Process Safety Manager

Job Title: Process Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Netherlands, Netherlands
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-20
Reference: BH-110178-1
Contact Name: Peter Leeuwen
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2019 07:59

Job Description

The Process Safety Manager is accountable for the ‘end to end’ process safety. He will develop and lead Improvement Plan. In coordination with Safety Culture Program, this initiative will be instrumental to drive change and deliver health, safety and environment objectives. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this is an assignment for 12 months.


Main duties & responsibilities

  • Drive strategies, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with  Integrity Management Standards (GOIMS) and Netherlands process safety regulations (Offshore Safety Directive).

  • Develop and implement Process Safety Improvement Plan including:
    -     a process safety awareness campaign;
    -     assessment and improvement of process safety competency/resource levels;
    -     assessment and improvement of Maintenance & Integrity processes (incl. KPIs), Management of
          Change processes (incl. Risk/Hazard assessment, etc);
    -     developing a continuous improvement plan;
    -     drive multidisciplinary task force with immediate focus on leakages and uncontrolled hydrocarbon 
    -     overall project/plan coordination and reporting.

  • Assure coordination with operational, project & engineering, HSE and regulatory teams.

  • Lead/contribute to incident investigations. Ensure consistency in reporting to identify trends.

  • Provide discipline expert support and coaching across  NL.

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing withinglobal organization

Internal and external interfaces

There is a strong requirement to work cross functionally and interface with all disciplines within the company.

Context and environment

The position is located in NL. 

Extensive travel must be expected to other onshore/offshore geographical entities within .

Required qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or related) or equivalent.

  • Extensively experience in oil and gas upstream process safety (+ 20 years).

  • Knowledge and experience in design, operation and modification of upstream offshore oil and gas processing facilities.

  • Experience in operational support and coordination of multidiscipline activities.

  • Expert knowledge of Hazard & Risk Analysis (eg. HAZOP, HAZID, QRA, SIL assessments, LOPA, Hazardous area classification, dispersion analyses etc.).

  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills (both in motivating employees and influencing stakeholders).

  • Proven leadership, communication and organisational skills.