Health and safety Jobs in Nigeria today


♣ Health, Safety, Quality and Environment Manager (HSQE)
Alkanes Petroleum & Gas Ltd
Health & Safety
Lagos |Full Time
Energy & Utilities | NGN 4,000,000 – 5,000,000 | Negotiable

Job Summary

An Energy/Marine services company located in Lekki, Nigeria is looking to hire an experienced HSQE Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length:7 years

Job Description/Requirements

The primary responsibilities of this role include designing and implementing HSQE policies in the Vessels and in the Office.

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Job Description:

  • Responsible for designing and or reviewing the HSQE policy and ensuring that the policy is strictly adhered to by Crewmen on board the vessel, members of staff, and visitors.
  • Responsible for enforcing compliance with regulatory requirements including HSQE policies and procedures. This may include but is not limited to – enforcing the use of Personal Protective Equipment, developing and implementing a safe system of work, hazard identification and control etc.
  • Must maintain relevant HSQE logs and documentation. He must ensure correct documentation of incidents and accidents. He is a team leader in accident investigation, risk assessments and emergency rescue operations.
  • Must develop a Safe system of work and procedures (permit to work and job hazard analysis).
  • Must have an oversight function on equipment Maintenance and Maintenance Record documentation.
  • He must conduct vessel cum office inspections and workers’ safety inductions. Have a calendar for safety drills which must be religiously carried out. Must also identify and allocate Muster points.
  • Coordinates the quality Control functions.
  • He must ensure that waste materials are disposed of in compliance with HSQE standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare a specific HSQE plan for operations, comprising the job hazard analysis (JHA), work method statement/procedure, permit to work (PTW) etc
  • Conduct induction for all members of the operation team before the start of operations.
  • Ensures operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner and in conformance to international, federal, state and company safety regulations by integrating and implementing company and third-party HSQE policies and procedures
  • Performs post-incident investigations and communicates with the Management and others until all action items have been closed
  • File HSQE documents and participate in job risk analysis and continual improvement
  • Compile safety programs and ensure conformance to safe work practices by all employees
  • Identify and develop relevant training programs for all employees

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  • Recommend appropriate protective equipment for all employees and keep records of the PPEs allocation.
  • Supervise the activities of all the Safety Officers that will be on-site.
  • keep all safety records for all site engagements and offices
  • Ensure quality compliance with all safety regulations
  • Implement and maintain health and safety standards to mitigate hazards in both the vessels and in the offices.
  • Assess possible risks and ensure that preventive measures are taken
  • Regularly inspect all tools and equipment and keep a record of the maintenance activities on them


  • A graduate degree in engineering studies or related science courses
  • At least 7-10 years of proven professional experience, with a minimum of four years at a Managerial level.
  • Certifications in safety (GHSE, NEBOSH, OSHA)
  • Relevant professional membership would be an added advantage
  • Experience in the marine/maritime industry will be an added advantage

Skills and Competencies:

  • Advanced knowledge of risk assessment and hazard identification
  • Superior knowledge of PPE usage and handling in the maritime industry
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Creative and innovative Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong analytical and logical problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Words/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook/Projects)
  • Self-starter and a team player who is target and result-driven

Salary: NGN4,000,000 – NGN6,000,000 per annum It’s negotiable

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♣ HSE Officer
Health & Safety
Lagos |Full Time
Construction | NGN Confidential

As an HSE officer in Denver Building Services, you will be responsible for the health and safety of all staff and visitors on the DBS project site(s). Support in coordinating organizational activities and programs to assist in regulatory and organizational compliance improves safety programs and teamwork within the facility and organization.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Inspects the site to ensure it is a hazard-free environment.
  • Promotes safe practices at the job site and enforces safety guidelines.
  • Support the execution of safety drills and exercises on all sites.
  • Conducts investigations and writes reports of all accidents and near misses.
  • Watches out for the safety of all workers and works to protect them from entering hazardous situations.
  • Responds to all safety concerns within the site environment.

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Management of overall Facility & Administrative function including:

  • Performs inspections and witnesses’ tests applicable to construction activities to determine acceptability of work.
  • Assists in maintaining correct and accurate work performance records, inspection records, and other related items.
  • Responsible for the preparation/implementation of quality control procedures, i.e., inspection instructions, control measuring, test equipment, etc.
  • Assists in reviewing purchase documents to ensure compliance with quality control requirements.
  • Exercises authority to halt concealment of nonconforming work and activities.
  • Participates in internal/external quality control audits.
  • Performs additional assignments per the Site Operations manager’s direction.
  • Review material submittals for contract compliance; upon arrival verifies the accuracy of material and ensure timely delivery to meet the project schedule.

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and security regulations and policies.
  • Liaise with HSE authorities to ensure full Safety compliance on all DBS sites.
  • 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.


  • A good University degree in engineering, or any related discipline
  • Any relevant certification in Health & Safety management will be added advantage
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years of site experience
  • Requires full understanding of local safety laws and regulations.
  • Requires an understanding of work injuries, the investigation process to determine the cause, and the process to assess practical solutions.
  • Must be physically fit, meet rigorous medical standards, and have the ability to wear breathing apparatus.
  • Able to handle heights and enclosed spaces.
  • Able to work in extremely hot and dusty conditions, and occasionally, conditions with high levels of noise.
  • Have knowledge in investigative procedures and report-writing.
  • Requires excellent organizational skills, including planning, directing, and monitoring activities.
  • Requires ability to remain calm, but able to direct others, in times of emergency.

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Anticipated Outcomes of the Role:

  • Internal customer satisfaction
  • Turnaround time.
  • Exposure of all concealment of non-compliant work done
  • Level/frequency of user satisfaction
  • Records management
  • Personal Development plan achievement


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