HSE Advisor

Posted 8 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is looking to hire an HSE Advisor for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum 5 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, out of which 3 years in an HSE role. Kurdish and English fluency is a must.

Role Purpose

  • 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

Role Responsibilities

  • Supervision and coordination of client Junior Advisors and Trainees

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

  • Monitor and advise during the development of risk assessments

  • 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

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

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

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 client 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

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 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

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

  • 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 that meet the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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