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HSSE Coordinator

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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mselect is looking for an HSSE Coordinator for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

HSSE Coordinator (HSSE Liaison Role) is to provide direct liaison support between HSE and Security and the respective counterparts in BOC. The function is to ensure that communication and workflows are maintained including matters such as meeting support, processing routine paperwork, process support for commercial paperwork, diary management, and, over time, developing technical understanding of the outputs of HSSE Department.

  • Concession covers an area over 1,000km²
  • Sits within a complex array of Tribal communities
  • VUCA environment (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity)
  • Runs a sophisticated HSSE Management system which is evolving towards to support field development and the SMART OILFIELD concept
  • HSE and Security have a high tempo of general business with BOC
  • HSE and Security are on call 24/7 for incident or emergency response
  • Clear communication with BOC is essential in this VUCA environment

HSSE Coordinator (HSSE Liaison Role) will be:
  • Administrated by HSE Department
  • Operationally controlled (day to day) by Security Department
  • He will report to Security Lead
  • He will provide duties to HSSE Manager, HSE Manager and Security Manager

Capabilities & Responsibilities:
  • Excellent English language skills verbal and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite particularly:  Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Be able to work unsupervised and manage their workload independently
  • Be able to develop an outline technical understanding of HSSE issues
  • Be able to build rapport with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Day to Day liaison with BOC stakeholders in the HSSE domain
  • Ensure that workflows and paperwork are processed within the established timelines
  • Identify, report and mitigate any problems or concerns that may arise within the work flows
  • Establish and maintain a seamless communication channel between BOC and HSSE stakeholders
  • Provide weekly reports on activities performed

Key Challenges:
  • Daily commuting to FOC
  • Establishing key relationships
  • Building trust
  • Maintaining integrity
  • Managing a dynamic workload

  • Graduate at Bachelor Level in Business Studies or a related field
  • May accept Vocational qualification / certificate

A minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant job experience within the oil and gas industry.

  • Excellent English language skills both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite particularly:  Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of working in a commercial or technical office in a VUCA environment

  • Display high levels of honesty, integrity and trustworthiness
  • Display high degree of self-discipline, takes responsibility, punctuality and dependability
  • Confident and personable
  • Empathetic and able to build rapport
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Dedication to establishing and maintaining professional standards

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