Feb 12, 2020

Senior EHS Coordinator - Emergency Management

  • Noble Energy
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full Time Permanent Emergency Management

Job Description

This role reports to the Global Emergency Management Manager responsible for developing and maintaining effective strategies and plans for international emergency preparedness, response and crisis management. The Emergency Management coordinator is responsible for developing the appropriate improvement plans, relevant standards, coordinating response planning for worldwide operations, managing international/corporate crisis management drills and conducting periodic program audits of emergency preparedness and response programs. This position will work closely with International Business Unit leaders to ensure their crisis management strategies effectively support plans for business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Assist executive management in translating long term vision into an actionable 5-year plan to improve the company's emergency preparedness and response programs.
  • Develops and maintains the business unit level emergency management and response plans.
  • Manages the necessary network of contracted response resources to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Coordinates the Incident Command System training and exercises for the international Business Unit operations.
  • Works with manager to carry our corporate emergency response and crisis management standards for implementation by Business Units.
  • Work with manager and international BU leadership to stay maintain BU response readiness and provide input on performance measurements.
  • Evaluates and implements the appropriate enterprise tools to support effective and efficient response planning and management.
  • Assist with maintenance of International Business Unit level audit practices necessary to ensure emergency preparedness and response programs have been consistently and effectively implemented.
  • Responds to emergencies or high-profile events to assist as needed in response and conducting post response reviews.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely to employees, contractors, members of the public/government/NGO's and executive management on EM/ER issues.
  • Prioritize, manage, and execute work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Travel to remote locations and perform program assessment and compliance audits.
  • Provides guidance to Business Unit senior leadership and others on Oil Spill Response tactics, DOT/PHMSA, EPA and OPO 90 guidance.
  • Other duties as directed.
  • Coordinates annual emergency management operational exercises.
  • Reviews, maintains and updates emergency management and oil spill response plans.
  • Communicates with EHSR and Security to ensure planning consistency.
  • Participates in the annual renewal of 3rd party contracts pertaining to emergency management resources.
  • Ensures annual audits are being conducted by vendors and tracks action items to completion.

Job Requirements
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in emergency management
  • Minimum of 8 years in direct emergency preparedness and/or response activities.
  • Or High School Diploma (or equivalent) + 3 additional years of experience
  • Experience in developing and delivering emergency management/response training.
  • Previous international work experience.
  • Achieved ICS L449 accreditation or ability to gain it within 6 weeks.
  • Experience and use of Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) tools.
  • Ability to develop/create new and provide updates to plans focused on preparation and response measures.
  • Ability to work effectively across and within diverse teams.
  • Excellent facilitation, verbal and written (formal and technical) communication skills with a good command of the English language; ability to effectively articulate and present complex concepts and ideas to senior business management and end users.
  • Strong execution skills, with the ability to work efficiently under pressure to deliver quality results within standards and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite including Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Work, Visio, Project and Outlook.
  • Ability to travel, at times, more than 50% domestically and/or internationally.
  • Ability to work out of sequence weekday hours and weekends as required.
  • Comfortable giving training/presentations/demonstrations in group or audience environments.
  • Experience with IMO Level 1-3 demonstrations and techniques.
  • Emergency management experience including compliance documentation and developing emergency management plans pertaining to the Oil and Gas industry
  • Emergency management experience including development, conducting and evaluating emergency management exercises.

Noble Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, internal development, compensation and promoting applicants and employees. We care about each other, and are committed to a culture of respect and inclusion. All employment decisions are based on business need, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other legally protected classes. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities.

Noble Energy does not sponsor employment-based visa petitions for this role.

No relocation assistance provided


About Us

The innovation and passion of our people drive our success. Our purpose, Energizing the World, Bettering Peoples Lives, means we venture where others have not and create opportunities for the communities where we live and work. We operate safely, responsibly, and efficiently - from initial evaluation through discovery and production.

Our founders philosophy still shapes our culture: surround yourself with good people and you cannot help but be successful. We are proud to have built a company with a character to match our record of success. How? By building a team of professionals with varied backgrounds but a shared sense of purpose.

We deliver energy resources from our core operating areas that include positions in three premier unconventional U.S. onshore plays - the Denver-Julesberg (DJ) Basin, Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin - and conventional offshore operations in Eastern Mediterranean and West Africa.

We operate with the flexibility and agility to succeed in any environment and to strategically grow and explore new opportunities worldwide.

About the Team

In our NO HARM culture, every employee takes ownership of safety and environmental responsibility. Our EHSR (Environmental, Health, Safety and Regulatory) professionals are responsible for supporting that culture of NO HARM by developing and managing programs that foster a safe, efficient and environmentally sound workplace. EHSR professionals also ensure that we are in compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations and determine our internal standards beyond those requirements.

Posted Date

Feb 05, 2020