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Powergen Renewable Energy

Powergen Renewable Energy

Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

PowerGen Renewable Energy is a micro-grid developer and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) solar projects in Africa. PowerGen is creating an African energy system that utilizes clean, renewable energy and smarter grids to deliver power to all.

We uniquely combine our mission – to build Africa’s future energy system, while improving lives through smarter power – with technical, on-the-ground expertise and an innovative business model. We build, own and operate AC micro-grids and C&I solar projects to bring power to residential, commercial and industrial customers. With over 120 employees, a 7,500 sq. ft. workshop and headquarters in Nairobi, offices in Tanzania, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, PowerGen is building a company that is set to have an impact on the energy sector in Africa for years to come.

Job Description

Purpose / Overview
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced HSES Associate to join our team at an energy production company. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Health, Safety, Environmental and Social (HSES) programs across our projects sites, operations and supply chain.


  1. Ensure compliance with company policies and safe work procedures, as well as local, state, and federal regulations.
  2. Participate in policy review and implementation
  3. Conduct regular site inspections and audits to ensure compliance with HSES standards and identify areas for improvement

  4. Conducting training sessions and workshops on HSES related topics for employees and contractors to increase awareness and promote a culture of safety.

  5. Support in development of company impact reports

  6. Participate in incident investigations and support the development of corrective and preventive actions.

  7. Maintaining and updating HSSE-related records, reports, and documentation to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  8. Actively provide support in establishment of ISO 9001 management system

  9. Coordinating with other departments to ensure compliance with HSES-related requirements, such as grievance redress, stakeholders engagement, projects E&S screening, safe work procedures and emergency response plans.

  10. Ensure that all necessary HSES permits and licenses are obtained and maintained.


• Bachelor's degree in OSH, Environmental science or a relevant field
• NEBOSH IGC certification
• At least 4 years’ experience in a HSSE role in an energy production company.
• Demonstrate knowledge of relevant regulations, industry standards such as OSHA Act, Environmental regulations, SDGs, IFC Standards and NEMSA Safety protocols
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Flexible to travel to various project sites.
• Member of a relevant professional body.

Additional Information

What Excites You:

  • A fast-paced environment where constant change is the norm and individual initiative-taking is encouraged.
  • Contributing to rural electrification in Nigeria & building a clean energy future
  • Field activities
  • A passion for organization, details, and precision
  • Delivering of quality customer service at every interaction.
  • Contribution to the exponential growth and profitability of PowerGen Nigeria