Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Addax Petroleum: Safety Manager Recruitment

Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.

Addax Petroleum’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company’s approximate average oil production for 2011 was 140,000 bbl/d.

Addax Petroleum has over 1100 employees worldwide with service offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and Houston (USA), and operating offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Port-Gentil (Gabon) and Douala (Cameroon).

Job Details
Safety Manager (001601)
Job Number:001601
Job Title:Safety Manager
Number of Openings:1
Job Type (Employment Type):Permanent
Job Schedule:Full Time
Job Category:HSSE
Career Level:Manager(Team Leader or Supervisor of Staff)
Level of Education:Masters Degree
Years of Experience:15
Position Description
  • Provide guidance on all process safety standards, guidelines & codes of practice in projects and operations (ASME, ASTM, BSI etc.)
  • Develop policies covering health and safety control programs.
  • Conduct technical process safety studies e.g. FEED Reviews, HAZOP, HAZIDS, SIL, LOPA, Design EER, Design safety case studies etc and maintain up-to-date database.
  • Review project basis of designs coordinating with relevant operations and engineering departments.
  • Lead the development of Safety Cases for all Addax facilities.
  • Develop Risk Registers where needed and regularly conduct risk assessments  to identify and control workplace hazards
  • Conduct  periodic safety audits and inspections of Addax and contractor facilities and process vessels/ equipment
  • Ensure safe systems of work are in place in all operations and review contractors HSE plans.
  • Engage with process owners in Production, Drilling, Facilities and Logistics to assure mechanical integrity of process equipment & machineries standards are in place and being followed.
  • Follow up on Management of change (MOC) on process plants/ equipment
  • Review design basis of process facility emergency response systems
  • Provide professional guidance, assistance and training to all health and safety personnel and general staff across a broad spectrum of Safety related topics as required or needed.
  • Investigate incidents or trends, make an analysis and submit a report along with recommendations to management.
  • Review all accident reports and assure that the necessary corrective actions have been applied without undue delay.
Position Requirements
  • B.Sc Chemical/ Process/MechanicalEngineering, Masters in Process Safety  will be an added advantage
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) certifications, NEBOSH, SIL, LOPA, HAZOP, FPSO and Project Management
  • At least 15years work experience in oil and gas offshore and onshore operations.With a minimum 5 years’ experience as a  supervisor or manager.