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Brewery Medical Doctor at Nigerian Breweries Plc

Nigerian Breweries Plc – As the foremost brewing company in Nigeria, we are proud of our vision to Wow Nigeria with our Great Brands, Passionate People and World Class Performance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Brewery Medical Doctor

Location: Aba, Abia
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The Brewery Medical Doctor manages the activities of all medical staff employed by the location brewery and also takes responsibility for employee health and wellbeing, preventive medical activities and the health, safety and environment program at the location.

Key Responsibilities
Implementation of planned medical activities and standardized policies:

  • Advise location management on the nature quality and performance of the medical services.
  • Provide medical services in the location
  • Routine consultation of patients.
  • Implement relevant periodic health surveillance
  • Collation analyses of medical data
  • Trend reporting of collated data to the CMA
  • Implement evidence based treatment guidelines
  • Implement the Heineken HAART program for AIDS in the location

Lead the location TPM- Safety Pillar with a vision at Zero Accident in the location:

  • Ensure that all employees use necessary PPE, by conducting and documenting weekly safety (PPE) audit, and communicate finding to location management committee and CMA
  • Ensure machine safety by conducting and documenting regular machine safety audits and communicating findings to location management committee and CMA
  • Introduce and educate employees on the identification of Near Misses in the locations, document location near-misses, and report same to brewery management committee, with the view of relevant departments to eliminate their near-misses.
  • Lead the location safety pillar in the biannual TPM audit, conducted by Heineken Group Supply Chain.

Maintain A Local Network:

  • Maintain a local network with relevant medical institutions, government agencies, and medical advisers of other members of the organized private sector
  • Be informed on socio-medical developments in cooperation with them
  • Take initiative of projects in co-operation with them.

Participate In Local Initiatives:

  • Participate in local initiative regarding the corporate social responsibility issues e.g. Alcohol and Work, Health and Safety, and HIV/AIDS.

Supervision and quality monitoring of local selected secondary health care providers:

  • Advise on selection of Hospitals, consultants and if applicable also primary healthcare providers: General practitioners.
  • Regular visits with review and audit of selected medical facilities.
  • Hospital visit of patients
  • Collation of relevant data from providers and transmission of the same to the CMA.

Surveillance and monitoring of medical policies for expatriates:

  • Advise on provider hospitals for expatriate families and monitor level of care provided in a regular way (in close co-operation with the CMA and HINS)
  • Ensure that expatriate vaccinations are kept up to date
  • Inform and advise location management and expatriates on socio-medical issues

Prevention of work related incidents and accidents as well as occupational illnesses:

  • Implementation of the registration system for work related accidents (the Web-Based incident and accident data base – ARISO)
  • Advise Technical and HR departments on evaluation of the number of accidents
  • Establish and maintain a working relation with locations safety coordinator and safety engineer
  • Participate in the locations SHE committee
  • Feedback departments on occupational illnesses and substances hazardous to health.

Update and refresh knowledge attitude and practices of medical staff in co-operation with the CMA:

  • Continuous training and on the job supervision
  • Supervise and appraise staff performance
  • Circulate articles about interesting new developments
  • Organize regular training sessions
  • Roll out NBMS and HIMS policies, vision, and opinions as agreed during their respective medical conferences

Food Safety Management System (FSMS) Responsibility:

  • Drive Awareness, Implementation and Sustainability of aspects of FSMS dealing with personal hygiene and sanitation in Lagos and Ota Brewery
  • Ensure Periodic Health Assessment dealing with Food Handlers Test, Screening and Treatment in responsible departments are carried out, reported and documented bi-annually.
  • Lead the brewery’s’ medical department responsibility in planned FSMS audits

Implement preventive medical activities:

  • Immunization against preventable diseases
  • Roll back malaria program
  • Information, education and counseling (IEC) on HIV/AIDS and other STDs
  • IEC on non-communicable diseases such as hypertension diabetes and road traffic accidents
  • NB Healthy Liver program
  • Know your Numbers program (for Sales Force)

Implementation of information systems and procedures:

  • Implement (when necessary adapt) rules and regulations of reporting
  • Monitor ways of reporting
  • Use correctly HIMS Information tools, incident/ accident data base, HAART data base. Medical work bench, SHE data base, Health Reporting Tool etc.
  • Compile monthly health reports to the CMA and observe and report trends
  • Ensure that information is available within and if needed outside the company in support of business objectives
  • If necessary provide medical advise in case of consumer complaints of medical nature

Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF) Projects:

  • Identify and propose projects in the locality to HAF in relation to Water, Sanitation, Health and Hygiene following laid down criteria.
  • Implement, Supervise and Report on on-going projects in collaboration with Corporate Affairs Department
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of running projects using agreed performance indicators

Relationship Management:

  • Maintains excellent working relationship with both internal and external stakeholders.

Budget Responsibility:

  • Prepare Clinic Annual Budget
  • Ensure proper Clinic book keeping
  • Give the Company Medical Adviser information on Clinic financial and Health matters.
  • Maintain adequate budgetary controls-

Educational Qualifications:

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Additional Qualification – MPH or Occupational health (applicants must at the minimum be at the final stage)

Work Experience:

  • 5 years working experience in the medical field
  • Added advantage: At least 2 year Occupational Health Experience in a FMCG environment.


  • Clinical medicine
  • Health, Safety and Environment


  • Vision
  • Team wand networker
  • Customer Empathy
  • Planning and Action
  • Decisiveness
  • Persuasiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Learning agility
  • Organizational Skills
  • Leadership Qualities

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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