HSSE Advisor

Location:  Stavanger
Job function:  Health, Safety and Environment
Deadline for application:  16/08/2022

We are currently looking for a HSSE advisor to our Headquarter at Forus, Stavanger area, Norway. As a HSSE Advisor you enforce relevant strategic priorities and drive Sustainability & Safety (S&S) development and improvement in Vår Energi. You will ensure collaboration with key stakeholders, both internal and external, and influence S&S performance and culture in the company.

Vår Energi fosters a collaborative and transparent work environment. We consider our 900 employees to be Vår Energi’s greatest asset and we seek to maintain, attract and further develop our workforce of professional individuals.

Never before has our “two thoughts in mind” been more important. Meeting the global energy requirements while finding a pathway to net zero carbon emission is a challenge that can only be solved through collaboration and by a diverse and engaged workforce. We are committed to deliver a better future. Are you?  

Main Accountabilities

  • Drive facilitation and execution of S&S priorities.
  • Define and improve relevant requirements, based on regulatory requirements and industry standards and improve compliance.
  • Identify, propose, define and drive necessary and relevant improvement initiatives/ projects in company.
  • To define, verify, maintain S&S relevant requirements, specifications, solutions and philosophies, including advice to stakeholders. 
  • Impact implementation of S&S initiatives to reach S&S defined targets.
  • Drive collaboration with necessary external stakeholder.

Main Tasks

  • Follow up S&S plan/documentation and initiate and follow up relevant activities and business functions.
  • Follow up and verify relevant S&S requirements and plans and identify need for and lead improvement initiatives and other relevant projects.
  • Take lead and advice in audits, design reviews, HAZID, investigations and other S&S related activities.
  • Promote S&S requirements, processes and tools in company.
  • Represent Vår Energi in relevant external industry projects and arenas.

About you

  • Fluent in Norwegian and English - written and oral 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience 
  • The drive to identify, initiate and improve system and service
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and as a team player at all organizational levels
  • High cognitive capability (handle multiple streams simultaneously)
  • Create engagement and direction, self-driven, structured and predictable
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • Performance mindset and problem solving attitude
  • Flexible, eager to learn and the courage to take on new responsibilities
  • In depth understanding of regulatory requirements and relevant standards

Formal Education

Bachelor degree or Cand. Mag (180-240 ECTS) in Health, Safety & Environment

We Are Offering

  • Competitive salary and benefits such as pension, insurance schemes, loan arrangements, cabins, additional days off etc. in addition to a comprehensive welfare package.  
  • Challenging tasks in a dynamic and technically strong environment with the opportunity to grow, learn and be creative  
  • International working environment and internal development opportunities  
  • To be a part of a company which believes in the future of the NCS and which offers rewarding tasks and responsibilities for the right candidate.  
  • A strong corporate culture where we are team players, with focus on new solutions, learning and integrity  

Vår Energi represents the next generation oil and gas operators on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Our 900 employees work at our offshore fields and onshore office locations. Our headquarters are at Forus outside Stavanger, with branch offices in Hammerfest and Oslo.

We operate fields in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea, and will continue to explore, develop and produce value through our portfolio.
We are one of the largest exploration and production (E&P) companies on the NCS, and we will become even bigger. At the same time, we promise that greenhouse gas emissions from our operations will be close to zero in 2050.

We take industry leadership in continuously improving our carbon footprint and introducing low carbon technologies. Responsible operations and contribution to the transition: Two thoughts in mind.