Recruitment for Health and Safety Team Lead at White Soul Group

Application Closing Date
21st February, 2022.

White Soul Group is a leading automobile and haulage company in Lagos with presence in 3 other states across Nigeria. Our growth is founded on integrity and value.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health and Safety Team Lead

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are a highly reputable haulage company looking to engage the services of a Health and Safety Team Lead to facilitate compliance with health and safety guidelines.
  • The ideal candidate would be responsible for recruitment and verification of drivers, journey management planning, compliance and monitoring and providing advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations.

Key Functions of the Role

  • Support the development of safety policies and programs
  • Recruit and train drivers.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with all safety policies
  • Advise and train all other personnel on various safety-related topics i.e. PPE, etc
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • 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
  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check that policies and procedures are being properly implemented
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
  • Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Educational Requirements

  • B.Sc / BA in Safety Management or relevant fields is preferred
  • Certificate in health and safety

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working as a Health and Safety Supervisor
  • Experience in the transport/logistics industry is a must
  • Must be located in Calabar or willing to relocate

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience as a safety officer and working with drivers.
  • In-depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Diligent with great attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics.
  • Must be agile.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@whitesoulgroup.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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