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VAC4413 - Manager - Health,Safety,Security & Environment,DPW JEDDAH

Division Health, Safety & Environment
Location Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Closing Date 25-Feb-2020
About the Business DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics, and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 77 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting impact on economies and society and creates a better future for everyone.

Our dedicated team of over 37,000 employees from 110 countries cultivate long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

We make sure cargo keeps moving so people have the things they need, when they need them, helping economies grow and nations prosper. It’s an important job, and one that requires smart, proud, passionate people working all across the world – people who are not afraid to innovate and find new ways of driving our business forward. We foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and respect. Our global workforce is made up of 45,000 people with over 110 different nationalities who bring their experience and expertise together, allowing us to be a global leader.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovation we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.
  • HSE leadership that will lead and drive a continuously improving HSE culture within the business unit.


  • High-caliber professional in health, safety, security and environment assess every possible risk to our people and learn through the challenges we constantly face and explore new ways to improve the safety of our people, workplace environment , processes and procedures.


  • Responsible for all functions of Safety, Security, Health and Environment and Management of concerned staff within the department by setting the best working strategies and methodologies to achieve targets in most efficient and effective manners.
  • Identification and control of site high risk activities and tasks,
  • Create the annual HSSE Budget Plan
  • Assess and audit the HSSE department  
  • Lead investigations into medium to high risk actual or potential incidents,
  • Development of site improvement plan in line with the regional S&E strategy requirements,
  • Development and implementation of the site-specific S&E systems,
  • Mentor site senior management in the leadership of HSSE,
  • Submitting the sites data and quality checking for accuracy,
  • Assessing and confirming the sites compliance against the minimum global / regional and local legislative requirements,
  • Statistical analysis of sites performance to identify opportunities for improvement,
  • Providing timely site input to shape and evolve the regions strategy
  • Must be able to demonstrate visible HSE leadership to the key site stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance, coaching and assistance to the operational teams in implementing these standards and practices.
  • Align with Dpworld HSSE strategy, policy and develop a plan based on the safety system that supports the overall the site strategy and plans.
  • Develop with the site leadership team a safety culture model and expectations. Provide functional support in the delivery of this model.
  • Lead a team of deeply skilled HSSE professionals and develop them into experts in the identification of the hazards related to our activities (personal safety, process safety, occupational health, environmental and industrial hygiene, emergency response and security) and in strengthening the associated barriers in risk management.
  • Coach leadership in driving safe, secure , compliant and responsible operations through advices in meeting DP World HSSE Policies, Standards, Practices and Guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Exercise organizational influence by winning the support of key stakeholders in effecting needed changes within their area of influence.
  • Proactively respond to changing circumstances and expectations, take ownership for change by encouraging others and working collaboratively to create/improve common work systems and processes.
  • Prepare and maintain emergency response readiness, including coordination with municipal and national emergency planning and fire prevention for the plant.
  • Coordinates internal company, regulatory and public HSSE performance reporting.
  • Verify that all HSSE hazards are identified and adequately addressed, through using the Risk Register.
  • Help make Health , Safety , Security and Environment our overriding priorities leading into an efficient and productive workplace
  • Formulate and implement all Health, Safety, Security & Environment related policies for DP World Jeddah.
  • Assist the HSSE team and Department Designated Champions in conducting Risk Assessments, Controls and framing Standard operating procedures
  • Ensure that key process owners are trained in safety procedures so that they can impart the same to their respective departments
  • Responsible to formulate the HSSE budget
  • Responsible for adequate PPE in terminal used for safe work
  • Ensure that the reports to the JIP and Head Office are submitted periodically & on time
  • Responsible for  quality of investigation of all incidents and accidents as per DP World GHSE policy
  • Involved in the recommendation of disciplinary actions for a person who do not abide by safety procedures
  • Attend weekly review meetings with COO and CEO and represent HSSE department
  • Report departmental activities and Key Performance Indicators to the Top Management
  • Ensure economical, efficient, and productive use of the department’s equipment and manpower
  • Manage the department’s financial, administrative, and personnel activities
  • Establish and implement Performance Testing Standards and Best Practices for HSSE department
  • Ensure Security protocols / ISPS measures fully implemented ,fully compliant with local rules & regulations
  • Co-ordinate with designated risk champions and HSE officers for training schedules
  • Create and Implement the Port Safety Management Plan 
  • Create and Implement the Port Traffic Management Plan 
  • Create and Implement the Port Environment Management Plan
  • Create and Implement the Port Waste Management Plan
  • Create and Implement the Port Security Management Plan
  • Create and Implement the Port Health Management Plan
  • Make sure all employees are given periodic safety training and refreshers
  • Responsible for safety & discipline in the work area
  • Implementation and compliance with Fatal Risk Standards or whichever standards enforced by GHSE
  • Implementation and compliance with GHSE engagements and safety leadership requirements
  • Implementation of Safety Management system according to local & GHSE requirements
  • Implementation and compliance with Safe Work Practices
  • Implementation and compliance with HSSE policies
  • Investigate accidents in accordance with defined safety procedures
  • Formal HSE qualification to Diploma / Degree level for example: NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and or NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management
  • Language: Arabic / English speaker
  • Experience in safety and security function in heavy engineering, energy, utilities related industry (Preferable: +5 years)
  • Experience in S&E managerial role  (Mandatory: 3 to 5 years)
  • Experience in port industry preferred
  • Preferable: Advanced study in management
  • ISPS certification / Security Training preferred
  • First Aid certification   
  • Experience in leading critical incident investigations,
  • Experience in the development of S&E management systems,
  • Experience in the development and management of corrective action projects,
  • Experience in liaising with government, regulatory, industry and labour 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.
  • Leadership: able to inspire and motivate people who are directly and not directly under your responsibility.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Presentation and networking skills.
  • Results oriented: ability to balance multiple roles and demands effectively. Ensures that activities in the organization are focused on achieving results.
  • Connecting people: promotes conditions that stimulate people working together. Builds bridges over the boundaries of departments.
  • Empathy: sensitive to other people's feelings, views and ideas.
  • Prioritization and ownership: makes decisions, sticks to them and acts upon it 
  • Zero Fatality, Zero Serious Injury & Zero Serious Spills
  • Reduction and Control of Accidents, Injuries (LTI & MTI) , LTIFR and RIFR
  • CIR submission (Near Miss)
  • Kg CO2e/Mod TEU
  • Reduction in equipment damages as defined by management
  • Accurate and timely investigation of accidents
  • Conduct and Review Risk Assessment and SOPs up to the requisite DP World Safety target
  • Level of Implementation of Traffic Management Plan, Environment Management Plan and Safety ratified SOPs
  • Health compliance with Port and local regulators
  • 100% Security Compliance with ISPS and ISO 28000+ and any other required standards 
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