Job Opportunities at a Logistics & Transport Firm in Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head of HSSEQ
Job Reference: 1395
Location: Nigeria
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Function: HSE & Security

Job Description

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

Responsibilities
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

Expectations

  • 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


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Job Title: Head of Fleet Maintenance
Job Reference: 1394
Location: Nigeria
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Function: Supply chain

Job Description

  • To plan, direct and manage the performance of the maintenance unit, as dictated by the overall business strategy, so as to maintain and develop business growth in accordance with the agreed business strategy.

Responsibilities
Strategy Formulation & Implementation:

  • Support the overall process of management and corporate decision-making to ensure the company maximizes its short, medium and long-term profitability and returns to its shareholders.
  • Liaise with other departments’ heads on the implementation of the company’s strategic and operational plans.
  • Develop, review, and report on fmu’s strategy, ensuring the strategic objectives are well understood and executed by team members.

Customer Responsibilities:

  • Ensure clear communications are maintained between team members, operations team, finance team, HSSEQ team, line management and vendors.

Budgetary Responsibilities:

  • To produce an Annual Business Plan for the company and after approval ensures effective implementation.
  • Make sure that the key performance indicators as Budgeted are maintained or improved upon.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of the fleet maintenance unit and ensuring compliance with the company’s health, safety and security regulations and policies.
  • Develop cost control and cost reduction strategies.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting returns on a period basis including performance to budget, cost factor/indications by vehicle.
  • With inputs from the first line reporting Managers, prepare consolidated budgets, the Annual Business Plan, Period Performance Statements and Management Information. The over-riding controls with the budget compliance and cost indicators.
  • Inaugurate a Performance Tracking System which includes the key performance indicators.
  • Procure new fleet and arrange disposal of redundant vehicles.
  • Ensure that all reporting systems are objective, accurate and timely.
  • Recommend and Implement policies that will effectively address the systemic gaps, leakages identified during repairs and maintenance period.

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.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Manage staff in line with the company’s Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Manage performance of team members and ensure performance objectives are set in line with the company’s performance management policies and procedures.
  • Ensure team members undertake training in line with individual personal development plans.
  • Ensure effective supervision of team members is maintained at all times and particularly with new or inexperienced people.

Expectations

  • A good University degree in Finance.
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) will be an additional advantage.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a logistics company with the last three years in a management role.
  • Possess a recognized certificate of professional competence in an appropriate discipline.
  • Membership of an appropriate recognized professional body.
  • Financial awareness and trainings.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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