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EHS Manager At Adexen

Date Posted: 31/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria



Adexen is an International HR solutions provider servicing the African continent. We support local and foreign companies in Africa to structure and develop their local organization by integrating the appropriate personnel: Expatriate Staff - Repatriate Staff - National Staff.

Job description

  • Develop, implement and maintain plant Health & Safety Policies, System and Guidelines
  • Broadcast the Corporate, Regional and BU Health & Safety Policies, System and Guidelines to all the staff.
  • Plan, organize and implement relevant Health & Safety’s activities and programs in enhancing the plant safe work culture
  • Provide expert advice and support on Health & Safety issues to Plant Managers, Head of Departments and other Functional Heads in ensuring compliance and adherence to existing relevant local legislation, the company Policies & Guidelines and best industry practices.
  • Liaise with the local authorities on matters pertaining to Health & Safety
  • Conduct regular plant audits and inspections, and to provide recommendations with follow-up to ensure Health & Safety performance improvement
  • Participate and advise in the development of plant’s Health & Safety annual objectives, targets and action plans; and formulation of Health & Safety capital and operating expenditure
  • Participate in operational management committees and facilitate the site’s Health & Safety committees that are used as a platform to advise and manage H & S topics and issues
  • Coordinate, monitor, review and prepare reports on plant Health & Safety activities’ implementation, progress and performance (which include monitoring and analysing the statistic and trend) and act as the communication link between the plant and the BU
  • Implementing technically sound yet cost effective solutions
  • Providing regulatory guidance, technical assistance and project support as required to ensure compliance with company’s existing requirements
  • Support coordination of Facility Management activities, consultants and onsite contractors
  • Plan and perform EHS audits/ inspection as required


  • A university degree in any Engineering, Safety engineering, Industrial safety field or its equivalent professional qualification
  • At least 7 -10 years of EHS experience in very broad conditions and situations in a similar organisation
  • At least 3 years general manufacturing experience within a chemical processing environment.
  • Proven track record of effectively managing project safety on major construction projects (Building Construction a plus)
  • Specialized or technical proficiency in Environment, Health and Safety, combining an in-depth understanding of involved practices and complex technical issues and principles
  • Problem solving skills involve creative solutions to develop substantially diversified procedures and to implement specialized standards
  • Knowledge of relevant safety sections of Nigeria National Building Code
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills in English
  • Thorough knowledge of hazards associated with various conditions (site/field, construction; manufacturing a plus)
  • Experience and proficiency in writing and preparing site safety plans, activity hazard analysis, hazard mitigation/control procedures and other written documents
  • Experience in the selection, usage, training and maintenance of Safety equipment and instrumentation
  • Provide context and ensure that our EHS architecture impacts our decisions, behaviours and processes
  • Ability to clearly articulate requirements and confidently assert the required EHS priorities
  • The ability to manage conflicts, resolve differences and team work in a globalized environment
  • A proven ability to work on challenging and time-constrained projects
  • Excellent relationship with state EH&S authorities



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