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Health, Safety & Environment Specialist at Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, Ikeja Electricity Distribution Plc (Ikeja Electric), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network powers lives and businesses with innovation and unwavering drive for excellence. The company began its new phase of growth and expansion on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health, Safety & Environment Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
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.

Application Closing Date
27th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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