Vacancy: HES Specialist

Date 29 Aug 2019
Job Type Contract
Industry Oil/ Gas

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Monitor and ensure Compliance with OEMS:

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Safe Operating procedures during the lifetime of the project

  • Facilitate Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and provide oversight to all tasks that require a JSA

  • Report incidents and near misses 

  • Support effective tracking and analysis of the Company’s OE/HES performance against metrics and milestones and communicate gaps to functional groups.

  • Monitor contractors with

Organizing and Coordinating HES Programs and Activities

  • Facilitate safety meetings at the assigned location.

  • Facilitate emergency drills in conjunction with HES Specialist

Monitoring and Reporting HES Performance

  • Prepare monthly HES Performance reports for assigned location

  • Monitor field compliance with national HES regulations and submit monthly reports

  • Project HES Support

  • Serve as HES support on Project Activities across the organization

  • Drive the implementation and development of Project HES Plan as well as Project Specific Risk Register

  • Participate in risk assessment relating to projects across the organization

Key Deliverables /Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Reports and maintains HES Performance metrics monthly

  • Interfaces with the HES Manager, HES Specialist - West and Operations Coordinator regarding updates, reviews and proper documentation

  • Tracks timely completion of assigned MoC items, and closes MoC after all assigned items are completed and verified.

  • Provides HES Support and participate in key project activities in the company.


  • This is a contract position for an initial one (1) year, renewable.

  • The position may require travels to Takoradi

Required Skills or Experience

Key Competencies

Academic / Technical qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical) or physical sciences is required

  • Relevant postgraduate degree in HES or Engineering related field will be an added advantage, as well as relevant safety certifications in Process Safety management / Risk-based Process Safety management/ Environmental Management System (ISO14001) /Occupational Health & Safety (NEBOSH/IOSH)

Key Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years HES Management, Operations or Engineering experience

  • Conversant with MS office; especially PowerPoint, MS Word and MS Excel

  • Proficient in the use of Visual Basic application

  • Fair database management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication and listening skills

  • Excellent Team Work

  • Strong Analytical Skills


  • Prioritizes conflicting activities efficiently

  • Plans own work with little or no supervision

  • Coordinate and track multiple activities

  • Delivers objectives at short notice without compromising on quality

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