CV, HSES Manager Seeking Work In Middle East Or Asia Pacific

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 21667

Skills keywords: auditing, incident management, people management, risk management
Short Bio:

A highly focused, dynamic and award winning HSES Manager with extensive experience building robust HSES standards and teams, leading large scale marine and fabrication projects for major oil companies (BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Murphy, Dubai Petroleum, ADMA, Saudi Aramco); focused on HSE, auditing, compliance and optimal resource management with particular expertise in high risk environments.

Current location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates - View on map
Nationality: Indian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations
Spoken languages: english, gujarati, Hindi, Malay, russian
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


A highly focused, dynamic and award winning HSES Manager with extensive experience building robust HSES standards and teams, leading large scale marine and fabrication projects for major oil companies (BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Murphy, Dubai Petroleum, ADMA, Saudi Aramco); focused on HSE, auditing, compliance and optimal resource management with particular expertise in high risk environments.

A respected client HSES representative who drives best practice and continuous improvement through collaborative partnerships and effective troubleshooting to deliver operational and strategic objectives from day one. With demonstrable, decisive leadership and a solid reputation for maintaining high professional HSES standards in challenging environments with exceptional judgement and integrity, now seeking a challenging opportunity as senior HSES professional in a forward thinking organisation.

Key Career Achievements

 Nominated for McDermott Project Excellence Award 2012 for Individual and Project

 Awarded “Chevron Contractor of the Year” for project for 2010 & 2011

 McDermott Project Excellence Award 2011 for Individual and Project

 Awarded “ExxonMobil 2009 Gold Award for Safety” for project

 McDermott Project Excellence Award 2009 for Individual and Project

 Awarded “ExxonMobil 2008 Gold Award for Safety” for project

 Led HSES teams and win numerous milestones up to 10m LTI free man-hours

Five (5) BP President Award for fabrication and marine projects (2002-2007)

 Major BP award for significant performance for marine projects

Key Skills

General Management Industrious in managing resources, people and projects to achieve HSE targets

Continuous Improvement Designs robust processes and tools to drive risk mitigation and best practice

People Management Builds & trains multi-disciplined teams to enhance technical competence

Risk Management Appreciation of impact of environmental/security risks and HSE on projects

Incident Management HAZID and Emergency Response experience, calm, controlled and logical

Strategic Planning End-to-end ownership of HSES activities and impact on diverse projects

Project Management Proven ability to support complex projects & operations to client expectations

Technical Expertise ISO / OSHAS Auditor, HSE expert and champion of a zero harm culture

Health &Safety Proactively promotes high HSE standards and professional conduct

Strategic Partnerships Cultivates strong partnerships with clients, contractors, staff & stakeholders

Languages English, Hindi and Gujarati (Fluent), Russian and Malay (Elementary)

Strengths & Capabilities

Delivering procedures and staff awareness of physical hazards when working in high-risk environments

Advising on statutory HSE regulations and industry HSE standards to ensure effective implementation

Managing projects from yard/vessel upgrades, facility installations, mega jackets to platform fabrication

Career Summary

2002 – Present
McDermott (NYSE: MDR)

A leading Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPIC) company  executing complex offshore oil and gas projects worldwide, providing fully integrated EPIC services for upstream field developments, fixed and floating production facilities, pipelines and subsea systems

April 2013 – present
McDermott Middle East, UAE & Saudi Arabia

HSES Manager, Dubai, UAE
(Apr 2014 – present)

KSA HSES Manager, Al Khobar & Dammam, Saudi Arabia
(Nov – Dec 2014)

Project HSES Manager (Client position – Dubai Petroleum), Dubai, UAE
(Apr 2013 – Apr 2014)


Key Highlights

• Lead HSES teams/activities for 4000+ Oil & Gas fabrication employees/contractors in UAE & KSA

• Attained Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) of 0.09 for 200K man hours

• Developed and promoted client and government agencies relationship on HSES issues

• Coordinated effective delivery of company HSES management system, policy and procedures.

• Contributed in development of HSES Integrated Management System (IMS) documents

• Worked as Project HSES Manager as part of PMC for Dubai Petroleum for pipelines installation contract

• Conducted effective HSES audits to evaluate effectiveness of safety processes and awareness

• Worked with HSES team and projects in setting up objective and targets, KPI’s and system to track.

