Friday, March 22, 2013

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria Limited Recruits Occupational Health Physician

Shell companies have been finding and producing oil and gas around the world for over a century. Today, we have interests in exploration and production ventures in more than 80 countries and employ approximately 90,000 people.

This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a continuing need for research, the pursuit of new technology, and the adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It is capable of producing an average of over one million barrels of oil equivalent per day. The company's operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 30,000 square kilometres.

Job Title: Occupational Health Physician

Job ID: F34884

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria


  • Overall provision of Occupational Health Services in the Eastern division of Shell Nigeria operations
  • Supervise Work of Environmental Health Officers, Occupational Health Nursing, Occupational Hygienist and Health Impact Assessments support staff.
  • Implementation of the Health Risks Controls and other Health Management Standards.
  • Reporting and analyses of Quality Health data Copied
  • Occupational health Support to Projects, Asset and Project teams
  • Medical Emergency Response [MER] planning and full assurance of implementation, as corporate focal point for MER and member of MER working group.
  • Carrying out Fitness to Work and applicable Health Surveillance activities for staff, contractors, and selected third parties where indicated.
  • Provide Health expertise in Health Safety and Environment (HSE) audits as well as incident investigations
  • Delivery of effective health & wellness awareness programmes to improve and cut down on non-communicable lifestyle health challenges.
  • Resource person on HIV/AIDS matters, as member of HIV working group


  • A Physician with MBBS or MD
  • Specialist training – a postgraduate professional qualification in Occupational Health & at least 5 years experience in the specialty
  • Skilled level and up to topic mastery in practice of occupational health
  • Managerial/supervisory experience with clear business focus
  • Leadership & Coaching experience
  • Well-developed communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Certified medical review officer

Competencies required for this job include:

  • Skilled in management of business performance and information as well as personal creativity and innovation.
  • Skilled in managing Projects and Programmes – analyzing and solving problems, and effective communication
  • Conducting and applying risk assessment
  • Skilled in Fitness to work and Drug & Alcohol


  • Have core values of Integrity, Honesty & Respect
  • Strong focus on Accountability and Teamwork
  • Passionate, driven and commitment for excellence in Health Safety and Environment (HSE) performance.
  • Good communicator and team player
  • Good analytical ability and keen sense of reality.

Application Closing Date

Today Friday 22 March 2013

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: 

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