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Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

Husk Power Systems ("Husk") is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories.

Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories.

1). Health and Safety Officer

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Husk is seeking a Health and Safety Officer, to join the QHSSE team in Nigeria towards achieving its targets.
  • This individual will be responsible for implementing and coordinating in all Health and Safety (H&S) programs within the company’s operations.
  • In addition, helping in development of the health and safety culture at sites and operational plants.
  • The individual must be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – the energy access deficit.
  • This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries including India and Nigeria etc.

Key Responsibilities
Develop and Deliver Safety Programs:

  • Conduct Tool Box Talks to educate employees on safe work procedures and hazard awareness.
  • Prepare and deliver safety training programs to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to work safely.

Maintain a Safe Work Environment:

  • Conduct regular inspections of tools, tackles, equipment, and machinery to identify and address potential hazards.
  • Ensure all field employees and third party contractors wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for their tasks.
  • Monitor work practices to identify and address unsafe behaviors.

Incident Management:

  • Investigate accidents and incidents to determine root causes and develop preventative measures.
  • Prepare comprehensive accident and incident reports for documentation and future analysis.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure all required safety procedures and safe operating procedures are readily available in the workplace.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of safety inspections, training sessions, accidents, and incidents.

Emergency Preparedness:

  • Maintain and inspect first-aid kits and fire extinguishers at all workplaces, ensuring they are readily available and in proper working order.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for fire, evacuation, and other potential hazards.
  • Conduct regular fire drills, rescue drills, evacuation drills, and mock drills to ensure employee preparedness.

Safety Awareness and Training:

  • Design and deliver safety training programs for new joiners and existing employees to educate them on safe work practices, hazard identification, and emergency procedures.
  • Develop and display safety-related signage and posters throughout the workplace to promote safety awareness and compliance.

Compliance and Collaboration:

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry best practices and regulatory changes to maintain a proactive approach to safety.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • 2-3 years of experience preferably in the renewable energy sector.
  • A thorough and practical knowledge of occupational safety laws and regulations.
  • A graduate in Engineering/Science is preferred with a diploma in Industrial Safety/Construction Safety.
  • learning mindset and are keen to deliver hands-on solutions in the field.
  • Problem solver and can identify issues and possible solutions swiftly.
  • You can also ideally execute based on direct instruction and under guidance from other members of the team.
  • You have no issues working in (and living around) rural Nigeria and in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment.

Salary

  • Based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications, salary can be negotiated, if required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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2). Environment & Social Executive

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Husk is seeking a Health and Safety Officer, to join the QHSSE team in Nigeria towards achieving its targets.
  • This individual will be responsible for implementing and coordinating all E & S programs within the company’s operations.
  • In addition, helping in development of the Environment and social culture at sites and operational plants.
  • The individual must be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – the energy access deficit.
  • This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries including India and Nigeria etc.

Key Responsibilities
Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop, implement, and manage E&S policies, procedures, and the Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) across all company operations.
  • Collaborate with Health and Safety (H&S) executives to integrate E&S considerations into all business practices.

Compliance and Sustainability:

  • Ensure adherence to all environmental and safety regulations and industry best practices.
  • Drive continuous improvement in our environmental performance and social responsibility practices.
  • Secure adequate resources for effective E&S program execution.

Risk Management and Proactive Approach:

  • Proactively identify and mitigate potential E&S risks within operations.
  • Conduct thorough investigations of operational E&S incidents, ensuring proper record keeping and reporting.

Training and Awareness:

  • Develop and deliver comprehensive E&S training programs for all employees across the organization.
  • Promote a culture of safety and environmental responsibility through knowledge sharing and awareness initiatives.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • 5-7 years of proven experience in developing and implementing E&S programs preferably in the renewable energy industry.
  •  In-depth knowledge of environmental regulations and best practices.
  •  In-depth knowledge of safety principles and risk management techniques.
  • A thorough and practical knowledge of Centre, State and Local social & environmental laws and regulations.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience
  • Have a learning mindset and are keen to deliver hands-on solutions in the field.
  • Be a problem solver and can identify issues and possible solutions swiftly.
  • Can also ideally execute based on direct instruction and under guidance from other members of the team.
  • You have no issues working in (and living around) rural Nigeria and in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment.

Salary

  • Based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications, salary can be negotiated, if required.

Deadline: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should use the links below to apply:

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