AECOM HSE Manager, Riyadh in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158463BR

Position Title HSE Manager, Riyadh

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Construction Services

Country Saudi Arabia

State/Province/Region SA - Ar Riyad

City Riyadh

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

Leads, directs and oversees the Quality Assurance function for the FM business, responsible for managing Quality, Risk, Health & Safety and Sustainability and managing accreditation to desired international standards, as well as responsibility for performance measurement and continuous improvement. The HSQRE Director will develop, maintain and oversee a consistent quality and compliance culture across the business.

Minimum Requirements

  • This role will lead health and safety initiatives and development of a strong Health and Safety culture for the FM business.

  • Coordinating all Health & Safety activities across the different regions and contribute to the development and implementation of plans regarding key strategies. Recommending operational and business requirements to support those strategic objectives for continuous improvement, meeting legislation and or code requirements and supporting best practice principles.

  • Advising management and the heads of departments about responsibilities under legislation and the overall state of occupational health and safety at the workplace including monthly management reporting on the status of the H&S programme.

  • Supervising the investigation of accidents, incidents, near misses and unsafe working conditions including reporting of identified hazards and appropriate risk control measures to the heads of department. Review the circumstances of any work injury, illness and

  • Dangerous events identify any corrective action and request any additional resources or assistance required to undertake this corrective action.

  • Coordinate with the FM Director and Operations Director to ensure incidents that need reporting to State authorities are done so and subsequently liaise with and comply with any associated audits and investigations. Advise on the potential requirement for legal support.

  • Support and help develop a Quality Management culture across the business and ensure all company operations are meeting or exceeding defined standards.

  • Manage the development, maintenance and revision of policies and procedures for the Management Systems and SOPs and their related activities to ensure they continue to be relevant and provide effective management, customer satisfaction and ensure the meeting of QA requirements. (ISO 9001 and ISO 13485).

  • Monitor and report on performance of compliance through regular facility and department audits on a continuing basis, ensure that any compliance issues/concerns are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved as well as looking for opportunities to improve effectiveness. Maintain and oversee a system for uniform handling of non- conformances. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; work with department heads and provide general guidance on corrective action plans for resolution and how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

  • Work with HR and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.

  • Assist in conducting supplier and due diligence audits.

  • Ensures proper reporting of any events and appropriate agencies as required.

  • Obtain and coordinate maintenance of all relevant company licences for FM business.

  • Monitor any complaints and ensure they are managed. Document and report on complaints. Ensure any adverse events are immediately highlighted and responses coordinated.

  • Develop a high level of Regulatory intelligence e.g. on existing and developing regulations in KSA.

Preferred Qualifications

  • This role requires a proven commitment to quality management systems backed up with a proven technical H&S and QA knowledge base (ISO 9001 and ISO 4801) and exposure to meeting State and Federal regulatory requirements in KSA.

  • Experience in developing and implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) to meet all corporate and regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrate experience of coaching and or running training programs.

  • Ability to influence and motivate others.

  • This role has a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree in occupational health, safety management or environmental science or business management, or a tertiary degree in a scientific/technical discipline or a related field, or at least five years work experience in H&S and Quality Assurance Management may substitute.

  • Audit qualifications in H&S and QA are an advantage.

  • Process Improvement experience and ability to analyze information.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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