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Aberdeen - Westhill

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.


As HSE Advisor you will support our UK Subsea and Conventional activities as part of the UK and Global IRM (UKGIRM) business unit.

Subsea 7 have been committed to the evolving energy sector for over 10 years now, and UKGIRM are part of how we transition offshore energy towards a sustainable future.

Reporting to the HSE Team Lead, the HSE Advisor will support current and future projects and business activities through the co-ordination and effective implementation of HSE tools, principles and objectives.   Reasonable planned travel to vessels and work sites may be required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring adequate HSE visibility throughout the life-cycle of projects continuously driving improvement of the HSE culture
  • Promoting and ensuring compliance with Regulatory HSE requirements, Subsea 7 Policies and Procedures, and Client HSE requirements
  • Preparing and participating in emergency response preparedness exercises
  • Supporting HSE deliverables for tenders
  • Communicating HSE matters to the wider HSE team
  • Supporting Subsea 7 Worksite Health Check Programme
  • Conducting HSE audits
  • Provide project personnel with appropriate environmental advice and support, whilst liaising with Company Environmental specialists
  • Liaise with Offshore Resources on Vessel Assurance as appropriate
  • Awareness of project vessels significant environmental aspects and ensuring project hazardous substance assessments are in place
  • Liaising with other internal disciplines, business units and external stakeholders

Project and Operations

  • Assuming responsibility as HSE Advisor on individual projects
  • Supporting Engineering discipline with application of the HIRA process
  • Engaging with worksite management teams and supporting operations
  • Delivery of HSE briefings
  • Monitoring and review of project HSE performance
  • Supporting the implementation of key performance indicators
  • Increasing HSE awareness through delivery of training modules
  • Facilitating the co-ordination of vessel assurance between projects and Clients
  • Supporting projects and worksites with incident investigations
  • Monitoring incident reporting and close out
  • Preparing and maintaining project specific HSE documentation
  • Supporting the facilitation of lessons learned into project planning

Clients & Suppliers

  • Participating in Client HSE liaison meetings
  • Following up on Client feedback addressing any HSE issues as necessary
  • Participating in supplier HSE liaison meetings
  • Monitoring supplier HSE performance
  • Providing HSE support for supplier pre-qualification, assessments and frame agreement. 


  • Qualified in relevant HSE disciplines
  • NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ Level 5 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
  • Chartered Member of IOSH or actively working towards CMIOSH
  • Broad range of subsea operations knowledge
  • Broad knowledge of applicable HSE legislation
  • Trained in Taproot or similar tool on incident investigation analysis
  • Qualified and experienced Lead Auditor
  • Experience working on diving projects is preferred but other relevant experience will be considered.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, maintains strong collaborative relationships at all levels across a multicultural global environment.
  • Capable of presenting and discussing topics at Management level
  • Accustomed to managing and recording deliverables with a high level of accuracy
  • Pro-active planning and organising skills, able to identify and effectively prioritise workload and successfully meet multiple, competing deadlines.
  • Flexible to adapt to changing priorities within a fast-paced 24/7 global business.
  • Pro-active with a solutions-based approach, willing to challenge the status quo.
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership to deliver workload unsupervised while flexible to support wider team activities.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and identification of efficient work methods and processes.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

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