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Group Leader - Offshore Safety Studies

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Company & Business Area Description Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. It also provides certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers its customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. The company continuously invests in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. DNV GL, whose origins go back to 1864, operates globally in more than 100 countries with its 16,300 professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener. In Denmark we are more than 300 employees with offices in 8 cities. A career with DNV is different. You can combine your technological and business achievements with positive contributions to society in a way that few other employers can offer. For more info visit http://www.dnvgl.com Local Unit & Position Description DNV GL is the leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry. We enable safe, reliable and enhanced performance in projects and operations. We provide consistent, integrated services within technical and marine assurance and advisory, risk management advisory and offshore classification. Together with our partners, we drive the industry forwards by developing best practices and standards. Our people combine industry expertise, multi-disciplinary skills and innovation to solve complex challenges for our customers. As Group Leader you will be leading and developing our group responsible for review and verification of various safety and risk studies related to safety on offshore oil and gas installations. This work is by nature multi-disciplinary with significant interaction to our discipline groups addressing the various systems and equipment that ensures the safety and integrity of the offshore installations. We are looking for a candidate with a strong ability to handle detailed issues across many disciplines and who demonstrates an ambition to develop leadership skills and aspires to grow into leadership roles and positions in DNV GL. The management duties related to this position are estimated to be approximately 30% of the working time. The remaining time will be chargeable, i.e. project work related to the group, section and the department. Main duties and responsibilities: •Lead the group on a daily basis •Manage individual performance incl. goal-setting, coaching, dialogue and evaluation •Develop the group including recruitment and training •Ensure that the group possesses the required knowledge and competence necessary to undertake the agreed assignments •Ensure that clients receive the agreed service and quality •Support Head of Section in resource allocation, organisational issues, recruitment processes etc. •HSE and quality issues •Project management of verification projects •Participate in surveys on offshore installations •Participate in client meetings •Lead/perform review of safety studies, e.g.: •Safety strategies and philosophies •Evacuation, escape and rescue analysis •Fire and explosion strategies •Gas and smoke dispersion studies •Explosion analysis •Design accidental loads reports •QRA’s •Safety Cases •Bow-tie analysis •Identification of major hazards •Safety/environmental critical elements and performance standards Position Qualifications We are looking for a candidate with a relevant engineering degree on M.Sc./B.Sc. level, who is able to document experience with several of the below areas: •Topside facilities, general safety layout, overall safety aspects and evaluations •Risk analysis methods and the premises of risk management •Management of major accident hazards, safety barriers and associated performance standards •HAZID and HAZOP •Fire & Explosion Strategies and Analysis (FES/FEA) •Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) •CFD modelling for ventilation and fire and explosion studies •Evacuation, Escape and Rescue Strategies and Analysis (EERS/EERA) •Process and utility systems/equipment safety •Emergency shutdown systems •Active and passive fire protection You are used to work with national and international standards and European directives, e.g. EN, ISO, API, NORSOK, PED etc., and preferably also Danish legislation (e.g. Danish Offshore Safety Act and underlying executive orders). Personal skills We expect that you: •have organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and set and adjust priorities •are a team leader with the ability to motivate and to lead by way of example •are dedicated, well-structured, flexible and service-minded •are responsible, proactive and self-motivated •have an honest, open and professional approach •are able to combine analytical / theoretical knowledge and practical skills •have good communication skills, both orally and in writing •have a positive attitude and a good sense of humour •see opportunities rather than problems •are business and customer oriented with a clear focus on customer service and timely delivery •have the ability to see the overall picture, cooperate across borders and share knowledge •can work under pressure and handle several on-going tasks and commitments •thrive in an international and often hectic environment •embrace the DNV GL purpose, vision and values •are fluent in English – the global language of DNV GL, and preferably also in Danish We are looking for candidates that demonstrate an ambition to be “best service provider” delivering verification with high technical competence. We offer a challenging and demanding position which will provide ample opportunity to professional as well as personal development. We have an informal and humorous tone among us combined with a professional and international working environment. Added to this, we have an attractive salary package based on qualifications and experience. We offer extensive personal development plans for technical as well as managerial career tracks. You will be hired on local conditions. Expected start date will be as soon as possible. Interviews will be held on an on - going basis. DNV GL considers diversity a strength, and we therefore encourage everybody, irrespective of age, gender, religion or ethnic origin to apply for this position. Interested in this opportunity? Apply for this job online:https://careers-dnvgl.icims.com/jobs/4365/group-leader---offshore-safety...