QHSE Advisor - Norwich

INEOS - Health and Safety
Ref: 915 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Oct 2019
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Job title

QHSE Advisor



Organisational context
and job purpose

INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises of 30 businesses, spanning across 168 sites and 26 countries throughout the world. Our key values include excellence in safety, health and environmental performance; Encouragement of innovation, entrepreneurship and reward for achievement; and empowering employees to create real value.


INEOS Oil & Gas UK (“IOG UK”) is a fully integrated exploration and production company focused on upstream operations in the Southern North Sea (“SNS”) and West of Shetland. IOG UK also manages INEOS’ onshore shale and upstream services businesses. Our business purpose is the responsible, reliable, long-term extraction of natural gas and our strengths include our know-how, extensive geological and technological experience and our commitment to research and development.


We are looking for a QHSE Advisor to support our production operations in the SNS. The successful candidate will be required to frequently travel offshore with occasional travel to the London office.

Responsibilities AND Accountabilities


Key Objectives

  • Ensure that all QHSE work undertaken for the company complies with QHSE legislation, company Policies and objectives

  • Assist the Head of QHSE in advising all company employees on all aspects of QHSE.

  • Assist in maintaining, enhancing and implementing the company QHSE and Business Management Systems.

  • Assist in ensuring the company complies with parent company management systems requirements (The Twenty Principals, Life Saving Rules and Ineos Group Guidance Notes (IGGNs).


Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in ensuring that Management Systems are fully documented and kept up-to-date, and provide advice to others on implementing systems and procedures.

  • Assist in conducting internal / external audits, technical / QHSE reviews, management reviews.

  • Maintain the Business Management System (BMS) accredited to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and future updates/amendments as required.

  • Assist in incident investigation, reporting and closeout of supporting recommendations.

  • Monitoring ongoing QHSE activities for production operations.

  • Assist in occupational health and safety for staff, including risk assessments, QHSE training, Office Inductions etc.



Safety Critical Responsibilities and specific QHSE Responsibilities

  • Preparation and on-going maintenance of Safety Cases, Combined Operations Notifications and verification schemes for company facilities.

  • Close involvement in all day-to-day operational QHSE issues.

  • Participate in Operational Risk Assessments, HAZIDs and HIRAs.

Skills & Knowledge Required


  • NEBOSH certified.

  • BOSIET including HUET and CA-EBS.

  • Offshore medical certificates.

  • Extensive experience working for UK based offshore oil & gas industry.

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant Engineering or Science discipline is desirable

  • Experience and previous training in Emergency Response procedures would be preferable

  • Able to prepare safety cases, combined operations notifications and bridging documents

  • Previous experience of presenting and participating at meetings with Senior figures, government, partners and contractors


Advanced knowledge of

  • Developing and maintaining health, safety and environmental management systems

  • Health & safety activities, legislation and guidance required for the offshore oil & gas industry.

  • Safety and environmental management principles and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards.

  • Environmental activities, legislation and guidance for the offshore oil & gas industry



  • Results orientated, conscientious with a strong work ethic

  • Solutions focused with the ability to implement improvements and efficiencies where appropriate

  • Capable of working under own supervision and being self-motivated.

  • Strong team player

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written).

  • Flexible attitude and desire to learn.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

How to Apply

We are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK

Interested candidates should submit their CV to IOGUK.personnel@ineos.com