Company: Grupo Epalmo
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Other Skills: Subsea equipment installation and vessel experience is preferred
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Mozambique

Position Summary

The HSE Advisor will have a commitment to achieving zero harm, responsible for providing support and advice to Company and Contractor on OHS issues and working with stakeholders to implement strategies that lead to improvements in HSE performance.

Be located at site or offshore, providing oversight and support in the application of safe working practices, in line with contactors HSEMS

Required to monitor and support Contractor in terms of compliance with Contractor management system and any contractual obligations related to the offshore construction activity. Engaging the Contractor on implementation of relevant standards to ensure safe work practices and conditions are achieved.

Must be a self-starter, be practical and have ability to communicate effectively and interact positively on the shop floor and with Company and Contractor management teams to achieve the best results.




The incumbent will work for the Upstream (EPCI) function and report directly to the Upstream HSE Manager

Key Accountabilities

Working with the contractor to maintain compliance with contractors management systems

Coaching contractor on application and effectiveness of procedures and how to effectively manage the risk

Behavioral safety and control of work emphasis around key risk activities

Reporting performance and analysis to the HSE Manager through predetermined meetings and reports



Influence over Resources

  • Ability to lead, motivate, direct and develop disciplined staff and facilitate delivery via other functional and operations staff
  • The incumbent is responsible for the efficient use of their personal time to ensure all tasks are achieved within allocated project plan milestones, or time lines given

Authority for Change

Position Specific

  • Influence internal and external stakeholders for improvements in the field of quality, welding and materials which benefit the project.


External Interaction

Key Internal Relationships

  • Marine
  • Construction
  • QA/QC
  • Engineering

Key External Relationships

  • Major Installation Contractors
  • Independent Third Parties e.g. DnVGL, LR etc


  • 12 month contract - renewable


Experience Needed

Minimum Education:

• Recognized HSE related qualification

• Min 5 years Oil and Gas and related HSE experience. Subsea equipment installation and vessel experience is preferred.

• HSE experience / competencies must include;

o Auditor

o Incident Investigation

o Coaching

o Control of Work

• Advanced knowledge in management of the following would be beneficial;

o Rigging and Lifting

o Work at Height

o Store Energy



Language Requirements:

  • Fluent English required



Skills and Attributes

  • Strong attention to detail and reporting accuracy;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong written and presentation skills;
  • Experience training personnel one-on-one or in group environments;
  • Strong decision-making skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate change and help others adapt to a continuously changing environment;
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal direction;
  • Innovative, self-motivated, and able to work and contribute in a team environment;
  • Self-starter with a pro-active approach to problem identification and resolution;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple and conflicting priorities;
  • Experience in root cause analysis and use of continuous improvement tools;
  • Willingness to travel


Special Features

  • Good communications skills and confidence to address audiences
  • Good stakeholder engagement skills and ability to influence others
  • Must be able to work in a team, and to be able to manage people successfully.


With 18 years of activity around the world, Grupo Epalmo, based in Porto, Portugal, is acknowledged in its own country and in the international markets for its competence, accuracy, professionalism and perseverance, being one of the major business groups experienced in Human Resources, Temporary Work, Professional Training, Consulting, Construction and Industrial Maintenance.


Grupo Epalmo has always followed a business dynamic focused on both clients and collaborators, and though mainly directed on the Energy, Industrial and Construction areas, it has been increasing its investments regarding the conquering of new and ambitious goals and markets.


Based always on a spirit of professionalism and supported by a technical and theoretical know-how, Grupo Epalmo, and its highly qualified and motivated teams, is the first to provide services with the aspiration to best serve the clients’ demands, with dedication and consideration.


Operating in more than 20 countries, including Angola, we provide our teams and specialists, for operators in the international energy sector, from Oil & Gas and industrial maintenance, to nuclear and construction.


Grupo Epalmo, Headquarters;

Rua S. Lourenco 12 1 Sala 1 e 6
Apartado 1120
4446 – 909 Ermesinde – Portugal
Tel: (+351) 229 773 650
Fax: (+351) 229 733 544


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