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Lead Risk and Safety Engineers at Job Openings in Nigeria


Primus Group – Our Client provides Engineering offerings related to onshore/offshore facilities,
Greenfield and Brownfield projects to operators in Nigeria.

This is a great opportunity to join a well established business with a diverse range of engineering projects from conceptual, feasibility, detailed engineering design, front end engineering design through to construction management.

We are receiving applications from highly competent oil and gas professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Risk and Safety Engineer

Reference Code: LRSE001
Location: Nigeria
Slot: 3

Major Accountabilities of Position

    HAZOP and HAZID leadership
    Project management, production of project deliverables on time and to budget
    Preparation of proposals, man hour estimates
    Negotiate contracts with clients
    Preparation of, and management of, both Qualitative and Quantitative Risk
    Assessments, including fault tree and event tree analyses, hazard identification, FMECA techniques, risk ranking.
    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of methods, access to databases and access to appropriate software.
    Lead a project team of Risk, Safety and Loss Prevention Engineers
    Provide guidance to, and training of junior engineers in the preparation of their work.
    Provide guidance and development of Junior and Graduate Engineers
    Safety – Responsible for personal safety and safe working practices for the Business Unit. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.
    Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Business Unit

Education – Qualifications, Accreditation, Training

    Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or related degree

Competencies Required:

    Action orientation, Drive for Results, Zero Harm, Technical & Functional Skill, Customer Focus, Dealing with change, Building Business Relation, Presentation Skills, Time Management, Problem Solving, Timely Decision Making, Organising and Work/Life Balance
    Planning, Business Acumen, Managing and Measuring work, Negotiating Skills, Conflict Management, Developing Team Members and Building Effective Teams

Job Specific Knowledge:

    Ability to manage projects, HAZOP and HAZID leadership. Management and preparation of Offshore and Onshore Safety Cases, and production of QRA’s; Knowledge of applicable International safety codes and legislation; Presentation skills

Industry Specific Experience:

    At least 5 years direct risk & safety experience in the oil and gas industry.
    FPSO and Subsea engineering experience will be an added advantage.

HSE Capability:

    Commitment to safe working practices and ability to promote safety consciousness within the department

IT Skills:

    Proficiency in the use of general computer softwares such as MS Office, MathCAD, PHAST, FRED, etc.

People Skills:

    Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate in English and take a leadership role over the group for which they have supervisory responsibilities.
    Commitment to customer service and ability to assist others in applying knowledge and understanding in solving functional problems within area of expertise; Ability to maintain confidential information critical

Other Relevant Information:

    Willingness to travel or to accept field assignments preferred. Ability to work effectively in teams


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and application letter in MS word format (saved as: Surname.Firstname_jobtitle_reference code) to: projects@primusng-group.com using Surname, First Name, Job Title and Reference Code as subject of the mail.


    Only applicants with the relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
    Any application received after the above stated closing date will not be considered.

Deadline: 27th March, 2015


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