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Safety Manager - Rail

Safety Manager - Rail

  • Location

    Riyadh

  • Sector:

    Transport & Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Confidential

  • Job ref:

    36182

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-27

Rail Safety Manager

BWP are currently representing a major Rail provider with an established presence in the Middle East. Due to the continued growth and demands of the business they have a number of exciting opportunities in the region.

Overview:

Reporting to the HSE Director the Rail Safety Manager will support in the implementation and management of the operational safety requirements across the business.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • The overall direction and management of System Safety, Health and Environmental Management for the metro line
  • Advises the General Manager and other senior managers and staff as appropriate, concerning system safety, industrial hygiene, environmental management and regulatory compliance analyses;
  • Establishing and implementing policies and programs that ensure all aspects of the department are effectively and successfully managed, and support the goals, objectives and mission of the business;
  • Coordinating safety activities and develops programs to support quality assurance practices;
  • Establishes goals, objectives, strategies, plans, rules, procedures, and programs to improve safety and environmental management throughout the organization;
  • Provides analyses of key safety issues and policy decisions;
  • Provides management direction for major hazard assessments, safety and environmental policy development, comprehensive accident investigations, compliance safety audits, industrial hygiene studies, and comprehensive occupational safety and environmental management programs;
  • Exercises authority to suspend unsafe operations, as necessary
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication, liaison, and cooperative relationships with local governmental agencies and the safety committees
  • Directs the development of effective safety and environmental training and education programs within the Organization for employees, and as required, for the general public, and contractors;
  • Responsible of internal control rules.
  • Authority to make independent investigation and audit;
  • Responsible for the Environmental Management System and the updating of its manuals, the evaluation and necessary actions;
  • Ensure the environmental awareness.

Requirements:

  • Degree educated preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience within the rail sector
  • Must have operational rail safety experience
  • In-depth knowledge on how to implement a safety management system.
  • In-depth knowledge of systems and technology installed in and around a light railway system.
  • Knowledge and experience in risk analysis and safety assessment.
  • Command of IT
  • Knowledge of CENELEC Railway Standards, (i.e.: EN 50126, 50128 and 50129).
  • Excellent command of English, both oral and written.