Health Safety Environment Advisor (SHE) Recruitment at Ensco

Ensco brings energy to the world as a global provider of offshore drilling services to the petroleum industry. We own the world’s newest ultra-deep water rig fleet and largest fleet of active premium jackups and are investing billions of dollars in additional drillships and high-specification jackups.

We are currently recruiting into the following position:

Job Title: Health Safety Environment Advisor (SHE)
Job Summary

  • ODENL (Ocean Deep ESV Nigeria Limited) a joint venture company between OES and Ensco PLC is seeking to employ a SHE Advisor in Lagos at the ODENL office.
  • The primary function of this role is to provide support relating the company’s extensive safety management system to ODENL offshore drilling facilities.
  • The individual must have excellent communication skills, previous experience in the offshore drilling industry in a similar position,


  • The position will report directly to the ODENL SHE Manager and MEAAP (Middle East Africa Asia) business unit SHE Manager.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform periodic inspections of the offshore drilling rig and support the rig STC
  • Perform rig clinic audits and emergency preparation and medical case management
  • Ensure compliance of the safety management system in all related safety processes.
  • Monitor via the STC all rig safety  / rescue equipment and the management thereof
  • Monitor rig compliance related to Hazardous substances, Environmental and waste management
  • Monitor rig Emergency Preparedness, Drills and exercises and crisis management processes
  • Develop positive client relationships and attend all operational or safety related meetings.
  • Review Safety Cases, and Bridging documents
  • Investigate the incident in conjunction with the rig manager using the TapRoot® software
  • Monitor Formal STOP” Observation (FSO) with the STC and the use of STOP Data Pro
  • Audit and track to closure all safety related actions via OAP, Synergi, and onboard CAR tracker
  • Monitor and understand all Ensco SHE Policies, Standards and Procedures
  • Monitor and coach SSoW on the rig and at the office.
  • Prepare and apply for all required National regulatory licenses and inspections related to DPR, NNRA, NAA and other regulatory bodies
  • Review and or develop rig specific procedures. i.e. Rescue Plans

Mandatory for this position:

  • Nebosh International General Certificate or Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or OSHA equivalent qualifications or combination thereof. (i.e. 9001, 14001. 18001)

Not mandatory but will favor application:

  • Nebosh certificate or Diploma in Environmental Management
  • Advanced Investigation Team Leader TapRoot® certification.
  • ISM Code Lead Internal Auditor
  • Emergency Medical Qualifications
  • Nebosh International Technical certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety
  • Nebosh Fire Safety and Risk Assessment Certificate


  • Five years or more previous experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas industry in a similar position or as a safety professional employed on an offshore drilling rig.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Nigerian national
  • Registered with Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria. ISPON
  • Proficient in written and oral English
  • Fundamental knowledge of rig emergency / rescue equipment and processes
  • Reasonable knowledge of crisis management
  • Fundamental knowledge of environmental management
  • Fundamental knowledge of a general safety management system / Safety Case
  • Knowledgeable of IADC reporting and classification of injury / illness
  • Able to present and teach to a large audience
  • Able to manage conflict and escalate as required
  • Proficient in computer applications such as office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Hands-on, driven and capable to handle large volume of work
  • Display high work ethics and integrity at all times
  • Reasonable understanding of Nigerian regulations in relation to the oil industry
  • Reasonable knowledge of all offshore license requirements
  • Fundamental knowledge of offshore drilling equipment and processes
  • Very Knowledgeable of risk assessment and management of change.

Application Deadline: Not specified.

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