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  • Posted: Aug 30, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 3, 2021
  • For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an...
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    Specialist, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)

    About the Job

    • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) who will implement strategies and controls to reduce health, safety and environmental (HSE) risks across sites.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Contribute towards fostering a positive HSE culture across the organization, ensuring clear accountability, responsibility, skill and knowledge.
    • Ensure the company’s HSE systems and processes follow relevant applicable laws and requirements.
    • Advise management on developments in environmental issues to ensure consistent adherence to local and international legislation, regulations and standards.
    • Advise and support the company’s regional management and staff on results from audits/ risk assessments related to their work areas to ensure safe working environment.
    • Develop and review HSE-specific targets for regional operations in line with the company’s annual HSE plan.
    • Document, implement and supervise SSOW (RA, PTW, etc.) for potential high-risk operations.
    • Prepare site inspection and audit schedules considering all applicable legal and other requirements, such as safety, housekeeping, and environmental aspects.
    • Prepare and execute on-site monitoring programs.
    • Periodically engage regulatory/ governmental agencies (Federal Ministry of Environment, NESREA, etc.) to ensure continual compliance.
    • Implement strategies and controls to reduce health, safety and environmental (HSE) risks across sites.
    • Participate in environment-related conferences, seminars, public hearings, etc.
    • Enhance HSE awareness by sending out monthly environmental tips to regional staff and contributing articles to Internal Communications.
    • Participate in, and provide support for, environment-critical activities, e.g. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), legal compliance monitoring (e.g. noise monitoring, air quality, etc.) across the organization’s operations. Advise management as appropriate.
    • Provide advice and support during incident investigations to establish root causes, cascade lateral learning, and make recommendations to minimize re-occurrences.
    • Coordinate 3rd-party inspections and follow up to ensure close-out actions.
    • Ensure prompt close-out of all corrective actions from incidents, audits, clients’ and/ or customers’ inspections, and/ or complaints.
    • Advise Operations team, SMCs, and SBCs on legislative and regulatory requirements and changes to prevent punitive measures from regulators.
    • Perform any other duties and tasks as assigned by the Country Head, HSE.

    Experience & Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences and/ or any other relevant discipline.
    • Membership of relevant professional body (ISPON, NES, IOSH, IIRSM, etc.)
    • Plus 5 years’ relevant work experience.
    • ISO HSE-MS certifications, e.g. ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.
    • Valid NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety. NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate (NEC) will be an added advantage.
    • Demonstrable knowledge in environmental assessment, monitoring, policy-making, and planning.

    Organizational Competencies

    • Be Bold
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation
    • Integrity.

    Functional Competencies:

    • HSE Standards Compliance & Enforcement
    • Hazard Identification
    • Risk Assessment
    • Auditing & Inspection
    • Incident Investigation.

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Analytical Thinking
    • Initiative/ Judgement
    • Relationship Building.

    Method of Application

    Note: Please apply with an updated Resume / CV.

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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