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National_HSSE Officer

Date: 17-Aug-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[36519]] 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


Enforcement of HSSE rules and regulations to ensure full compliance with the local requirements, while current processes adapted at each assigned site is assessed constantly to improve these standards to required local and internal level.   


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Specify the output required from the job. Identify not more than 7 Key Accountabilities & their performance indicators. NB-Focus on outcomes not tasks 


Loss prevention: Increase HSSE related hazard/gap identification & reporting by 65% through regular Inspections on all assigned business units to drive the achievement of a 45% reduction in preventable incidents by assigning appropriate action plans and implementing corrective and preventative measures to prevent loss of health, life, assets and reputation on the HSSE related gaps & Hazards that have been identified. 

Permit-To-Work System Control & Compliance: Minimize the risks to which AFM premises/assets/personnel are exposed to by ensuring that all 3rd party contractors/workers possess an approved Permit that is signed by an authorized HSSE representative prior to the commencement of their activities on site. Ensure that the SOP for identification, verification, inspection/monitor and control of personnel is carried out as per company regulations


3rd Party Security Manpower Management & Development: Monitor, assign, train and develop the security personnel to improve the security control and operations. Analyse business security needs and accordingly coordinate additions/reductions in manpower through LM. 

Documentation & Inventory Management: Maintain accurately updated HSSE Folders for the site which includes all HSSE related site documents, certifications, layouts, system & equipment Inventory, manpower assignment and attendance, blacklisted personnel, Permit-To-Work copies with its supporting documents, inspections, incidents, facility plan, policies and procedures. 

Government Affairs: Build & maintain a strong relationship with Governmental Entities to act as the main point of contact (in coordination with the department Head) to facilitate effective business support by constantly being up-to-date with the latest local regulations to ensure full compliance at all times and protect the business from financial loss (accidents, legal claims, violations, etc.) 


 JOB CONTEXT: Define organizational policy and other factors that have a critical impact on the job 

First focal point for Incident Reporting, Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Action checking, Preventive Action Advising. 
• Assist the respective business’s HSSE managers in the organizations of various emergency mock drills with the respective HSSE managers.  
• Follow-up with Roads & Transport Authority, Municipality and any other Government Authorities to constantly be updated on standard requirements and ensure full compliance to avoid penalties. 

Actively participate in company’s Internal Audit process. 
• Conduct full survey of all facilities on a monthly basis (or as requested by Line Manager) to ensure compliance with the standard requirements is achieved and maintained.  
• Update Registers on Lost Time Injuries/ Accidents/ Incidents/ Near Misses/ Usages of Fuel/ GPS Data etc. 
• Conduct on job HSSE trainings, tool box talks. 
• Generate Daily/Weekly/Monthly reports pertaining to HSSE and report to Line Manager. 
• Perform work area checks for all the departments/ camp/ client’s premises using company format on a fortnightly basis. • Actively participate in all client’s HSSE seminars/ workshops/ trainings & events. 
• Support the company with the HSSE aspects of event management during annual and quarterly ceremonies.  
• Assist in the organization of HSSE trainings such as Fire Fighting, First Aid, Safe Driving, etc. 
• Complete all HSSE targets set by the company. 

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: • High School Certification • Fire fighter/ First Aider / Security 
Minimum Experience:

• 2 years in HSSE or Security 
Job-Specific Skills:

• Analytical and critical thinking

• Scheduling Work and Activities

• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

• Team worker  

• Very Good Inspector

 • On time updating/ Documentation Skills

 • Safety Management skills.

 • Supports Innovation/ Good learner.

Language requirements:

• Fluency in English (Read/write/speak) is a must for all internal operations

• Fluency in Arabic (Read/Speak) for all communications with Government Authorities.  


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