Risk Specialist (O&G - Energy) - Calgary, AB
100K Executive Search & Recruitment Inc. - Calgary, AB

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Risk Specialist (O&G - Energy) - Calgary, AB

Our client is a leading independent risk-management company with four decades of experience in providing consulting services and software to the international energy market. On behalf of our client we are seeking a Risk Specialist focused on the oil and gas industry to lead our client's consulting team in Calgary.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a small group of engineers focused on risk and reliability services and broaden service portfolio via business development activities
  • High ambition to grow the Consulting group in 1-2 years from 4 to 12 people while securing new business
  • Develop an attractive consulting business and environment both for clients and employees
  • Lead and perform detailed risk studies and robust technically sound analysis based on reasoned arguments and defensible data / information. Typical analyses and studies include:

 Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA)
 HAZOP/HAZID studies
 Emergency Preparedness Studies (EPA)
 Qualitative risk analysis and Process risk assessments
 Reliability analysis & Consequence Modelling such as FMECA, SIL, RAM, etc.
 Project risk analysis

  • Manage hazard and risk assessments for oil and gas exploration, production, midstream, oil sands, refining, distribution, and retail facilities through formal safety assessments and safety case development.
  • Prepare and facilitate safety workshops (i.e., HAZIDS, HAZOPS, ALARP, LOPA, SIL) and provide timely client reporting.
  • Prepare and assure technical proposals as well as high-quality reports with fully explained analysis and calculations.
  • Actively lead and guide business development with existing and new clients.
  • Present results from own work / projects internally and externally.
  • Maintain close relations with stakeholders (clients, research institutes, business partners) within the competence areas nationally and internationally.
  • Be a project manager / reviewer for medium / large sized projects.


  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in related engineering discipline from accredited institution in America or from top university abroad.
  • 5-8 years of experience with a masters degree, or 6-10 years of experience with a bachelor degree, in safety and risk engineering, preferably in oil and gas for the senior consultant role.
  • Strong leadership skills, preferably with management experience
  • Business-minded and results oriented plus good communication skills
  • Consultancy skills (client interface, writing tenders, QA reports, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, PFDs, and UFDs.
  • Familiarity with QRA and HAZOP software such as Leak, PHAST and PHAPro.
  • In-depth understanding of the oil sands and wider oil and gas industry.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills; experience in writing comprehensive technical reports.
  • Willingness to travel locally and internationally for project requirements.
  • Willingness to work at client's premises for periods of time.

Remuneration: For the right candidate a package in the $150-$200k+ range DOE - Benefits etc.

Please submit your resume in confidence in MS word doc format and state in subject line: #LY - RISK Consulting Department Manager - Calgary

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100K Executive Search.com is a leading global Executive Search & Recruitment firm based out of Calgary, AB Canada and has completed local,...