Human Factors Professional in Singapore – Shell


Human Factors Professional in Singapore – Shell

Job Ref: 100512BR

Country of Work Location: Singapore

City, State (if applicable): Metropolis

Work Location: Singapore – Metropolis

Skillpool: Health

Deadline: 19th April, 2019


Job Description

The position is required to lead and deliver Human Factors technical support to Shell Businesses and Projects in the Asia Pacific region.  It forms part of a specialist global team supporting implementation of Shell Group policy and requirements in the areas of Human Factors Engineering in Capital Projects (HFE), Fatigue Risk Management, Managing Human Reliability and a range of related technical areas.

Principal Accountabilities

1. Deliver high quality technical guidance and leadership in Human Factors.
2. Act as technical authority (TA) to capital projects
3. Manage strategic implementation of HF principles in capital projects and operational assets in the AP region, contributing to risk reduction and business improvement
4. Deliver training and assist in supporting and mentoring HFE Coordinators
5. Managing and providing quality assurance of deliverables from external HF specialist contractors.
6. Liaise, assist and advise other Health professionals in supporting compliance with group standards on HFE, Fatigue, Office Ergonomics and other relevant HF risk areas.
7. Advise global HF lead on changes and improvements to HF policy, standards, tools and processes to improve quality input and value of HF implementation in Shell.
8. Provide targeted improvement strategies to improve human performance of businesses and assets
9. Work with external technical groups to develop the region’s petrochemical industry knowledge and competency in human factors
10. Contribute to the authorship and development of Shell DEPs, and collaborating with technical leads from other members of international bodies to develop and publish industry standards and guidance.


1.Supports Global Discipline lead for HF and interfaces with other HSSE disciplines
2.1 direct report – Regional HF Professional
3.Interacts with engineering contractors and other external suppliers involved in delivering HF to Shell.
4.Interacts with project engineering community including technical safety and operations in all Shell businesses.
5.Provision of HF/E services (e.g. onsite assessments, training) across all Shell Businesses and JVs/NOVs in Asia Pacific region


  1. Provides HFE support to ORM and non-ORM capital projects + support to HPOs as HFE SME
  2. Engage and collaborate with senior businesses and technical leaders to adopt and implement Human Factors principles to improve human performance and organisational reliability
  3. Collaborate with industry bodies (e.g. Energy Institute, IOGP) and regulators to develop human factors competence in the region.
  4. A BSc/MSc specializing in Human Factors, Ergonomics and/or relevant Behavioural Science OR
  5. Satisfies professional certification requirements of recognised professional bodies, such as:
  6. Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF)
  7. USA Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (CPE/ CHFP)
  8. Register of Professional Certified Ergonomists (Australia)
  9. 10 years experience in Human Factors, preferably in the oil and gas or other safety critical industry



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