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Health and Safety Manager

  • Job reference: BBBH4867
  • Location: Kuwait
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Summary:

To develop, implement and coordinate the client's Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System and programs across countries of operations. Establish and maintain procedures to prevent unsafe working conditions and adverse environmental situations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

STRATEGIC

  • Establish the client's Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Policy and Management System, in alignment to their strategic objectives and business priorities
  • Contribute to setting and monitoring HSE goals and targets for the client's projects, that align with their quality and service goals

OPERATIONAL

  • Oversee implementation and communication of the HSE policy and management system to employees, across countries of operations
  • Highlight risks and weaknesses concerning the provision of HSE measures and compliance, and recommend measures to mitigate their impact, and address cases of non-compliance
  • Identify and communicate regulatory requirements that apply to the company's operations and activities. Ensure that the company operates in compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Identify and respond to changes in facility operations or regulatory compliance requirements
  • Lead the process for ensuring input of HSE requirements in the planning and design of new or modified facilities and activities
  • Establish and maintain an HSE Training Plan to identify training requirements for all employees, and schedule and conduct HSE trainings. Maintain HSE related training records, in line with regulatory and company requirements
  • Establish and maintain process for communicating with regulatory agencies regarding HSE requirements and performance
  • Oversee and report on HSE compliance audits, and assessment of HSE management systems to ensure that the client is meeting its obligations on HSE, legislation, policy and standards
  • Coordinate with appropriate personnel in the implementation of a corrective action program to mitigate HSE risks and issues
  • Track the status of all non-conformances, corrective actions, and root cause analysis. Coordinate investigation of all non-compliance with appropriate personnel
  • Provide advice on matters relating to HSE and statutory compliances to the Senior Management
  • Provides expert advice on the HSE requirements being set into various contracts, as appropriate
  • Ensure compliant with and the active promotion of HSE policies, procedures, directives, plans, manuals, guidance documents and applicable HSE program with all staff

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration Certification (preferred)
  • More than 8 years' of experience in a similar position in the A&E sector
  • Significant experience in developing and implementing HSE Management Systems
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations pertaining to HSE
  • Knowledge of relevant international codes and standards
  • Knowledge of undertaking Risk and Hazard Analysis
  • Technical writing skills
  • Training skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, and with other key constituents

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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