Rail Safety Manager

Rail Safety Manager

  • Location

    Riyadh Province

  • Sector:

    Construction & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Sam Jordan

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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BWP are currently representing a leading international rail provider with a large presence in the Middle East. They have an opening for a Rail Safety Manager who will be responsible for all activities associated with obtaining metro operational approval.


  • Manage all activities associated with obtaining operational approval
  • Provide authoritative advice to senior management on rail safety assurance, regulation and safety investigation, ensuring that the business complies with applicable legislation
  • Management and oversight of the Operations Safety Certification requirements for the rail network with a special focus on management, coordination and control of the Operations Hazard Logs
  • Develop and maintain the O&M Hazard Log and identify effectively mitigate to level acceptable to the board all hazards relating to all business activities in accordance with the Risk Management Plan
  • Develop and maintain a transferred Hazard log and identify and effectively mitigate to level acceptable to the board
  • Ensure regulatory obligations and opportunities are achieved and maximized
  • Manage Network Safety Compliance and operational safety assurance functions within the business including implementation of the book of rules in coordination with the Operations Directorate
  • Oversee rail safety performance standards by ensuring effective oversight of assurance activities, incident investigations and the adoption of remedial action aimed at securing rail safety
  • Support ongoing development of the legal compliance register and programs to ensure the HSQE team and line managers have increased awareness of legal responsibilities
  • Assist the management team in setting of policies, standards, procedures and instructions to address statutory obligations and for the management of risk across the network


  • Degree educated
  • Specific qualifications/training in safety, risk management, investigations, quality or environmental management
  • Experience of railway operations
  • Extensive knowledge of railway legislations, codes of practice and international standards
  • Knowledge of Safety Management Systems, design reviews and railways systems
  • Minimum of 15 years in railway operations, engineering, health and safety, quality or environmental management
  • Knowledge of the legal framework around Safety, Risk Management, Railway Operations, Quality and Environmental Management