Senior Manager – Health and Safety

  • Full Time
  • SA

Website neom NEOM

Position Senior Manager – HSEQ Job Code
Reports to Director – HSEQ Direct Reports Manager HSEQ
Division Projects Sector
Role Purpose
  • The Senior Manager of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) will be responsible for developing HSEQ plans and implementing this across the respective zone of operation.
  • The Senior Manager HSEQ will engage with NEOM employees and supply chain members (eg. Consultants, Contractors, etc), to drive the agenda for Health, Safety, Quality, and Environmental through the team.
  • The Senior Manager HSEQ will interface with other NEOM internal sectors and departments to ensure positive and negative lessons learned are well shared.

  • Keeping the Director HSEQ informed of HSEQ issues arising from NEOM works.
  • Liaising with the Executive Project Management (EPM) for HSEQ relating works.
  • Interfacing with other NEOM sectors and agreeing on HSEQ technical interfaces
  • Develop, implement, manage and review the HSEQ Management Plan in line with the Projects strategic goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement metrics and KPIs that will facilitate HSEQ best practices and support manufacturing excellence.
  • Ensure full compliance with all regulatory HSE requirements and reporting obligations.
  • Devise, develop and monitor effective HSEQ Risk Assessment management strategies and make recommendations on the implementation of these strategies.
  • Promote an inclusive occupational health program including employee training and workplace participation.
  • Motivate and inspire colleagues across the whole Project to embrace a total HSEQ culture.
  • Manage HSEQ audits for all processes.
  • Using internal and external benchmarking to establish performance expectations (HSEQ measures) for the Project to meet and/or exceed NEOM’s expectations.
  • Lead HSEQ task hazard and risk analysis for each operation about HSEQ.
  • Liaising with the Executive Project Management (EPM) for HSEQ relating works. Interfacing with other NEOM sectors and agreeing on HSEQ technical interfaces.
  • Undertaking reviews of contractor’s high-risk submittals relating to HSEQ works
  • Undertaking reviews of contractor inspection and test plans (ITPs) relating to HSEQ works
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
  • Over 20 years of HSEQ experience in heavy civil engineering
  • Ideally, over 5 years of project HSEQ experience gained in the Gulf Region.
  • Ideally, experience with the construction of railways including tunnels, viaducts, high bridges, earthworks, etc
  • At least 3 years of senior executive experience earned with major companies or leading a major project team about HSEQ
  • Demonstrated track record of being a practitioner in HSEQ within building/construction.
  • Experienced auditor.
  • Experience leading and managing high-performing individuals and teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Strong-reporting skills.


  • Chartered MIOSH or equivalent, qualified of 10 years +

Internal External
  • Reports to Director HSEQ
  • Works closely with
    • NEOM employees
    • Other Sectors
  • Director and Senior Managers Design
  • Director and Senior Managers Construction
  • Works closely with
    • Consultants
    • Contractors
  • Industry

Prepared by (Department Head) Robert White, Director HSEQ,  May 22
Reviewed by (Human Resources)

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