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VAC4081 - Health, Safety & Environment Manager - DP World Berbera, located in Somaliland

Division Health, Safety & Environment
Location Berbera, Somaliland
Department DPW CORP MEA – DEP
Closing Date 08-Dec-2017
Health, Safety & Environment Manager (HSE), DP World Berbera  

The individual assigned to this position will be responsible for the HSE Management of the Terminal including all related facilities and activities. The role also requires for the development, implementation and monitoring of all HSE systems to ensure safe and efficient operations while reducing the impact to the environment as much as possible.

The individual selected will be required to have a more “on the ground” presence to control, train and embed HSE requirements to enhance a positive work culture. The role will report direct to the terminal Chief Operating Officer (COO) for day to day activities and the Regional HSE team for technical assistance and direction.

Key accountabilities
  • Promote and develop a positive HSE work culture and environment that embraces DP Worlds zero harm philosophy
  • Develop, implement and maintain a local HSE strategy and improvement plan in line with regional / global HSE strategies to objectives and KPI’s.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a HSE management system
  • Conduct monthly HSE committee meetings to measure the HSE performance, highlight risk to the business and promote positive HSE practices and developments
  • Prepare and submit HSE reports on a weekly / monthly basis measuring compliance against DP World standards, identifying areas for improvement, competence requirements for personnel and positive HSE efforts and achievements
  • Develop, manage and monitor all risk assessments, risk registers and risk profiles for the terminal in consultation and collaboration with all departments
  • Conduct incident investigations and implement effective corrective and preventative controls to prevent reoccurrence
  • Develop, manage and monitor emergency response preparedness for all activities and operations including regular emergency mock drills and exercises
  • Liaison as necessary with government authorities, industry bodies or other organizations relevant
  • Management and development of HSE staff reporting to HSE Manager position
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of Contractors HSE Management
  • Ensures operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner and in conformance to DP World standards and local legislations.
  • Management of all applicable legislation including changes and updates; locally and internationally which impact the HSE management and activities of the terminal
  • Develop, implement and manage a Hazardous Waste Storage and Operation control system in line with IMDG code, DP World standards and local / international standards
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers
Experience and Qualifications


  • Minimum 5-10 years’ practical experience as a Safety & Environment manager;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in heavy industries and environments; (Ports and terminals are beneficial)
  • Experience in leading critical incident investigations;
  • Experience in the development and implementation of HSE management systems;
  • Experience in liaising with government, regulatory, industry and labor organizations;
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels within the organization and lead / mentor workgroups and individuals;
  • Excellent influencing skills demonstrated through verbal and written communication.
  • Advanced knowledge of the English is a must.
  • Ability to work “on the ground” to control, interact and drive HSE improvements
Qualifications Formal HSE qualification to Diploma / Degree level
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