Field Security Supervisor

Posted 8 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas , Security
Location: Sarta Field
Deadline: 3rd of June 2020


Genel Energy is an independent E&P company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange Headquartered in London with offices in Ankara, Sulaymaniyah, Sulaymaniyah, Morocco & Somaliland Genel is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. 


This field-based Field Security Supervisor role shall be responsible for the oversight and management of security at Genel’s field locations in the KRI. The primary objective of the role is to ensure the safety of Genel personnel and assets.

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Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring the integrity of all security-related operations and infrastructure at Genel field locations
  • Implementing the requirements of the security plans, evacuation plans and SOPs
  • Oversight of access control and procedures of all Genel’s field locations  
  • Engaging with the Person-In-Charge (PIC) for the execution of emergency response
  • Directing and managing third party security Contractor Field Support Services (FSS) Team
  • Ensuring all members of the FSS Team know their roles and responsibilities
  • Working closely with FSS Team Leader to ensure all duties assigned to the FSS Team are carried out promptly and professionally
  • Reviewing FSS Team performance to ensure compliance and making recommendations for performance improvement
  • Ensuring regular training of FSS Team is conducted
  • Reviewing FSS training
  • Ownership of, and primary point of contact for, all incidents
  • Writing incident reports and submitting to Genel’s Security Coordinator
  • Maintaining incident log
  • Liaising with Company PIC and other Genel personnel based at field locations on security-related matters
  • Conducting security induction courses at the EPF for new arrivals
  • Working to secure buy-in of Company personnel
  • Liaising with locally deployed Oil Police Force (OPF) and OPF operations command
  • Ensuring OPF understands Genel’s requirements
  • Being the primary point of contact between Genel and the local Asayish, police and other government agencies relevant to Genel’s security operations
  • Building a strong relationship with government security-related agencies, in particular the Asayish
  • Ensuring Asayish understands Genel’s operations
  • Understanding Asayish issues/concerns
  • Discussing local community concerns with Asayish
  • Mapping all key security stakeholders in Company area of operations
  • Mapping all key local community personalities and maintaining a database
  • Understanding local community dynamics and passing on any community-related information to Security Coordinator 
  • Maintaining the daily log of events
The Field Security Supervisor is required to carry out other duties as directed by Genel’s Security Manager or his designated representative. These duties include, but are not limited to:
  • QA/QC of third-party Contractor performance
  • QA/QC of third-party Contractor training 
  • Submitting QA/QC reports
  • Supporting the Security Operations Centre
  • Advising on updates for security Standard Operating Procedures
  • Translating / interpreting for Company security expatriate personnel
Skills and Experience:
  • Good understanding of local tribes and tribal structure, ability to interact with foreign nationals
  • Have a minimum Level C English language proficiency
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience is in a similar role in Oil and Gas industry is required.
  • Be articulate with good cognitive skills

  • Demonstrable command and control skills
  • Show initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Show attention to detail
  • Be sensitive to local community dynamics
  • Understand Company policies and objectives
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Internal & External Interaction:
  • All department of Genel Energy,
  • Asaish, Police, and local community’s representatives (Mukhtar, Anjuman),
  • local residences around the operational sites,
  • Security service providers on the sites