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  • Job reference: RMS0120927

QSSHE Technical Safety Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Hull
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/06/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is an International Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company with operations in various countries, it has achieved spectacular growth in the past ten years, growth which intends to continue.

The Role:
Description of role:

The Safety Advisor provides specialist support, advice and guidance on technical aspects of safety, enabling the Company in fulfilling its regulatory compliance obligations. To ensure that SNS(N) is up to date with Industry developments and best practice.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Operations Safety Specialist and will develop close working relationships with onshore and offshore teams to support the effective delivery of this role.

Key responsibilities include:
•Develop and deliver Major Accident Hazard Awareness programmes for offshore
•Liaison with regulatory authorities and other relevant external bodies
•Conduct support visits to CNRI Operational Locations
•Keep up to date with scientific and legislative developments (eg. through Participation in Industry working groups) and integrate new technology and best practice into the “Thorough Review Process” and CNRI SHEMS framework
•Development and upkeep of operational Safety Cases in line with legislative requirements, conducting Thorough Reviews in line with OSCR 2005 requirements and current best practice, and applying this philosophy to all CNR International Operations
•Technical safety overview of modifications projects etc. (e.g. review of project generated safety studies)
•Co-ordination of and participation in technical safety risk assessment activities (e.g. HAZID, HAZOP, etc.)
•Co-ordination of activities undertaken by external Consultants
•Provision of technical safety and risk management support and advice to operational and project personnel
•Guide and advise operations staff on SCE Performance Standard verification & Assurance Scheme issues
•Review and update Company procedures and guidelines, recommending ant areas for improvement.
•Ensure compliance with Company Safety Policies/procedures/guidelines

Key Skills
•Good negotiating skills, tact and diplomacy
•Able to gain and maintain the confidence and co-operation of the workforce
•Excellent planning and organizational skills
•Highly motivated, enthusiastic and creative: able to ‘think outside the box’
•Willingness to go offshore occasionally
•Team player but able to work on own initiative
•Excellent communication, written and verbal, and presentation skills.


Benefits:
•Life Assurance
•Excellent Pension Provision
•Discretionary Bonus
•Private Medical Insurance
•Flexible Benefit Allowance
•Relocation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications/Experience:
•An engineering degree plus a formal technical safety / risk management qualification. A Masters would be preferred e.g. MSc in Safety & Reliability Engineering
•The successful candidate should understand the various phenomenological models – eg. Dispersion; Explosion overpressure; Heat radiation, etc.
•They should have an excellent working knowledge of QRA, CBA, FERA, EERA, Passive and Active Fire Protection, and Human Factors.
•Experience in facilitating studies – eg. HAZID, HAZOP, SIMOPs, SIL Assessment, Bow-Tie analysis, ALARP demonstration, etc.
•Familiarity with UK, European and International Codes and Standards and with offshore oil & gas legislation e.g. OSCR, PFEER, DCR, etc.
•Experience in engineering project safety management
•Knowledge of engineering drawings i.e. P&Ids, C&Es, Hazardous Area Classification
•Thorough understanding of relevant statutory provisions, particularly in relation to Major Accident Hazard Management
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