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JOB TITLE Senior Project Development Engineer (HSE)
DATE POSTED 10/09/2014
INDUSTRY Engineering/Oil/Mining
DISCIPLINE Engineer - Oil/Gas
LOCATION Middle East - Qatar

Primary Purpose of the Job

Lead the development, implementation and enforcement of Health, Safety, Security & Environmental components of international downstream and petrochemical projects at various stages, from initiation to commissioning and start-up. The position embraces the whole projects lifecycle from evaluation (pre-feasibility, feasibility), development (FEED) and through to execution (EPIC) and handover to operations.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordinate all HSSE components of the defined stages of the project lifecycle of downstream and petrochemical projects with joint venture partners and work closely with other discipline Project Development Engineers to ensure alignment of works across multiple projects.
  • Define HSSE policies and procedures for large scale international JV projects subject to budget, schedule and quality through the various phases of feasibility, basic design, detailed design, construction, commissioning and start-up, with a consciousness of local HSSE standards and legal requirements.
  • Ensure alignment of activities with other interdependent areas and departments of the company by way of reporting and regular interactions. - Protect QPI's interests when interacting with joint venture partners and contractors.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 15 years varied experience in HSSE roles in all aspects of project development and execution, including operations. Experience should have been gained in the downstream industry or in an integrated refining and petrochemical facility or company.
  • Relevant qualifications from a reputable international institution is a must with significant knowledge in HSSE practices and procedures employed in downstream refining and petrochemical assets.
  • Higher academic or professional qualification is desirable to embrace the commercial dimension and job complexity.
  • Strong awareness of project economics, business development and contracts negotiations.
  • Experience in review of environment regulation.
  • Capability to review and comment on EIA Studies.
  • Exposure to risk assessment techniques (both qualitative and quantitative) such as HAZOP and SIL evaluations and site risk profile development. - Experience of working in multinational -multicultural environments.


Partners, Directors and Projects teams.

Client Senior Management.

Key Project management and functional managers such as Contracts and Procurement Manager, Project Controls Manager, Engineering Manager - Potential business or JV partners.

Decision Accountability

  • HSSE Components of the defined stages of the project lifecycle of Downstream.
  • Monitoring the implementation of HSE policies and procedures.
  • Propose and recommend for approval, client's share of project budget and associated expenditure at different project stages.


CONSULTANT Warren Gibson


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