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Aberdeen - Westhill, Zoetermeer
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HSE Manager

We are Seaway7, a diverse group of team players, change makers and leaders in the delivery of offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

We are looking for a HSE Manager to join our team at Westhill, Aberdeen or Zoetermeer, The Netherlands on a full-time staff basis. 

This exciting opportunity for a HSE Manager to join our Business Unit 1 HSE team, initially supporting on a North Sea offshore windfarm project that will be one of the largest in the world. The HSE Manager is a key member of the project management team, providing leadership on all aspects of the project’s HSE performance. The position is the project focal point for all HSE matters and is primarily focussed on managing HSE performance and promoting a positive HSE culture within the project.

What you will be doing

  • Ensure Seaway 7 Group vision, HSEQ strategies and Client requirement are understood and incorporated within all project activities.
  • Actively input to the development of the Business Unit HSE strategy and provide support to the Business Unit 1 HSE Manager to monitor and report HSE performance against strategy and targets.
  • Develop and lead project level improvement plans as required.
  • Provide technical input to the development, management, and implementation of project HSE documents.
  • Take the lead in project HSE reviews and project performance reporting including trending, and implementation of associated actions.
  • Lead project HSE surveillance programmes and assign resources to support delivery.
  • Maintain HSE resource planning with project and package managers to monitor deployment and utilisation of team.
  • Ensure suitable focus on the environment and project consent requirements across all project packages.
  • Provide recruitment support to maintain adequate HSE resource levels for the project.
  • Drive management and delivery of the HSE audit programme for the project. Liaise with the quality team, HSE Advisors and subcontractors to track progress and lead trending of findings to support continuous improvement.
  • Oversee the project emergency response exercise schedule and work with the HSE Advisors to ensure package and subcontractor inputs.
  • Actively support the Business Unit 1 HSE Manager with HSE input to Management Reviews and implementation of continuous improvement action as required.
  • Liaise with Quality, Supply Chain Management and Engineering to review HSE performance of key subcontractors and suppliers. Support with assessments and audits, and development of improvement plans as required.
  • Lead for HSE external audits including local authority and client audits.
  • Oversee project incident and near miss investigations, supporting and coaching the appointed team as required. Lead and participate in investigations as required.


What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills and experience, powering us to be leaders in offshore wind.

  • Experienced HSE Professional. Degree level qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Chartered Member of Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) or working towards.
  • Relevant previous experience at an appropriate level in the renewables or wider energy industry including working knowledge of EPCI Projects and operations.
  • Strong technical background including HSE Risk Management and Management of Change.
  • Previous experience in managing and developing a team of HSE personnel.
  • Good organisational, negotiation, communication and report writing skills.
  • Proven incident investigation and management experience including root cause analysis.
  • Analytical and systematic in work with an enthusiastic approach to problem solving.
  • Current BOSIET / Offshore Medical/ GWO training is desirable.

Travel Requirements:

  • International travel and occasional visits to onshore and offshore worksites regionally with the possibility of short term stays.

At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.


What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a success, we always do it together.

Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.


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