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QHSSE Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by a multinational Logistics & Supply Chain company to recruit a QHSSE Manager for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    • To plan, implement and pilot all Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental related policies, and activities in line with the Corporate vision and policy. 

    Monitor operations in compliance with OHS Laws and Q-HSE legislation

    • Ensure identification, monitoring and review of relevant Q-HSE legislation and regulation
    • Secure the legal compliance check is conducted at least once a year.
    • Secure the OSHA compliance checks is conducted at least once a year as per OSHA Act
    • Ensure in collaboration with the Legal Department that all Legal Management relating to Q-HSE is maintained
    • Advice on Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental legislation changes if operations will be affected significantly
    • Manage relationships with authorities on Q- HSSE related issues

    Monitor Supplier Q-HSE performance

    • Conduct Supplier assessments,
    • Follow up the Supplier performance
    • Monitor ASAP performance post contract award and
    • Provide feedback on evaluation findings to relevant business/ project managers

    Apply and facilitate execution of QHSE policies and directives

    • Drive QHSE management review at least once a year
    • Ensure that both Country and regional QHSE management is aligned with Corporate Q – HSSE procedures and guidelines
    • Guide implementation of Risk Assessment process within the organisation
    • Provide support with analysis based upon the outcome of the compiled results of risk assessments
    • Ensure an annual risk Assessment is carried out on a regional level and report the results to the Group Q – HSE
    • Ensure that Q –HSE audits, assessments and inspections are conducted
    • Coordinate and pilot the continued improvement management system
    • Follow up results of external audits and ensure that the corrective actions are set up, executed and follow up the internal corrective actions up to their closing
    • Ensure the follow up of the implementation of improvement actions raised and validated in the various systems and present a summary status report to the Managing Director on a Monthly basis
    • Ensure compliance with relevant and applicable standards
    • Carry out audits, assessments and inspections covering Q – HSSE issues
    • Ensure that the quality management system is in use within the organisation and it is updated in accordance with emerging trends in the industry and Group requirement.
    • Ensure that the Quality Management rules are complied with in all Company processes.
    • Report major incidents and potential high risk near-misses in line with Corporate procedures
    • Ensure that incidents are reported, investigated and corrected according to Q – HSE procedures
    • Prepare incident statistics and trends including customer complaints
    • Provide monthly and Quarterly reports
    • Provide Q- HSSE reports as required by customers and/or clients
    • Establish Country reporting network in order to be able to compile monthly and Quarterly reports

    Security

    • Identifying, monitoring and reviewing of security risk within the organisation
    • Conduct regular security supplier assessment
    • Maintaining relationship with all security agencies in Country
    • Ensuring that access control on all sites in place and in use
    • Reviewing and ensuring that all security plans in place on all sites are adequate
    • Involved in incident reporting and investigation

    Conduct QHSE Trainings and Awareness

    • Define Country/unit training requirements in collaboration with HR Managers
    • Define in collaboration with HR Manager new employee’s induction program and existing employee’s training plan (Matrix)
    • Map out which training can be provided internally (e.g. classroom training) externally or on-line
    • Ensure in collaboration with the communication manager the implementation of OHS campaigns and promotions
    • Support and guide routines for employee participation according to OHS procedures
    • Conduct relevant trainings on OHS to staff
    • Communication and updates through monthly communication on safety matters and improving the work environment
    • Continued fitness checks for employees at the work places and ensure a safe working environment
    • Promote a safety conscious workforce with regular tool box meetings applied on all sites.

    Develop and manage country Q – HSSE strategy  

    • Appoint roles and responsibilities and establish country organisation
    • Define the structure and the Q – HSSE competence needs in Nigeria
    • Organise and lead regular meetings with nominated employees with Q – HSSE responsibilities
    • Review procedures and changes to Q – HSSE instructions and guidelines with the Group Q – HSSE management
    • Develop Country QHSE Communication Plan

Desired Skills and Experience

    • A first degree from an accredited University
    • Masters Degree in Science related field
    • Minimum 5 years in a similar role
    • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
    • Experience and qualifications in health and safety management.
    • Working knowledge of Management Systems e.g. QMS ISO 9001, EMS ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
    • NEBOSH Diploma
    • Ensure on-time, or ahead of time delivery of projects, enabling your teams to solve problems and prioritize execution.
    • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
    • Successfully deliver large, design-build, and self-performed projects.
    • Promote a safe and quality-driven culture, both project and company-wide.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Standard Operating Procedures
    • QHSE Policies and Procedures
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

HSE & Security

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Compliance, Quality Assurance, Policy, Process Improvement, Workplace Safety, Process Safety, Safety Auditing, HSE auditing, Quality Management, Quality System, Quality Auditing

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