Recruitment / Consulting

Head, Health Safety and Environment in a Reputable Firm based in Lagos

Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable firm is looking to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Health Safety and Environment

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Oversee the review, implementation and auditing of the Management System to ensure on-going compliance with relevant legislation such as the HSE Notices, ISM Code, ISPS Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 29001, and other relevant QHSE legislation.
  • Responsible for personal development and coaching of safety officers, Trainees and Assistants. Ensure there are structured development plans in place.
  • Support the factories to develop their own safety officer action plans and strategies for development and improvement.
  • Provide appropriate safety and health initiatives, accident prevention programs, and investigation of incidents.
  • Acts as a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) SME (Subject Matter Expert). Provides direct and timely counsel and information to management.
  • Reviews and oversees all work processes and conditions to ensure HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) protective measures are optimized.
  • Reporting and analysis of non-conformities, accidents and hazardous occurrences and at year end to analysis all accidents, incidents, near miss reports and non-conformances and report to management.
  • Review HSSEQ correspondence and maintain document control systems and put in place HSE action plan and implement it
  • Manage and coordinate a team of safety officers to ensure they proactively support the factory heads in driving safety practices.
  • Maintain a dynamic and driven approach to promoting and supporting HSE across the organization.
  • Be an ambassador for HSE and promote “out of the box” thinking which enables solutions to problems to be identified and implemented effectively throughout the organization.
  • Develops, recommend preventative and improvement measures to ensure the enhancement of HSE program.
  • Leverage on senior level expertise across the group to provide cost-effective technical guidance and strengthen technical competency.
  • Oversight of organizations HSE expenses and budget.
  • Ensure on time and accurate reporting of weekly and monthly HSE performance.
  • Ensure that adequate and effective risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed.


  • Min of B.Sc. degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 7 – 10 years HSE experience of which 3 years must be at a senior management level in any Engineering, Steel Fabrication firm
  • MBA, M.Sc. or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Professional membership or registration in Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
  • NEBOSH/OSHA certificate
  • Knowledge in corporate HSE management, operations, safety audits, management information systems.

Required Skills:

  • Budget planning & preparation.
  • Project management expertise and strategic planning & development
  • Ability to deliver results.
  • Have professional confidence.
  • Must be a strategic thinker

N350,000/Monthly Gross

Deadline: 26th June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in MS word format to: using “Head, Health Safety and Environment” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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