implementation of policies and procedures, ensure that company sites maintain full compliance with all legislative acts including occupational health and Safety Act and regulations. To include training/retraining of matters where necessary for all departments.

 Maintain a high level of general concern for workplace safety, amongst all group staff through implementation of various policies and procedures.

 Ensure all security staffs are properly trained in emergency procedures at all times.

 Review daily activities of security officers on all shifts.

 Complete regular staff (employees, security guards…) appraisals for each staff member and conduct corrective interviews with staff if necessary.

 Ensure all employees are neat and clean appearance in dress and report for duty on time as scheduled and perform to set standards.

 Establish and maintain effective means of communication and working rapport with Managers, Employees/suppliers, and other stakeholders in the company activities.

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND QUALITIES

Qualifications/Experience

 Commercial field experience in Health & Safety management, Security management and estates management

 Recent proven and demonstrable successful employment experience in a similar role in a Corporate Organization in a multi-national fast paced operational environment.

 Very good knowledge of the country.

 National Certificate in Health and Safety (NEBOSH) or equivalent.

 Experience in managing OHSA 18001 (Occupational Health & Safety).

 Military background is an added value.

 

Skills and Abilities

 Appointed HSSE Manager is expected to be a self-driven professional, with a high degree of autonomy in day-to-day decisions and with effective leadership skills.

 Capable to interact fluently with all layers of technical, supervisory and management individuals and teams.

 Proven ability to build and maintain relationships and display a high level of confidence and credibility.

 Strong ability to communicate in English, both verbal and written.

 Proven trustworthiness.

 Proven negotiation skills to achieve a desired outcome.

 Strong interpersonal skills.

 Ability to communicate to a high standard with company management, clients, and other stakeholders.

 The ability to work unsupervised, in a fast- paced operational regulatory environment.

 Ability to perform multiple tasks under pressure and achieving tight deadlines.

 Excellent time management skills.

 Excellent attention to detail.

 Proven skills in the effective use of the Microsoft Office suite of programs.

 Excellent relationships with local civilian authorities and security forces.

 

Personal Qualities

 Reliable with strong work ethic

 Professional

 Courteous and decent

 Ambitious

 Team player

 Honest

 Corporately loyal

 Hard working

 Physically and mentally fit

 Self-motivated

Interested candidates should forward their CVs with the position (HSSE Manager) as subject of the mail to afs@pilgrimsafrica.com. The deadline for submission is 15th September 2020.

Qualified candidates will only be contacted.

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