HSE Officer

Job Title: HSE Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UAE - Dubai
REF: 57753
Contact Name: Kristina Khusseyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

To co-ordinate, support and advise the business, on all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management. To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety to ensure a safe working environment.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe work environment, without risks to health
  • Establishing HSE rules, policies and procedures, to support the business and create a safe working environment
  • Setting all HSE policies for the business in collaboration with the Management and HR Team 
  • Ensure that all HSE policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and updated, to meet changing business and legislative needs and communicated accordingly
  • Ensure the company meets its statutory obligations in all areas in relation to the health, safety and welfare at work, including reporting
  • Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work areas, equipment and operations 
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported and recorded, in line with company policy and recommended improvements implemented
  • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly recorded, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities 
  • Establish a full structured programme of HSE training throughout the company and ensure accurate training records are maintained


Job  description    

  • Observes HSE regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices and corrects obvious hazards immediately 
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety and welfare at work legislation and communicate and implement relevant changes within the business 
  • Provide support for Quality Assurance of manufactured items 
  • Provide regular reports to the Senior Management Team on relevant HSE activities 
  • Prepare monthly metrics on accidents and incidents


Job Qualifications and Skills


  • NEBOSH Environmental Certificate 
  •  COSHH Trained 
  •  Must have previously set up a HSE department, within a manufacturing plant in the UAE
  •  A member of the institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) is desirable 
  • Proven experience of writing and implementing Health and Safety policies and procedures
  •  Ability to lead and advise on all Health and Safety matters, to all roles within the business 
  •  Excellent Microsoft Office skills 


Key Competencies

  • High attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Professional approach
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated    

We look forward to receiving your application.


For more information, please contact Kristina Khusseyn at


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