Competence and Training Specialist.

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

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  • Contact:

    Stephanie Dillon

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    16 September 2019

  • Client:


London Head Office

This is an opportunity for an experienced Competency professional to join the Shell team that ensures Competence and Capability of staff. This team is responsible for ensuring individuals working on offshore and onshore installations are developed to the required competence level demanded by their role’s tasks and activities through implementation and application of a robust competence management and assurance process.

The project you will undertake is titled Competence Management System Simplification. Working in compliance with UK Regulations and Front-line Barrier Management Requirements, you will be tasked with the reviewing and simplifying the current competency management system (CMS), assessment and assurance process including training requirements for operations and maintenance staff.

Specific deliverables will include:

– simply and develop an Operations and Maintenance team Competency Matrix
– simply and develop an Operations and Maintenance team training matrix
– completing and updated competence assurance and training manual.

The successful Returner will have:

– proven experience in competency frameworks across a wide variety of skills
– have produced matrixes for overall safety in line with UK regulations
– experience working with offshore team members and reporting lines
– it is likely you will have either an offshore maintenance background, HSE or Operations maintenance experience with an emphasis on Competencies & Safety.

How to apply:

Submit your CV before 12th June 2019. Don’t worry about it being out of date. We’ll also ask you for a personal statement, or a covering letter attached to the front page of your CV. This helps us  better understand why you’ve taken a break from work, what motivates you, and where you see your career heading in future.

We’ll review all applications and contact our preferred candidates to arrange an initial interview with a recruiter. Next, there’s a second interview, probably in person with the line manager. We’re aiming to communicate the outcome to successful candidates during July.

To apply for any role in the programme you will need to have:

  • Taken a career break for at least 12 months (from the date of applications opening – 15 April 2019)
  • A keen interest in returning to work
  • Be able to undertake the role from September 2019 to March 2020
  • Demonstrate previous experience in a similar field with the required qualifications
  • Provide evidence of right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Work for the equivalent of 3 days per week or more