Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Maersk Nigeria Recruits HSSE Manager

Maersk Nigeria - When you join Maersk, you’ll find that the world is your workplace. You’ll work in a culturally diverse, stimulating environment, surrounded by new ideas and different ways of doing things.

We believe in individual performance within highly professional teams supported by our distinctive values.

To us teamwork means acceptance, respect, dedication and the idea that we can achieve more when we all pull together.

Job Title: HSSE Manager (Lilypond Container Depot Nigeria Limited) - APM Terminals, Lagos, Nigeria.

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As HSSE Manager, assists in the day-to-day running of the Department. Assists in the implementation of the Safety Manual System (SMS). Responds to any emergency that may occur, and acts on behalf of the Head of HSSE when needed.

Principal Accountability

Provides supervision and direction for the HSSE staff
Manages various shift programs for subordinates. Monitors use of sick leave and annual leave.
Follows company management policies and procedures in the application of managing subordinates.

Assists with safety department meetings.

The position is one which is expected to supervise deliverables for subordinate positions

Normally the position is expected to follow existing procedures while being called up to suggest recommendations for improvement

Provides advice to department heads on issues relating to safety, security, hazardous materials and pollution control.

Coordinates security matters and advises Security Supervisor as required.

Interacts with the appropriate port authorities, Coast Guard, police, and civil defence authorities.
Evaluates potential risks to personnel or the port and advises Head of HSSE.

Responsible for authorizing gate passes to the port areas

Assists the Head of HSSE in investigating accidents or other safety/security related incidents.
Conducts HSSE inspection of departments and operates a formal system to follow up on inspections.

Ensures that HSSE equipment is in good working order, tested and maintained regularly, and that repairs are made timely and appropriately.

Leads Emergency Response Team at the time of an incident; if not present, may direct activities from mobile phone until arrival at the scene.

Assists with safety awareness messages delivered to various departments through team meetings.

The position is often required to influence & impact areas which are complex

Critical Qualifications / Skills / Experience

Requires college degree in Safety, Health & Environment or related discipline. Experience may be substituted for the formal educational requirement. Additional specific training in fire fighting, police science, first aid and CPR required.

Requires good problem-solving skills, with an ability to define the problem, examine solutions, and select the best solution, and this must be done at times under stress and an immediate response time.

Requires ability to write comprehensive reports for both investigations and inspections.
Requires ability to remain calm, but able to direct others, in times of emergency.
Requires certification in first aid and CPR.
Must have an in-depth knowledge of fire prevention methods and fire fighting procedures.
Must have an in-depth knowledge of hazardous materials handling and oil spill pollution equipment.
Must have an in-depth knowledge of safety and health, including inspections and investigations, safety laws and regulations, international regulations and procedures, as they relate to safety and health issues in the workplace.
Requires five years experience as a fire fighter and progressively more responsible duties in the health, safety, security, and environmental areas. Previous port experience helpful. Requires at least two years of supervisory or project lead experience.
Requires excellent organizational skills, including planning, directing, and monitoring activities.
Requires ability to communicate, both verbally and written, in English and the local language

Application Deadline
13th April, 2012

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply online