Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard - earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality. Our operational headquarters is located the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria. Dangote Group continues to grow its vision of becoming the leading provider of essential needs in Food and Shelter in Sub-Saharan Africa with sustained market leadership in Cement Manufacturing, Sugar Milling, Sugar Refining, Flour Milling, Manufacturing of Pasta (Spaghetti & Macaroni), Operation of Cement Terminals, Port Operations, Noodles Manufacturing, Packaging Material Production and Salt Refining.Job Title: Head HSEBusiness Unit/Department NASCON (Dangote Salt BU)Locations: Lagos – NASCON Head office/Oregun plantReporting to: Managing director/ CEO NASCON. Dotted line to group HSSE (Dangote industries limited HQ, Ikoyi Lagos)Direct Reports: NASCON Site HSE Managers.Type: PermanentJOB PURPOSEWith responsibility for the growth, development and mentoring of the team, a key requirement is the proven ability to clear NASCON HSE strategic direction, continuously improving HSE Performance while maintaining compliance with DIL Group HSSE Policies, standards and guidance ensuring all HSE programs, procedures, training, work practices and controls are effectively implemented. Drive HSE leadership across NASCON. Job responsibilities Provide for a clearly defined HSE management system for NASCON to identify and define the processes and procedures requires by regulation and group HSSE to protect the health and safety of employees, subcontractors, customers and the environment.Define the HSE competency framework to which employees should be working to within NASCON ensuring personnel are fully aware of risks associated with their work environment, in line with the above and DIL aligned.Ensure that adequate training is set up (workshops where appropriate) in the line with the competency framework.Provide an enhanced management system for high risk areas with NASCON, E.g. Plant, food and process safety with relevant guidance and training for operational team to adhere to.Drive the effort to embed the behavioral standard in NASCON.Lead an effective audit program to include identification of breaches to company policies and correct of “at-risk” conditions and/or behaviours.Introduce a regime of regular inspections and monitoring as part of compliance verification using relevant subject matters experts (SMEs). Monitor exposure risks for employees. Check adequacy of controls and work with operational team to address gaps and /or deficiencies in the system.Working with the operational management team, implement programs and processes that increase overall employee development engagement and retention in the area of HSE.Ensure a robust change management system in place to capture all safety related risks and associated controls to ensure layers of protection are maintained. Working with operational team agree:Leading and lagging KPIs that are suitable and sufficient for PMP EMA and globally aligned:Annual improvement plans around HSE.TRACK Leading and lagging KPIs and report back to high level operational management, especially around corrective action mgt.Ensure a robust HSE related investigations and follow up is in place for all sites.Demonstrate strong leadership skills in driving accountability with the operational teams through effective communication to ensure compliance as a minimum but also drive encourage excellence in the area of HSE.Provide strategic vision for the future of NASCON, outlining areas of weakness, ensuring actions plans are in place, including involvement in and active encouragement of capital planning around HSE related improvements.Provide HSE reports for the NASCON leadership team, external stakeholders and incorporate any recommendations/comments emerging from the review of the report.Promote, support and monitor occupational health in co-operation with the HR team so that a holistic approach to managing work-related health issues is embedded.Work closely with the group HSSE to embed the BU HSE strategy. Ensure ongoing interactions with group HSSE and other Bus HSE colleagues to ensure group HSSE alignment and sharing of best practice and learning.