Safety Engineer


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The Job 

  • Review plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various industrial control mechanisms
  • Ensure that a building or product complies with health and safety regulations, especially after an inspection that required changes
  • Install safety devices on machinery or direct the installation of these devices
  • Review employee safety programs and recommend improvements
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes



  • Identify and measure potential safety hazards in the workplace.
  • Recommend appropriate loss prevention methods.
  • Access probability of harm.
  • Develop procedures and designs to reduce the risk of illness, injury, or damage.
  • Ensure new products do not cause harm.
  • Develop hazard control methods.
  • Coordinate safety programs.
  • Design and install safety devices.
  • Investigate industrial accidents.
  • Conduct air quality and water quality tests.
  • Advise workers on the proper use of safety equipment and clothing.


The Candidate

Key competencies/ experience required

  • 3-5 years working experience in Safety Management
  • At least two (2) years post qualifying experience with not less than three (3) years in a managerial position in the Industry.
  • Experience of all aspects of Safety operations and Management.
  • Should have excellent leadership, communication and coaching skills, as well as experience of leading multidisciplinary projects
  • Experience working in West Africa or preferably in Nigeria would be an advantage
  • Expertise in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) software
  • Well-developed report writing and presentation preparation and delivery skills, Strong appreciation of project management skills with ability to multi task and function effectively under pressure
  • Very Strong leadership with excellent negotiating and influencing skills
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and provide direction and coaching
  • Results oriented with a high sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent relationship building, interpersonal and communication skills. Political savvy, diplomacy, maturity and tact including the ability to relate with a diversity of people


Person Specification Qualifications

Minimum HND or Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering / Safety Management


Location: Lagos


REMUNERATION: very attractive.




Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years


₦120,000.00 ‐ ₦150,000.00 per month