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Seismic Project HSE Advisor (Health / Safety / Offshore / Drillship / Oil)

Offshore, South Africa
Reference Number: ZAS
Job Description:
Reports to and supports the COMPANY Geophysical Acquisition Coordinator (GAC) for achieving the project’s objectives and enhancing the safety culture, orientated towards continuous positive improvements. Ensures the relationship on HSE matters between Contractor, Affiliate, and any other internal entities relevant to the project’s specificities e.g. security, international medical, logistics.  Contributes to the continuous improvement of practices and referential either internal or external.
Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensures the implementation of the Company’s HSE policies and rules.
  • Provides inputs to the improvement of methods, tools, referential, contracts based on the return of experience and best practices of the Discipline.
  • Ensures they are known and respected. Ensures their standardization and understanding among the project’s stakeholders.
  • Assist Project Responsible in derogations process.
  • Ensures the respects of requirements from the Environmental Management Plan or applicable regulation, and report immediately any deviances observed.
  • Ensures the strict application of the HSE Plan developed for the seismic campaign with Contractor
Leadership and management commitment
  • Supports the exemplary and visible management commitment,
  • Informs the management on the concerns and project risks. Proposes solutions,
  • Participates to project’s meetings and to any affiliate’s meetings.
  • Coordinates of all planned HSE Meeting: Top Management visits, COSITE, etc. (support preparation, presentation, etc.)
  • Cascades all the Company’s values & message up to the lower level of the organization in order to enhance the Safety Culture onboard: use of observation cards, STOP cards policy, etc.
  • Implement the Affiliate’s HSE initiatives: Perfect Day, PTW audits, etc.
Contractor management
  • Ensures the compliance of contractors, and their ability to control risks associated with the activity
  • Promotes the inclusion of operational risk in the contractual HSE strategy
  • Participates in Project Risk Assessments and/or scouting, and/or clarification meetings
  • Prepares and oversees the implementation of a project HSE plan and/or bridging document.
Evaluation, risk control & operational responsibilities
  • Interfaces with GAC for common actions for the new affiliates’ readiness.
  • Operations Support (at the request of affiliates):
  • Contributes to the preparation according to the requested level of involvement: meetings, risk analysis, deliverables, actions follow-up, reporting follow-up,
  • Ensures the reporting of downgraded situations to affiliates, the follow-up of actions from audits, incidents amongst other,
  • Contributes to the preparation of the close-out meeting and participates,
  • Identifies medium / long term improvement actions.
  • Post event coordination: in charge of realizing of Cause Tree Analysis, developing investigation report, following the corrective action identified, etc.
Competency and training
  • Develops and conducts awareness campaigns related to HSE practices in geophysics, on-site and/or in affiliate.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Known and recognized experience in supervising and managing HSE aspects on geophysical operations (Seismic surveys – 2D & 3D).
  • IOGP & IAGC guidelines, COMPANY additional requirements and their implementation on Projects and operations
  • Maritime standards (STCW, MARPOL, IMO, SOLAS) - English, oral and written mandatory.
  • Valid BOSIET OPITO approved
  • Medical fitness-to-work less than 1 year
  • Cause Tree Analysis Training Certificate.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Contract based
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Zade Stafford
Oil & Gas Team Manager
The CA Global Group
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