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Safety & Environment Section Head (23M)

SUMACO MANPOWER - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ref. SU2153279 Date Posted: 2017-01-02

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Plans, directs and supervises the activities of the Safety & Environment Section. Develops, plans and directs Safety, Health, Environmental and Loss control programs of the plant.
  • Provides professional advice and assistance to Plant Departments on Safety, Health, Environment and Fire prevention.
  • Conducts Hazard identification programs, reviews new project designs and plant modifications and recommends adequate protective measures to eliminate accidents, health & safety and environment hazards. Sets procedures for protection of personnel, assets and environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.Sc. in Chemical engineering or equivalent. A professional qualification certification in HSE is preferable.
  • 10 years’ experience in various aspects of safety and environment, preferably in an oil refinery or petrochemical plant, of which at least 5 years should have been in a supervisory level.
  • Excellent knowledge of international and local HSEF legislation and regulations.
  • Has HSE impact expertise and the ability to assess and plan the mitigation of negative factors.
  • Management and Planning skills.
  • Project Management ability.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Quick and sound decision making and judgement.
  • Audit/assessment skills using auditing management systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to lead and consolidate a pro-active HSEF culture within organisations.
  • Proven ability to educate and motivate.
  • Data analysis and report writing skills.
  • UAE Driving License is preferable.
  • Very good oral and written English. Knowledge of Arabic is preferable.


B.Sc. in Chemical engineering or equivalent. A professional qualification certification in HSE is preferable.

Job Details

Job Location:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Company Industry:Oil /Gas
Type of Company:recruitment
Job Role:Safety
Joining Date: Unspecified
Closing Date: Unspecified
Employment Status:Direct Hire
Employment Type:Employee
Monthly Salary Range:Negotiable
Manages Others:Yes
Number of Vacancies:3

Career Level:

Years of Experience: Min: 10 Max: 20
Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
Gender: Male or Female
Nationality: Any
Degree: Bachelors degree / higher diploma
Ref. SU2153279