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The HSE (Health and Safety) Manager is responsible for monitoring the safety, occupational health and environmental performance of operations at onshore or offshore production installations, and any associated subsea installations. They also provide advice on safety, health and environmental issues to all levels of personnel in order to ensure working practices, procedures and systems meet statutory requirements and industry and Company standards.

Entry Requirements

You can get into this job through:


A degree, HND or BTEC in Engineering or similar technical discipline.

You'll usually need:

  • 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
  • a degree in any subject for a postgraduate course

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You will need:

  • Extensive experience of safety in the oil and gas industry (a minimum of 3-5 years in safety and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in operations)
  • Must hold or be working towards a professional qualification in safety e.g. NEBOSH Diploma in Safety Management
  • Thorough knowledge of safety and environmental legislation relevant to production installations, safe working practices, fire fighting systems and techniques, and emergency response management
  • Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
  • Offshore Medical Certificate
  • OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Standards (MIST)

Required Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build good relationships with clients
  • The ability to lead a team of people
  • Calm under pressure
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Good IT skills
  • Able to interpret complex issues and explain them to others

Salary Range

£50,000 to £70,000+

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