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Health & Safety Officer Job at Gilead Pharmaceutical
« on: Apr 29, 2016, 09:31 PM »
Job Title: Health & Safety Officer

Company: Gilead Pharmaceutical

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Safety and Environment / HSE   


Gilead is a Limited Liability Pharmaceutical Company Registered in Uganda in 1999. The company has both a retail and and Import/distribution division; the former has a large network of retail outlets in Uganda.


Job Description: – Participate in all health and Safety, environmental and process audits and ensure that all corrective actions and recommendations arising from the said audits are acted on as per the timeline. – Coordinate statutory OHS exercises e.g. equipment inspection, effluent analysis – Ensure availability of appropriate and functional PPE

Train teams on risk assessment, improvement plans, monitor action plans and oversee ongoing security projects – Generate required regulatory and other reports as required per Company reporting expectations and update and advice management on all HSE issues. – Steer the development and implementation of the Company’s health & safety policies and procedures.

Secretary to the Occupational Health and Safety Committee. – Ensure that the Company has an adequate number of trained emergency marshals. – Plan and oversee internal emergency preparedness programs and test the adequacy of emergency preparedness – Coordinate the investigation of near misses and dangerous occurrences and develop appropriate recommendations to eliminate/reduce recurrence or mitigate impact. – Maintain a system for recording, reporting and investigating injuries, accidents and dangerous occurrences in Company’s premises – Translate company HSE policy and commitments into workable plans and communicate the policy to employees and other relevant stake holders including all suppliers and subcontractors. – Compile and submit OHS statistics and reports

Document appropriate HSE procedures for the company and communicate, educate and engage employees in the implementation – Ensure that all welfare facilities i.e. first aid boxes, canteen, toilets, kitchen etc. meet the requisite hygiene standards and operate efficiently as per the standard operating procedures.


Qualifications: – Bachelors’ degree in Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Science or Social sciences plus specialized professional qualifications in health and safety – Computer literacy is mandatory. – Solid advisory skills – Detail oriented and conscientious – Effective organizational and report writing skills.

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