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Lisbon, Paris (Suresnes)

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Project HSE Advisor

Location: Paris- France/ Lisbon- Portugal


Subsea 7 is a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. Everywhere we operate, our people are inspired to develop new ways of working and adapt to the changing energy industry.


Description of Function

The function of the Project HSE Advisor is to assist the Project Manager in the implementation of an HSE program that will provide an incident and injury free workplace, everyday, everywhere.

The Project HSE Advisor has the authority to act independently of all other functions to ensure compliance with rules, regulations and procedures, and to initiate corrective actions as deemed necessary. The Project HSE Advisor will refer any deviation to Group procedures, rules and policies to the HSEQ Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist and advise the Project Manager / Director in all matters pertaining to the health, the safety and the security of personnel, the safeguarding of equipment and the preservation of the environment.
  • Advise on HSE legislation when required.
  • Liaise with Company on HSE matters and represents the HSE function at Project meetings as required.
  • Prepare and maintain Project specific HSE documents as per Project requirements.
  • Inform relevant Project and Worksites personnel of their content in a timely manner and verify implementation.
  • Ensure that appropriate Emergency Response arrangements are in place for the Project.
  • Set up & schedule the Project specific HSE activities as per Project requirements.
  • Ensure the Safety critical elements related to the works are identified. Interface with the Industrial Risk discipline as appropriate.
  • Co-ordinate & monitor execution of the PHAs & HIRAs. Ensure that all new risk assessments are included in the HIRA data base and participate in its maintenance.
  • Ensure Suppliers HSE Management process is implemented on the Project.
  • Carrie out regular visits at the workplaces (onshore, offshore) as per Project HSE activities needs.
  • Schedule & carrie out Site HSE Check Ratings according to relevant plan and ensure that resultant actions are closed out (including Suppliers worksites).
  • Review Incidents Reports prepared by the worksites involved on the Project (Suppliers included), and reports them to Client once agreed.
  • Follow-up the investigations and monitors the recommendations close-out. Prepare periodic analysis of accidents / incidents on the Project.
  • Maintain and analyze Project HSE statistics.
  • Issue Project monthly HSE reports.
  • Promote Subsea 7 campaigns and programmes such as (and not limited to) Critical Safety Behaviours’ (CSB).
  • Promote CSB Steering Meeting and participate in the definition of actions to improve the HSE culture. Communicate these actions and monitor their implementation.
  • Co-ordinate Project HSE training requirements.
  • Suggest improvements to the HSE procedures, guidelines and tools to enhance performance in HSE.
  • Advise on any additional Project HSE resources need on the Project and coordinates their activities.
  • Ensure Lessons Learnt are identified during the lifetime of the Project and disseminated to the Project team & HSEQ department.
  • Issue a Project HSES Debrief report at the end of the Project.
  • Participate to HSEQ Department activities upon request.


Authority to act independently of all other functions to ensure compliance with HSE rules, regulations and procedures and to initiate corrective actions as necessary.



  • Project Manager and Project Management Team
  • Worksites
  • HSEQ Department


  • Client PMT


  • Holding HSE Certificate or diploma
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in oil & gas industry, offshore environment and ideally in a project configuration or 10 years in other industries.
  • Experience of operations and in implementation of HSE key processes at the worksites (onshore, offshore)
  • Developing HSE plans in accordance with regulations and specifications
  • Carrying out audits and investigations and producing the subsequent reports
  • Good command of English language, both oral and written
  • Good interpersonal skills of communication, ability to negotiate, to share and promote ideas, to lead training/awareness sessions
  • Creative, autonomous, flexible and adaptable

 Working Conditions

  • Physical environment : Suresnes office; potentially Subsea 7 worksites, Suppliers or Clients worksites and offices,
  • Standard working hours: normal,
  • Exposure to all hazards on the worksites, during site visits.



All applicants that meet the job criteria will be contacted in the next two weeks by the recruitment team. Remaining applications will be integrated in our database and considered in future job opportunities.



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