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Health and Safety Team Lead

Date: May 9, 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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The Health and Safety Team Lead for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s EH&S (Environment, Health, and Safety) team at the company’s Aberdeen office reporting to the Health and Safety Manager. 
This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

•    Lead, supervise, and inspire an EH&S team and drive continual improvement through collaboration with operational functions
•    Drive cross-functional teamwork to ensure compliance with local regulations and internal procedures 
•    Develop, deploy, and sustain H&S guidelines, procedures, and practices
•    Coordination with Operations and H&S management on the continual improvement of all H&S matters, including: risk assessments, training, management systems, safe working procedures, and contractor management
•    Work with the Operations, Projects, Drilling and Completions teams and contractors, and sub-contractors to review EH&S programs and procedures resulting in improved H&S performance 
•    Manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment 
•    Conduct incident investigations, root cause analysis, as well as learning from incidents sessions, and provide follow up reports, lessons learned and safe operating practice solutions 
•    Coordinate and facilitate qualitative and quantitative risk assessments  
•    Implement incident prevention programs focused on premier health and safety performance
•    Develop and maintain knowledge of existing and proposed regulations
•    Coordinate other H&S planning tasks, meeting preparation, data analysis and reports as required by leadership
•    Serve as a subject matter expert by contributing both ideas and expertise in the development of H&S training and role specific competencies
•    Facilitate closure of corrective/preventative actions generated by the management system, including, but not limited to risk assessments, inspections, MoCs, investigations, and audits 
•    Acts as a regulatory focal point, facilitates assets and onshore inspections, supports development of response letters and support closure of regulatory commitments


Qualifications & Experience

Professional Qualifications & Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•    6+ years’ EHS experience with a professional occupational health and safety qualification (diploma level or above) or equivalent 
•    Bachelor’s degree required 
•    Incident investigation training/certification 
•    Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple on-going projects and prioritize workload
•    Strong leadership skills with a proven track record of leading high-performance teams 
•    Maintain working knowledge of industry best practices and participation in industry groups
•    Deep understanding of upstream oil and gas industry with a proven competency of supporting the offshore industry
•    Experience in working with regulatory authorities and industry bodies
•    Ability to leverage technology to understand and analyze data and track trends
•    Experience in field emergency response 
•    In depth knowledge of offshore regulations 
•    Knowledge of safety cases
•    Knowledge of process safety management
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Deep understanding of management of change process 
•    Detail and deadline oriented, yet able to adjust to changing circumstances and priorities
•    Required to carry out regular offshore visits
•    Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat



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.

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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