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Job Alert: Health and Safety Officer at Dangote


  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.
    The Group’s activities encompass:
    Cement – Manufacturing / Importing
    Sugar – Manufacturing …


    Health and Safety Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Benue
    • Job Field Safety and Environment / HSE&nbsp

    Job ID: GbokoHSSE001
    Location: Gboko, Benue
    Category: DCP – HSSE
    Department: Plant Operations
    Reports to: Site Manager HSE
    Direct Reports: Safety Stewards

    Job Purpose

    • Ensure that the DCP OH&S policy is understood and implemented at shop floor level.
    • Support plant operations with the implementation of H&S initiatives, H&S management system, and H&S programs
    • Conduct safety training and awareness programs in line with the DCP annual HSE goals and targets.
    • Maintain all documents and records as per Nigerian Federal Laws relating to H&S with regard to plant operations.
    • Inspection of plant and equipment is carried out for maintaining safe work place:
      • Lifting equipment
      • Pressure vessels
      • Portable electrical equipment
      • PPEs
      • Scaffoldings
      • Elevated work

    Roles and Responsibility

    • Conduct identification, assessment and analysis of the hazardous activities within the operations
    • Conduct various H&S trainings and awareness program including induction training of all
    • Conduct regular inspections of plant and equipment
    • Conduct regular tool box talk with shop floor
    • Inspect on going work to ensure compliance of PTW system
    • Assist plant managers in conducting JSA as and when required
    • Conduct surveys to check quality and adequacy of these, but are not limited to the following:
    • Implement annual H&S improvement plan and monitor its implementation
    • Maintain relevant documents/records for safety are properly maintained at plant
    • Attend all shutdowns and major breakdowns from H&S point of view
    • Comply with all relevant H&S legal requirements
    • Specific H&S KPI for this position will be discussed and agreed with the Site Manager H&S in line with the BU/Group Policies and KPIs


    • Qualified as a H&S Practitioner by a National or Internationally recognized organization and/or hold a Diploma or a degree in Engineering and related fields.

    Skills & Knowledge

    • Very good knowledge/experience on Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments and control
    • Very good knowledge on Fire Safety Management
    • Good understanding of PTW system and RCA
    • Understanding of Nigerian Federal Laws related to H&S
    • Ability to operate Microsoft Office programs
    • Good knowledge of H&S audits and inspection


    • Understanding of typical plant operations/dynamics
    • Experience in Cement industry or other heavy industry


    • Initiative & drive
    • Good analytical and problem solving ability
    • Execution
    • Team Player

    Communication skills:

    • Language Requirements
    • English, (verbal and written)
    • Professional Memberships


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

  • Method of Application

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