HSE Officer Wanted At APM Terminals

APM Terminals requires the services of an HSE Officer

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.


APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish A.P. Moller-Maersk Group – a Global Fortune 500 company with over 120,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and retail sectors – Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!


HSE Officer

Are you our new HSE Officer?

We offer fair, competitive compensation and rewards which include continuous development opportunities. Our employees are the foundation of our company culture and our success, we reward performance in a way that promotes continued achievement.



We Offer
o An opportunity to be a part of a high performance team that ensures West Africa Container Terminal has the most efficient, safe and profitable terminals in the region.
o Working with partners, shareholders, authorities and other stakeholders.
o An open and engaging working environment.
o A wide range of international career opportunities.


Key Responsibilities
Ø Regularly monitor safety standards and procedures in the Terminal therefore ensuring smooth running of daily shifts in safety related matters.
Ø Conduct routine inspections related to fire and safety therefore ensuring operational area is compliant in all matters relating to safety.
Ø Ensure all Health, Safety and Environment equipment are tested and maintained to effectively meet emergencies situations.
Ø Advise personnel and ensure training is provided in all safety related matters to all new and existing personnel.
Ø Record and maintain a database of all inspections conducted to follow up and identify corrective actions.
Ø Coordinate with Port and Local Authority bodies for mutual assistance and liaise with Fire Department during emergencies to mitigate loss of life and damage to property.
Ø Assist the Manager – HSE in investigating accidents or incidents to identify conditions that cause accidents and seek actions to prevent the same
Ø Ascertain toolbox talks are carried out with members of other departments therefore ensuring all departments are fully aware of all safety procedures
Ø Provide clerical support to the Manager – HSE for smooth functioning of department activities.
Ø Attend, take notes and prepare minutes for safety committee, investigation committee and Safety action plan meetings.
Ø Compile and send out daily/weekly/monthly accident/incident reports to relevant departments for reference and decision making.

Ø Administer the processes for data collection, collation and report generation to meet periodic and ad hoc information requests. These reports include but not restricted to Safety Performance reports for SMT and Regional HSSE (monthly & annually)
Ø Provide assistance to Manager – HSE in implementation and maintenance of Safety Management System and local legislative requirements.
Ø Ensure safety notice boards are posted in all departments and that departments, employees , visitors and contractors are up to date with current safety relevant practices


Who we are looking for
Ø Requires NEBOSH IGC certification
Ø Requires completion of secondary school and vocational instruction and/or college degree in safety management, environmental science, police science or related discipline.
Ø Requires at least two years of safety and/or fire fighting experience.
Ø Requires an understanding of chemical hazards and hazardous materials and the corresponding appropriate handling of them.
Ø Requires full understanding of local safety laws and regulations.
Ø Requires an understanding of international standards of safe work practices for the industry.
Ø Requires an understanding of work injuries, the investigation process to determine cause, and the process to assess practical solutions.
Ø Must have extensive knowledge in investigative procedures and report-writing.
Ø Requires the ability to communicate both in English & the local language.
Ø Requires certification in first aid and CPR



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