HSE Advisor

Posted 11 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is looking to hire a HSE Advisor for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidate must have minimum 5 years of relevant experience and must speak fluent English.


Rotational: Two Weeks on/Two weeks off

Purpose of the Role:

To provide direction and guidance to the employees on HSE issues within the work place. To act as the focal point for HSE matters on a site or project, coordinating safety teams and meetings across departments and activities.

Job Function:

  • Within the site or project Activities:

  • Supervision and coordination of Oryx Junior Advisors and Trainees

  • Assurance of contractors’ compliance with their own, and Oryx HSE Management Systems including provisions of any bridging documents

  • Monitor and advise during the development of risk assessments

  • Ensure the following are effectively and consistently enacted

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment before task

  • Monitoring of control measures for implementation and efficacy

  • Monitoring and verification of equipment certification

  • Emergency Planning and Response

  • Meetings, Inspections, Emergency Drills

  • Record keeping and Statistical data recording

  • Incident reporting, investigation and follow up

  • HSE Training

  • Environmental Monitoring

  • Waste Management

  • Fully document activities and upcoming issues to ensure all aspects of the work are clearly communicated to the HSE Supervisor (Lead HSE Advisor if assigned to the Production Facilities) at all times

  • Any other HSE related tasks requested by HSE Supervisor from time to time

Key working relations:

  • Reports to HSE Supervisor (Lead HSE Advisor if assigned to the Production Facilities) and in his absence to the HSE Superintendent

  • Directly supervise the Junior HSE Advisors and the Trainee HSE Advisors on the assigned site/project

  • Liaise with Department Superintendents and Supervisors as required

Behavioral skills:

  • High personal professional HSE standards, driving continuous improvement

  • Able to motivate, as well as monitor, a multi-cultural workforce

  • Innovative and creative, able to implement new progressive processes

  • Exercises good judgment, makes well informed decisions in a timely manner

  • Implements processes to enable the achievement of team goals

  • Clear communicator, oral and written who tailors their material to effectively reach the target audience

  • Effectively uses networks and relationships

  • Self-Motivating, consistently striving to enhance service to internal customers

  • Thoroughly plans activities for self and others making best use of all available resources

  • Communicates changes to others in a clear and positive way

  • Understands the organizational culture and Oryx general interest

  • Gives direction and instruction. Gets the best out of people through enthusiasm and recognition

  • Contributes operationally to the development of strategy in own area of responsibility

  • Provides regular informal feedback to others in order to improve capability and confidence

  • Stays current in own field of expertise

  • Culturally aware and adaptable

Qualification & Experience:

  • Fluent in English to Common European Framework (CEF) Level C1

  • 5 years Oil & Gas industry experience covering various aspects i.e. Construction, Production, Drilling, Seismic (2 of the 4 as a minimum)

  • 3 Years minimum in HSE role

  • Nebosh IGC, or IOSH equivalent

  • Experienced in Incident investigation and reporting

  • Prior experience of leadership in emergency situations

  • Well versed in Hazard identification and risk assessment

  • Competent with Microsoft Word and Excel

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process


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