Health & Safety Officer Job in Lagos at Gilead Pharmaceuticals

Gilead is a Limited Liability Pharmaceutical Company Registered in Uganda in 1999. The company has both a retail and and Import/distribution division; the former has a large network of retail outlets in Uganda.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health & Safety Officer
Job Description

  • Participate in all health and Safety, environmental and process audits and ensure that all corrective actions and recommendations arising from the said audits are acted on as per the timeline.
  • Coordinate statutory OHS exercises e.g. equipment inspection, effluent analysis
  • Ensure availability of appropriate and functional PPE
  • Train teams on risk assessment, improvement plans, monitor action plans and oversee ongoing security projects
  • Generate required regulatory and other reports as required per Company reporting expectations and update and advice management on all HSE issues.
  • Steer the development and implementation of the Company’s health & safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a system for recording, reporting and investigating injuries, accidents and dangerous occurrences in Company’s premises
  • Translate company HSE policy and commitments into workable plans and communicate the policy to employees and other relevant stake holders including all suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Compile and submit OHS statistics and reports
  • Document appropriate HSE procedures for the company and communicate, educate and engage employees in the implementation
  • Ensure that all welfare facilities i.e. first aid boxes, canteen, toilets, kitchen etc. meet the requisite hygiene standards and operate efficiently as per the standard operating procedures.
  • Secretary to the Occupational Health and Safety Committee.
  • Ensure that the Company has an adequate number of trained emergency marshals.
  • Plan and oversee internal emergency preparedness programs and test the adequacy of emergency preparedness
  • Coordinate the investigation of near misses and dangerous occurrences and develop appropriate recommendations to eliminate/reduce recurrence or mitigate impact.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Science or Social sciences plus specialized professional qualifications in health and safety
  • Solid advisory skills
  • Detail oriented and conscientious
  • Effective organizational and report writing skills
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.

How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should send their CV’s/Applications to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Application Deadline  25th May, 2016.

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