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Offshore HSE Advisor (Contract or Staff) visa can be sponsored for this job

NES Fircroft

2022-08-11 17:00:07

Job location Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Trades & Services

Job description


  • To promote excellence in HSE management across all levels of offshore activity.
  • To facilitate the creation and delivery of the Asset HSE plan and targets
  • To provide support, coaching, specialist expertise and advice to the Offshore Management Team and workforce.
  • To promote compliance with safe working practice and use and development of the management system, particularly work management
  • To aid in the development of a positive safety culture through promotion of the Safety Rules and acting as a behavioral role model

  • Work closely with, and take strategic direction from, the Onshore Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Quality teams
  • Facilitate the OIM and Heads of Department with effective delivery of the platform inductions and Safety Stand Down material
  • Facilitate offshore input to the process safety dashboard and KPI's
  • Facilitation and supervision of offshore aspects the internal audit program
  • Facilitation of offshore aspects of external audits and regulatory (HSE/OPRED/OSDR) inspections.
  • Manage the offshore Compliance monitoring program
  • Manage Offshore aspects of TAMS, promoting zero overdue/not issued actions
  • Supervise implementation of the Incident Reporting and Investigation procedure, ensuring the outcomes :-
    • Risk-ranked for Actual and Potential consequences
    • Correctly identify root causes
    • Have SMART actions to prevent re-occurrence
    • Are closed including supporting information
    • Actions are correctly followed-up promoting zero overdue actions
  • Offshore subject matter specialist for;
    • Audit & Compliance Monitoring
    • Control of Work
    • Environmental Management System
    • Incident Investigation and Reporting
    • Radiation management
    • Risk Management
  • Facilitate Asset ERT exercises
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation

  • Lead role in delivery of offshore Audit execution, compliance monitoring and KPI attainment.
  • Promotion of a culture where all operations and maintenance activities are conducted in a safe and effective manner and in line with the Asset performance standards and Safety Rules.
  • Reviews all asset ORA's ensuring effective risk mitigations are in place and monitor progress of the return to performance standard minimising production, environmental, asset, and reputational risks.
  • Leads in workforce engagement including the E-Reps, Intelligent Safety coaches, Process Safety Forums and Safety representatives.
  • Liaise with the onshore support to ensure alignment of safety related activities and campaigns and accurate input to the process safety dashboard.
  • Ensure all radiation work is in accordance with procedure
  • Lead offshore aspects of HSE, OPRED and OSDR regulatory inspections
  • Manages the offshore public display of Legislative required documentation including OPPC permits and registrations ensuring they are in date and the correct revision
  • Review work control documents and permits for accuracy and conformity.

  • Coach and develop the offshore work force where appropriate.
  • Act as a change management champion for HSE initiatives



  • NEBOSH, IOSH, Masters or similar HSE related qualification
  • Offshore Survival Safety Training Certificate
  • Auditor Qualification
  • Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis specialist
  • Risk Assessment Specialist

  • Control of Work experience and expertise
  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor
  • COMET incident investigation and root cause analysis training
  • Bowtie or other major accident hazard analysis process techniques
  • Emergency Response MEM Initial Response experience (e.g. role playing/exercise scenario creation)


  • Considerable knowledge of the UK legislation
  • In depth knowledge of UKCS regulatory reporting requirements
  • Considerable knowledge of Process Safety and Major Accident Hazard Management Systems
  • Specialist in Audit, Incident Investigation and Risk Management
  • Specialist in HSE action tracking and management systems/databases
  • Experience of producing technical/statistical reports/presentations at a managerial level
  • Ability to lead change and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills

  • Experience in an Offshore Operational HSE role.
  • Experience in an Offshore supervisory role or identified as future potential leadership candidate
  • Deep understanding of Energy Institute Process Safety Management Framework
  • Experience in Offshore Emergency Response and Management of Major Emergencies.
  • Experience in conflict and mediation management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good organisation and planning skills
  • IT literate: Applicable database/s, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to intermediate level


  • Managers and team members - onshore and offshore
  • Onshore support teams

  • Regulatory bodies (HSE, OPRED and OSDR)
  • Key offshore contractors/service providers
  • Step Change in Safety
  • Oil & Gas UK

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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