Aker Solutions Angola (ASA) is established for the purpose of creating value for clients and owners by providing superior customer service to Angolan sector operators within the oil and gas industry. Superior customer service will be achieved through continual improvement, leadership involvement, demonstration of initiative, proactive anticipation of client demands, diligent attention to detail, and an effective HSE program designed to identify, report, and prevent unwanted conditions. ASA shall be a good corporate citizen acting in line with the interests of the Angolan Authorities and the general public.
Ensure the development, implementation and control of all aspects related to hygiene, health, safety, and environment in company activities.
Coordination of tasks and processes
Maintain department communication and coordination with managers of other areas/departments.
Coordinate all aspects of HSE and their implementation in the company.
Manage all HSE records and data.
Ensure that material safety data sheets (MSDS) are present and up-to-date for all consumables and products used at the company. Ensure their distribution to every workplace and applicable key locations.
Organise and hold company HSE meetings on a regular basis.
Conduct audits of all aspects of the HSE system to ensure their compliance and improvement.
Assist in checks to ensure that all departments are following approved procedures according to an internal audit programme.
Monitor safety on a daily basis through past and projected indicators and keep company managers, supervisors and workforce informed.
Ensure that all statutes and regulations are being followed in the company.
Notify company management in advance about HSE licences which may be required for operations.
Ensure that all documentation related to any project is duly managed according to the requirements of that project.
Ensure that all activities are controlled and documented appropriately.
Management of Incidents and Non-compliances
Examine all incident reports to ensure that corrective measures have been implemented adequately for detected faults and non-compliances.
Process and ensure that actions taken for any detected fault or non-compliance are followed up. Verify that these actions form part of a continual improvement process.
Lead the investigation of incidents and report to supervisors and management in a timely manner.
Ensure and contribute to process improvement.
Determine needs for training and organise activities that will meet these needs.
Support the implementation and monitoring of a change management process.
Support the development of formal risk management systems for all construction activities.
Identify the resources needed to efficiently implement all HSE requirements for project execution.
Provide professional HSE advice to the entire organisation in order to achieve greater performance levels.
Ensure that all department heads understand and support the principles of HSE management and its role in the implementation of a quality management system.
Ensure that area/department employees comply with QHSE (quality, health, safety and environment) policies and standards. Maintain an active role in identifying opportunities to improve QHSE systems and, where appropriate, assist with the implementation of those improvements at company level.
University degree (Licenciatura) or higher in a relevant area of Engineering.
Training in HSE.
Professional Experience and Qualifications
General and Multidisciplinary Skills
Fluent in Portuguese and English.
User-level IT skills.
Very good knowledge of quality management.
Very good knowledge of occupational health and safety.
Very good knowledge of environmental issues.
A good knowledge and understanding of Aker Solutions' activities.
Experience in scheduling and monitoring tasks and developing and interpreting indicators.
Ability to understand the constraints of a manufacturing industry and to pragmatically confront and solve any potential HSE problems.
Attitudes and Behaviours
Ability to organise and manage the work of others.
Organisation and time management.
Ethics and professionalism.
Discipline and "example-setting".
Very good capacity for interpersonal relationships.
Able to adapt to a multicultural environment.
Proactive attitude toward anticipating problems and taking the appropriate preventive measures.
Attention to detail.
Complexity of Problems
Generally new, unprecedented situations which demand creativity to establish new ideas and innovative perspectives derived from experience and reality-based research.
Impact of the Job on Results
A direct secondary role. Participates with others (excluding superiors and subordinates) inside and outside the department in the interest of team and/or company results. Results of the work undertaken are clearly reflected in the profitability and image of the company. The impact of the job can therefore be considered "medium-high".
Scope of Responsibility
Specific guidance. Duties which, due to their nature or scope, are subject to practices and procedures broadly covered by precedents, operational policies and/or the achievement of specific operational results.
This is a largely autonomous position, with occasional supervision. Decisions are made at the respective level of responsibility with the aim of ensuring that team objectives are achieved.
Internal Working Relationships
Operational contacts aimed at solving problems affecting team or company results (e.g. sharing technical information), outside the chain of command, thereby contributing to an improvement in results and the organisational environment.
Performance Conditions (Environment, Exertion and Risk)
No physical exertion or risk. The job is performed in a relatively comfortable environment.
External Working Relationships
Frequent or periodic contacts for the production of technical documentation.
Process Management Skills
Significant management skills, including understanding of the process, identifying needs, defining goals, planning activities, assigning resources, budget creation, follow-up and control.
Assume leadership roles for medium-sized teams (or small, highly-qualified teams) to ensure the negotiation and definition of goals, personal development and the resources needed to achieve results successfully.