QHSE Officer Port-Harcourt, Nigeria – EST Master Construction
Ref Code: MCLR/HSE/05/18
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
An Engineering Construction company located in Port-Harcourt requires for immediate employment technically sound and result oriented individuals to fill the vacant position of a QHSE Officer.
To maintain, develop and continuously improve the Company’s HSEQ Management System in accordance with ISO 9001; To assist management in promoting the necessity of maintaining a safe working culture in all aspects of the business.
To ensure and arrange the provision of elementary Health & Safety training to all staff as required, including, but not limited to Risk Assessment, Manual Handling, Accident Investigation and Reporting, Hazard and Defect Reporting, Environmental Awareness and other relevant training needs as the role develops.
Attend pre-job planning and client meetings as required on HSE related matters.
To assist with developing HSE plans that comply with Company policies and procedures as well as client requirements.
To investigate and complete the process for close out of all Accident Investigation Reports and prepare/submit lessons learned to management.
To ensure all worksites are HSE compliant with Company policies and safety standards.
Lead the identification and appropriate mitigation of risks on site.
Lead the cultural / behavioral health and safety step change programme on site by working closely with the Project Manager, Site personnel and Subcontractors.
To co-ordinate the investigation of any accidents or incidents affecting people / property or the local environment. This includes liaising with any enforcement authorities, as a senior Accident Investigator.
Drive improvement programme following any incidents.
To ensure compliance to all legal and Company standards, reviewing and reporting performance.
To manage the local site security guards provision. To identify and spread good practice across the site, division and company to ensure a consistent approach is achieved.
To ensure all staff receive appropriate training in health safety security and environment.
To lead any serious accident or incident investigation, representing the site with the enforcement authorities where appropriate.
To be aware of new technologies, systems, tools and training packages and where they can be applied for the benefit of the site
To develop a positive HSE culture on site, ensuring clear accountability, responsibility, skills and knowledge.
Qualification and Requirements
HND/BSC in Engineering or related discipline.
Minimum of 5 years experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety position with evidence of participation in relevant HSE workshops or trainings.
MUST be experienced in Building Construction.
Excellent Verbal and Written English skills.
A team player with experience at management level, able to communicate with and influence peers, and deliver performance improvements through a structured and systematic approach.
Able to work in a consistent calm, controlled, positive and effective manner, under own initiative, in a changing environment.
Ability to work with employees/Subcontractors and achieve cultural change.
Ability to oversee Safety Incentive Programs
Applicants MUST be resident in Port Harcourt or its environs.
Method of Application
Applicants should send an updated copy of their curriculum vitae and Applications quoting the position and reference code as the subject of the mail to: email@example.com