6 months ago
This is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual to work as part of our QSHE team based in Norwich where you will report directly to our UK QSHE Manager.
The successful candidate will be an experienced environment professional who will provide Environmental Support to the Southern North Sea UK Operation. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all relevant environmental legislation, codes of practice, guidelines, industry standards and good practice throughout all stages (exploration, projects, operations and decommissioning) of the of the offshore and onshore business. Additionally this role will be key to driving consolidation and leading improvements in the environmental management system across the SNS operation and the wider UK business
Key responsibilities include
Ensuring compliance with all legislative requirements from an environmental stand point (including external reporting, licenses, consents and notifications)
Acting as focal point with relevant Regulatory authorities
Ensuring client maintains its ISO 14001 standard and facilitating the certification audit process
Providing advice and guidance to all operational sites on environmental issues
Seeking to ensure a consistent approach to environmental management across all operational locations
Supporting Projects (including decommissioning projects) to ensure that environmental issues are considered
Identifying environmental training, competency and awareness requirements and supporting HR's role in the recording and tracking of competence
Providing support to our site based HSE Advisors (HSEAs) on environmental issues and the Environmental Management System (EMS)
Acting as custodian for the EMS elements of the BMS and helping to facilitate improvements to the BMS and EMS as necessary, so that they continue to evolve with the growth of the business in the UK
Updating progress with the Annual QSSHE Plan (specifically with regards to environmental topics)
Supporting the inclusion of environmental issues in the framework of the Annual QSSHE Assurance Programme. Assist other departments in the delivery of other audits relating to the QSSHE Assurance Programme
Improving workforce awareness of environmental issues through presentations and coaching during site visits
Undertaking regular site visits to ensure environmental standards are being maintained and line ownership of the environmental management system is in place
Represent client at any industry or local environmental forums
Cooperate with other members of the QSSHE Team and other Teams and individuals in delivering the QSSHE service
Attending Team meetings as required and updating on developments within the EMS elements of the BMS
Attending the QSSHE Steering Committee meetings and providing periodic briefings on performance and future developments/trends
Participating (from time to time) as an incident investigation team member and/or providing environmental advice to other investigation teams
Providing support to the SNS (S) Emergency Response Arrangements
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Demonstrable experience working in on and offshore environmental regulatory framework applicable to the oil and gas industry.
Professional qualification such and MIEMA or C.Env.
Relevant environmental qualification to degree or post graduate level
Trained environmental auditor
Integrate technical information from a number of fields to assess the environmental implications of operations and new developments
Evaluate environmental impacts as business risks
Provide technical explanations to senior and operational staff
Train, coach and enthuse colleagues as a member of a coherent
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