Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Health Impact Assessment Lead
Reference ID: 109990BR
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Skillpool group: Health Safety Environment & Security
The Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Lead acts as subject matter expert (SME) and drives (HIA) and other health related input to environmental studies in Shell Nigeria. He/she leads the quality assurance and delivery of HIA & other health input to various environmental other studies:
- Contributes and leads the delivery of HIAs in all IAs/studies.
- Provides advice and support for the implementation of HIA aspects of the Impact Assessment (IA), including regulatory requirements and their implications to the business.
- Top quality of HIAs integrated into Impact Assessment studies
- Contribute quality and cost-effective health input to the Opportunity Realisation Framework (ORF) for projects.
- Serve as liaison between projects and the rest of the Health function
- Top Quality of HIA support and environment, social and health management plan advice provided to asset teams
- Effective liaison with regulators on Health aspects of studies
- Facilitating regulators site visits and consultation with communities and other stakeholders
- Good quality input to scoping workshops and consultation/participation of stakeholders in environmental studies process
- Drives HIA input into studies in compliance with Company and Group standards as well as local and international specifications.
- Contributes to the integrated effort for securing timely regulatory approvals/permits for projects
- Developing Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) – Health aspects – for projects. Work closely with project and asset teams to ensure that all plans/designs/operations take account of Environmental studies findings and recommendations and participate in the Hazards and Effects Management Process (HEMP)/ Hazard Identification (HAZID) process
- Develop cost-effective health impact studies/ strategy and ensure that study conclusions and recommendations are practicable and realizable for project implementation.
- Ensure evolving regulatory provisions/good industry practices are applied in Impact Assessment (IA) studies. Help to raise health impact awareness among team members/staff, contractors and community members in operating areas.
- Keep abreast of evolving regulatory provisions/good industry practices and ensure a corresponding level of HIA awareness among staff, contractors and community members
- Maintain health studies database in conjunction with relevant Shell internal party(ies)
- Contribute to the development and update of Standards, Procedures, Manuals and Guidelines for Environmental studies – HIA aspects.
- Mentor young engineers in Impact Assessment team and the company to grow HIA skills.
- A University degree preferably in Primary Health.
- Postgraduate qualifications in public, community health is required for this role. (Additional qualification in Occupational health and Project management will be an added advantage)
- Minimum of 4 years post qualification experience.
- Good understanding and appreciation of the IA process is required
- Experience working in an Oil and Gas industry is desirable.
- Good knowledge of health safety and environment influence on energy business
- Knowledgeable in HIA studies, Research and Development are required.
- Knowledgeable in customer intimacy and environmental ecological processes
- Good understanding of business aspects of HSE in the short and long term
- Strong focus on Enterprise First (ensuring close connection and alignment with other Shell Businesses
- Passion to drive HSE performance excellence
- Good communicator
- Able to work effectively in a global (virtual) team
- Good analytical ability and keen sense of reality.
Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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