The first well, Dukhan 1, was drilled in 1939. Development continued after World War II and in 1949 the first crude exports occurred and the first offshore concessions were granted. In 1960, the Idd Al-Shargi and Maydan Mahzam fields were discovered. The largest offshore field, Bul Hanine, was discovered in 1970 and came onstream in 1972. Qatar Petroleum was created in 1974.
Primary Purpose of Job
Accountable for the development and establishment of Emergency Response best practices across the Industrial Cities Directorate ensuring continuous improvement in the deployment of resources and their response to incidents.Leads the Emergency Operations Group during all major emergency incidents in the industrial cities making strategic decisions on behalf of the Director of the Industrial Cities (DC) to mitigate the effects of the incident on the population, multi-national companies and the national economy.
• Must have a Degree or equivalent in an Emergency Response related field of study, such as safety, health, environment, fire, security, risk management, emergency planning or disaster management.
Experience & Skills
• Ideally have more than 15 years' experience in an Emergency Response related profession with emergency planning experience for the oil, gas or chemical industry.
• Must be an effective communicator with over 10 years of experience producing and delivering strategic high level presentations to senior management from industry.
• Must be assertive, confident, and knowledgeable and demonstrate significant leadership qualities and must be able to make considered decisions of regional and national importance in times of emergency within the industrial cities
• Must have a proven history of managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, high level projects, financial transactions and complex organisational systems within a multi-cultural society
• Must have a working knowledge of Qatari Laws and a thorough understanding of the International Laws pertaining to emergency response in the oil, gas and other high risk industries.
• Must have an expert knowledge of international emergency response procedures within the oil and gas industries and be able to develop high level emergency procedures autonomously, based on internationally recognised standards (e.g. N.F.P.A. and B.S.) and current best practices.
• Detailed user knowledge of the following applications; Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Word and Project. Should be able to effectively operate Lotus Notes, GIS software and SAP.
• Must have an excellent command of the English language, being able to write comprehensive detailed technical reports and converse fluently in English to all levels of management and subordinates. Fluency in Arabic would be an advantage.