Safety Manager

Safety Manager

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    Transport & Rail

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    almost 2 years ago

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Our client are a leading international Transportation company who are looking for a Safety Manager for their office in Riyadh.

You will be responsible for:

  • Overall direction and management of System Safety, Health and Environmental Management
  • 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 O&M Organization
  • 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 O&M 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
  • Directs the development of effective safety and environmental training and education programs within the O&M Organization for employees, and as required, for the general public, and contractors
  • Authority to make independent investigation and audit
  • Responsible for the Environmental Management System and the updating of its manuals, the evaluation and necessary actions

Core Competencies

  • In-depth knowledge on how to implement a safety management system
  • Extensive rail and/or metro background with experience in operational passenger safety
  • In-depth knowledge of systems and technology installed in and around a light railway system
  • Knowledge and experience in risk analysis and safety assessment
  • Knowledge of CENELEC Railway Standards, (i.e.: EN 50126, 50128 and 50129)

Key Requirements

  • Transportation Engineer/Masters in relevant field and courses in Health, Safety and environmental management and auditing
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in a similar industry
  • Fluent in English