Safety Health Environment (SHE) Advisor

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Description of
this vacancy

Start your career as a SHE Advisor at Vopak Sydney Terminal. Work for a company that is contributing to energy security and has a strategic mandate for the transition to clean energy. We offer a working environment that is rewarding and challenging; where safety, diversity and satisfaction are of utmost importance. We are one of the few Major Hazard Facilities in the Sydney region. Be part of something that is important for our society.

What You'll Do


This is a key role, working closely with our Operations and Maintenance teams, you will manage all aspects of the safety, health, environment & quality for our core business. This is a Sydney based permanent role, reporting to the SHEQ Manager.


What do we offer you?

  • A market based salary depending on your experience and knowledge

  • An attractive bonus scheme

  • Growth opportunities

  • The chance to make a difference

  • Generous benefits

What do we expect of you?

  • A tertiary qualification in Health, Safety, Environment or Engineering or related field

  • Proven experience in a similar role, particularly in an MHF environment

  • A solid understanding of relevant legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to an MHF environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

What does your week look like?

  • Conduct regular SHE site walk around and inspections at the terminal to ensure company and regulatory compliance in operations and permit work

  • Be aware of the Vopak SHE standards, promote and ensure local Procedures compliance with Vopak and industry standards

  • Participate in Hazop, Risk Assessment and other hazard identification processes

  • Review and approve permit to work related safety documentation to efficiently facilitate contractor works within the terminal

  • Facilitate WHSE Committee meetings

  • Participate in the planning and execution of monthly SHEQ activities (e.g. Emergency Exercises) with the Operations Manager, Operations team and external participants

  • Maintain/update safety databases, e.g., Risk Register

  • Report immediately all incidents that have direct/indirect impact on the Safety, Health and

  • Environmental performance; and assist Terminal operations with any subsequent investigations as per the Vopak Incident reporting and investigation Standard and the local incident investigation requirements and record/ communicate the outcomes with appropriate department(s);

  • Assist in injury management and return-to-work

  • Represent the Company in dealings with SafeWork NSW and NSW EPA in areas of SHEQ and Compliance issues

  • Generate and coordinate any local, Divisional or regulatory SHEQ reporting requirements for Sydney Terminal

  • Make recommendations for continuous improvements that will result in the elimination of Safety, Health and Environmental incidents

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Katrine Mielke

+61 (499) 523935

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Vopak is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is different, and the differences in people allow us to match our ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. That's why we are curious about who you are! Would you like to join?