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QHSE Director

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
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The Role:
Our client, a leading global security provider operating in a diverse range of sectors to deliver Physical, Technical and Information based solutions are looking to appoint a QHSE Director for their UK based team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the key purpose of this role is the provision of QHSE leadership, advice and support with particular focus on the oil & gas industry. The role will require a broad QHSE skillset and an excellent understanding of the current industry legislation, ensuring approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to service provision are developed and maintained. This role will require drawing on experience internally and externally to continue to develop this fundamental capability within the group.

Key responsibilities include:
QHSE Strategy Development
• Determine appropriate QHSE strategy and set objectives and stretching targets for development of QHSE within the group.
• Develop, implement and maintain an effective QHSE management system that complies with the law and regulatory body best practice and guidance.
• Keep abreast of new developments on legislation and policy related to QHSE.

QHSE Capability Development
• Research and evaluate current best practice in the QHSE domain.
• Engage with client QHSE departments, regulatory authorities and industry organisations and brief business on alignment requirements.
• Maintenance of ISO 9001 certification.
• Implementation and development of ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and ISO28001 certification.

Management and Organisation
• Ensure QHSE systems and processes are executed on all operational projects.
• Management of emergency responses to QHSE incidents
• Manage and coordinate QHSE training for all employees.
• Conduct reviews and identify improvements
• Embed QHSE culture throughout the business

Develop best practice

• Manage annual audits and inspections
• Carry out instructions in relation to QHSE activities as required.
• Maintain support and drive risk management practices.
• Development and implementation of safety management systems.


• Facilitate emergency response exercises and mock drills as required.
• Support operational management.

Personal Profile

You will be forward thinking, innovative and demonstrate the ability to develop and enhance the group QHSE strategy.

Must have a track record of achievement at Executive level, leadership, communications and negotiation abilities.

You will have a high-energy personality and a strong spirit of teamwork able to work effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders and teams across the business.

Key skills/attributes
- Minimum 6 years Oil &Gas experience bot on and offshore with a good knowledge of oil & gas infrastructure
- Educated to diploma level or equivalent in QHSE management.
- Full knowledge of current QHSE legislation, standards and best practice.
- Qualified Lead Auditor in ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and ISO28000.

- Understanding of PSCI land based security standards.
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