Vacancy Details

12368 - HSE Manager

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-Oct-2022
About the Role

The role of the HSE Manager is to provide expert health and safety advice and support to schools outside the UAE in order to facilitate a safe environment within the schools. The role also supports the Head of HSE by managing and monitoring data, documentation, administration, and following up with school operations on compliance.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide support and guidance to school operations on health and safety matters. This essentially means working as a champion for health and safety in order to raise the profile and standards of health and safety across all schools.
  • Work closely with the managers of school operations in order to facilitate effective health and safety within all GEMS MENASA schools.
    Monitor incidents using the Phoenix HSE reporting system and consolidate incident statistics to present to the Head of HSE and other key stakeholders.
  • Manage and monitor findings from all workplace inspections and H&S audits. This includes monthly H&S inspections, weekly fire inspections, and annual H&S audits.
  • Addressing the action points in a timely manner and raising ongoing issues with the Head of HSE.
  • Develop and deliver specific health and safety-related training sessions to MSOs and other staff as required.
  • Monitor Health & safety compliance via regular school visits and attendance of school-based health and safety committee meetings. The suggested KPI is 2 x monthly school visits per month and 1 x attendance of a school safety committee meeting per month.
  • Support the development and implementation of risk assessments within schools.
  • Monitor the delivery of all health and safety-related policies and procedures to the schools, through effective document control procedures. Ensure all obsolete documents are removed from circulation. This includes managing the Rivo document library.
  • Monitor HSE compliance throughout the schools in the form of annual HSE audits. Develop management reports based on findings and monitor/support open nonconformities.
  • Conduct HSE accident investigations and develop accident investigation reports for senior management. Support the implementation of corrective and preventative measures.
  • Provide administration support within the health and safety department, this includes raising and managing purchase orders and approvals via the DAX system. Other additional administration tasks may be delegated by the Head of HSE.

Expected Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a Health & Safety qualification (IOSH/NEBOSH)
  • 10 years of experience within the field of health and safety
  • Ability to develop and deliver health and safety training
  • Willing to travel


About Your Benefits
We offer a competitive tax-free salary along with medical coverage, flight allowance, and tuition fee concession. 
About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.


About Application Process

If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.

To complete the application you would need the following document(s):

1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.