Tullow Ghana (August Recruitment)

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3 Aug, 2016

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Our focus is on finding and monetising oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins. Our portfolio of over 120 licences spans 22 countries which are managed as three Business Delivery Teams. We are headquartered in London. Our shares are listed on the London, Irish and Ghanaian Stock Exchanges.

Job Description

Job Title: Offshore Health Safety and Security Coordinator

Position Description

Job Title: Offshore Environment Health Safety and Security Coordinator (OEHSSC)
Location & Team: Tullow Ghana Limited – Offshore, EHS Security
Reports To: Offshore Security Advisor
Interacts With: Internal:


Asset Protection Team Lead


Offshore Security Advisor


EHS&S Vessel Master


Embarked Ghana Navy OIC








Offshore Installation Managers



Marine Superintendent


FPSO Mooring Master


RHIB Maintainers


Environmental Adviser


OSRL Representative (s)


Technical Advisers for all security and SOLAS hardware


Supervises: Oversight of Merchant Crew (Oil Spill Response activities) and Embarked Government Security Teams (community safety and Oil Spill Response).
Job Purpose: The Offshore EHS&S Coordinator is the TGL representative on board of the 3rd Party contracted EHS&S vessel. They have the over-riding decision on the patrol movement and are responsible for ensuring the protection of the personnel/assets involved in offshore operations and integrity of the FPSO & MODU Exclusion Zones.  These EHS&S vessels are permanently deployed within the field and their primary purpose is to:



-Support security operations (within 60 minutes).

-Prevent the intrusion of third party vessels and fishing gear into the EZ.

-Support operations during emergency situations

(rescue & recovery and, Oil Spill Response).

– Marine mammal Observation (MMO).

-Manage supply vessel approach and entry to respective fields and to the offshore facility (FPSO &/or MODU).

Responsibilities / Key Objectives: Ensure Tullow Health and Safety Policy and Rules are embraced and maintained during all aspects of offshore EHS&S operations including the STOP safety observation cycle.

Induct, Monitor and strongly advocate compliance with Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

Monitor and execute daily RHIB maintenance checks and maintain serviceability and deficiency records.

Compile & send daily Reports.

Ensure safe launch and recovery drills of RHIB.

Execute offshore security plans, policies and strategies this includes the security of visiting tankers during off-take/lifting operations.

Ensure the safety of the Patrol Teams whiles onboard the RHIBS.

Ensure that patrol teams are trained to a competent level ideally so that they can operate RHIBS independently.

Manage the deployment of Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats to (1) advise (within the Advisory Zone); (2) Intercept, and escort intruding fishing canoes and vessels out of the Exclusion Zones.

Maintain regular communication with Mother Vessel at all times during patrols.

Oversee and supervise the continuation training of the ship’s crew the deployment of OSR equipment in line with the vessels monthly SOP.

Person Specification

Education/Vocational: BOSIET Certificate with HUET.

MIST (Minimum industry Safety Training)

Proficient English written and verbal (IMETS Level 7)

OPITO Fast Rescue Craft (FRC)/RYA power boat qualification (advanced level) or equivalent.

NEBOSH O&G (or equivalent internationally recognized) qualification.

IMO Level 2 Accredited Oil Spill Response Certificate.

Marine Mammal Observation.

ISPS Ship Security Officer (STCW 2010)

Skills & Experience: Incumbent should have a naval, commando, marine police or merchant marine background (minimum of deck officer/SNCO level preferred) with minimum of 3 years direct experience in a similar capacity in an oil and gas environment.

Ability to think independently and exercise good and precise judgement.

Excellent interpersonal and man management skills.

Ability to work around the clock and in harsh offshore conditions.

Incumbent should have some experience of working on small boats

Incumbent must have a working knowledge and in depth experience of small/fast craft operations (including operations/maintenance).

Professional courses taken in boat operations would be beneficial, however any experience handling power boats will be extremely advantageous.

Incumbent should have leadership ability, physical strength, good hearing, normal colour vision and a high degree of manual dexterity.

Incumbent will have good oral and written briefing skills.

Incumbent will be proficient with Microsoft Applications including, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Incumbent must be able to swim to a recognised international standard.

Business Behaviours: The incumbent will embrace all Tullow Values.

The incumbent will have a strong EHS ethos.

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