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Senior Operational Safety Advisor

United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
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Senior Operational Safety Advisor

Aberdeen with occasional site visits

Responsible for the maintenance and assurance of the company’s Occupational Health and Operational Safety standards, systems, procedures, and tools to ensure regulatory compliance and consistent application across the company. Providing consistent and pragmatic Occupational Health and Operational Safety advice across the company in line with company rules, regulations and good practice.

Critical contacts onshore: Asset HSE Managers, Asset Operational Safety Advisors, Wells Safety and Methods Leader

Offshore Contacts: Offshore Safety Advisors, Medics, Safety Reps

External: HSE Regulatory Bodies, Peers in other operating companies, Professional HSE Bodies, Industry Bodies (e.g. Step Change in Safety, OGUK)

Maintenance and development of Occupational Health and Operational Safety standards, procedures, systems and tools, including the production of appropriate Level 1 and Level 2 procedures
Support the implementation and maintenance of the Occupational Health and Operational Safety Compliance monitoring programme
Development and implementation of Occupational Health and Operational Safety training
Support workforce engagement, safety rep engagement, and safety culture development programmes
Support and delivery of World Day For Safety and World Health Day initiatives
Support to the HSE Awards
Development, implementation and monitoring of behavioural safety and safety observation programmes
Analysis of Occupational Health and Operational Safety trends to drive improvements
Dashboard development for Occupational Health and Operational Safety KPIs
Engagement with Asset HSE Teams and Onshore HSE Committee to understand and support their Occupational Health and Operational Safety requirements
Project Occupational Health and Operational Safety support
Preparation of Contractor Interface documents
Preparation of emergency and bridging documents
Development, implementation, maintenance and use of Occupational Health and Operational Safety specialist software
Support Synergi governance and corporate Occupational Health and Operational Safety reporting requirements
Provide support on Occupational Health monitoring to Medics
Maintain a high awareness of industry and professional best practice through effective networking, professional organisations, journals, etc.
Assist in the input of Occupational Health and Safety objectives into the annual HSE improvement plan
Assist in the input of Occupational Health and Safety audits into the annual UK HSE audit plan through a risk based assessment looking at areas such as legal compliance and incident trends
Responsible for providing the required support to assets during implementation of safety and occupational health plans and procedures. This support may require spending a period of time on the operational site during roll-out and implementation.
Participate in onshore and offshore health & safety committees
Conduct accident investigation/root cause analysis
Assist in ensuring HSE applications are effectively implemented across the company
Assist in the compilation of SIMOPS dossiers for simultaneous operations between Operations and Construction/Operations and Drilling, Seismic and Operations
Responsible for the HSE evaluation of contractors during the ITT process and the follow up of any recommendations made during the HSE evaluation
Responsible for attending and providing the input to Contractor Performance review meetings
Responsible for ensuring the quality of Synergi inputs and ensuring Synergi governance is adhered to
Assist in communicating information relating to incidents across the business
Monitor compliance with occupational health and hygiene standards across all assets (e.g. accommodation hygiene, potable water management, noise, handling of chemicals/COSHH, ergonomics, radioactive materials, health surveillance, management of hazardous substances e.g. mercury, benzene, etc.).
Assure occupational health risk assessment files for each operational site are maintained
Assist in developing health surveillance strategy for Company and Contractors so that records are kept of personnel exposure (e.g. noise, hand arm vibration, nightshift working etc.)
Responsible for running reports and benchmarking safety and occupational health data to input into improvement plans


Degree educated
Professional safety/occupational health qualification
Relevant experience
Capable of influencing the impact of emerging legislation and industry trends
Representing the company at an industry level and leading/facilitating workgroups
Good knowledge of UK onshore and offshore health & safety legislation, sufficient to offer good advice without reference, and be able to offer detailed advice through reference to documentation
Thorough knowledge of company and group health & safety standards and procedures
Trained to lead investigations of significant accidents/incidents
Possess current Offshore Survival Certificate and valid medical

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Jan Kriel
01224 628 227
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