HSE Lead (HSE) United Arab Emirates

We are looking for an HSE Lead with the following details : 

Location : Italy (Ravenna yard), to be relocated in Abu Dhabi, UAE (platform fabrication yard)

Duration : 12 months, renewable

Work Status : Resident, Single


  • To define and implement an HSE management system; and to ensure that HSE values are understood and adopted by the whole entities of the Project Platform Fabrication Package (Wellhead Platform).
  • To advise management on the implementation of HSE risk analysis and management; to propose the number and nature of resources required to manage Package operational safety.
  • To ensure the safety of Package fabrication operations and the preparedness of the relevant personnel.
  • To contribute to furthering a positive image of the group and to improving the entity’s performance by combining HSE and socio-economic considerations, in a broad geographical, cultural, contractual and environmental context.
  • To support and provide guidance to other site personnel and to all project teams on HSE issues.
  • To liaise with Project HSE Manager on HSE issues as required.


Compliance with HSE laws, regulations and specifications

  • To validate requests submitted for concession/exemption from application of specifications for activities at yard in close contact with HSE Manager.

HSE documentation

  • To keep updated the relevant HSE documentation for the Package

Operational Responsibility

  • To define and communicate to all personnel at yard, the Company and Project HSE policy and objectives.
  • To ensure that HSE Project Policy and documents (directives, rules, specifications, procedures) are properly understood and enforced.
  • To ensure HSE coordination with the operative disciplines and other stakeholders at yard.
  • To attend HSE project committee meetings and other HSE related meetings, ensuring that actions and decisions are implemented.
  • To advise management on ways and means of identifying and minimizing risks, and the impact of activities, especially for simultaneous operations or in downgraded situations; to verify and follow up delivery of the appropriate authorizations needed for conducting operations at yard.
  • To control execution of all contractor’s HSE related activities and perform HSE visits and audits in all contractor’s facilities (contractor’s offices, workshops, fabrication yard)
  • To follow up HSE contractor’s incentive schemes implementation.
  • To supervise and follow up activities of Company HSE supervisors at Platform fabrication yard
  • To report project HSE statistics related to the Package

Risk Evaluation and Management

  • To manage and organize risk analysis methodologies to be implemented.
  • To prepare, direct or participate in HSE studies and risk assessments undertaken for the fabrication at yard and the execution of operations.
  • To produce/validate studies performed prior to start-up of activities for safety cases aimed at obtaining authorizations.
  • To initiate and implement JSA and risk analysis on construction sites, including environmental issues.

Respect for the Environment

  • To ensure that environmental procedures are available.
  • To implement and monitor the environmental management plan, including the waste management plan at yard

Safeguarding Of Health

  • To ensure that occupational health hazards have been identified; to coordinate relevant medical audits; to ensure that personnel of Project Team are fit for their jobs.