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FM & SM HSE Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Nima Ardalan

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

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mselect is looking for a FM & SM HSE Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have at least 3 years of working in construction or maintenance HSE job experience within the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

This position works within a team of local and international HSE staff supporting Static Maintenance project activities within company areas. The Static Maintenance HSE supervisor is responsible for providing HSE leadership and support to the Contractors and coaching to new employees and Iraqi National staff with liaison of the Static Maintenance HSE lead across a large number of Static Maintenance project activities.
This is a field-based role and will require the successful candidate to be an effective HSE Leader and agent of change in a challenging multi-cultural environment, which encompasses different perceptions and understandings of HSE. The incumbent will need to work closely with their Contractor’s counterparts to implement and monitor agreed HSE Plans.

  • Provision of continuous delivery of HSE support to IFMS Static Maintenance teams and Contractors
  • Leading, coaching and developing of the HSE personnel
  • Guide, support and where necessary intervene to ensure HSE compliance during site activities in line with IFMS Goal Zero aspirations
  • Provide input into the development and/ or update of IFMS HSE critical procedures and standards
  • Development plan preparation for HSE Personnel where necessary
  • Support Static Maintenance Teams in preparing and planning works in a safe manner and in engaging with the Contractors on safety aspects as required
  • Participation in the development and implementation of safety campaigns, SSS field demonstrations, Time-Out-for-Safety programs, Safety Moments, Toolbox Talks
  • Provide Safety expertise and ensure that Static Maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with the IFMS HSE requirements and recognized HSE international standards
  • Support IFMS emergency response preparedness, and assist the management in incident prevention and management
  • Support, steer and challenge the static maintenance activities to facilitate ownership and improvement of HSE requirements including workplace safety, personal safety, emergency response and management of health and environmental hazards in the IFMS work locations
  • Oversee all static maintenance site activities to ensure work is completed in a safe manner in compliance with IFMS HSE requirements
  • Promote construction safety awareness through regular inductions, training and promotions, and implementation of Site Safety Standards
  • Assess and evaluate risks, providing viable, adequate and suitable solutions, including detailed discussions with the HSE Lead and Contractors’ personnel
  • Be an HSE role model and ensure that HSE issues and requirements are properly reported and timely addressed
  • Promote high standards of site housekeeping, cleanliness and hygiene
  • Interact with Contractor staff to set clear HSE expectations though daily and weekly meetings
  • Conduct and attend meetings with regard to SIMOPS, PTW, and related FM and maintenance activities
  • Follow up adherence to HSSE policies and the application of the Life Saving Rules, Safety Critical Standards, PTW, CSSS and other procedures
  • Conduct Site HSE interventions and the reporting of unsafe acts/ condition observations. Also coach local Contractors’ personnel to do the same
  • Assist with Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports as required
  • Participate and/or facilitate HSE inspections, audits, and TBT’s; whenever required
  • Facilitating HSE campaign’s (Goal Zero, Life Saving Rules)
  • Carry out daily site inspections and safety walks to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented, to identify and correct HSE gaps or potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
  • Direct contractor HSE resources to provide optimum coverage areas and activities where it matters most based on HSE exposure and risk
  • Assist in pre-qualification and evaluation of contractor HSE site specific programs as applicable. Ensure all new contractors go through Ready for Contract Execution (RFCE) review before commencement of any onsite works
  • Promote the safety recognition by supporting the contractors to design HSE incentive programs across the field in relation to construction
  • Participate in emergency response exercises and act in ER related roles as required by local procedures

  • Degree / College graduate in a technical discipline
  • Higher level Technical Certificate or Diploma and NEBOSH General Certificate preferred
  • HSE training in; PTW, W@H, Excavation and trenching, Emergency Response, Supervisor & Leadership Training, Incident investigation techniques, Risk Identification & HACCP Techniques
  • Minimum 3+ years construction and or maintenance HSE job experience within the oil & gas industry
  • Knowledge of IOGP & HACCP standards
  • Experience in incident investigation and report preparation
  • Active involvement in implementing PTW system
  • Experience in developing and implementing risk Assessment
  • Proven ability to work with contractors working in a weak HSE culture environment
  • Experience in delivering HSE training, performing HSE audits and supporting incident investigation
  • Understanding of risk management processes
  • MS Office: Excel – intermediate, Word – intermediate, Power Point – intermediate
  • English – upper intermediate (verbal & written)

  • Proven supervisory, communication, and presentation skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement
  • Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking capability
  • Proven problem-solving capability and coaching skills
  • Ability to manage multiple functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines

14 days on/ 14 days off

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.