Safety Officer at Dangote Group

Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Safety Officer

Location: Obajana, Kogi

Job Summary

  • The job holder ensures compliance with occupational health and safety guidelines, advises on safety topics, conducts risk assessments, and enforces preventative measures to create a safe workplace.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)

Education and Work Experience:

  • BSc / BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • 3 – 5 years of cognate work experience as a safety officer
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g., OSHA/EPA) and procedures

Skills and Behavior:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to details
  • Stress management skills
  • Swift decision-making ability.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
  • Interpersonal skills


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Closing date: Not specified

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