Onshore Environmental Advisor for the Producing Asset Group supporting the offshore and onshore teams delivering safe and environmentally compliant operations across wells, subsea, decommissioning and topside activities as required.
Work collaboratively with other members of the UKBU HSES team to drive consistency of approach, promote knowledge transfer and promote best practice.
Provide environmental subject matter expert support in agreement with line management as per business needs.
Active member of the Environment Unit emergency response team.
1 Provide a competent and proactive service to onshore and offshore Producing assets personnel to ensure that all environmental requirements are fully understood and risks, controls and mitigations identified and put in place in a timely, economical and effective fashion, from operations through to decommissioning, including projects, drilling, infill, etc.
2 Attend external industry forums and participate in working groups as required or delegated to.
3 Responsible for the preparation, implementation and review of environmental processes and procedures forming part of the UK BU HSES management system as required e.g. aspects registers, improvement objectives etc.
4 Co-ordinate and manage all relevant Permits, Licences, Authorisations, Notifications and Consents and maintain the asset PLANC register. Act as focal point to assigned assets for associated supporting environmental consultancies, participating in quarterly performance reviews and associated contract management.
5 Subject Matter Expert (SME) activities as agreed with line management and per business needs including monthly validation of qualifying assets CO2 emissions, annual verification management including verifier oversight. Ensuring lessons are learned and best practice is shared within Premier, including industry and regulatory changes.
6 Collaborate with the Producing Assets teams to assist in the preparation, execution and follow up on the environmental content of the annual asset HSE improvement and audit plans, ensuring consistency and sharing of lessons learned. Provide support as required to ensure delivery of the environmental aspects of the BU HSE Improvement Plan.
7 Provide environmental input to Producing Assets HSE and performance review meetings, communicate any issues and monitor associated actions as appropriate.
8 Provide day to day support during interaction with regulators and other stakeholders (e.g. Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment & Decommissioning (OPRED), Marine Scotland, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), fishing organisations and environmental groups etc.) on environmental matters related to Premier led activities e.g. DSV, LWIV, Drilling campaigns.
9 Manage, collate, monitor and report on environmental performance and metrics for assigned assets e.g. EEMS, OSPAR and corporate environmental reporting. Drive environmental improvements across the Producing Assets portfolio. Assist in developing KPI’s and monitor environmental trends/ issues raised from observation cards /active monitoring processes and share lessons.
10 Act as Synergi focal point for environmental issues for assigned assets, ensuring relevant findings from incidents / audits are recorded in Premier systems as required. Monitor and report on management of corrective / preventative actions.
11 Participate in offshore / onshore site audits, assurance visits, incident investigations and awareness programmes, as required.
12 Support the tactical Oil Spill Response Environmental Unit, as delegated Environmental Unit Team Leader, in the delivery of the BU’s counter pollution response strategy.
Interface with and influence the Producing Assets team to drive HSE performance improvement.
Achieving continual improvement through others.
Financial Accountability and Dimensions
Input and oversight of environmental element of HSE budgets for assigned assets.
Management Relationships (include direct / indirect reports, external parties)
Educated to degree level in appropriate environmental based degree e.g. BSc in Environmental Science.
Minimum BEIS level 3 Oil Spill Management and BOSIET/FOET, MIST and Offshore Medical or willingness to obtain is preferable.
Candidate Profile (include Skills & Experience, Attributes, Behaviours)
Key skills and experience required for the role include:
Knowledge of the following systems, software, procedures and regulations for the role includes:
Key behaviours and attributes include:
Additional Role Requirements
Flexibility and willing to provide support and cover for other HSES team members e.g. during leave.
Participant in the Company Emergency Response structure – accepts allocated duty roles.
Willingness to travel offshore is preferable.
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