Heerema Marine Contractors

Project HSE Advisor

Are you a true believer in Safety and do you have the experience in maritime and offshore environment to be our new project HSE Advisor?

Project HSE Advisor




Bachelor / Master

Bachelor / Master



A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

The HSE advisor will develop, coordinate and administer programs, reports and advise departments and project teams within the area of HSE at Heerema. In this role you will report to the General Manager HSE. Furthermore, in this role you will liaise with all Heerema departments and specially with our Project managers and Third parties with respect to HSE.

Who will you work with?

Your Team will consist of Tristan, Robert and Inez. You will work closely with all Heerema BU’s and supporting departments, project and tender teams and the vessel on board (HSE) teams as well. It will be your job to collaborate with tender and project teams both on and offshore to achieve a safe and healthy project preparation and offshore execution, actively promoting the dare to care mindset and behavioral principles and focus on continual improvement of HSE systems, processes and reporting.

Is this the job for you?

As a HSE advisor you are a self-starter. You know how to interpret relevant HSE documentation and legislation and can translate this into (practical) processes. Furthermore, you have:

  • A BSc HSE Qualification HVK / IVK / NEBOSH Diploma / Certificate or equivalent;
  • At least 4 years’ experience in the Maritime or offshore as a HSE advisor;
  • Experience with working in an offshore project environment is preferred;
  • Knowledge in the (maritime and offshore) HSE legislation;
  • Other relevant HSE education, incl. but not limited to audit qualification, Incident Investigation e.g;
  • Relevant valid offshore training is a pre (incl. BOSIET, HUET, GWO);
  • Excellent communication skills in English (Dutch is a pre);
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients’ challenges. We are passionate about sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.

Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position.

So hit the button, apply, and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Charlotte Pasma
Charlotte Pasma


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