Fire Safety Lead, Port Operations

  • Full Time
  • SA

Website neom NEOM

The role of the Fire Lead is to ensure the smooth delivery and implementation of the NEOM and all relevant regulatory Fire Safety management policies and directives within his / her coverage area and to ensure effective emergency Incident management.

Responsibilities

  • To ensure all Fire Safety activities are prepared for, planned, and supervised;
  • Ensure maintenance and updating of the NEOM Port Fire and Rescue Emergency Response Procedures
  • Ensure implementation of the Neom Port Fire and Rescue Emergency Response Procedure
  • Organize the systematic supervision, inspection, and auditing against:
  • The Neom Port Security Management Security Plan;
  • Ensure that the fire Safety Standards set by the High Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS), NEOM Public Safety, NEOM Loss Prevention & Fire Safety, and Mawani are adhered to.
  • Advise the HSSE Manager on any ineffective aspects of the NEOM Port Fire Safety controls and Fire Emergency Response Procedures and recommend solutions;
  • Recommend and Obtain commitment via the HSSE Manager for and coordinate NEOM Port resources required for Fire Safety and Emergency Response.
  • Overseas the day-to-day management of the NEOM Port Fire Service contractor to mitigate fire risks within the Port environment and ensure effective emergency response in any emergency.
  • Day-to-day administration of Fire Safety duties;
  • Ensure Fire personnel are trained and competent to effectively carry out their duties and that other personnel receive Fire awareness training;
  • Report and evaluate the relevant Fire Service contractor’s overall performance via approved KPIs to the HSSE Manager
  • Compile and Manage Fire safety-related reports for review by the HSSE Manager before communication to the HCIS Committee or any other related committees and all other government agency reports.
  • Ensure all fire controls are in place and all identified gaps are reported and followed up with corrective action plans and closed out accordingly.
  • Coordinate NEOM Port Fire Safety operations with the relevant NEOM stakeholders and relevant external agencies.
  • Organize regular Fire Safety meetings with relevant internal and external stakeholders, and contractors and ensure records are kept.
  • Keep up to date with Fire safety monitoring systems, technology, and trends to drive a continual improvement of the Fire safety management system;
  • Ensure that the competency of contractor personnel responsible for Fire and Rescue Emergency Response is maintained;
  • Ensure that firefighting equipment and fire detection systems are properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained by the Fire Service Contractor;
  • Ensure that personnel are prepared in the event of any incident via a plan of routine drills;
  • Supervise investigation processes related to fire incidents of a serious nature;
  • Provide support services in emergencies;
  • Oversee the preserving of equipment and supplies and checking serviceability by technical resources;
  • Carry out any other functions with the approval of the HSSE Manager at a senior level that comes under Fire Safety.
  • On behalf of the HSSE Manager, ensure a clear, unbroken flow of communications between NEOM Port and:
    • Fire Service Contractor
    • NEOM Public Safety
    • NEOM Loss Prevention and Fire Safety
    • Government Agencies
    • Port Tenants
    • Other Stakeholders
  • Production of reports and other forms of information for keeping outside agencies informed as appropriate
  • Receiving and passing on information from outside agencies
  • Provide technical assistance to the Fire service contractor during any emergency incident
  • Advise the HSSE Manager and Fire Service Contractor regarding decisions and resolution of issues
  • Approve Fire Service Contract personnel shifts and schedules
  • Obtain reports from Fire Service Contractor management regarding incidents and pass them on to HSSE management; produce reports when appropriate
  • Ensure that all reports and documentation are kept in a secure database that is only accessible to authorized personnel.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Occupational Safety, Engineering or equivalent
  • Incident Command in the Fire Service or equivalent
  • Ships Firefighting Incident Command or equivalent
  • Tactical Ventilation and Fire Behavior Instructor or equivalent
  • Hazardous Materials Incident Command or equivalent
  • Operational Firefighter level 3 or equivalent
  • Must possess qualities of Integrity, patience and empathy, outstanding interpersonal skills, very good communication skills, both oral and written
  • At least 10 years of experience as a Firefighting professional within a recognized organization
  • Ability to positively communicate and interact with all levels within NEOM and External Parties
  • Knowledge of Fire Safety Legislation
  • Experience in NFPA/SBC legislation
  • Knowledge of Fire Safety and Emergency best practices
  • Proven track record of managing fire emergency response teams and incident management
  • Knowledge of industry best practices
  • Experience in Fire Safety Systems of Work
  • Competent Fire Emergency Incident Commander
  • IT systems and applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Share Point)
  • Knowledge of Fire Incident Investigation and reporting
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

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