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Reference Code   HS-PSSH
Department   Health and Safety
Job Title   Process Safety Section Head
Job Location   Abu Dhabi
No. Of Vacancy   1
Date Posted   8/7/2016
Closing Date   8/7/2017

The Process Safety Section Head will be responsible for implementation and continual improvement of the site process safety. This position coordinates Process Safety Management (PSM) and Property Protection (PP) efforts at the site, including Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), HAZID, HAZOP and audits in order to avoid major incidents. Furthermore the role will provide technical expertise to operating units to help evaluate risks and cost-effectively resolve process safety/PP issues, including recommendations from PHAs, audits and incident investigations.
The incumbent shall also oversee the Emergency Intervention Teams to ensure they are fully capable to respond to any arising emergency situation on site.
This role requires a very high level of problem solving. Analyzing technical and engineering data, and regulatory requirements and changes, from a predictive and reactive standpoint is critical to risk reduction, compliance, and business success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Key Accountabilities)
• Co-ordinate and facilitate deployment of the process safety programmes to achieve the following:
- Increased process and machinery safety reliability at site level
- Improved identification, assessment, and management of process and machinery safety hazards
• Chair /participate in Process Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment studies as required
• Assist plant management in the application of safety technology and risk assessment tools by providing technical leadership (participation and facilitation)
• Support for projects in the areas of design consulting, technical quality assurance and start-up assistance
• Development and delivery of training in the key areas of process risk assessment, safety in design and safe operating practices for plant teams and other key operating personnel
• Accountable for development and review of corporate H&S standards, procedures and plans
• Provide analysis of process safety incidents and near miss performance to drive site and site asset improvement in the areas of process safety
• Ensures H&S legislation, regulation, guidelines, policies required by regulation are followed and are available to all concerned parties
• Cooperate with and when required directly lead process safety incident investigations
• Ensure that adequate Emergency Intervention Team manpower resources are available at all times (24/7)
• Represent Emirates Steel on delegations as required

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
• Deliver / facilitate process safety and EHS related training
• Produce written and pictorial H&S related material related to best practice and incidents
• Provide advice regarding the H&S pre requirements to start up/commissioning of plant units
• Assist the Training Department on the H&S technical training for the senior supervisory operational staff on procedures, standards and policies
• Review site campaigns and H&S awareness
• Authority to stop work as necessary for any work where there is a high possibility of incidents or accidents
• Act as the Department Manager when either he or the H&S Section Head are unavailable
• Other Emirates Steel customer needs as deemed necessary by senior management.

Skills Requirement

  Demonstrate experience in the use of appropriate analysis techniques applied to: Hazard and Operability Review (HAZOP), Complex risk analyses (HAZID), etc.
  Demonstrate knowledge of safety design and engineering practices, and their relevant industry standards (e.g. API, BS, EN, NFPA etc)
  Experience as a senior supervisory position
  Experience in a process engineering facility involved in process safety or risk assessment
  Experience in safety operations