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A housing organisation with international affiliation is currently seeking to employ a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environment Officer

 Location: Masaka, Nasarawa State (Near Abuja)

 Job Description:

To support and advise the organisation on all aspects of Health, Safety & Environment. To co-ordinate and monitor standards, processes, communications, trainings and systems to ensure that all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety & Environment are adhered to.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure a safe workplace/construction environment without risk to health
  • Ensure that all health, safety and environmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated
  • Ensure effective compliance with PPE policies by all workers and visitors to the organisation’s premises & project sites
  • Ensure the organisation meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and environment at work, including any statutory training and reporting
  • Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented and investigated and that recommended improvements implemented
  • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills are regularly done and fire alarms are correctly reported; safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities
  • Identify and coordinate the disposal of hazardous waste in the organisation’s workplace and project sites
  • Co-ordinate the development/updates of health and safety policies, systems of work and procedures
  • Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained
  • Conduct regular inspection of the organisation’s machines & equipment
  • Carrying out periodic site safety inspections
  • Establish a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks
  • Establish a structured programme of health & safety training throughout the organisation
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety and environment legislation and communicate relevant changes to the organisation
  • Provide regular reports to Management on relevant health and safety activities

Educational/Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant discipline
  • NEBOSH qualified or working towards NEBOSH certificate accreditation.


  • Experience in handling of HSE investigations
  • Experience of formulating, implementing and revising HSE policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • At least 5 years recent and relevant experience in a similar role


  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Effective communication skill
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Physically fit
  • Excellent report writing skills

Application Closing Date:                                                    

Friday, 15th October 2020

Method of Application:

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae and copies of their credentials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Please state the job title in the subject of your mail
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