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AECOM Regional Safety, Health & Environment Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

​​​​​​​As a Regional HSE Manager the candidate will be responsible for leading HSE and Security in an assigned region. This will require engaging with employees at all levels and working directly with senior leadership teams and projects to ensure proper implementation of the corporation’s global HSE management system.

  1. Provide technical HSE support to the assigned business location with regards to incident management/investigation and workers compensation and ensure that operations are compliant with the various applicable HSE legislation across locations it operates.

  2. Develop and maintain an audit and inspection program to ensure compliance to the corporation’s internal requirements and ISO 14001/45001 requirements.

  3. Manage current HSE team (includes Joint venture personnel and subconsultants where required) across remote locations including Performance and Rewards process, resourcing and hiring of any new HSE staff.

  4. Influence leadership within an assigned location to ensure ongoing commitment to the corporation’s values and HSE leadership obligations as well as any other established objectives, to align expectations on focus of all HSE staff and to ensure the various HSE needs of Business Lines are met.

  5. Ensure regular monthly call with HSE team so they are aware of wider Regional or Global HSE initiatives, to track progress against local initiatives and ensure key lessons learned are shared with the wider team.

  6. Role is responsible to ensure any locally specific HSE procedures, forms, templates etc. remain current.

  7. Work with the business to set consistent annual performance targets for internal metrics, including development of a suitable core training program. Where needed implement regional initiatives and training to ensure performance is met.

  8. Manage data quality associated with monthly reporting. This includes management of internal corporate systems for quality control and timely closure of incidents, observations and any associated corrective actions.

  9. Prepare material for monthly region executive meetings as needed.

  10. Chair quarterly safety leadership meetings as the key vehicle to brief members of the executive team on current HSE issues and compliance with general and local requirements

  11. Facilitate implementation of any regional transformation plan initiatives relevant to the assigned region.

  12. Ensure investigations are performed for any recordable, or high potential, incidents and facilitate incident reviews with region leadership.

  13. Assist with key pursuits where HSE support is required and work with business development leads to ensure they understand the corporation’s HSE systems, capabilities, and available support at a project level.

  14. Support business to ensure external certifications e.g. ISO 45001 and other relevant certifications are maintained, including completion of internal systems audits and participating in external audits.

  15. Provide technical support to key projects around review of project level HSE documentation, including where needed client/contractor’s systems, and where required complete site visits and provide reports on key outcomes and any corrective actions. The regional manager may be required to assist project teams in start up of key projects to ensure proper HSE management system implementation.

  16. The candidate will be required to travel frequently to sites to perform internal audits and inspections as required by project teams or corporate initiatives

  17. Look for opportunities to promote the corporations HSE program and culture though industry events, joint audits with client/contractor HSE team and presentations to clients.

  18. Role is an active member of the Regional Operations Group and Organizational Resilience team.

  19. Act as an advisor to Office HSE committees to ensure successful operation as sustainability of this initiative.

  20. The candidate will be adept and skilled in establishing and maintaining internal business and external client relationships.


  • Must have a minimum of 4-year university degree or recognized equivalent in HSE, engineering or related field and must have been earned from a recognized and accredited university.

  • ISO 45001 Lead auditor desired.

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of HSE plans formation, emergency evacuation plans, resilience/security management as it applies to engineering consultancy/construction environments.

  • Proficient Writing and English-speaking skills are required.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10074672

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Safety, Health & Environment

Work Location Model: Please Select