GE Nigeria Job for a Lead EHS Specialist in Port Harcourt

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GE is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead EHS Specialist – GE Power
Job Number: 2774361
Location: Port Harcourt
Business: GE Power
Business Segment: Power Power Generation Services
Role Summary/Purpose

  • The Sub-Sahara Africa PS FS EHS manager will manage risk, ensure compliance, and drive EHS positive culture working collaboratively with field services, P&L, EHS HQ, OneEHS, & other functions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Lead EHS Specialist 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.
  • Manage compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems
  • Ensure effective education programs are in place
  • Initiate and influence integration of related policies and practices into the business
  • Manage activities and provide leadership to programs that ensure company compliance
  • Advocate for Hazard hunt activities, risk reduction program, and EHS Framework improvement
  • At least spend 70% of the role time at sites and projects in Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Support ITO (Commercial team) during the bidding phase and ensure efficient transfer of EHS duty/requirement from ITO to OTR (execution) phase.
  • 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 site level
  • Lead the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program and initiates and influences integration of EHS policies and practices into 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
  • 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

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • NEBOSH or equivalent certification
  • Sub-Sahara Africa regulatory knowledge
  • At least 5 additional years of EHS experience
  • At least 3 years of services and projects experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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