MTN Nigeria

Manager, Safety

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MTN Nigeria is recruiting for Full time Manager, Safety

Job Description

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

Job Title: Manager, Safety

Job Type: Full Time  

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND 

Experience: 6 - 13 years

Location: Lagos

Job Field: Safety and Environment / HSE  


Job Description

  • To promote a Safety culture through sustainable risk based policies and procedures
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing HR Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business scorecard. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimization, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Serve HR Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Build strategic partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Support Regulatory team to develop EAR/EIA strategies to achieve all element on the business
  • Facilitate Occupational Health & Safety Committee Meetings with key stakeholders
  • Deploy Incident Response and Management process across MTNN facilities
  • Develop and deploy programs to effectively manage Safety risks.
  • Maintain and ensure effective communication of Safety policies, processes, procedures, regulations and standards to employees.
  • Manage and coordinate Safety audits and regulatory inspections across workplaces and facilities, provide periodic updates and propose recommendations for improvement
  • Advice management on implications of current and emerging safety legislation, including evaluation options, making recommendations and generating action plans to ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop Emergency Response Plans and serve as primary contact for workplace injury and incident management and notification, investigation, and case management.
  • Conduct investigations on workplace near-miss incidents and accidents and develop measures to prevent recurrences.
  • Maintain a Safety Management Information System (SMIS) by recording all accident reports in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Participate in MTN Group Insurance Risk Survey and ensure closure of issues raised
  • Review and audit related third party service providers to ensure compliance with company, industry, local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Conduct Safety audits of third party facilities to ascertain fit for use (Hotels, Event Centers, etc.)
  • Participate in new employee onboarding process
  • Facilitate safety, accident prevention and investigation training programs
  • Provide support for litigations and serve as witness in court summons
  • Assign specific roles and responsibilities amongst regional teams for the effective and timely management of processes.
  • Manage, Intervene, escalate & resolve issues concerning direct reports
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions

Experience & Training


  • First degree in related discipline
  • Certification in ISO 45000 2018/Certification in ISO 14000 2015
  • Possession of NEBOSH Diploma or Masters on Occupational Health & Safety


  • 6-13 years working experience which includes:
  • Mid-Management track record of 3 years or more
  • 6 years relevant experience in Telco, Electrical services, Oil & Gas & FMCG
  • 2 years’ Experience in Generalist Safety roles in a multinational company preferably at Mid-management level
  • Experience in proactive Hazard Management & Risk assessment capabilities
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications and other Microsoft tools
  • Ability to use and understand Safety software tools and applications, and apply it to work
  • Experience in Professional Safety, Health and Environment Functions, with good exposure/level of experience in Safety
  • Experience in applicable regulatory requirements in nigeria

Minimum Qualification

B.Sc or HND

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About MTN Nigeria
MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.MTN paid $285m for one of four GSM licenses in Nigeria in January 2001. To date, in excess of US$1.8 billion has b...
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Job Summary
February 10, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 6years
February 18, 2020
HSE / Safety Management
ICT / Telecommunications
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