Senior HSE Manager

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Abu Dhabi
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Vehicle Operations/Inspection

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior HSE Manager to join our team! In this role you will get to establish, implement and manage a comprehensive HSE program on a large civil marine engineering project on the construction supervision team for a high profile client.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Establish activities and plans to monitor SH&E activities supporting the overall SH&E Program including, SH&E audits, inspections, reviews, risk assessments and other SH&E assessments.

  • Implement Parsons wide policy and/or tools and be prepared to contribute to the development of company policy

  • Implement and maintain established SH&E Management Plan & Procedures to ensure the site work process are performed in compliance with approved SH&E Management Plan & Procedures

  • Develop strategy, management systems and key performance indicators to assess and monitor achievement of performance excellence.

  • Plan and execute a program for SH&E training, motivation and further competency development for site personnel to ensure site SH&E training programs are implemented.

  • Promote a SH&E culture which is consistent with Parsons leadership ambitions and values and defining and implementing Site Specific SH&E Program and Plans.

  • Oversees Parsons SH&E policies and procedures and ensures they are maintained and updated in accordance with Parsons’ quality and recordkeeping requirements.

  • Guide, support and facilitate ownership, implementation and improvement of SH&E requirements including workplace safety, personal safety, asset integrity and management of health, safety and environmental hazards.

  • Provide coaching and assistance to the Site team with regard to the implementation of Parsons SH&E Standards, statutory requirements, industry standards, and best practice.

  • Ensures that good coordination of the SH&E team with other Operations functions (Engineering, Construction, Contract Management, Procurement, etc.).

  • Train, mentor and supervise the SH&E Officers assigned to each project.

  • Record all incidents, reporting details to Client as per approved arrangements

  • Support the incident investigation process to ensure that appropriate causal analysis undertaken and suitable corrective/preventive actions identified. contribute to Contractors’ investigations to understand the causes and influencing factors.

  • Ensure the compilation of SH&E related lessons learned and dissemination across the Operations team and Contractors on a regular basis.

  • Assist and assure contractors’ compliance to SH&E plan & program

  • Review audit findings with the Contractors  and support closure of action items.

  • Review all documentation related to SH&E issues submitted by Contractors

  • Ensure monthly reports from contractors/suppliers provide the necessary information to Parsons on SH&E matters for them to perform SH&E reporting and analysis.

  • Provide Parsons, Client and local authorities with necessary reports related to Environment, Health & Safety as required

  • Plan and perform site SH&E inspections/audits and participate in leadership tours to identify, close-out and produce preventive actions for potential hazards

  • Manage Parsons site activities including Contractors to ensure they comply with approved PSHEP Management Plan & Procedures

  • Coordinate and interface with other Departments within the Company, the Client and Contractors for all SH&E related issues

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Minimum 15 years demonstrable experience,.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in Health & Safety/Environmental Management or Equivalent

  • Minimum Graduate Membership of internationally recognized Safety Association e.g., NEBOSH, CSP etc.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of SH&E regulations, requirements for construction projects and awareness of all hazards likely to existing construction sites.

  • Experience in the UAE with OSH standards (Minimum of 2+ years)

  • Large Scale Project Experience is required (15k or more total manpower)

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Marine Construction Experience is Preferred

  • Must demonstrate appropriate ongoing Continued Professional Development

  • Must possess leadership skills to manage and motivate a team of SH&E officers.

  • Proactive acumen and an ability to manage multiple working areas on site are essential.

  • Experience in managing HSE personnel performing civil engineering works such as dredging, reclamation, ground improvement, trenching, tunneling, bridges, piling, duct banks, quay wall, beach formation, rock revetment, canals, sheet piling, concrete piling, hydraulic piling, and etc.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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