Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Specialist at BUA Cement Plc

BUA Cement Plc is the result of a merger between CCNN Plc and Obu Cement Company Plc (formerly Obu Cement Company Limited). Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) was incorporated in 1962 and commenced operations in 1967, with an installed capacity of 100,000 mtpa at Kalambaina, Sokoto State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Specialist

Location: Sokoto
Reporting to: Director, Health Compliance Safety & Environment (HCSE)
Internally Relates With: All Staff
External Relationship: Regulatory Bodies, Industry Groups, Consultants & Environmental Organizations

Job Summary

  • To develop and deploy strategies in managing Health, Safety & Environment. Assist, support, and monitor the Implementation of the HSE strategy.
  • Oversees the HSE performance, and develops, implements, and monitors environmental strategies that promote sustainable development.
  • To provide BUA Cement Plc management with strategic direction on HSE management focusing on performance outcomes with continuous improvement on key performance indicators. This must be in alignment and compliance with BUA Group HCSE Policies, Standards, and Guidance, as well as promote and support compliance with industry requirements and applicable environment regulations and standards.
  • To facilitate the effective implementation of Environmental Management Systems across BUA Cement Plc.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the HSE training of personnel, including contractors. to meet the organization’s needs and requirements for minimum and job-related training.
  • Supports plants in the acquisition and renewal of permits and licenses.
  • Benchmarks current industry best practices to BUA Cement Plc best-in-class programs and creates better connections with associates, clients, and communities.
  • Champions the continuous monitoring of environmental pollutants from operations. Implement strategies to minimize the impacts of the BUA Cement Plc Business on the environment.
  • Creates and delivers environmental training for BUA Cement Plc
  • Carry out collection, analysis and interpretations of environmental, OHS and process safety data.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of Process Safety Management at work sites.
  • Focus on achieving the highest levels of HSE performance through behavior-based initiatives, and auditing. Mentoring and expeditiously implementing change.
  • Provides oversight expertise for incident investigations, development of corrective plans, and follow-up actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Deploy site-specific emergency action plans and solutions.
  • Facilitates and supports the maintenance of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certifications.
  • Supports the development, implementation and tracking to closure of preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of injuries.
  • Ensures plant’s compliance with applicable OHS and process safety standards
  • Facilitates the performance of facility inspections for all safety and environmental regulations for State and Federal requirements.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering.
  • Post Graduate Degrees will be an advantage.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies will be an advantage.
  • A very strong process safety experience will be an advantage.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Good commercial understanding of business strategy, sustainability planning, and execution.
  • Interpreting and applying strategies that are focused on delivering positive results.
  • Managing multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with constant interruptions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at multiple levels internal and external to the firm.
  • Solve complex problems with unique initiatives and tailored frameworks or approaches.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of HSE issues, particularly related to the industry.

Skills Competencies:

  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Strategic decision-making skills
  • Negotiation sills
  • Non-discriminatory behavior
  • Resilience and effectiveness
  • Change management skills.
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Project management skill self-awareness and teamwork
  • Active listening
  • Stakeholder engagement skills (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Professional integrity
  • Influencing others
  • Empathy
  • Presentation skills
  • Project Management
  • Budget development & implementation skills
  • Mentoring/coaching skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Candidates who previously applied for this position need not apply again.

Application Deadline 6th October, 2023.