Senior Safety Officer, Qatar

  • Competitive
  • Qatar Doha
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Our Qatar based oil and gas client is looking to hire multiple Senior Safety Officers to work alongside the SHEQ Division Manager. 

Key Job Accountabilities
1. Plan & coordinate activities of safety personnel in the area of responsibility.
2. Support continuous enhancement of safety culture by leading by example, coaching and advising personnel on safe behaviours and practices.
3. Implement approved inspections regime for safety equipment in the area of responsibility to ensure safe use of all equipment.
4. Act as Facilitator for Safety Incident Management supporting department objectives.
5. Facilitate Asset Safety tours and SHE committee meetings for the department. 6. Participate in investigation of assigned safety incidents and report to management.
7. Ensure asset specific trend analysis are conducted and regularly discussed with management and personnel for the department.
8. Conduct safety assessments ensuring compliance with safety procedures and programs.
9. Participate and contribute to Hazard/Risk assessments including Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Formal Risk Assessment (FRA) and Risk Register reviews.
10. Participate in Emergency drill and Exercises and support real emergencies as DSR (Duty Safety Representative) supporting department objective.
11. Develop, recommend and conduct training programs in safety principles and practises. 
12. Ensure the effectiveness and on demand use of safety equipment and facilities are kept in the best working condition by coordinating and monitoring  preventive maintenance programs in order to ensure optimum operational status and readiness to use.
13. Act as a source of guidance in investigating incidents and participate in the preparation, review and assessment of statistics. 
14. Inspect new projects construction/installation work to ensure contractor personnel are aware of and comply with the client safety practises and regulations. 

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science. Knowledge and/or Experience
• 8 years’ experience in safety operations within oil and gas industry. Technical and Business Skills
• Excellent written and oral English skills.
• Strong analytical skills and computer literacy.

If your profile matches the above criteria with an interest to work in Qatar, please send your profile to and a call will be arranged to discuss. 

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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