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EHS Manager, Crisis Management

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US

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

The Manager, Crisis Management, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s EH&S team at the company’s Houston office reporting to the VP, Environment, Health, and Safety, EH&S. 

 This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Lead the Crisis Management global team to drive proactive preparedness and business continuity across all operations;
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external emergency management regulations and protocols;
  • Manage global emergency response training and exercise programs;
  • Provide oversight on problem management process consisting of problem identification, prioritization, resolution, and reporting;
  • Thoroughly understands operational risks pertaining to field operations to support maintenance of related policies and standards;
  • Support issue and risk oversight related to Business Continuity and Crisis Management;
  • In coordination with the assets, provide strategic and proactive consultation in identifying risk exposures and in evaluating solutions for areas of improvement and regulatory compliance;
  • Identify and communicate themes, trends, and emerging crisis management risks to leadership;
  • Create workplace health and safety plans and procedures, including emergency medical evacuation plans. Recommend and implement risk management solutions such as safety policies, business continuity plans, recovery measures, etc. among all company entities as needed;
  • Establish policies and procedures to identify, address, and remedy emergency response risks among all company entities;
  • Draft, prepare, and present after action reports and proposals to executive leadership and senior staff;
  • Stay abreast of all safety protocols and new legislation and regulations and update as needed;
  • Serve as point of contact for numerous oil and gas industry groups and associations;
  • Manage budget and expenditures; and
  • Domestic and international travel required.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Safety, Risk Management, Political Science, Finance, Occupational Safety, Human Resources, or related field preferred;
  • Must be an engaged team player with a mindset focused on continuous improvement;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a shown ability to articulate effectively;
  • Ability to effectively present to various levels of the organization;
  • Strong presentation building skills;
  • Solutions-oriented;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Extensive experience leading teams and influencing others across functions;
  • Required experience in majority of the following domains: Incident Command System, Business Continuity, Emergency Response planning and response, Emergency Response Exercise Design;
  • Strong social skills with the ability to build relationships with peers across the organization;
  • Must be a self-starter and comfortable operating independently, and be able to navigate with autonomy; provide updates on progress, re-confirm priorities, and seek to clarify/help in the event of roadblocks; and
  • Onshore and offshore emergency response preparedness experience preferred.


The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

  • Core Values:
    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
  • Leadership Attributes:
    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.

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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