Technical Risk Manager
Sahara Group Limited, Nigeria
Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
2h ago


Egbin Power Plc. a subsidiary of the Sahara Power Group housed along the Lagos Lagoon, is one of the biggest additions to the electricity industry in Nigeria.

Presently, the largest privately-owned generating power station in Sub-Saharan Africa with an Installed Capacity of 1320 MW.

Egbin Power Plant was built to meet the ever-rising demand for electricity in Lagos and its environs with plans to expand its generation capacity to exceed 5,000 MW within the next five years.

Purpose Statement

  • Oversee and coordinate various risk assessment programmes that cover the technical areas of the business such as engineering and operational risk assessment in a Power Plant
  • Conduct technical risk investigation and implement avoidance strategies
  • Deploy risk mitigation strategies that reduce incidents and breakdowns by taking into account of exposure to risk
  • Provide comprehensive and up-to-date technical guidance on power generation risk issues

  • Highlight major operating risk issues that might evolve from the purchase of a new plant equipment or modification of an existing plant equipment
  • Safeguarding the earning capability of the plant and asset by highlighting the potential impacts to the plant performance.
  • Perform independent research review, studies and analysis in support of risk management projects and programme.
  • Use risk management tools and processes, to conduct engineering risk evaluation of existing infrastructure
  • Assess the risk of core damage and / or loss of primary containment integrity resulting from equipment failures, human errors and / or phenomenon such as flooding, fires and other environmental impacts.
  • Conduct analysis such as process risk mitigation, new technology adoption, and human factors
  • Develop and drive a comprehensive technical risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-
  • related safety risks that could adversely impact personnel, or plant operations.

  • Highlight possible engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other equipment problems relating to capacity, quality, safety, or regulatory compliance that adversely affects operations.
  • Develop and maintain repository of Technical risk assessment to support risk management planning and strategic decision making.
  • Develop and assess the impact of the technical human capital risk such as (knowledge of plant, man power risk, training gap risk) and implement the process for regular status reviews.
  • Assist in performing Probabilistic Cost & Schedule Risk Analysis- Build simplified project schedule model, map the Technical, Economic, Commercial, Organisational and Political (TECOP) parameters and Opportunity / Risk Register entries to the model elements, and quantify these impacts into duration / cost ranges
  • Assess and establish appropriate probability distributions for each element, analyse and iterate the model output and develop overview presentation material to explain the results and key schedule risk areas.
  • Develop overview reports of risk / opportunity status for management, implement and manage risk management plans utilizing Company's risk management standards
  • Present technical risk management status to management & generate monthly technical risk management reports
  • Support Maintenance Planning in the development and enhancement of preventive and predictive maintenance procedures and review maintenance procedures and review of maintenance work order history and reoccurring trends.
  • Interface with top management to discuss and challenge technical risk status and close out references.
  • Interpret and explain Cost Schedule & Risk Analysis output to management and Review teams

  • Engineering Degree and / or Certification as a Risk Management Professional or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 8 years industry experience as an Engineering Risk Management Professional for an industrial plant
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience facilitating risk and carrying out technical risk assessment
  • Project experience with engineering, constructions and / or commissioning activities from major Plant Project
  • Fully versed with Project Risk Tools, i.e. EasyRisk, Primavera Risk Analysis.

  • In-depth knowledge of the entire generation process from fuel management to grid management
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the potential technical risks that might impact the plant performance
  • In-depth knowledge of an industrial plant operation.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites
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