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HSE Supervisor role Fosad Consulting


Post Publication Date:21 March, 2024.

Position: HSE Supervisor. 

Location: Lagos, Nigeria.

Company: FOSAD Consulting.

Company Description.

Our client is a major player in the petroleum sector’s upstream and downstream segments, with a quality portfolio of oil and gas assets in Nigeria, with oil product trading, sub-surface engineering, and data appraisal for geophysics and petroleum projects.

Job Description for the HSE Supervisor role

  • Responsible for developing and implementing organizational safety programs as well as driving the HSE unit’s daily operations and monitoring the application of effective health and safety practices.
  • Implementation of the ISM/SMS System and Procedures.
  • Provide safety compliance onshore and offshore and perform regular HSE audits.
  • Proactively develop and implement HSE programs across the company and ensure ongoing awareness and education.
  • Conduct hazard identification studies using scenario-based risk analysis methods (HAZOP, HAZID, etc.)
  • Responsible for record-keeping and inventory.
  • Promote HSE awareness within the whole company through meetings/training, newsletters, safety bulletins, posters and through, safety.
  • Handle HSE plans for major projects and carry out regular inspections.
  • Represent the Company in OPTS HSE Subcommittee or any compliance body and act as the first point of contact on all HSE-related matters.
  • Conduct HSE training onboard the vessels based on LSA/FFA equipment.
  • The ISM/SMS System is documented onboard the ship and in the operational office.
  • Collate month-end reports from vessels to the office for record purposes.
  • Prepare crew for HSE induction briefings and debriefings when embarking and disembarking vessels.
  • Carry out familiarization sessions for both offshore and onshore workers.
  • Carry out accident/incident investigations.
  • Ensure crew use of PPE at all times while working.
  • Conduct and initiate drills onboard vessels.
  • Prepare yearly LSA/FFA status for all vessels and barges.
  • Prepare vessels for client inspections according to the vessel’s flag or port state.
  • Record keeping for all vessels and barges according to the ISM filing systems provided by the IMO.
  • Liaise with the Government on regulation issues related to vessel operations.
  • Prepare daily, monthly, weekly, and yearly HSE statistics for the vessels, barges, and company.
  • Carry out emergency response drills according to the company drill policy.
  • Conduct and carry out practical firefighting training.
  • Provide safety coverage for loading and offloading of crude oil.


  • Open, courageous, hands-on, and caring (for people and the environment).
  • Ability to learn fast and to have excellent safety/security initiatives.
  • Technical writing is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willing to work different shifts and travel up to 20% of the time.
  • Proactive and able to instantly detect risks and hazards.
  • Documentation and housekeeping skills.
  • Leadership skills.



  • A bachelor’s degree preferably in a health, safety, or security-related discipline.
  • A minimum of 7 – 10 years of HSE experience, preferably in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Safety security network connection in Nigeria.
  • Must be ISPON certified.
  • Membership of a relevant Safety/Security professional body (NEBOSH, IOSH, OSHA)

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