We are currently recruiting for an experienced Environmental Specialist on behalf of our client, an Oil and Gas operator. This is a long term contract based in Aberdeen.
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the organization to facilitate HSE legal compliance through the delivery of sound technical advice
Continual improvement for the HSE performance of the organisation.
Safety - Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy
Leadership - Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with client’s values at all times. Readily accepts accountability
Financial - Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk. Executes activities in support of the costed asset HSE Improvement Plan in a cost efficient manner
Technical/Functional - Support the asset advisors to ensure that all relevant environmental permit and consent applications are submitted to the regulator.
Ensure regulatory requirements are communicated, understood and develop processes within the UK Management System to support asset compliance.
Carry out or assist with offshore/onshore HSE audits/inspections, compile reports and ensure that actions are followed up as appropriate.
Carry out or assist with incident investigations
Develop robust campaigns to ensure that relevant HSE issues are identified and materials prepared to facilitate communication to appropriate personnel or groups.
Co-ordination of cross asset onshore independent verification or onshore regulatory inspection activities.
Coordinate cross asset communications and engagement with elected reps.
Co-ordinate the management and communication of lessons learned by providing materials suitable for roll out on assets to the asset HSE advisor
Maintain, develop and improve the control of work processes in sustainment phase.
Provide matrix support to the various projects being undertaken, supporting the exploration and business development team in Uxbridge.
Participate in and provide expert advice in relation to the management of change (EMOC) system
Provide support to the asset based advisor in the following manner, where specific requests have been approved by the HSE Manager
Provide cover or additional support to the asset HSE Advisor.
Ensure that relevant environmental permit and consent applications or variations are prepared, submitted to the regulator and followed up (as appropriate).
Participate in and provide expert advice in relation to HSE risk assessments, risk radars, and operational activities including for example turnarounds and workpacks.
Compile/distribute/submit relevant HSE data including performance data. For example NSSoW monitoring reports, asset scorecards, MAH data, environmental statistics for weekly/monthly meetings, annual atmospheric sheets, waste returns, drilling chemical returns and environmental returns to EEMS.
Prepare the business for Regulatory inspections or investigations including preparation, planning, collation of information, responses, action management and close out to the satisfaction of the regulator.
Provide support to asset advisors to ensure that any Regulatory inspections/investigations are closed out to the satisfaction of the regulator.
Assist with the preparation of material in support of the regular meetings including BDMs, partner meetings, and regulatory meetings.
Provide independent SME support to internal incident investigations.
Attend and contribute to relevant team, departmental and company meetings
Build positive relationships with Regulatory inspectors and Regulatory Managers and other regulators.
Develop, maintain and improve of the HSE management system, providing standardised processes across assets to ensure consistency.
Collaboration - Collaborates with others in the team and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions
Continuous Improvement & Innovation - Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders. Complies with our client’s project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews
Capability Development - Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning
People Processes - Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner. Demonstrates a commitment to the spirit of such processes.
Performs other duties, completes additional tasks and supports ad hoc projects as required
Degree or equivalent (risk, science or environmental)
Environmental qualification (e.g. IEMA or equivalent.) (Preferred)
H&S Qualification (NEBOSH or MSc preferred)
Offshore Survival Certificate.
Training as defined in the training matrix
Relevant experience working in the HSE field within the UK Oil & Gas industry.
Excellent working knowledge of UK offshore HSE legislation.
Working knowledge of EEMS and the Oil and Gas HSE portal
Excellent communication, organisational and facilitation skills.
Lead auditor, with audit experience and and/or qualifications
IT literate - good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint software.
Strong team player who is also capable of producing quality work on an individual basis.