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Group HSE Manager


Location: London / Lagos (UK / Nigeria)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 10790


The Group HSE Manager will be responsible for designing, implementation, communication and coordination of all environmental, health, and safety programs for the organization.

Develop and provide technical and administrative directions on all HSE decisions, which bear critical importance to overall objectives, operations, and profitability.

This will be a London based role with extensive travel to West Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct the resources and activities of the Department to support the HSE programs by providing advice and guidance to the Senior Management team.
  • Continually maintain an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge and preparedness across the company to create a culture that prioritises effective HSE and balances overall associated costs.
  • Develop internal HSE policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate; conduct hazard and risk assessments and change existing, or develop new policies and practices from these assessments for implementation.
  • Coordinate the requirements of the various Government institutions and other Agencies.
  • Serve as an expert within the field of HSE when called upon to address regulatory agency compliance issues and third party safety & liability issues.
  • Responsible for driving the HSE agenda, including the management of all Field operations, including training, planning, assigning and directing work and addressing complaints and resolving issues.
  • Provide regular written reports and updates to the Senior Management Team and to the Chairman.
  • Assist project team in investigating all incidents and ensure proper records are completed and submitted. Implement corrective actions as it relates to the incidents and ensure "lessons learned" are communicated throughout the organization and are incorporated into the program, as necessary.
  • Devise, supervise, and coordinate training programs to staff and all stakeholders which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote HSE consciousness.
  • Organise and actively participate in safety meetings across Company locations to review HSE performance and policies
  • Conduct site visits/audits.
  • Participate/attend industry related conferences when requested to do so.


  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Safety, Engineering or related technical field with relevant professional diplomas/certifications.
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of oil and gas health, safety and environmental experience at Senior Management level, of which at least 5 years in a similar position.
  • Must possess advanced knowledge of industrial practices, regulatory agency requirements and standards with a strong E&P oil and gas background and have worked both onshore and offshore.
  • Previously worked with drilling teams and associated activities
  • Managed sensitive environmental issues in country
  • Previous experience working on all aspects on oil production, from drilling, completions, and field development, through to transportation of crude products to storage and production facilities.