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Jacobs Senior HSE Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Jacobs is at the forefront of engineering and construction management, actively supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030. Our mission is clear: we're here to bring about transformative change and make an impact on the lives of its people.

We're looking for an exceptional HSE Senior Manager/Director who can inspire positive behaviors and choices within our organization. If you've led teams, managed projects, and seen them through to positive outcomes, your experience is crucial. We value open and honest learning from experience.

As our Senior HSE Manager/Director, your primary mission is to drive excellence in Health, Safety & Environment at the site and management levels. You'll quickly gain the trust of our site teams, becoming the go-to resource for HSE advice. Your role involves monitoring and validating the effective implementation of our project's Risk Control Strategy. You'll also serve as a resource for the technical interpretation of health, safety, and environmental regulatory requirements. Your expertise will provide invaluable support to our Project Management Consultants, Jacobs, and Contractors' site teams, where you'll recommend actions for continuous improvement.

Jacobs is construction supervision consultant for a multi-billion development mixed-use historic, culture and lifestyle destination. The project will be the Kingdom’s historic and cultural heart, proudly showcasing to the world Saudi Arabia’s 300 years of history through an engaging and inspiring set of heritage, hospitality, education, retail and dining experiences for residents, tourists and frequent visitors. It aims to be developed as an urban, mixed-use development inspired by the principles of both new urbanisms ensuring its main anchors rooted in its historic culture and heritage. Ultimately, the destination will include museums, galleries, restaurants, retail experiences, public squares, hotels, multiple recreational spaces, residences, educational institutions and offices.

This is an exciting opening for the Health, Safety & Environment Senior Manager/Director. Based out of Riyadh KSA, this role will develop, lead, and implement HSE within Jacobs and its projects and major programs.

The key responsibilities of this role include (and not limited to):

o Setting the strategic HSE direction for the company to help achieve its overall growth targets.

o Coaching and mentoring the Jacobs H&S staff, overseeing their activities and helping develop them in their HSE role.

o Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the Jacobs ISO accreditations to ISO 9001(Quality, 14001(Environment) and 45001(Safety).

o Oversee the ISO internal audits ensuring all actions are followed up and closed out within suitable time scales.

o Develop, implement and monitor the Jacobs annual HSE Objectives.

o Report regularly to the Regional Director on the Jacobs HSE performance, providing reports as necessary for the management team.

o Supporting PD on Jacobs projects implementing HSE within their projects, developing proposals, Project Execution Plans, and H&S Plans

o Participate in the effectiveness of the Customer feedback evaluation to identify areas for improvement within the projects or company.

o Provide HSE consultancy services to clients.

o Ensure Jacobs HSE standards and their application are in aligned with the company philosophy.

o Provide visible safety leadership across the company through implementation of the HSE strategy and objectives

o Act as the main HSE focal point for Jacobs shareholders and develop suitable relationships.

o To lead Audits as necessary with Jacobs to help confirm compliance with company systems and operational requirements.

o To lead the continual improvement of the Jacobs internal management system ensuring all procedures remain updated and in good condition.

o Deliver training to Jacobs staff on appropriate HSE topics to help enhance the Jacobs HSE culture and internal staff skill set.

o Manage all aspects of the development and implementation of Jacobs Beyond Zero approach

Here’s what you’ll need :

As a successful candidate for the role you will require to have:

o 10-15 years’ of experience within HSE roles, with at least 5 years’ experience in a HSE Management role.

o BSc. Engineering Degree or equivalent

o NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

o 3 years’ experience working within the Middle East region, ideally KSA.

o OHS profession designation (CRSP, IH, CSP, CIH etc.) strongly preferred.

o Knowledge of KSA legislation.

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