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    Head of HSSEQ at Adexen

    Feb 14, 2018

    Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client is a product handling organisation incorporated to provide value added Logistics and distribution service through the Supply Chain from source to destination.

    Head of HSSEQ


    Job Reference: 139

    Industry: Logistics & Transport
    Function: HSE & Security

    Job Description

    • To actively support in the planning, directing and managing of the Corporate HSSEQ management system.

    Strategic Objectives:

    • Provide appropriate safety and health initiatives, accident prevention programme, and investigation of incidents
    • Put in place HSSEQ action plan and implement it
    • Agree target with Head of Department
    • Agree annual HSSEQ plan with Head of Department and follow up on implementation
    • Update HSSEQ policies, procedures and manuals based on the company’s HSSEQ MS with adequate communication within and outside

    Audits and Management Review:

    • Implement a database tracking system to monitor the implementation of remedial actions (audits, HSSE cases, incidents, drills, potential incidents and HSSE meetings)
    • Audit plans (internal and external) carried out on time
    • RAPs of external audits closed on time
    • Quarterly critical review of HSSE data carried out regularly (before 15th of month following end of quarter)
    • Implementation of all audits recommendations reviewed quarterly by line managers and a report issued follows through to ensure close out of 75% PI’s reported with more than 75% attendance at Safety Assembly

    Management of Overall HSSEQ Function Including:

    • Implementation and Monitoring
    • Ensure on time and accurate reporting of weekly and monthly HSSEQ performance
    • Ensure that 90% of the HSSE annual plan is implemented

    Health & Safety Responsibilities:

    • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and security regulations and policies.
    • Ensure that adequate and effective risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed.
    • Liaise with Head of HSSEQ on any health, safety or security problem which you cannot resolve.
    • Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all staff under direct management and expected to contribute to the health and safety of all personnel in the overall business unit.
    • Comply with health and safety procedures and instructions.

    People Management:

    • Build and lead an effective and cohesive operations team
    • Manage the performance of managers and team members within the department through the formal performance management system
    • Self development and continuing personal development


    • A first degree from a recognized institution or a relevant postgraduate business qualification (MBA or equivalent tertiary qualification)
    • Minimum of 10 years HSSEQ experience. 5 years of which must be Oil and Gas experience. Of the 10 years’ experience, at least 3 years must have been spent in a senior management role.
    • Professional membership or registration in Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
    • Minimum of NEBOSH IGC/OSHA Certificate
    • Knowledge in Corporate HSSEQ management, Operations, Safety audits, Management Information Systems.
    • Budget planning & preparation
    • Planning & organizing
    • Project management
    • Strategic planning & development
    • Must be customer focused
    • Ability to deliver results
    • Open to learning
    • Have professional confidence
    • Must be a strategic thinker

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