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  • Posted: Jun 12, 2013
    Deadline: Jun 24, 2013
  • Optimus Search is a recruitment company that supplies high class talent to companies in Europe. With 10 years of expertise working with some of the biggest names in the industry we know what makes a recruitment company successful - "understanding of our clients’ needs”. We have broken our business down in to three separate divisions in order t...
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    Senior Safety Advisor

    Senior Safety Advisor
    Employer:           Optimus Search
    Desired Expertise:           Safety Officer
    Experience:        20+ years
    Minimum Education:      Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
    Location:              Lagos, Nigeria
    Employment Type:          Rotational Contractor
    Job Status:          Active / Open
    Job Description:
    * Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices
    * Participate in applicable Safety Subcommittees, EM Project Safety Committee,   Project Safety Steering Teams and various NPO SHE Networks
    * Provide Supervision, coaching, and mentoring to function and project assigned employees (frequent interface, career planning).  Administer contractors within area of responsibility (monitor performance)
    * Develop and execute training plan for all NPO employees and contractors
    * Support Safety Advocacy Plans for NPO contractors
    * Participate in risk assessment and constructability reviews in NPO project teams
    * Ensure functional deliverables such as tool development, tool maintenance, and general interest program deliverables are achieved per schedule
    * Lead or support the development of EMCAPS/OIMS  and SSHE deliverables in area of responsibility
    * Support incident investigation, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine Root causes, recommend mitigation measures, and manage return-to-work activities
    * Advise on improvements on Contractor Safety Management efforts
    * Provide oversight and direction to the project teams in accordance with the EM policies and procedures.
    * Conduct periodic site assessments and evaluate Safety Performance on all NPO projects
    * Participate in ITT review and bid evaluation
    * University degree in Engineering or the Sciences and  technical  certification (e.g., CSP, PE, NEBOSH)
    * Broad technical and SSH&E skills with working knowledge of project management and operations
    * 25+ years broad-based experience, with prior experience in SSH&E-related disciplines
    * Thorough knowledge of Safety standards, codes, and practices.
    * Strong, dynamic leadership skills.
    * Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct.
    * Must be able to effectively communicate / influence multiple levels, from Senior Level Manager to Worker. 
    * Ability to work in harsh environments, and / or stressful situations, with changing priorities.
    * Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods.
    * Proficient in primary Microsoft Office programs, Lotus Notes, etc.
    * Proven management and leadership skills
    * Knowledge of NPO strategies and key business drivers
    * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; persuasive with strong business perspective
    * Adaptable to changing priorities

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