HSE Manager

Sector: Oil & Gas

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain compliance with local and international HSE laws, regulations & industry standards.
  • Ensure that Company HSE requirements are clearly communicated to staff and contractors, and performance is tracked, initiating appropriate corrective actions as necessary.
  • Ensure timely and efficient implementation of approved work programme and budgets.
  • Develop, implement and maintain HSE management system, procedures and work practices.
  • Ensure timely and efficient implementation of approved work programme and budgets.
  • Lead HSE risk assessments and planning and execution of prevention and mitigation controls.
  • Lead implementation of control of work to ensure that all activities are planned and executed safety e.g. Permit to Work, Energy Isolation, Pre-job meeting, Emergency plan etc.
  • Manage the HSE interface with contractors and operationalize HSE standards.
  • Provide HSE, process safety and asset integrity inputs into project design and engineering.
  • Provide HSE support, assurance and monitoring for operational activities.
  • Manage the development and approval of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and related studies, plans and monitoring activities.
  • Develop and maintain site emergency response plans and conduct training and exercises.
  • Conduct regular HSE audits, inspections and visits across all operations and contractors.
  • Report and investigate HSE incidents to determine root causes and propose/implement actions.
  • Develop HSE improvement plans by engaging departments, management and contractors.
  • Prepare, submit and maintain HSE performance data (KPIs and Targets) and activity reports.
  • Deliver HSE induction and internal HSE trainings; and facilitate external HSE trainings.
  • Lead / participate in emergency response as needed.
  • Manage HSE goods and services contracts.
  • Develop members of the HSE team through individual competency development plans.
  • Give advice and assistance to line management on all matters relating to HSE.
  • Implement Company HSE programs and other HSE initiatives effectively.
  • Carry out regular HSE meetings with all stakeholders.
  • Ensure completion of HSE action items and share lessons with stakeholders.
  • Lead HSE culture and continual improvement journey as an integral HSE team member. 


  • 15-year experience in HSE supervisory field roles for international oil and gas companies.
  • University Graduate in Engineering or HSE related field.
  • Professional qualifications e.g. NEBOSH, GradIOSH/CMIOSH, CSP/equivalent, IEMA, Auditor etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry HSE best practices and national and international HSE legislation.
  • Experienced in oil field construction, drilling, production, projects.
  • Experienced in leading HAZID, ENVID, risk assessment, audits and incident investigations.
  • Experienced in developing and implementing HSE management systems and procedures.
  • Experienced in liaising with government authorities, local communities and NGOs.
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc..
  • Good problem-solving ability and a pragmatic flexible approach.
  • Be able to work in remote location with minimum corporate support.

Working Conditions:

Rotational: 6 Weeks On / 2 Weeks Off 

Only qualified candidate will be contacted. 

Location: Erbil
Sector: Oil & Gas
Job Code: emp108
Employment Duration: Full Time
Deadline: 20/07/2022

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