AF25778 - HSE - Team Leader | Al Futtaim Engineering | Dubai, U.A.E.

Department: Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing - Projects
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 09-Apr-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


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Al-Futtaim Engineering, Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing Projects

Al-Futtaim Engineering's MEP division is a specialist engineering company undertaking the design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and Plumbing services for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects. With an experienced team of leaders, managers supported by highly qualified and experienced engineers and technicians, the MEP division has the ability to handle even the most demanding of mechanical, air conditioning, electrical, Plumbing and fire protection projects, which requires on time delivery of quality products.

Al-Futtaim Engineering’s MEP division was first established in 1978 in the UAE and has since expanded its operations into KSA, Qatar and Egypt in recent years.

About the role:

 An exciting opportunity is opened for an experienced HSE professional within Al Futtaim Engineering & Technologies. As a part of the HSE team you will be responsible for but not limited to ensure the best quality of HSE services is provided within the Projects (MEP) in a competent manner and to maintain the project operations safely. As an adviser to Division’s leadership pertaining to HSE. Monitor and ensure safety culture is at desired level. Co-ordinate and communicate with project management, ensure that the project HSE requirements are understood at all levels. Plan, direct and supervise the HSE functions and activities within the project. Establish a HSE management system and ensure its implementation. Be custodian of the project’s “Lesson Learned” and “Tool Box Talks” ensuring staff understanding. Establish health & safety policies and procedures for the project. Actively manage, control and ensure compliance with the highest level of health & safety throughout the project. Liaise closely with authorities, insurance companies, suppliers, main contractors, sub-contractors to ensure safety compliance and conclusion of HSE matters within the project. Promote a ‘Best Practice” through bench-marking and communicate the results to management for assessment. Establish key performance indicators (KPI’s) for HSE where trends are measured root causes identified and improvement programs implemented. Ensure all HSE records both electronic and hard copy is maintained. Collate relevant information and produce reports for AFE&T management to advice on status of any pending issues. Represent the Project at all HSE management meetings either internally or externally. Ensure that method statements have been reviewed and that critical activities identified have been ‘Risk assessed” and that relevant inspection and test plans are attached and endorsed by the relevant authorities.

Your role will be based in Dubai. You will report into the QHSE Manager.

Al Futtaim boasts of a supportive work environment, where all employees support each other in helping achieve & exceed division goals. In turn Al Futtaim is committed to developing employees through its learning and development programmes and internal opportunities.





About you:

To be considered for this exciting role, you should have a Bachelor’s Degree specialised in Science / Engineering. OHSS / NEBOSH - Level 3 certification is mandatory

You should have minimum 5+ years of relevant HSE experience in the construction / MEP / engineering industry. Ideally have knowledge/experience about middle east market environment. Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset. 

Along with previous experience you must have a strong work ethic, competitive drive and entrepreneurial spirit. Strong knowledge of MS office. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, both written and verbal. To be successful in this role, you must be commercially aware and have knowledge and understanding of industry trends and technical innovations and their impact on managing customer business requirements. Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology. An excellent customer service attitude and the ability to interact with customers in a professional manner are required. Should have UAE valid Driving License.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.