Head, Health, Safety & Environment - Dangote Cement Transport

Head, Health, Safety & Environment - Dangote Cement Transport

Dangote Group is current recruiting interested and suitably qualified candidates for the position of Head, Health, Safety & Environment - Dangote Cement Transport. 

Dangote Group has continued to maintain market leadership in Cement Manufacturing, Sugar Milling, Sugar Refining, Port Operations, Packaging Material Production and Salt Refining.

Job Summary

The Head, Health, Safety & Environment is responsible and accountable for effective management of all health and safety risks associated with all activities in Dangote Cement Transport.

He/ She is to professionally utilize appropriate resources, tools, and techniques to prevent incidents, Road Traffic Crashes, at DCT locations/office, investigate and fellow-up on all incidents. and ensure continuous improvement in health, safety & environment performance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure full implementation of both Dangote Group HSSE and the location OH&S policies.
  • Work closely with the entire DCT management, Fleet Officers, Fleet Managers, and all employees to always ensure safety of employees and safe operation of Dangote trucks.
  • Regularly liaise with appropriate government agencies e. g The Police and the Federal Road safety Corps ensure collaboration and harmonious working relationship.
  • Develop a system to manage and proactively respond to all safety concerns identified or raised by an appropriate person in the Transport organization.
  • Lead the development, implementation, and monitoring the effectiveness of HE Management System with a view to ensuring all activities in transport are performed in accordance with the best practices, in compliance with appropriate laws, procedures, standards, rules, regulations and legislations.
  • Coordinate the development of risk assessment & develop risk register for all activities in DCT including route risk assessments.
  • Coordinate the implementation of Group Transport annual HSE plans and objectives, VFSL demonstration activities.
  • Promote compliance with the 15 Golden Rules and promote safety culture across board.
  • In collaboration with other members of HSSE team, develop, maintain, update, and review the risk register regularly, and immediately after an investigation report has been concluded.
  • Collaborate with all Transport stakeholders to ensure they participate in the HSSE Risk Management process and activities relating to their specific operations.

Key result Area & Key Performance Indictors.

  • Development and implementation of Risk Register
  • Provision of direct accident prevention support to DCT fleets
  • Number of collaborative meetings and fleet safety inspection reports completed.


Education and Work Experience

  • Graduate in any discipline, preferably in sciences or engineering
  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant working experience as HSSE professional
  • Professional certificate or diploma in fire, safety, health, or environmental management from a recognized institution is an added advantage e.g., NEBOSH, British Safety Council IDipOSH.
  • Highly skilled incident management (incident reporting, investigation, analysis and follow up on the implementation of corrective actions).
  • High experience in the use of tripod beta or any other or root cause analysis tools and techniques will be an added advantage.
  • Experienced in change management.

Skills and Behaviors

  • Highly skilled in incident classification, investigation, and analysis.
  • Highly skilled in influencing organizational culture change.
  • Knowledge of fleet safety management.
  • Knowledge of health and environmental management.
  • Strong team player and self-motivated individual.
  • Strong influencing skill and ability to communicate across all levels in the organization.
  • Ability to positively influence staff and management.
  • Highly skilled in training, mentoring and development.
  • Ability to speak Hausa fluently is an added advantage.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus



Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit their CV and application letter:


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