Emergency Response Coordinator

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameGary Chapman

Job description

Our client, a leading international Oil & Gas operator, have a current opportunity for a contract Emergency Response Coordinator to be based in Afungi, Mozambique (28/28 rotation) supporting a major new LNG development. The successful candidate will require the following skills/experience:

  • Emergency Response Coordinator to be ICS 300 trained.

  • Ability to manage contractor's compliance with applicable requirements.

  • Ability to work in fast paced environments with autonomy.

  • Ability to communicate to and engage with stakeholder.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations and with cross-discipline professionals (construction project).

  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills required. Portuguese or French is advantageous.


  • Inspire safety commitment in Client and all Contractors and Subcontractors teams via deep knowledge of HSE and leadership by example.

  • Provide positive ER leadership and promote the adoption of ER best practice ensuring compliance with Policy and Mozambique Emergency Response, health and safety legislation

  • Act as the Emergency Response Coordinator during emergency response incidents, exercises and drills

  • Formulation, development and implementation of ER systems and associated documentation

  • Review Contractors documentation against standards and provide required interface

  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of ER plans, procedures and standards and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Develop activity plans and progress monitoring for activities related to ER maintenance and assurance

  • Maintain orientating induction and training material to provide staff with details of their roles and responsibilities for emergency preparedness

  • Maintain records of ER related trainings and competency of personnel likely to be tasked with ER duties

  • Collate and organize information that may be required during an emergency to ensure its availability if required during an exercise or actual incident. Maintain and distribute ER duty rota to relevant personnel

  • Facilitate and participate in ER audits, inspections and investigations

  • Ensure post incident reviews are carried out to ensure identification of opportunities for continual improve to systems, process and practices are taken

  • Develop and deliver training and exercises for the emergency response teams

  • Participate in risk assessment process as and when required

  • Support the CM/ER Manager in sustaining and improving business continuity/incident management plans

  • Ensure operational readiness of all emergency response equipment

  • Promptly notify the CEM Manager in Maputo of emergency response incidents in line with procedures, where appropriate be involved in incident investigations

  • Provide management with on-site assurance against all contractor ER activities

  • Always give feedback to Contractor's supervisor on both positive and negative observations before leaving the work area

  • Ensure ER support for all aviation activities. Ensure safety assurance at Afungi helipads/airstrip and during air operations

  • Operationally oversee , Emergency Response firefighting teams, including the day to day management of Fire Team activities

  • Continually evaluate the firefighting strategy to reflect changes in facilities and capability

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.