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EHS Operations Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kenya
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/07/2012
  • Time left:
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    (23/07/12)
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The Role:
• Provide an in-country focal point for all operational EHS.
• To manage the in-field EHS activities
• To provide advice on the development of EHS policies, systems and procedures in support of exploration activities.
• To provide assurance to the Kenya management team on compliance with regulatory requirements.
• To provide assurance through audit processes that EHS requirements are being achieved.
• To monitor Contractor performance and provide assurance of compliance with Contractor procedures and Company/ Contractor bridging documents.
• To provide coaching to field EHS team.
• Coordinate EHS aspects of operational sites, including risk assessments, approvals, inspections, audits, drills, training and workforce awareness
• Implement Corporate EHS initiatives across operational sites
• Monitor compliance with EHS policies and procedures
• Monthly compilation and reporting of EHS information and statistics
• Manage Company's Kenya’s incident investigation and reporting requirements, including submission of incident details in Emex and leading/participating in investigations
• Support local management in ensuring that actions arising from incidents and EHS audits are identified, resolved and closed out
• Provide an appropriate level of EHS Supervision to contracting companies in managing their operations and perform EHS verification compliance of contractors
• Implement and coordinate local ER arrangements and teams, ensuring adequate provision of personnel and facilities.
• Member of Incident Management team (IMT), including requirement to be on the call-out rota.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary qualification in Safety/Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geological Engineering or other related field
• NEBOSH certificate or similar is minimum EHS qualification
• At least ten years working EHS experience in the extractive industry, preferably in onshore exploration
• Proven experience of managing EHS in remote operations
• Knowledge of identification & control measures of operational risks/hazards in operational sites
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience on the development and roll-out of EHS management systems in accordance with recognized international standardsMotivated self-starter with a passion for EHS
• Able to manage EHS activities in multiple locations with minimal supervision, splitting time between office & field environments
• Adaptable in fast changing environments and able to deliver results through a pragmatic and positive approach
• Motivates and influences others in the delivery of good EHS performance
• Thorough knowledge of EHS regulator
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