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Shell US HSSE Maritime Manager - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

US HSSE Maritime Manager - Houston, TX

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Job Description:

What’s the role?

This position provides direct leadership, tools, training and support on Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) matters within Shipping & Maritime, Americas.

Specific accountabilities include:

  • Drive the implementation of the HSSE Maritime Standards across the Shipping & Maritime network in North and South America.

  • Represent Shell at industry bodies and regular external supplier engagements, supporting Shipping & Maritime Americas leadership in raising safety performance in the industry.

  • Lead the Shell Maritime Partners in Safety Program in the Americas.

  • Manage the documentation, pro-active follow-up, and analysis of incidents involving Americas regional vessels.

  • Oversee the Shipping & Maritime, Americas Marine Incident Reporting & Investigation Procedure and associated 24-7 Duty Team.

  • Participate as a member of the Shipping & Maritime, Americas Leadership Team.

  • Support the implementation of “Requirements for the Quality Assurance of Maritime Vessels” in support of the positive vetting of cargo transport vessels for regionally trading tankers, towing vessels, and barges being used by Shell. as detailed in the HSSE & SP Control Framework Transport Manual Maritime Safety.

  • Coordinate the Maritime HSSE Competence requirements for Shipping & Maritime, Americas and coordinate periodic HSSE training.

Provide HSSE functional support, guidance and expertise for projects and routine business as requested. The nature of the Trading business requires the incumbent to be dynamic and responsive to the chartering needs of the businesses.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell participates in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Work Location:

Houston - One Thousand Main


What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a Maritime Health, Safety, and Environment (HSSE) technical professional or other Maritime experience with significant HSSE management experience.

  • Must be a strategic thinker and be capable of looking of ways to innovate the applications within the Shell HSSE Control Framework to the business communities within Shipping & Maritime, including application of related digitalization concepts & opportunities.

  • Operational HSSE assurance experience on vessels or in a shipyard is preferred.

  • The individual should have suitable related HSSE qualification(s) or certification for the role, or willing to work towards suitable HSSE qualification(s). Experience in HEMP process, barrier management, audit, and HAZOP (Hazard and Operability) Study preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in analysis of Significant and High-Risk Incidents. Able to mentor local staff to develop their own incident investigation and analysis skills. Practitioner in causal, TRIPOD, or equivalent root cause incident analysis is preferred.

  • The knowledge and the ability to apply national and international legislation (ie; USCG, US CFR, OSHA, MARPOL, SOLAS, ISM) and Industry standards, codes and guidelines (ie; ISGOTT, ICS, IBC) is key to this position.

  • An ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels within the organization and with internal and external contacts is essential.

  • It is essential for the incumbent to be fluent in English and able to report effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Spanish bilingual preferred.

  • Self-motivated, experienced professional with ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (including teamwork) are essential for success in this position.

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX