Emergency Manager and Business Continuity Advisor

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Emergency Management and Business Continuity Advisor (EMBC) to support the regional EMBC deployable team within the SOI&E organization. The advisor will also support the growth of the Emergency management team as part of the new organizational structure. This is a 12-month contract located in Lloydminster.

How you will bring value…

In this role you will provide support to the regional EMBC deployable team within the SOI&E organization. You will support the growth of the Emergency management team as part of the new organizational structure.

What you will be doing…

  • Provide general support to the emergency management and Business Continuity (EMBC) Team.
  • Provide support in Emergency response plan development and maintenance.
  • Review distribution and management control of Emergency Response Plans (ERP) and Geographic Response Plans (GRP) across corporate and Business Unit regions to ensure accuracy and positive control of both ERP and GRPs.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Security plans (including updates for new rail legislation)
  • Updating and maintenance of Business Continuity Plans.
  • Conduct Emergency Response and Business Continuity Exercises with the Incident Management teams (IMT) and On-Site personnel.
  • Create detailed reports based on data analysis and findings from exercises.
  • Engage with both internal and external stakeholders to build relationships and support to promote emergency and business continuity plan implementation (vendors, community leaders, indigenous groups and Regulatory Bodies).
  • Ensure ERP compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Coach Operations Team in a manner that effectively uses data to improve operational efficiencies and readiness.
  • Support the administration of developing policies and plans that shape and Influence the future of EMBC and security.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in systems, databases, and the use of Technology as a scalable and cost-effective enabler for emergency management.
  • Assist in the oversight and transition to the new EMBC organization in the preparation and execution of emergency response plans.
  • Assist setting-up training program administration, including training records, lesson plan development and qualification records.
  • Assist with development of a training matrix and delivery strategy.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Previous experience developing and facilitating emergency and business continuity training, operational and functional exercises.
  • 5 + years experience in an Emergency Management capacity with an emphasis on business resilience including business continuity, emergency response and incident management.
  • Experience preparing timely reports to accurately reflect the outcome of exercises and learnings to drive continuous improvement for business units.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Ability to support Command Staff functions during an incident, as defined by the Incident Command System, in an Incident Command Post.
  • Experience in using business continuity planning applications and emergency notifications systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in Incident Management with accredited ICS Canada training to ICS 200 (ICS 300 and asset).
  • Emergency Operations Center Operations.
  • Valid Class 5 drivers license.

Nice to Haves

  • Oil and Gas related experience.
  • Security knowledge and experience would be an asset.
  • Spill response related experience or WCSS training.
  • Willingness to work directly with clients in an environment that changes rapidly; must possess a mature approach to the personal interactions between a consultant and the client.
  • Experience in working in potentially escalating and fast paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; superior writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
  • Skilled in articulating complex issues at a level easily understood, in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to prepare clear, well-written reports, summaries, records, procedures, log entries.
  • Ability to develop, recommend and implement new work methods and procedures.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role.
  • Coaching, mentoring and training skills.
  • Conflict Management/Resolution.
  • Experience in working in potentially escalating and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience.

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