AECOM Safety Manager, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Safety Manager, Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

The HSE Manager will act as the management focus in coordinating Safety, Health and Environmental matters within (enter location), supporting all offices and projects in unifying SH&E activity.

Job Duties

  • To ensure that Safety, Health and Environment resources are managed in the best continuing interests of the company. A broad understanding of the current skills and abilities of each location in order to fully utilize the resources available. Responding to unforeseen circumstances and taking appropriate action.

  • To provide advice, guidance, and support to all personnel including Directors, Managers, Supervisors and engineers at all levels on all matters relating to Safety, Health and Environment in the workplace. To implement the strategy for Safety, Health and Environmental compliance in all locations in the region. To set realistic objectives, goals and targets while enrolling all personnel into the process. Maintain a culture that allows all individuals and teams to provide positive input into Safety, Health and Environment in their workplace.

  • To develop and maintain excellent communications with all levels of staff providing advice, guidance, support and management assistance in a timely and quality manner. Engage in active personal development while assisting project resources in their individual development.

  • Communicating effectively with external colleagues (Health & Safety and Environment Authorities, Local National and International Authorities, Clients representatives, Contractors etc ensuring a coordinated and compliant approach to Safety, Health and Environmental management.

  • Monitors policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting construction safety on multiple projects.

  • Demonstrate a professional integrity and personal pride in producing excellent results. Interact freely and effectively with all people, both internal and external to the company. Working as a team player generating a professional and productive atmosphere.

  • Determines cause of unsafe acts and conditions through procedure review, equipment and facilities inspection, and worker observation with corrective action recommendations provided.

  • Participates in the investigation of site accidents and incidents.

  • Manage develop and deliver SH&E Training for Regional and Project Staff.

  • Collects and analyzes injury and safety survey statistical data to write technical reports and makes presentations to regional management regarding performance. Maintains compliance with governmental regulatory agencies. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate or delegated by the Director of Safety, Health & Environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Safety or in a related field.

  • Preferred designation as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP / CMIOSH) or equivalent (IOSH & NEBOSH)

  • 15+ years of related professional work experience in Safety and Environment, with at least 4 years within a management position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts or similar

  • Specific systems or tools used – ETABS, SAFE etc.

  • Specific industry and project experience – ports, rail, highways

  • Requirements for driving licenses

  • Mandatory Professional Certifications

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritizing safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Safety / Health

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 160520BR