Natural Resources Published: November 26, 2019


We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client an INTEGRATED HSEQ AUDIT LEAD who will be based in Qatar on a residential long term contract. Our client undertaking a transformation of the Corporate HSEQ function and are looking for Senior experienced HSEQ professionals who not only have solid discipline subject matter expertise but also the leadership and change management skills to help build a world class team. The Integrated HSEQ Audit Lead will be accountable to help refocus the existing HSEQ Audit methodologies so they deliver pragmatic risk based programs that reinforce and support our corporate standards, guidance and improvement strategies

Must have strong Line Management experience outside of Audit (i.e. HSE, Operations, Engineering, Project Management etc )

  • To be able to hold the mirror up to the organisation and intervene with respect to help ensure the right choices are made
  • To be able to escalate critical HSE issues early to ensure the right level of engagement is taking place and  to help resolve dilemmas
  • To be able to provide clear direction and professional opinion in their own discipline in the absence of consensus or when others may disagree with their views
  • Understanding and empathy for the challenges of operational, engineering and project management line management positions


  • Review and enhance the existing corporate HSEQ Audit protocol so it delivers pragmatic risk based audits that reinforce and support the corporate standards, guidance and improvement strategies
  • Develop and implement an HSEQ audit improvement strategy that includes enhanced monitoring and reporting of proactive indicators
  • Simplify and enhance the ISO certification assurance processes
  • Project manage delivery of consultants providing certification services
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support coach and build the HSEQ Audit  discipline and wider HSEQ function
  • Develop and lead knowledge transfer programs to enhance awareness and understanding of the importance and value of Integrated HSEQ audits in an Industrial context.
  • Act with full independence in decision making at a corporate level
  • Act with full independence in facilitating senior and executive management engagement on Integrated HSEQ assurance
  • Review and evaluate recommendations from Managers, Assistant Managers and Section Heads to help shape and develop optimum HSEQ assurance solutions
  • Extensive collaboration and consultation with all company Directorates including operational, project and office based /corporate functions
  • Ability to project manage to tight deadlines
  • The successful candidate will need to personally deliver in their core discipline area as well as driving implementation by influencing decision makers and working with and through others


Experience/Qualifications Required

  • Educated to degree level in a Science or Engineering Discipline.
  • Expert knowledge of Corporate Quality Management and Assurance leadership
  • Extensively experience in Quality management improvement programs focusing on leadership and organisational change 15+ years
  • ISO Lead Auditor certification
  • Extensive experience in leading and delivering Integrated HSEQ Audits in an Industrial context
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills (both in motivating employees and influencing stakeholders)
  • Proven leadership, communication project management and change management skills
London, United Kingdom
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