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HSE Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/09/2015
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The Role:
Only candidates who already have the rights to work in Azerbaijan will be considered for this role

Overall Purpose of Job:
The purpose of this position is to manage the HSE function to create and sustain a productive work culture and safe work environment in order to avoid and minimize HSE related problems. These problems include but are not limited to human injury, environmental degradation and unsafe working conditions/practices. This is done through health, safety and environmental training, programs, and processes with a visible and uncompromised commitment to the protection of the environment as well as the productivity of the Company’s employees.

Primary Job Duties/Functions:
• HSE activities on large-scale projects, usually in terms of Total Installed Cost of $250 million to $1 billion; duties may include the calculation and control of HSE budgets, staffing requirements and schedules; preparation of certification/classification programs and the preparation of the supporting HSE documents; coordination and execution of Safety Cases and support studies; Quantitative Risk Assessments; Process Hazard Analyses; Fire Protection Specifications and Environmental Impact Assessments as required by certification or regulatory entities
• Ensures project site adheres to company and regulatory HSE standards and guidelines
• Conducts onsite risk assessment and mitigation
• Manages, trains and supervises HSE employees, inspectors, nurses, medics, and other employees working in the HSE department on a project through an expert knowledge of the Company’s HSE standards, programs and goals
• Manages the application of HSE procedures as established by the Company on a project site or in an office through departmental training.
• Provides guidance, assistance and advice to business lines, project management, and company organizations through interpretation of Company HSE practices and procedures in relation to client requirements and current legislation and regulations
• Liaises as necessary between the Company, Client, insurance carriers and regulatory agencies in order to provide assistance and resolution in regard to audits, remedial actions, worker’s compensation claims and other HSE related issues
• Makes decisions independently on engineering/scientific problems and methods relating to HSE using advanced techniques, modifications and extensions of theories, precepts and practices of the particular field, related sciences and disciplines
• Provides input for HSE permit preparation on projects by maintaining expert knowledge of current guidelines and regulations
• Develops, customizes, and supervises the implementation of HSE programs, including project site-based HSE orientation, recognition and awards programs, to all levels of project staff to ensure a balance between productivity and the safety of project staff and visitors in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
• Runs gap analyses to identify and address program gaps that may occur between Company practices, client requirements, and regulatory/legislative requirements in order to ensure that the project conforms to Company, client and regulatory/legislative requirements
• Initiates, fosters and maintains HSE standards and goals through company and/or project wide HSE programs to heighten awareness and ensure a safe and productive work environment
• Supervises the monitoring of HSE metrics in order to provides recommendations to HSE management when necessary to meet Company HSE standards and goals
• Oversees the development of approaches and solutions to HSE-related issues including managing investigations of accidents and near-misses, summarization of findings, and recommendation of strategies to prevent recurrences; supervises proposals and the implementation of a course of action approved by the Company and the Client
• Oversees the collection, protection and data storage related to project incidents that may result in litigation
• Supervises the preparation, maintenance, retrieval, and communication of records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate or regulatory requirements, including monitoring the application of HSE standards and goals
• Other related duties/functions as assigned

Working Conditions:
On-site project workspace of various conditions which may include temporary office facilities and exposure to moving, mechanical parts and vibration; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and various levels of outside weather and/or
Generally favorable indoor office workspace

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
High School diploma
Ten (10) years of HSE related experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Accredited Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred.
Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing and email as well as the intermediate use of spreadsheets and electronic presentations
High standard of written and spoken English and Azeri
Skills demonstrating the capability to run a medium to large project
A knowledge of and ability with leadership skills including mediation skills
High critical thinking/reasoning ability
Effective communication skills
Strong presentation skills including public speaking
Strong organizational skills
Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
A valid driver’s license, if required by the project
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