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HSE Advisor - Aberdeen

Date Posted:
31 May 2018

Vacancy Details


Who are V. Group?

To put it simply, we are a leading global maritime service provider, specialising in the outsourced technical management of high value maritime assets and the provision of a wide-range of high value supporting technical, workforce and commercial services. We specifically operate in the commercial shipping, cruise, energy and defence sectors. Since the group's formation, we have expanded our range of services and global reach to a point where we are a true leader in the outsourced shipping management sector.

HSE Advisor – what does that involve?



The HSE Adviser’s role is to act as the focal point for all health, safety and environmental activities concerning the fleet of offshore support vessels allocated. 




              Provide appropriate HSE advice to the operational team managing the assigned fleet of vessels.

              Promote safe working environments and practices, advising on all aspects of HSE for the fleet.

              Act as the HSE liaison between the vessel and shore based departments such as crewing and the technical department to raise awareness to issues that impact on health, safety and the environment whilst facilitating  and supporting appropriate personnel in the close-out of agreed actions in a timely fashion.

              Review client and subcontractor’s HSSE documentation and performance to ensure Company and Client requirements are met.

              Carrying out in-house training (where qualified) with crew members;

              Review vessel HSSE reports submitted and provide feedback to each vessel including where applicable suggesting solutions / improvements;

              Act as Team Lead in incident investigations.

              Be client facing for HSE related topics

              Develop and manage the annual HSE plan for the assigned fleets.

              Be fully conversant with existing and new legislation, codes of practice and industry guidance affecting operations and have input into change of policies and procedures as necessary.

              Maintain and improve systems for the recording, analysis and follow-up of identified actions from incidents, observation systems or similar.

              Be the document owner for the annual HSE plan for the assigned fleet.

              Carry out regular vessel inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and adhered to.

              Any other duties identified within the remit of the role.


What is V.Group looking for?



              Extensive HSE experience in a ship management or ship owning company.

              Experience in incident investigation including root cause analysis

              Good communication skills with the ability to engage and energise others

              Customer focused with the ability to understand and meet the Client’s needs

              Innovative - Ability to develop and put forward new and better ways of doing things by keeping up to date with technological advancement

              Good organisational skills

              Computer literate

              Good interpersonal skills

              Understands the need to always lead by example



              Understanding of Marine legislation

              Formal incident investigation training such as Kelvin Topset or the like

              H & S experience in a similar field

              Knowledge of offshore vessel operations

              Associate member of IOSH with the aim of gaining full membership

              Experience in training delivery

              Qualifications - NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

What can I expect in return?

V.Group can offer you a market leading salary and benefits package, in addition to significant opportunities for career growth and personal development. This a great opportunity to join a true leader in the maritime sector - a company that has exciting plans for future growth.