Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has been a part of the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad. Our global vision is to be a leading foods company in Africa providing high quality and affordable products in the most convenient ways to consumers through world class brands like Golden Penny Flour, Golden Penny Semovita, Goldenvita, Golden Pasta and Golden Noodles. The Company’s flagship brand, Golden Penny, remains one of the best known and the preferred brands amongst bakers, confectioneries and consumers in Nigeria.

Job Position: Technical & Risk Safety Manager

Job Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  1. This position will be responsible for leading the FMN Operational Risk Management Framework, implementing and/or administering safety programs during the life of engineering/construction projects.
  2. Day to day, the Technical & Risk Safety manager will be involved in making sure safety design requirements and operability of engineering plant and equipment, machinery and construction projects are met.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Liaise with the insurance team and interact with insurance risk auditors from the underwriters, making sure identified risks are closed timely
  2. Produce & grant approval for the Safety & Loss Prevention Audits & Follow-up process
  3. Produce a comprehensive Safety & Loss Prevention tool to be used across the Group
  4. Train/familiarize the ORM team members on both of the above
  5. Schedule and execute the annual Safety Risk Audits
  6. Conduct operational risk audits and make sure that actions to mitigate risks are properly closed out
  7. Produce the material required for, train the ORM Team members on, and create/execute, the Business Continuity Plans of each BU/plant
  8. Start the monthly reporting process
  9. Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety, and health standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed
  10. Verifies and ensures that all field project activities are performed according to the Company safety policy, regulations, standards and procedures, promoting all preventive and corrective actions as required
  11. Reviews projects safety management plans, method statements, construction drawings and risk assessments
  12. Reviews plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements
  13. Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment
  14. Guides engineers in how to incorporate safety requirements into the engineering project designs
  15. Oversees safety issues during project development
  16. Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence, and safety procedures
  17. Promotes and encourages sustained implementation and continuous improvement of best safety practice, culture and performance
  18. Checks that contractors perform their activities in accordance with all the safety applicable procedures, regulation and standards and contractual Safety requirements. Promoting all necessary action to ensure that the said procedures and regulations are observed
  19. Organize, plan and participate in periodic safety walkthrough, assessments, inspections and audits on site, prepare all the relevant reports, action plans, verify the follow up and the timely execution of the corrective action
  20. Organize and participate in all relevant project sites safety meetings, prepares the relevant minutes of meetings (MOM), Lead weekly Safety meetings with contractors
  21. Organize in case of work incidents/accidents a full investigation of the event, finalized to the identification and execution of corrective measures to avoid reoccurrence
  22. Prepare and update the Technical / projects safety statistics, verify the performance versus the project and corporate safety objective, targets and performance indicators; propose recovery plan in case of mismatch.
  23. Prepare Safety training materials; procedures & processes for construction and Engineering Operations
  24. Participate in HAZOP, HAZID studies and JSA risk assessments to mitigate Safety risks
  25. Prepare safety documentations (Plans, procedures, risk assessments etc.) regarding Engineering and Construction Operations.
  26. Control approve and audit of safety documentations of all contractors and their subcontractors.
  27. Organize and execute general Safety auditing system for all contractors and their subcontractors
  28. Prepare audit reports and record open item to an action item list for tracking.
  29. Prepare Contractor evaluation reports and advise procurement/ business units
  30. Prepare Safety checklists for Project sites & Engineering inspections.
  31. Prepare training matrix, procedure and materials for all engineering employees
  32. Prepare monthly & weekly reports including KPIs for Contractors
  33. Prepare Safety incentive system for the Project including subcontractors
  34. Ensure fire protection systems are designed in accordance with acceptable international fire codes and maintained accordingly
  35. Liaise with Insurance to review gaps in safety standard and close gaps to reduce premiums
  36. Develop and implement robust Permit to work program and LOTO system to manage the execution of routine and non-routine hazardous tasks
  37. Design and implement safe systems for fall arrest/protection during work at height and loading of goods on trucks.

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc. or HND in Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or other related fields

Added Advantage:

  1. Member ISPON (Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria); Recognized Health & Safety qualification (OHSAS 18001 and NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health)
  2. Membership of any of the following bodies would also be an advantage; Nigerian Society of EngineersN (NSE)/ ational Fire Protection Association (NFPA)/ International Institute of Risk & Safety Management. (IIRSM)
  3. COREN Membership


  • 8 years’ cognate experience.

The Person Must:

  1. have Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Be able to pay attention to details
  3. Have Project Management skills and good Technical understanding
  4. Have Good time management skills
  5. Have Ability to work in high-stress environments.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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