Emergency Response Coordinator

July 31, 2023
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12528

EMERGENCY RESPONSE COORDINATOR  required by our client within oil and gas industry (OPERATOR), to be assigned on a contract basis, located in Mozambique.

DURATION              (12 months renewable)
ROTATION               28 days ON x 28 days OFF 


  • Inspire safety commitment in Client and EPC Contractor teams via deep knowledge of HSE and leadership by example.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSE requirements across works to promote a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Support the site Director in the overall Afungi site management and be a member of the site Emergency Management Team.
  • Develop a team spirit, foster teamwork, and build trust within the team. Encourage suitable personal and professional development.
  • Provide positive Emergency Response (ER) leadership and promote the adoption of Emergency Response best practice ensuring compliance with COMPANY 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 COMPANY Emergency Response systems and associated documentation
  • Review Contractors documentation against COMPANY standards and provide required interface
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of ER plans, procedures and standards and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Maintain 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
  • Ensure post incident reviews are carried out to ensure identification of opportunities for continual improve to systems, process and practices are taken
  • Facilitate and participate in ER audits, inspections and investigations
  • Develop and deliver training and exercises for the emergency response teams
  • Support the Crisis Management / ER Manager in sustaining and improving business continuity/incident management plans
  • Ensure operational readiness of all site emergency response equipment
  • Provide site management with on-site assurance against all contractor ER activities
  • Develop activity plans and progress monitoring for activities related to ER maintenance and assurance
  • Promptly notify the CEM (Critical Event Management) Manager in Maputo of emergency response incidents in line with COMPANY procedures, where appropriate be involved in incident investigations
  • Continually evaluate the ER strategy (firefighting, oil spill, …) to reflect changes in facilities and capability


  • Advisable to be ICS 300/320 – ICS for Expanding Incidents trained. Experience in Emergency Response development.
  • Ability to manage contractor’s compliance with applicable requirements.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environments with autonomy and ability to communicate to and engage with stakeholders
  • Strong HSE culture and safety leadership, effective communication and leadership skills with the ability to influence critical decisions.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills required. Portuguese or French is advantageous
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