Associate Director – Health and Safety – Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab

at Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts
Published June 11, 2024
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Hospitality  
Job Type Full-time  
Responsibilities An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Health and Safety Director to join Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role: Operational: Act as the focal point for HSE-related requirements during the pre-opening phase of the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort. Develop and implement the Marsa Al Arab Health, Safety, and Environment Management System. Provide and implement HSE policies, procedures, and guidelines for Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. Develop and implement the pre-opening plan/guidelines for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab Engineering Team and monitor their progress. Monitor and assess performance and compliance with the Jumeirah HSE Management System, and produce appropriate reports for the business. Conduct HSE audits of the hotel and resort as per the site HSE audit plan. Review and present the “Jumeirah HSE Report and Dashboard” for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort and arrange monthly HSE representatives' meetings. Handle issues with external contractors and assist engineering in signing off the pre-qualification of contractors in terms of HSE method statements and risk assessments. Make service requests as required in respect of contractors providing consultancy services, e.g., third-party auditing and laboratory analysis. Prepare documents and processes for the tender program for external contractors related to HSE issues. Administrative: Handle administrative activities and inquiries for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Department. Maintain accurate and secure HSE-related records, ensure an adequate filing system for the HSE department, and manage the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Team sites. Coordinate, in conjunction with the L&D Manager, the training and development program for colleagues involved with HSE-related tasks. Coordinate with external HSE regulators and other external stakeholders as required. Communicate new or amended procedures to relevant departments/colleagues in a timely manner. Schedule and arrange the purchase of approved Capex items and budgeted items, including equipment, in line with the HSE local budget. Incident Investigation:  Serve as the technical lead for HSE investigations regarding incidents and issues, collaborating closely with the Security team and other first responders. Produce comprehensive technical reports following any significant incident as instructed by the General Manager(s) and Group HSE Director G&C. Food Sampling: Prepare a food sampling plan, coordinate with contracted laboratories, monitor the results, and verify corrective actions if any unsatisfactory results are obtained Sustainability: Serve as the point of contact within the hotel and resort for all sustainability matters. Act as the focal point for gathering relevant sustainability data required by G&C Sustainability.
Industry Hospitality

Description

About the Company:

Jumeirah's hotels and resorts are renowned for their prestigious and captivating properties; from the iconic Jumeirah Burj Al Arab in Dubai and the luxurious Arabian palaces at Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island, the all-villa luxury resort in Bali, and the art-inspired Jumeirah Capri Palace in Italy. Jumeirah’s commitment to exceptional service and guest experiences is evident in each property, from the modern twist on British classics at Jumeirah The Carlton Tower in London to the futuristic setting of Jumeirah Nanjing in China.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience. Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Group’s newest resort Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will lead a new generation of Group’s ultra-luxury portfolio. Nestled at the tip of a peninsula at the heart of Dubai’s largest private beach, with design influences of a futuristic superyacht, Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will feature 303 rooms, 84 suites, and 82 serviced residences set amid private landscaped gardens. It encompasses specially integrated wellness and leisure destinations and an impressive line-up of signature restaurants, including a new concept comprising 4 restaurants in 1. With all rooms offering a panoramic vista over the Arabian Sea, this statement property will mark a new epoch for Jumeirah Group.

 

Job Summary:  An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Health and Safety Director to join Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

The HSE role requires a breadth of qualification and/ or experience across the Occupational Safety, Food Safety and environmental management disciplines. Such experience is desirable, however investment into the candidates training will be made to bridge gaps in qualification.

  • First Degree in Environmental/ Public Health or Equivalent academic subject.
  • Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health. Desirable – Certificated of IOSH or NEBOSH or equivalent etc.
  • HACCP Level 4 certification
  • HACCP Internal Audit certification
  • Relevant certificate in Environmental Management
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in HSE field, preferably in hospitality sector and have a good knowledge of local and international legislation, standards and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, strong organizational and administrative skills, good time management skills with the ability to interact with different groups of diverse needs
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Excellent typing skills, grammar, and spelling in English
  • Advanced user to Microsoft office program in an office setting such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

 

Responsibilities:

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Health and Safety Director to join Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Operational:

