Sifax HSE vacancies

Job Opening


Location: Apapa, Lagos

The HSE Officer will be responsible for performing hazard evaluations and enforcing full terminal health and safety compliance.

Responsibilities and Duties

•Health and safety education

•Ensure distribution of P.P.E’s to staff within the terminal as well as visitors and Clients.

•Ensure all health and safety signs are well placed in the right position

•Ensure that all safety precautions are well in place, e.g. fire extinguishers in case of fire outbreak, muster points, safety drills etc.

•Ensure maintenance of safety equipment e.g. fire extinguishers, smoke alarms. etc

•Ensure compliance by all personnel on rules and regulations concerning safety/health and environment

•Assist the HSE Manager to enforce full terminal health and safety regulatory compliance.

•Assist the HSE Manager in collating information for preparation of monthly and annual HSE reports.

•Perform hazard evaluations on the terminal

•Monitoring operations in the terminal, trucks standard for loading.

•Accident and incident investigation and preventive measures.

Skills and Qualifications

•(3-5) years proven experience as a safety officer

•B.Sc/BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred

•Certificate in occupational health and safety

•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

•Membership of a Health and Safety institute is mandatory

•Good knowledge of work place safety measures.

Desired Personal Characteristics

•Demonstrate genuine concern for people and build strong communication

•Maintain a proactive approach to health and safety concerns

•Can react effectively in an emergency situation.null

To apply:

Kindly click on the  Application Link

Location: Ports & Cargo, Terminal C, Tin-can Island

Job Overview

The Berth Manager oversees vessel operations activities of his shift to ensure the highest levels of productivity while adhering to high quality and safety standards.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure that all operations at the vessel are executed in accordance to priorities set by the planning team and escalate where changes may be required.
  • Communicates vessel operation sequence and stevedoring requirements to subordinates.
  • Executes the planned vessel sequence and advises planners on information required.
  • Ensure the optimum utilization of all equipment deployed during vessel operation by monitoring equipment work queues and allocating equipment and personnel that are required to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Supervise the Vessel operations and indirectly the gangs and ensures that each gang is organized, that each person knows what to do and when to do it for the vessel discharge and load operations according to plan in order to achieve the highest possible crane productivity.
  • As berth manager you are required to be stationed at the key side when vessel berth and sail.
  • Ensures his shift carries out Safety Tool Box before commencing on the vessel operations activities.
  • Instructs subordinates on safe working practices and maintains a watch over terminal area for unsafe working practices.
  • Conducts proper roll call before and after operations to ensure that all his shift members reported to work and closed at the appropriate time.
  • Identifies and solves problems and issues within his competence on a daily basis that may arise with an assigned vessel to improve an untroubled operation.
  • Reports problems and issues to the Operations Manager, when necessary especially issues of complexity or great impact on the operation.
  • Collating the report of his shift members at the close of their shift, analyze and send to Operations Manager. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • A university degree Operations Management, Logistics, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • Professional qualification in shipping would be an added advantage.
  • 5+ years of work-related experience in container terminal operations environment, or similar, related industry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Desired Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communicator
  • Problem-solving ability, particularly when working under pressure.
  • Must be able and flexible to work variable shifts, weekends, and holiday-specific shifts to be determined.
  • Must be able to work extended hours on short notice during non-routine operations.
  • Leadership ability is required to be able to coordinate shift activities

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Application closing date is 14th February, 2020

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