Safety Manager Job At Adexen

SAFETY MANAGER

JOB REFERENCE N°: NGA1211
SECTOR: Construction & real estate – Nigeria – Western Africa
FUNCTION: Engineering

OUR CLIENT
Our client is a leading Electro-Mechanical Construction Company which offers the best possible expertise to its clients for the realization of specialized construction mandates.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Safety Manager will follow the day-to-day activities on site, making sure the progress is being completed according to approved drawings and approved material submitted. This is to be done in coordination with site supervisors.

This position will use planning, monitoring and controlling processes, to ensure completion of projects on time and according to budget by setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and communicating project progress.

The Safety Manager enforce corporate safety and health policies and procedures, he audits safety work on sites and report findings to top management. He provide professional guidance, assistance, and training to all health, safety, and environmental control personnel and staff managers as required or needed and Identifies best practices by leading continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.
RESPONSIBILITIES
GENERAL TASKS:
• Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new employee for the project and administer
• Assist in the development of the project safety program and perform safety staff orientation.
• Perform periodic meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program
• Establish safety procedures prior to subcontractor’s activity on site
• Perform safety trainings and ensure Subcontractors are conducting the proper training requirements as per the OSHA standards. If necessary, facilitate training for site personnel for compliance with Federal and State standards.
• Assist Project Superintendent and Quality Manager in establishing and implementing proper fire prevention, evacuation and fire control procedures and other policies and procedures if needed.
• Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports. Assure that the necessary corrective actions have been applied without undue delay
• Establish and maintain all required job safety records
• Conduct a monthly overview safety meeting
• Represent the company on all matters of policy pertaining to health, safety, and environmental control
• Provide management with up to date copies of federal, state and local codes and standards
• Perform technical interview for candidates to be employed

MANAGERIAL TASKS:
• Construction Manager, Project Engineers, Storekeepers and all Site workers to report to this position.
• Coach, motivate and retain staff.
• Develop individual as well as team capabilities.
• Lead the operations departments to pursue goals and targets by month, quarter and year.
• Ensure that sections have proper resources to conduct daily activities and achieve objectives.
• Participate in recruitment activities for own section if requested by HR department.
• Follow up on daily, weekly and monthly reports of all activities.
• Provide reports and feedbacks to top management (formally and informally) and confer on key topics.
• Evaluate performance, delegate responsibility and authority. Follow up to ensure proper performance.
• Ensure all equipments used on site are properly maintained.
• Analyze work non-conformities and provide recommendations and guidance for resolution.
• Ensure all reporting personnel follow all company policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS ET EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION:
• Bachelors degree in sciences or engineering
• Degree or program covering HSSE courses

WORK EXPERIENCE:
• Strong professional background with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a related field.
• Six years experience in health and safety as a minimum
• Experience in Africa preferred.
• Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the area of project management, business development and/or tendering.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
• Proficient in Autocad.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (MS Words, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Proficient in Project Planning tools.
• Must be adept in the use of Internet and E-mail.
• Fluent in English. French is a plus.
• Strategy oriented and driven.
• Very good analytical thinking capabilities.
• Very good at solving complex problems.
• Very good leadership skills.
• Very good organizational skills.
• Very good negotiation and communicational skills.

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