  • Act as the focal point for HSE-related requirements during the pre-opening phase of the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort.
  • Develop and implement the Marsa Al Arab Health, Safety, and Environment Management System.
  • Provide and implement HSE policies, procedures, and guidelines for Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab.
  • Develop and implement the pre-opening plan/guidelines for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab Engineering Team and monitor their progress.
  • Monitor and assess performance and compliance with the Jumeirah HSE Management System, and produce appropriate reports for the business.
  • Conduct HSE audits of the hotel and resort as per the site HSE audit plan.
  • Review and present the “Jumeirah HSE Report and Dashboard” for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort and arrange monthly HSE representatives' meetings.
  • Handle issues with external contractors and assist engineering in signing off the pre-qualification of contractors in terms of HSE method statements and risk assessments.
  • Make service requests as required in respect of contractors providing consultancy services, e.g., third-party auditing and laboratory analysis.
  • Prepare documents and processes for the tender program for external contractors related to HSE issues.

Administrative:

  • Handle administrative activities and inquiries for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Department.
  • Maintain accurate and secure HSE-related records, ensure an adequate filing system for the HSE department, and manage the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Team sites.
  • Coordinate, in conjunction with the L&D Manager, the training and development program for colleagues involved with HSE-related tasks.
  • Coordinate with external HSE regulators and other external stakeholders as required.
  • Communicate new or amended procedures to relevant departments/colleagues in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and arrange the purchase of approved Capex items and budgeted items, including equipment, in line with the HSE local budget.

Incident Investigation: 

  • Serve as the technical lead for HSE investigations regarding incidents and issues, collaborating closely with the Security team and other first responders. Produce comprehensive technical reports following any significant incident as instructed by the General Manager(s) and Group HSE Director G&C.

Food Sampling:

  • Prepare a food sampling plan, coordinate with contracted laboratories, monitor the results, and verify corrective actions if any unsatisfactory results are obtained

Sustainability:

  • Serve as the point of contact within the hotel and resort for all sustainability matters. Act as the focal point for gathering relevant sustainability data required by G&C Sustainability.

 

Required Skills:

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Work Hours: 8 Hours a Day

Experience in Months:  84

 

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Health and Safety Director to join Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Operational:

  • Act as the focal point for HSE-related requirements during the pre-opening phase of the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort.
  • Develop and implement the Marsa Al Arab Health, Safety, and Environment Management System.
  • Provide and implement HSE policies, procedures, and guidelines for Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab.
  • Develop and implement the pre-opening plan/guidelines for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab Engineering Team and monitor their progress.
  • Monitor and assess performance and compliance with the Jumeirah HSE Management System, and produce appropriate reports for the business.
  • Conduct HSE audits of the hotel and resort as per the site HSE audit plan.
  • Review and present the “Jumeirah HSE Report and Dashboard” for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab resort and arrange monthly HSE representatives' meetings.
  • Handle issues with external contractors and assist engineering in signing off the pre-qualification of contractors in terms of HSE method statements and risk assessments.
  • Make service requests as required in respect of contractors providing consultancy services, e.g., third-party auditing and laboratory analysis.
  • Prepare documents and processes for the tender program for external contractors related to HSE issues.

Administrative:

  • Handle administrative activities and inquiries for the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Department.
  • Maintain accurate and secure HSE-related records, ensure an adequate filing system for the HSE department, and manage the Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab HSE Team sites.
  • Coordinate, in conjunction with the L&D Manager, the training and development program for colleagues involved with HSE-related tasks.
  • Coordinate with external HSE regulators and other external stakeholders as required.
  • Communicate new or amended procedures to relevant departments/colleagues in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and arrange the purchase of approved Capex items and budgeted items, including equipment, in line with the HSE local budget.

Incident Investigation: 

  • Serve as the technical lead for HSE investigations regarding incidents and issues, collaborating closely with the Security team and other first responders. Produce comprehensive technical reports following any significant incident as instructed by the General Manager(s) and Group HSE Director G&C.

Food Sampling:

  • Prepare a food sampling plan, coordinate with contracted laboratories, monitor the results, and verify corrective actions if any unsatisfactory results are obtained

Sustainability:

  • Serve as the point of contact within the hotel and resort for all sustainability matters. Act as the focal point for gathering relevant sustainability data required by G&C Sustainability.

 

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package including dental coverage, life insurance, incentive programs, and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.

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