Roles & Responsibilities
Role holder will assist Head of Safety in implementing Process Safety Management System in the organization. The incumbent will be a key member of the Process Safety team and will interface with the appropriate operations and technical teams to support in conducting the Process Safety Risk studies for Projects and existing operations facilitating Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) studies including but not limited to Hazard and Operability study (HAZOP), Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Major Hazard Analysis /Direct Hazard Analysis (MHA/DHA), Dispersion Studies and Safety Cases Studies. The role holder will comply with all relevant QAFCO Management System procedures in respect to Health, Quality, Safety and Environment.
Principle duties and responsibilities:
Assist Head of Safety in developing various documents and implementing activities related to monitoring and following-up Process Safety Management system.
Develop the Company Process Safety Specifications and Standards to be used in all projects and assets operations.
Partner with operational and technical resources to ensure compliance with Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements.
Follow valid standards, technical requirements and good engineering practices to ensure that operations and projects are executed in line with agreed process safety specifications.
Lead company-wide network to develop and update process safety related requirements and procedures
Establish and track goals and measures for PHA program improvement and drive process safety corrective actions to closure
Provide, when required, specifications for the procurement of equipment and services. Conduct evaluation of bids and recommend preferred suppliers to ensure meeting optimum process safety requirements.
Coordinate the activities within Process Safety group.
Lead and coordinate different campaigns to promote Process Safety within the company.
Generating and reviewing Process Safety Management weekly and monthly reports.
Carrying out analysis, preparation and reviewing of reports on various Process Safety activities and provide recommendation, when required.
Participate in developing, implementing and facilitating Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) studies like HAZOP, SIL, QRA, LOPA, FMEA, MHA/DHA, safety cases and Dispersion Studies.
Plans work activities, and coordinates with various operations and project teams to ensure safety activities are achieved within the set time schedules, specification and cost.
Lead and/or participate in all process safety incidents. Ensure that incidents root causes are identified and action plans and lessons learnt are established and communicated within the organization to avoid incident reoccurrence.
Champions process safety knowledge sharing across the organization.
Provide the necessary guidance to the Operations and Project teams in the field of Process Safety.
Enhance the knowledge and ability to perform safety analysis with all the engineers of all disciplines.
Develop and implement key performance indicators (most importantly, leading indicators) to track the progress of PSM on a weekly and monthly basis.
Evaluate new processes and modify existing processes and facilities to meet new requirements.
Keep informed of technological developments and best practices in the area of responsibility in order to update knowledge, identify and recommend opportunities for increased effectiveness and/or cost reduction.
Communicate external process safety events and share best practices identified within the company.
Review process-related hazards and hazardous events as identified in related studies.
Identify new process hazards associated with scope or design changes, and detail all the ways in which a hazardous event could occur.
Establish consistent approach to Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Risk Management Program studies
Develop knowledge to concerned personnel about PHA approach to grow process safety skills and knowledge across the organization
Assist leaders to identify methods to ensure that the elements of PHA are integrated into the culture.
Partner with leaders to develop short and long-term process safety objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize action plans and mitigate risks.
Participate in the development of practical recommendations for process changes to mitigate, control, or eliminate process-related hazards and meet process related risk reduction objectives.
Participate in the development of Safety Awareness Program that identifies at-risk employees and works to improve their safety awareness through pro-active safety based tasks.
Works with concerned team to conduct the PHA, prepares for the study, advise on the selection of team members and methodology and the definition of study scope.
Follow up and control implementation of recommended safety measures.
Desired Candidate Profile
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering obtained through full time study.
Certifications, such as NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety, Process Safety Management, Incident Investigations & Root Cause Analysis, Process Hazard Analysis are desirable.
A minimum of 10 years proven successful experience in a similar position with extensive in Process Safety field within Fertilizer, Petrochemicals or Oil & Gas industry.
Should have knowledgeable about codes, standards and recommended practices for Process Safety Management
Should have good engineering judgment; ability to recognize, assess, and mitigate hazards, Attention to detail, initiative, highly organized, good analytical skills, and practical use of engineering principles.
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