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Health & Safety Advisor

Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

•    Supporting the Offshore Environment, Health and Safety Team for the assigned asset to ensure delivery of its strategic objectives, providing proactive and effective EH&S guidance, support and positive challenge to all areas of our operations (projects, drilling, operations, supply chain, corporate).
•    Actively facilitating enhanced collaboration and interaction between onshore EH&S and other departments, including operational assets.
•    Assisting in development, and successful delivery, of proactive EH&S improvement and internal/external audit plans which seek to drive performance improvements, ensuring key responsibilities are identified, communicated and measured. 
•    Facilitating regulatory inspections, including the coordination of inspections, correspondence and commitments, sharing across other Apache assets where appropriate
•    Ensuring compliance with legislation, policies, guidance and best practice through team monitoring of developments and sharing of requirements amongst the wider organisations.
•    Ensuring the effectiveness of the Apache Business Management System.
•    Supporting Corporate objectives, rollouts etc. across Apache’s North Sea Region.
•    Responsibility for providing health & safety expertise to key business processes e.g., incident management, risk assessments, auditing. 
•    Performing other duties, completes additional tasks and supports ad hoc projects as required.

Key Interfaces
•    Proactively facilitates enhanced collaboration and interaction between onshore EH&S and all other Apache departments, including operational assets
•    Interfacing with regulators as required, supporting communications, dialogue and tracking of commitments as appropriate. 
•    Interfacing with core subcontractors to ensure that Apache’s EH&S Expectations are understood and adhered to.
•    Interfacing with applicable industry organisations as and when required (e.g., Oil and Gas UK, Step Change in Safety)
•    Interfacing with Apache Corporation on EH&S issues (global standards, rollouts etc.).

Qualifications & Experience

•    Candidates must be qualified to Degree Level or equivalent (e.g. NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ Level 4/5/6)
•    Current Membership of a professional body (e.g. IOSH, IIRSM)
•    HSE auditing or inspection experience and/or qualifications
•    Experience of managing Regulator interfaces and relationships 
•    Experience of working under ISO Standards, including development of management systems
•    Extensive health and safety experience in supporting UKCS operations (greenfield and brownfield) – operational, projects, drilling – alongside supervision of personnel
•    Excellent working knowledge of UK offshore HSE legislation 
•    Current offshore survival, medical and MIST certification required as the role will include regular offshore trips
•    Strong team player who is also capable of producing quality work on an individual basis. Excellent communication, organisational and facilitation skills.



The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache
  • Safety: Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises health, safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with Apache policies. Helps build a culture of personal accountability where safe behaviours are reinforced and at risk behaviours are challenged
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation: Continuously strives to improve ways of working by questioning current practices and seeking feedack from colleagues and key stakeholders. 
  • Capability Development: Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills through both formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Adapting to Change: Willingness to embrace change and actively seeks to identify opportunities to improve how business is undertaken.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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