Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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About the opportunity

Our People & Places Line line of business has access to 35,000 professionals across the globe. Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning.

Are you a Health and Safety Professional with experience on large capital development projects and looking to challenge your consultancy skills on one of the region’s most prestigious projects?

Jacobs and have partnered to form a consortium that is leading all real estate and construction delivery related programme management services for Expo 2020 Dubai development – the master district that will also host the Expo 2020 when the six-month event debuts in October 2020.

In its role as EX20’s real estate delivery partners on this project we are providing full service consultancy from programme as well as cost and commercial management, to design, construction and operations management for the end-to-end development and delivery of the Expo 2020 Dubai site within it.

Working within the Programme Assurance team and reporting to the Programme Health and Safety Senior Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation and administration of the Programme’s H&S policy, strategy and deliverables as well as working through its supply chain partners.

You will be managing the development of H&S policies, strategies, programs and standards across the programme’s functions, providing input towards strategic direction whilst ensuring adequate procedures are implemented to evaluate the adequacy of H&S compliance and performance on site.

Communication is an important element to this role, ensuring staff are fully informed of the programme applicable legislative and assurance requirements, as well as coordinating the delivery of programme H&S meetings and workshops.

About you

As a successful candidate you will be degree qualified, preferably in an occupational H&S discipline. Other degree disciplines will be considered, however need to be supported with Health and Safety professional qualifications such as NEBOSH.

You will be coming with at least 5 years of experience and will already be working in a H&S position on site in a multi stakeholder environment on a large construction project/programme.

A key attribute of this person will be the ability to foster inclusive behaviours to achieve market leading and innovative business outcomes across markets, as well as create the right working environment for employees. You will continue building on our global culture of caring fostering a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including comprehensive private medical insurance, flexible work arrangements, annual airfare allowance, interest free housing loans and access to monthly social events or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.