Lead EHS Specialist

GE Nigeria

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Role Summary/Purpose:

 

  • The Sub-Sahara Africa PS FS EHS manager will manage risk, ensure compliance, and drive EHS positive culture working collaboratively with field services, P&L, EHS HQ, OneEHS, & other functions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Lead EHS Specialist will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
  • Lead the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program and initiates and influences integration of EHS policies and practices into the business
  • Manage activities, which drive compliance with EHS regulation and company policies
  • Maintain expert knowledge of existing and proposed regulations
  • Provide input to and manage department budgets
  • Manage compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems
  • Ensure effective education programs are in place
  • Follow the GE Code of Conduct through personal commitment
  • Lead business in complying with all applicable EHS rules, regulations and GE policies
  • Provide technical guidance and training at the site level
  • Interface professionally with company associates, customers, government officials and the public in all areas of environment, health and safety
  • Analyze data to assess environment, health and safety challenges, and to develop approaches to control
  • Initiate and influence integration of related policies and practices into the business
  • Manage activities and provide leadership to programs that ensure company compliance
  • Advocate for Hazard hunt activities, risk reduction program, and EHS Framework improvement
  • At least spend 70% of the role time at sites and projects in Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Support ITO (Commercial team) during the bidding phase and ensure efficient transfer of EHS duty/requirement from ITO to OTR (execution) phase.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • At least 5 additional years of EHS experience
  • At least 3 years of services and projects experience
  • NEBOSH or equivalent certification
  • Sub-Sahara Africa regulatory knowledge

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.

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Summary

Company

GE Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

Today