Emergency Response Coordinator Job in Nigeria

 AnneMarthas Global Services Limited is a Human Resources recruitment, outsourcing, management and advisory company located in Lagos, Nigeria. With a growing reputation for being the all round HR management strategic partner for new and existing companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Emergency Response Coordinator

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Emergency Response Coordinator is to oversee and coordinate all aspects of emergency preparedness and response within the asset.
  • The role holder will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive emergency response plans and protocols.
  • They will lead training exercises, ensure regulatory compliance, and liaise with internal departments, external agencies, and stakeholders to effectively manage emergency situations.


  • Develop, implement, and regularly update comprehensive emergency response plans in accordance with industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and company policies.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential emergency scenarios and develop appropriate response strategies.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments to ensure alignment of emergency response plans with operational procedures and organizational objectives.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all emergency incidents and coordinate response efforts in real-time.
  • Activate and lead the Emergency Response Team (ERT) during emergencies, ensuring efficient communication and resource allocation.
  • Liaise with local authorities, regulatory agencies, and emergency services to facilitate a coordinated response and compliance with legal obligations.
  • Develop and conduct regular emergency response training exercises and drills for employees to ensure readiness and effectiveness in handling emergencies.
  • Provide guidance and support to departmental Emergency Response Coordinators to enhance their understanding of
  • emergency protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain an inventory of emergency response equipment and resources, ensuring they are properly maintained and accessible. Lead investigations into emergency incidents to determine root causes, identify lessons learned, and recommend corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Prepare detailed incident reports for management review and regulatory reporting, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement in emergency response capabilities and processes through regular reviews and evaluations.


  • Proven experience in developing, implementing, and managing emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant regulations, standards, and best practices related to emergency preparedness and response. Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively coordinate and motivate multidisciplinary teams during high-stress situations.
  • Certification in emergency management (e.g., Certified Emergency Manager, Certified Industrial Emergency Coordinator) is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with incident management systems (e.g., ICS, NIMS) and emergency communication technologies.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Sciences, or related field. Master's degree preferred (Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in emergency response coordination, preferably in the oil and gas industry or a related high risk environment. 

N5,000,000 - N10,000,000 Annually.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: ademidunlana@gmail.com using the job title as the subject of the mail.