Offshore Wind O&M HSE Manager

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Job ID 13717
Offshore Wind

O&M HSE Manager working for the owner/operator of a major UK offshore wind farm.

This is a full-time, staff position based in Fraserburgh.


The O&M HSE manager will report to the Head of HSE, and day to day to the O&M Manager. They will be responsible for Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and improvement of the O&M HSE activities on a day-to-day basis for sites.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Assurance that corporate and site requirements are fulfilled
  • RAMS development, review and assurance.
  • Participation in safety audit where required.
  • Knowledge and promotion of HSE Policies and Procedures.
  • Carrying out HSE Awareness site induction for all offshore site personnel
  • Giving advice and assistance to the O&M team on all matters relating to HSE.
  • Development and review of local procedures and risk assessments
  • Carrying out incident investigations and completing reports on same
  • Custodian of and monitoring the permit to work system
  • Carrying out regular workplace inspections on and offshore in accordance with the HSE Monitoring Procedure
  • Carrying out scheduled inspections of all emergency and life-saving appliances
  • Planning, running and recording feedback on emergency response drills in accordance with the ERP requirements.
  • Knowledge of the emergency response plan and emergency procedures
  • Intervening and completing safety observations using the designated system, reporting on trends
  • Complete HSE reporting where required.
  • Participate and where required chair safety meetings, record and distribute minutes of same
  • Participation in company scheduled training and safety activities
  • Running company HSE training for fellow workers
  • Promotion of safe working practices
  • Attending in person or via Microsoft Teams, HSE Team meetings as required
  • Communicate to all site personnel all safety pertinent information not limited to Notices, Alerts, Lessons learned, adverse safety trends etc.
  • Contribute to the review and improvement of the safety management system


  • Knowledge of HSSE Management, permit to work systems, marine practices, environmental management.
  • Experience of being HSE focal point
  • Experience managing permit to work systems
  • Experience with marine operations and personnel transfer
  • Experience of emergency response drills, organizing, recording and following up on actions.
  • Good understanding of leading health and safety management and driving continuous improvement.
  • NEBOSH General certificate, equivalent or higher (desired)
  • GWO Training for Offshore Windfarms (desired)

Expected behaviours:

  • Possesses effective organisation skills and accuracy/attention to detail.
  • Active listener
  • Strength of character to intervene and stop work where there are any doubts about HSE compliance.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels through verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to act with sensitivity and discretion, respecting confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to work within deadlines, balancing a busy and diverse workload with competing priorities
  • Comes with solutions not problems.
  • Willingness to learn, challenge and propose new ideas and ways of working.
  • Friendly, approachable character
  • Ability to travel for long periods and at short notice.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload with competing priorities and strict deadlines.

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