Senior Manager - HSSE

Join us in solving global energy challenges for future generations.

At Aker Solutions we are changemakers and accelerators. With a proud history of delivering complex projects to the oil and gas industry, we need talented individuals to help us shape the path towards a sustainable energy future.

Our Subsea and manufacturing team in Reading  are currently looking for a Senior HSSE Manager to strengthen the team.

What will you be doing?

Aker Solutions' Subsea segment in the UK is looking to hire a Senior Manager to both safeguard our HSSE Operational Excellence and drive robust proactive activities, with both onshore (workshop and office) and field personnel.

  • Line manage a small team of HSSE professionals to deliver operational excellence within Health & Safety, Security and Environmental aspects
  • Lead by example as a passionate advocate for HSSE excellence, both internally and with clients and suppliers
  • Secure compliance with UK HSSE legislations, including any specific relevant requirements related to products or processes within our manufacturing facilities
  • Safeguard emergency response procedures
  • Maintain full compliance with applicable standards, including ISO 14001 & 45001
  • Secure implementation and safeguarding of AKSO HSSE governing documents, including the management system, HSSE strategy and activity plans, and the IOGP Life Saving Rules
  • Develop and drive a local HSSE strategy, covering both manufacturing, office and field service personnel
  • Ensure continuous improvement in HSSE performance, implementing new processes, including digitalisation, where appropriate
  • Drive processes for identifying and mitigate operational risks
  • Where required complete operational HSSE tasks, including (but not limited to) undertaking routine safety walks, completing/reviewing risk assessments and supporting audit activities
  • Secure learning across the projects and service value chains to ensure that incidents and observations are prevented/mitigated in the future
  • Play an active role in the Global Subsea HSSE organisation, including learning from other regions and sharing best practice

We think you should have:

  • 5+ years Line Management experience (within HSSE or other)
  • 5+ years experience working within HSSE including working with UK legislation & standards
  • Investigation & audit skills, both internal & external
  • Knowledge of UK HSSE Legislation and applicable standards
  • Bachelor’s degree, or demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Lead auditor, ISO 14001 & 45001
  • Qualified investigator (Kelvin Topset or 8D)
  • Environmental qualification desired

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Join a company committed to becoming a significant player in the energy transition 


Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact Dawn Aindow, Regional Manager : email

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity and Inclusion

Aker Solutions is empowered by its diverse workforce. We ensure a good working environment where equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are considered vital to our success. We believe diversity creates value, attracts talent, and makes life more interesting. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds related to race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, and more.

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.