• Developed HSES programs, campaigns and risk reduction strategy for enhancing safety awareness

• Conducted and participated in HAZID, Risk Assessment and HIT/UCUA program assessments

• Developed and implemented competency assurance for HSES team to deepen functional excellence

• Prepared technical and commercial HSES Bid packages and presentations

• Implemented HSES assurance / audit plan for division and ensure preparation of quality reports

• Assisted in preparation of monthly, annual HSES functional, project and campaign reports

• Developed and implemented Heat Illness, Journey/Vehicle Safety and Ergonomics program

• Minimised risk and loss by investigating incidents and managing cases with thorough follow up/reporting

• Ensure Emergency Response plans are developed, executed and assessed effectively

Apr 2007 – Apr 2013
McDermott Asia Pacific – South East Asia

Project HSES Manager, Batam, Indonesia
(Apr 2012 – Apr 2013)

Project: Portable Spool Base Project

Client: Murphy Sabah Oil Co. Ltd & Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB)

• Led all HSES operational aspects during design, fabrication, erection and commissioning of Portable Spool Base for construction of stack and spool pipe for Murphy’s Deep Water Siakap Project.

• Established and mentored a HSES team of internal talent and external sources for various project roles

• Planned operations minimising risk to staff, equipment and environment through robust process/controls

• Implemented HSE management systems, safe working practices, review procedures and TRA needs

• Developed safety & traffic management plans of excavators and cranes, including emergency responses

• Reported on all injuries, near misses, property/environmental damage incidents, sharing lessons learnt

• Managed hazard identification through evaluation, communication, training and standards enforcement

• Championed HSES culture through effective training, performance management and assessment

• Nominated for “McDermott Project Excellence Award” and awarded “McDermott Best Practice” (2012)

• Researched HSES/operation requirements of “First-Of-A-Kind (FOAK)” project for McDermott to meet international/country specific requirements to operate the portable spool base facility in any country

Project HSES Manager, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(Aug 2012 – Sep 2012)

Project: 2012 Offshore Deep Water Cable Installation Project (first using new Lay Vessel “LVNO105”)

Client: Murphy Sabah Oil Co. Ltd

• Delivered HSES management system, plans and contingency procedures during offshore installation

• Facilitated TRA activities, offshore HAZID and corrective/preventative actions in line with company policy

• HSE interface with marine, contractors and client to ensure smooth installation of offshore operations

• Identified and collaborated with Make-A-Wish Malaysia (charity) as part of planned Safety Incentive Plan

HSES Procedure Indoctrination Lead
(Mar 2012 – Sep 2012)

• Led the planning, development and implementation of HSES procedure indoctrination

• Developed a training package, appointed SME and trained senior management, DOE and SME staff

• Monitored, facilitated and tracked staff training, including a SharePoint Quiz for competency assessment

• Produced monthly reporting to senior management on training progress status and planned completion

Project HSES Manager, Singapore & Sakhalin, Russia
(Nov 2010 – Apr 2012)

Project: ENL Beach pull & Offshore Pipelines Project

Client: Exxon Neftegas Limited

• HSES leadership/compliance during offshore installation covering scope of work and onshore beach pull

• Developed and implemented HSES systems, management plans (emergency/waste) and procedures

• Led HSE interface with marine/external contractors and client during the course of offshore operations

• Ensured safe operations with minimum loss or damage in an isolated and harsh location (Sakhalin)

• Won McDermott “Project Excellence Award” as Individual and Project across global McDermott projects

Offshore Projects HSES Manager, Batam, Thailand
(Dec 2009 – Apr 2011)

Project: EPCI Project – Jackets, Topsides, LQ Fabrication and Installation

Client: Chevron Thailand Exploration & Production Ltd.

• Led HSES activities and initiatives during marine scope of installation, hook up & project commissioning

• Monitored all offshore and subcontractor/vendor activities in accordance with JRM & client policy

• Implemented Incident & Injury Free (IIF) program during offshore phase, and delivered HSE training

• Facilitate HSES trainings and implement program for yard employees for offshore execution

• Develop SIMOPS plan and implemented in coordination with Chevron onshore/offshore teams.

