KSA Country Manager – Oil and Gas

KSA Country Manager – Oil and Gas - (ME-15-07)

Risktec Solutions Ltd. is an independent and specialist risk management consulting and training company. We assist clients in major hazard industries to manage safety and business risk.

Risktec continues its rapid expansion throughout the Middle East region. We have an opportunity for a highly experienced, motivated, dynamic and influential individual to lead the development of our operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Interested candidates should have an excellent understanding of the technical and managerial issues fundamental to technical health, safety and environmental (HSE) risk engineering and management within the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. In addition, candidates should have a strong interest in business development and have outstanding organizational and communication skills.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the development of Risktec's safety and risk management consulting and training business in Saudi Arabia, working closely with our local KSA partner and reporting to Risktec's Dubai office
  • Managing and developing clients and internal project teams, including alliance partners
  • Business development, responsible for client presentations and technical and commercial bid preparation
  • Conducting and managing qualitative and quantitative risk assessment studies, including facilitating risk assessment workshops
  • Producing formal technical reports, Safety/HSE Cases and other project deliverables on time and to budget
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of standards, methods, data and use of appropriate software

Required Qualifications:

  • Qualified to degree level in relevant engineering or science discipline, preferably with a second degree in a recognised safety engineering discipline
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in the oil & gas industry
  • Strong business development skills
  • Project management in a consulting or internal service environment
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East oil & gas industry, and in particular KSA will be an advantage
  • Technical safety and risk assessment bias
  • Working experience of Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards will be an advantage

Key Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Sound technical base
  • Genuine team player
  • Self motivated
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Interested in helping to expand the business
  • Practical, common sense approach


As would be expected by the high calibre of people we employ and the seniority of this role, we offer a highly competitive package of salary and benefits, including private medical insurance, contributions into a pension scheme and profit share. Whilst ideally candidates would already be based in the Middle East region, for the right candidate a comprehensive expatriate relocation package will be provided.

To apply for a position, please send your CV to:

Personnel Manager
Risktec Solutions Ltd.
Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue

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