Health safety and environment (hse)/ quality coordinator

Job Summary

To provide plant safety leadership, ensure facility compliance with corporate safety standards, implement safety directives, improve safety performance, and ensure facility safety policies and procedures are aligned with regulations.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description

A reputable organisation seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop HSE policies, guidelines and programmes required to achieve HSE excellence at the plant
  • Ensure & monitor compliance of all operations and maintenance activities with defined HSE policies
  • Develop and maintain emergency and disaster preparedness plans that provide clear roles and responsibilities for all personnel
  • Oversee the conduct of periodic safety self-audits as well as unscheduled spot checks in the plant
  • Provide advice and technical guidance to the Director, Operations on HSE issues
  • Liaise with relevant HSE authorities to ensure staff awareness and compliance with all regulations and policies
  • Promote safety awareness throughout the plant and other connected sites
  • Implement programs to increase HSE awareness and performance among contractors
  • Ensure availability of HSE facilities and emergency services in the plant
  • Ensure proper Health and Safety risk identification, assessment and implementation of mitigating strategies
  • Collate HSE statistics, analyze incident trends and make appropriate recommendations
  • Facilitate HSE audits of construction and contractors’ activities

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Escalate all unresolved safety concerns and issues to the Head Operations
  • Provide input into the update of  policy as required
  • Assist with training and development of assigned subordinates
  • Conduct performance review of subordinates.
  • Prepare periodic report for the attention of the Head, Operations.

Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences from an accredited/ reputable university
  • Professional Qualifications from reputable institutions
  • Minimum of seven (7) years relevant experience in a high risk environment. Experience in a power station will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a managerial/ leadership capacity

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of international HSE codes, standards and best practices
  • Knowledgeable about HSE Standards approved by NERC
  • Demonstrable strong leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS office tools
  • Problem solving skills

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