Job Summary

Our client in the hospitality industry requires the services of a smart and competent person to fill the role of an HSE Officer.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Responsibilities: 

  • The Safety Officer is responsible for monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations. 
  • Developing measures to assure personnel safety.
  • Correct unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority. 
  • May exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required. 
  • The Safety Officer maintains awareness of active and developing situations. 
  • Ensures there are safety messages in each Incident Action Plan. 
  • Participate in planning meetings to identify any health and safety concerns inherent in the operations daily work-plan.
  • Review the Incident Action Plan for safety implications.
  • Investigate accidents that have occurred within incident areas. 
  • Ensure preparation and implementation of Site Safety and Health Plan (SSHP). 
  • Inspects the site to ensure it is a hazard-free environment. 
  • Conducts toolbox meetings.
  • A HSE Officer is part of the project safety council and leads all efforts to enhance safety. 
  • The safety officer reviews and approves all subcontractors’ safety plans. 
  • Verifies that injury logs and reports are completed and submitted to related top management. 
  • Verifies that all tools and equipment are adequate and safe for use. 
  • Promotes safe practices at the job site. 
  • Enforces safety guidelines. 
  • Trains and carries out drills and exercises on how to manage emergency situations. 
  • Conducts investigations of all accidents and near-misses. 
  • Reports to concerned authorities as requested or mandated by regulations. 
  • Conducts job hazard analysis. 
  • Establishes safety standards and policies as needed. 
  • Watches out for the safety of all workers and works to protect them from entering hazardous situations. 
  • Responds to employees’ safety concerns. 
  • Coordinates registration and removal of hazardous waste.
  • Serves as the link between local agencies and contractors. 
  • Receives reports from and forward to top management notices issued by regulators. 
  • Arranges for mandated testing and/or evaluations of the workplace by external agencies/consultants. 
  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs. 
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.). 
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures. 
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation. 
  • Initiate, coordinate and organize OHS training of employees and executives. 
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify hygiene issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment) 


Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Proven experience as safety officer minimum of 4 years’ experience
  • Experience in hospitality industry will be an added advantage  
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
  • BSc/BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety
  • Sex: Male and Female



Remuneration and benefits

Monthly salary N80, 000 

Medical care  

Quarterly reward system etc.

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