Health, Safety & Environment Specialist – Ikeja Electric

Health, Safety & Environment Specialist – Ikeja Electric

Job description

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)  is seeking to employ suitable and qualified applicants to fill the position of Health, Safety & Environment Specialist .

The Position is based in Nigeria.

Reporting To: Head, Health, Safety & Environment

Role purpose

  • Assist the Head – Health, Safety and Environment in safety policy formulation, coordination with safety officers and ensuring compliance across I.E.
  • Carry out the day to day operations of HSE department and contribute to the application of effective Health, Safety and Environmental management by providing technical support

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development, maintenance and implementation of HSE initiatives and programs consistent with regulatory requirements and best practice
  • Spread & communicate the concept of safety’ and ‘safety guidelines’ across IE, to also ensure adherence to policies framed.
  • Design safety awareness programs and ensure employees follow the safety rules & regulations; distribution of safety pocket book incorporating the rules & regulations.
  • Review working practices and safety equipment to ensure that the company meets the requirements of  insurers and other relevant bodies
  • Supervise preparation of accident reports, conduct evaluation of the same & suggest the precautionary  measures to prevent further occurrence of such
  • Conduct safety training of staff and crew to enhance safety awareness and introduce new procedures and methodologies.
  • Participate in zonal safety committee meetings and regularly interact with the zonal safety officers.
  • Maintain an awareness of developments in the field of health and safety to ensure that the company continues to comply with best practice and legal requirements.
  • Assist in finalizing the departmental budget
  • Make regular visits to the field and ensure all safety equipment are available with the staff
  • Physical inspection of accident to identify the hazards at workplace
  • Provide support in conducting safety training, safety awareness programmes, safety committee meeting etc.
  • Comply with Quality Management System / Occupational Health & Safety requirements including objectives and applicable regulations relating to assigned jobs.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by Head of department

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in safety, engineering or a related technical field
  • 5-6 years of Experience in environmental health and safety management.
  • Professional Qualification/ Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
  • Good understanding of technical and engineering aspects of the Distribution of power and electricity

Technical Competencies

  • A bachelor’s degree in Safety, Engineering or related technical field with strong passion for HSE and a minimum of 6-8 years work experience in environmental health and safety management.
  • Professional Qualification/ Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
  • Good understanding of technical and engineering aspects of the Distribution of power and electricity

Behavioral Competencies

  • Communication and Interpersonal Relations
  • Supervisory/Managerial Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Managing Resources
  • Business Focus

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