• Won “Chevron Contractor of the Year” for the project (2010 & 2011)

Project HSES Manager, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(Sep 2008 – Dec 2009)

Project: ExxonMobil Pipeline Replacement Projects (Guntong C to A, B to A)

Client: ExxonMobil Malaysia

• Executed project without any injury and achieved all set KPI’s substantially

• Established HSES systems, management plans, procedures and related TRA for offshore operations

• Delivered offshore HAZID and action closure in accordance with McDermott & Client policy

• Liaised with marine, contractors and client regarding safe project execution

• Developed Vessel Safety System program to ensure support vessel contribute to safety

• Awarded “ExxonMobil Gold Award for Safety” (2008 & 2009)

HSES Engineer / Competency Assurance Specialist, Miri, Malaysia
(Mar 2007 – Dec 2009)

Project: 3 Year – Offshore Pipelines & Facilities Installation Project, Malaysia

Client: Shell Sarawak and Sabah, Malaysia

• Ensure safe installation of several infield CRA pipelines and offshore installations packages

• Developed and implemented Shell competency assurance program for various trades

• Manage HSES training and assurance process for various offshore campaign

• Implemented HSES programs and Risk Management System in compliance with Shell requirements

• Led trouble-shooting, auditing, staff competence standards/assessments/training and HSES governance

• Developed HSES procedures and standards, training programs and assurance systems

• Conducted gap analysis and implemented Shell’s new lifting and hoisting requirements, PTW system

• Won “1 million man-hours LTI Free Operations” Award

• Installation Barge (DB26) recognized among McDermott Barges worldwide as “Best TRIR”

Jun 2002 – Mar 2007
McDermott Caspian Contractor Inc. – Baku, Azerbaijan

HSES Coordinator, Baku, Azerbaijan

Project: BP Fabrication & Installation of Offshore facilities, pipelines and cables

Client: British Petroleum (BP) / Azerbaijan International Oil Company (AIOC)

• Manage HSES issues related to fabrication of 4X- 14,000 MT integrated oil and gas platforms and the installation of over 1000 km of sub-sea pipelines and cable in Caspian region

• Ensure safe execution of Pipelay Barge, DSV and yard upgrade

• Developed and manage Emergency Response Team (ERT) from scratch for Caspian region

• Manage customer satisfaction with strong ability to influence and communicate diplomatically

• Manage department budget including planning, monitoring and accountability

• Lead, motivated and developed team with local content to develop strong HSES team

• Enforced HSES systems (SWP, PTW, HSES Programs and Incentive Plans)

• Develop internal training courses, material, HSES procedures and plan for region

• Awarded “4 million man-hours without LTI” Award for marine facilities

• Won “5 million man-hours without LTI” (fabrication yard) / 10 million man-hours without LTI” (operations)

• Took 5 BP President Awards for fabrication/marine operations, and major award for HSES performance

Earlier Career

Disability Discrimination Act Auditor Consort Healthcare Ltd / Balfour Beatty, UK Apr 2002 – Jun 2002

Operations Manager Anu Udyog, Ahmedabad, India Jun 1996 – Sep 2001


Education & Qualifications

Master in Occupational Safety and Health, Walesbridge University, US 2014

NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice, RRC Business Training, UK

NEBOSH Level 4 General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Practice, RGIT Montrose, UK 2004

Post Graduate Certificate (PgC) in Environment, Health & Safety, University of Sunderland, UK 2002

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1st Class), Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India 2001

Diploma in Plastic Moulding & Technology (DPMT) (1st Class), India 2000


Training & Courses

ISO 9001, 14001 & OSHAS 18001 Auditor


Basic H2S Course (OPITO)

Incident Investigation

International Safety Management (ISM) Auditor

Root Cause Analysis

Lock out / Tag Out

Behaviour Based Safety Management

Fall Protection (Supervisor)

Authorized Gas Testing (OPITO)


Hazard Recognition (TRA)

Confined Space Orientation

Permit to Work (SS/IA)

Driver Safety Awareness

Hazard Recognition

Advance Asbestos

Ergonomics Assessor