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Job Title: Health Safety & Environment Manager-Ikeja Site

AutoReqId: 34655BR

Function: Supply

Type of Job: Full Time – Exempt

Country   : Nigeria

Level: L5 (M2)

Reports To: Director of Customer Service

Company: Guinness Nigeria Limited

Parent Company: Diageo


Guinness Nigeria is very much committed to the Diageo zero harm vision.  In line with this, the company is on a journey to significantly improve health and safety processes, procedures, and results in all its operations.

Leadership and Functional Responsibilities:

• Facilitate, coordinate, schedule and administer the logistics Health Safety & Environment Programmes.

• To drive and implement the corporate health, safety and environmental policies and procedures on site and ensure the logistics centres are compliant with legislation and Diageo standards.

• Ensure objectives outlined in the site Health Safety & Environment statements are achieved and maintained.

• Develop and maintain the site emergency plan with Head of Safety and Risk.

• Proactively review and advise on the work practices of the logistics sites employees and the contractors employed on site.

• Performing Health Safety & Environment audits & risk assessments and ensuring implementation of action plans.

• Provision of safety expertise and advice for all project work on logistics site.

• Identify Health Safety & Environment training requirements for personnel at all levels in the centre (including Contractors). This includes the preparation of and delivery of Health Safety & Environment presentations & training.

• Reviewing and up-dating safety procedures in conduction with line managers and systems of work to ensure compliance with codes of practice, technological developments and best practice.

• Actively promoting employee engagement in Health Safety & Environment

• Ensure the company is certified in accordance with the prevailing Health, Safety an Environment standards

Purpose of Role:

• Health, Safety & Environment professional for the logistics centre, with responsibility for the provision of professional, technical and competent advice on Health, Safety & Environment in the workplace to managers, employees and contractors.  

• The Health Safety & Environment Manager will work with the wider management team to develop awareness of health, Safety & Environment legislation on site and lead proactive activities.  

Key Accountabilities: • Ensure compliance to Global Risk Management Standards and working to improve the safety culture of employees & contractors. • Improvement of the safety results as measured by the Key Performance Indicators • Managing relations with Government Health, Safety and Environment agencies e.g Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) etc • Professionally represent the site at various Government and Industrial forums, ensuring that good relations are maintained at all times and site’s interests are protected. • To drive the site compliance of the Global risk management standards and the severe and fatal injuries prevention programmes Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

• Graduate calibre- preferably in an Engineering or Health, Safety and Environment (HSE ) discipline

• 3 years post qualification working experience in a manufacturing industry as a Safety and/or Environment Professional.

• 5years experience in FMCG environment

• NEBOSH certification will be an added advantage.

• Broad knowledge of engineering / industrial manufacturing systems and practices is compulsory.

• Excellent analytical skills

Barriers to Success in Role:

• Inability to influence internal and external stakeholders

• Inability to make connections across a broad agenda

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