Occupational Health position available

Job Title

Principal, Occupational Health (Reporting to Head, Occupational Health, Group HSSE)

Work Location

Kuala Lumpur

Job Description


To implement Occupational Health (OH) programs in support of the HSSE Strategy through provision of specialist advice, support and intervention activities for PETRONAS businesses aimed at improving health and wellness and achieving compliance to Company and regulatory Health requirements.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide input towards development of Group Occupational Health and Wellness programs and projects
  • Provide expert support and technical advice on clinical, occupational, public and environmental health matters, including health emergency and business continuity planning (pandemic).
  • Design, Implement and Evaluate Occupational Health programs and initiatives.
  • Drive Implementation of Company health standards, procedures, guidance and processes related to Occupational Health and Wellness.
  • Provide input to the analysis and reporting of Health performance parameters at Group.
  • Conduct coaching and trainings, internal presentations and participate and contribute in Occupational Health Community of Practice (CoP) within PETRONAS
  • Network with technical experts/external parties and professional bodies for continuous technical development and knowledge enhancement.
  • Participate and share knowledge of best practices through research and external presentations.
  • Foster and sustain effective working relationships within the Company and with relevant external stakeholders

Qualification & Experience

  • Recognised Medical Degree registered with Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) with valid Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience, of which 5 years in Occupational Health role.
  • Experience working in oil and gas industry is highly desirable
  • Passionate with a proactive attitude and strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Bahasa Malaysia, both spoken and written.

Closing date: 4 March 2019.

Interested applicants to send most recent CVs to kumarajothy.s@petronas.com


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