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Job Vacancy At GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Date Posted: 30/Jan/2014
Deadline: 11/Feb/2014

Country EHS Manager

Job Purpose/Scope

This job exists to:

- Implement the environment, health and safety (EHS) Policy across GSK Nigeria operations, including strategic planning and proffering lasting solutions to the safety concerns of the business unit.
- Manage the company’s employees; contractors; property assets; and its corporate image, with regards to environment, health and safety.


Key Responsibilities

- Support the Site Director and Business Unit Heads to develop and deploy programmes to effective management of environment, health and safety (EHS) concerns of the Nigeria manufacturing and commercial operations.
- Manage the EHS programme and develop mechanisms to periodically review its effectiveness
- Ensure compliance with all relevant local legislation and other requirements, which are applicable to the GSK Nigeria operations.
- Lead the implementation of EHS technical projects, in relation to process hazard identification and risk management, employing best practice techniques in this regard.
- Provide technical EHS input/support for all projects undertaken by the Nigerian Business Units, from conceptualisation through to actualisation.
- Facilitate EHS awareness development sessions for various categories of staff and contractors, to build the required competencies for sound EHS performance.
- Identify and mentor EHS talents within the organisation through development of differentiated development plans for the core, as well as cross-functional EHS teams.
- Development, maintenance and testing of Emergency Response Plans for the Business Units.
- Liaise with local Regulatory Authorities, in relation to EHS matters on behalf of GSK.
- Other special projects/responsibilities as assigned by the Business Unit Heads.


Qualifications, Experience

 First degree in Environmental Sciences; Occupational Health and Safety; Safety Engineering or other related sciences.
- Hold relevant professional qualifications e.g. NEBOSH International Diploma
- Full membership of an international professional organisation e.g. IOSH
- Safety postgraduate qualifications such as MSc or PG Diploma would be an advantage
- In-depth knowledge of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Standards
- Professional qualifications for auditing EHS management systems
- Minimum 10 years of active EHS management, of which 3-5 years should be in a manufacturing environment at senior/management level
- Experience with working closely with senior stakeholders



- Sound knowledge of local EHS regulatory requirements
- Sound knowledge of accident investigation and root cause analysis
- Excellent communication and facilitation skills
- Sound knowledge of MS office tools for performance reporting and analysis
- Leader of self, adept at working with minimal or no supervision and capable of independent work.
- Must be able to perform effectively in a demanding and fast paced work environment
- Ability to plan and manage department operating and capital budgetary requirements
- Must have high level of integrity and balance in judgement/decision making
- Primarily based at the manufacturing facility but will be required to

Method of Application

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