March 20, 2019
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Rainoil Limited is recruiting for fulltime Head, Safety.

Job Details

Rainoil Limited is an integrated downstream oil and gas company. A prominent player in the Nigerian industry, the company’s operations span across the downstream value chain i.e. Petroleum Product Storage, Haulage/Distribution and Retail Sales. Our primary products include Petrol (PMS), Diesel (AGO) and Kerosene (DPK).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Safety

Ref No: RO-00046
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time.

Job Summary

  • To provide operational support that enables the business to anticipate, respond to and minimise physical risks to individuals and assets across the Group’s geographical locations.
  • To establish policies, practices and procedures that help Rainoil hedge against avoidable loss and liabilities that may result from health and safety issues and ensure that the impact of Rainoil’s business on the natural environment is minimal. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides insights and information to and advises Management on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) implications of corporate strategy options and planned imperatives §  Advises management on the cost and effectiveness of safety and health programs 
  • Prepares the annual health, safety and environment budget and implements to ensure that safety objectives are achieved. Monitors performance to minimise variances
  • Designs, communicates and drives the operationalization of health, safety and environment standards, policies and procedures
  • Liaises with Heads of Business Divisions and Departments to drive adoption and compliance with HSE standards, policies and procedures
  • Maintains up-to-date information and knowledge of regulatory, industry and other developments in the HSE area, advises management as appropriate

Job Description Manual:

  • Ensures that the business is compliant with statutory, regulatory, industry and other HSE requirements
  • Develops and implements a schedule of regular HSE audits and inspection visits
  • Develops an effective incident and accident response programme and leads its implementation across the business
  • Recommends and makes the business case for adopting corrective measures to address identified HSE risks and issues. Oversees the implementation of adopted measures
  • Oversees the assessment of HSE needs and related equipment acquisitions
  • Establishes measures to ensure that HSE equipment remain operational and fit-for-purpose
  • Maintaining effective relationships with relevant external agencies and emergency response service providers (e.g. Fire Service, emergency services, HMO, environmental agency etc.)
  • Works with Human Capital to develop and drive the implementation of a group training and education programme for occupational HSE management
  • Provides guidance to management and business divisions to ensure effective waste management and minimise the impact on the external environment


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

10 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:


  • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in the Safety and/or Environment role in the Oil & Gas or Manufacturing Industry, with three (3) years in a management position
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree (B.Sc./HND) in Engineering or related Sciences,
  • HSE Certification


  • MBA or Master’s degree in a related discipline is an advantage

Application Closing Date
20th March, 2019. 

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