Sub-Sahara Africa EHS manager Job in GE

Date: Jul 31, 2012
Location: Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Job Number: 1560759
Business: GE Energy
Business Segment: Energy - Power & Water
About Us: GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges.Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Notjust imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at GE Energy, we're powering potential. Whether it's our work with gas turbines, smart meters or wind energy, GE's combinationof science and technology is dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into the products and services that solve some of the world'stoughest challenges. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic, goal-oriented environment, working with the newest and mostinnovative technologies in the energy industry. Working with us means being a part of our ecomagination initiative and doingmore than you ever thought possible to positively affect the future. If you're a passionate, engaging team player looking toadvance your career at a multinational company with an entrepreneurial feel, then join GE in creating the next generation ofproducts and services that will impact the world for generations to come.

Posted Position Title: Sub-Sahara Africa EHS manager
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Environmental Health & Safety
Function Segment: General EHS
Location: Nigeria
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces:
City: Port Harcourt
Postal Code: 0
Relocation Assistance: No
Role Summary/Purpose: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.Sub Sahara Africa EHS Manager will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role,you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities: -Lead the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program and initiates and influences integration of EHS policies and practicesinto the business-Manage activities, which drive compliance with EHS regulation and company policies-Maintain expert knowledge of existing and proposed regulations-Provide input to and manage department budgets-Manage compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems-Ensure effective education programs are in place-Follow the GE Code of Conduct through personal commitment-Lead business in complying with all applicable EHS rules, regulations and GE policies-Provide technical guidance and training at the facility level-Interface professionally with company associates, customers, government officials and the public in all areas of environment,health and safety-Analyze data to assess environment, health and safety challenges, and to develop approaches to control-Initiate and influence integration of related policies and practices into the business-Manage activities and provide leadership to programs that ensure company compliance

Qualifications/Requirements: - Bachelor degree from an accredited university or college- At least 5 additional years of EHS experience in a manufacturing/factory/Oil&Gas industry- At least 3 years of experience in a leadership role

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics: - Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization as well as organizations outside GE (regulatory agencies)- Strong project management skills- Strong problem solving skills- Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines- Corporate Training Program graduate (GE employees only)- Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion- Six Sigma training- Strong oral and written communication skills ( Arabic/English/French)- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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