Sterling Bank Plc Recruitment for Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Sterling Bank Plc “Your one-customer bank” is a full service national commercial bank in Nigeria. In over 50 years of operations, Sterling Bank (formerly NAL Bank) has evolved from the nation’s pre-eminent investment banking institution to a fully-fledged commercial bank; and completed a merger with 4 other banks – Indo-Nigeria Merchant Bank, Magnum Trust Bank, NBM Bank and Trust Bank of Africa – as part of the 2006 consolidation of the Nigerian banking industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Specialization: Health Safety and Environment

Job Summary

  • Periodically review and understand the health and safety responsibilities of employees, Line Managers, stakeholders and the organisation; develop policies to ensure that everyone in the workplace are aware of their responsibilities as outlined in the organizational OH&S policies and programs and establish effective/innovative ways of entrenching and executing these programs.

Job Descriptions

  • Collaborate with relevant teams to Investigate workplace health & safety issues in order to identify causes and determine how to prevent a recurrence in the future
  • Develop programs and drive periodic campaigns to ensure workplace health and safety is everyone’s responsibility, while communicating to all employees the organization’s commitment towards occupational health and safety
  • Act as secretariat for Occupational Health and Safety committee in the Bank and coordinate periodic meetings.
  • Develop measures for preventing work related injuries and illnesses by proactively identifying possible risks.
  • Carry out periodic workplace inspections, and work with Learning & Development to ensure employees’ OH&S trainings are up to date
  • Foster a workplace safety culture in which employees and line managers work together to ensure workplace safety
  • Establish effective procedures and channels that encourage employees to report unsafe conditions and unsafe practices
  • Develop or maintain hygiene programs, such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring, ventilation surveys etc.
  • Ensure the Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures conform with the applicable occupational health and safety legislation and accepted best practices
  • Maintain records of injuries, category of illnesses and workers’ compensation
  • Provide support and advice on employees with disabilities or special needs including Pregnant employees
  • Collaborate with relevant teams to ensure Orientation, training, and ongoing communication with new employees, transferred employees, volunteers and temporary employees
  • Contribute to the Organization’s definition of acceptable safe behavior
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Job Requirements

  • First degree in any related discipline and a minimum of 4 years work experience in related role

Application Closing Date
11th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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