Senior HSE Coordinator

Company:  Savannah Energy

Eket, AK, NG

About Savannah

Savannah Energy is a young, high growth, highly ambitious energy company. We are focused on operating in countries where we can make a difference to local communities, where we can play a strategic role in the energy sector and where we can make a positive impact on the socio-economic development of the country. Our vision is to create a best in class African-focused energy company that we and our stakeholders are proud of. Our five core values of Sustainability, Excellence, Entrepreneurialism, Integrity and Teamwork define the essence of Savannah and underpin our corporate culture.

The management team are fully committed to creating substantial growth in the short to medium term and to support this growth ambition we are looking to increase the depth of the team.

Job Grade: E


Job Purpose/Objectives

  • To embed HSE culture in Savannah Energy work sites, by ensuring adherence to the Company's QHSE standards and procedures.
  • Support the creation of behavioural change strategies that will ensure a safe environment for all Employees and Contractors.


Job & Main Specification (Education/Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Required Details)

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry, with at least 3 years’ experience in site QHSE supervision.
  • Ability to organise, multi-task and prioritize task.
  • Good data analytics and reporting skills.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Must possess in-depth industry based HSE knowledge and an understanding of Legal Compliance.
  • Ability to supervise local contractors to ensure incident and injury free workplace is maintained.
  • Ideally, have some Environmental Knowledge / Training.
  • Knowledge of Management Systems i.e., HSE & Quality.


  • University degree in Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental Management or any related discipline.
  • Nigerian Institute of Safety Professional HSE Level 3 or equivalent qualification (NEBOSH or equivalent).
  • Tech IOSH (working towards Graduate/Chartered status) and or relevant HSE trainings.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote awareness and adherence to the Company's QHSE policies and procedure amongst Employees and Contractors.
  • Act as a member of site Emergency Response (ER) Team in accordance with the requirements identified in the ER NSOP-3006.
  • Act as liaison with QHSE Contractors, ensuring activities comply with Company HSE policies and plans, conformed to the terms and conditions of the Contract and meet local statutory HSE regulations.
  • Provide HSE advisory inputs for contractor selection during bidding stage, conduct routine technical reviews and ensure update of the required QHSE documentation.
  • Maintain action tracking field registers and databases.
  • Review and implement QHSE initiatives, plans and schedules.
  • Coordinate hazard identification process as needed.
  • Organize and conduct ER drills in accordance with the requirements of the ER SOP.
  • Supervise and monitor day to day safety, health and environmental activities in all field locations.
  • Monitor collection and reporting of environmental data from well sites.
  • Provide advice and otherwise ensure the scheduled maintenance of Fire and Gas detection equipment – philosophy and layouts.
  • Undertake and /or assist with site QHSE inspections.
  • Participate in Risk Assessments, Incident Investigations, Inspections and Audits as required.
  • Present and /or facilitate HSE trainings as required.
  • Ensure submission of daily, weekly and monthly QHSE reports.
  • Facilitate and report on-site Safety Meetings.
  • Provide necessary data required to be entered into Safety database (near misses/incident types) in the system.
  • Coordinate the activities across all work locations to ensure effective HSE management system.
  • Assist the HSE Manager to develop and implement corporate and field HSE Management System.


Savannah Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, marriage or civil partnership, maternity or pregnancy, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. Savannah Energy values the protection of your personal data. We process all data in line with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.