Head of HSSEQ at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client is a product handling organisation incorporated to provide value added Logistics and distribution service through the Supply Chain from source to destination.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head of HSSEQ

Job Reference: 1395
Location: Nigeria
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Function: HSE & Security

Job Description

  • To actively support in the planning, directing and managing of the Corporate HSSEQ management system.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Provide appropriate safety and health initiatives, accident prevention programme, and investigation of incidents
  • Put in place HSSEQ action plan and implement it
  • Agree target with Head of Department
  • Agree annual HSSEQ plan with Head of Department and follow up on implementation
  • Update HSSEQ policies, procedures and manuals based on the company’s HSSEQ MS with adequate communication within and outside

Audits and Management Review:

  • Implement a database tracking system to monitor the implementation of remedial actions (audits, HSSE cases, incidents, drills, potential incidents and HSSE meetings)
  • Audit plans (internal and external) carried out on time
  • RAPs of external audits closed on time
  • Quarterly critical review of HSSE data carried out regularly (before 15th of month following end of quarter)
  • Implementation of all audits recommendations reviewed quarterly by line managers and a report issued follows through to ensure close out of 75% PI’s reported with more than 75% attendance at Safety Assembly

Management of Overall HSSEQ Function Including:

  • Implementation and Monitoring
  • Ensure on time and accurate reporting of weekly and monthly HSSEQ performance
  • Ensure that 90% of the HSSE annual plan is implemented

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and security regulations and policies.
  • Ensure that adequate and effective risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed.
  • Liaise with Head of HSSEQ on any health, safety or security problem which you cannot resolve.
  • Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all staff under direct management and expected to contribute to the health and safety of all personnel in the overall business unit.
  • Comply with health and safety procedures and instructions.

People Management:

  • Build and lead an effective and cohesive operations team
  • Manage the performance of managers and team members within the department through the formal performance management system
  • Self development and continuing personal development


  • A first degree from a recognized institution or a relevant postgraduate business qualification (MBA or equivalent tertiary qualification)
  • Minimum of 10 years HSSEQ experience. 5 years of which must be Oil and Gas experience. Of the 10 years’ experience, at least 3 years must have been spent in a senior management role.
  • Professional membership or registration in Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
  • Minimum of NEBOSH IGC/OSHA Certificate
  • Knowledge in Corporate HSSEQ management, Operations, Safety audits, Management Information Systems.
  • Budget planning & preparation
  • Planning & organizing
  • Project management
  • Strategic planning & development
  • Must be customer focused
  • Ability to deliver results
  • Open to learning
  • Have professional confidence
  • Must be a strategic thinker

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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