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Job Title: Environmental/Safety Officer

Job Number: SA0 17

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPETRO)

To support maximization of our existing assets and the pursuit of our business expansion agenda. We seek talented, enthusiastic, innovative and multi-tasking individuals.

Reports To: HSSE Coordinator

Key Roles: The candidate shall be responsible for all environmental regulatory compliance, implementation and maintenance of the environmental management system policy and the occupational health and safety activities of the company.


•   Develop, implement and maintain the environmental management system policy and programs of the company.

•   Provide guidance and advice across the organization.

•   Fair understanding of global oil and gas environmental reporting requirements. Standards regulation.

•   Manage regulators.

•   Prepare, review and update environmental investigation and recommendation reports.

•   Develop proposed project objectives and targets and report on progress in attaining them.

•   Provide safety input into proposals – to include scope of work schedules and man-hour estimates.

•   Carry out accident investigation and reporting.

•   Implement and maintain first aid and emergency response procedures.

•   Collate, analyse and document operations safety statistics.

•   Implement any other duties assigned by the HSSE Coordinator/Supervisor.

Person Profile:

•   Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in any Engineering or Science discipline.

•   Approximately 5 to 10 years field experience within the Upstream Oil & Gas industry.

•   Must have a National Board for Occupational Safety and Health – International General Certificate.

•   Must have a Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals Level 3 Certificate.

•   Conversant with Occupational Health and Safety standards.

•   Good organizational skills and safety consciousness.

•   Good understanding of the basic principles of reliability and availability assessments.

•   Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.

•   Good understanding of operation/office security strategies.

•   Good waste management, oil spill, gas flaring and produced water analysis skills.

•   Must be conversant with environmental impact assessment, post impact assessment, baseline studies, environmental evaluation studies/report, and audits.

•   Working knowledge of environment management systems in the E & P industry.

•   Good knowledge of environmental regulations.

•   Good field experience in environmental studies.

•   Good knowledge of other Engineering disciplines.

•   Good knowledge of technical safety.

•   Ability to speak French would be an advantage.

•   Good analytical and problem solving skills.

•   Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

Deadline: 21st May, 2013.

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