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HSE Director - Rail

We are working with an exciting client side organization who have a requirement for a highly experienced HSE Director for Rail to join their team and be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ideal candidates for this position will have a minimum of 18 years’ experience of working on large scale rail and infrastructure projects. Candidates applying for this role should have a Bachelor’s degree, prior middle eastern experience and should come from a consultancy or client side background.


  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Policy and Guidelines issue. 
  • Supports the Top Management in the Organization roles and responsibilities definition, for what concerns safety aspects. 
  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Management System standard issue. 
  • Ensures, in accordance with the Corporate guidelines, the implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Company HSE Systems. 
  • Monitors the effective implementation of appropriate Safety and Environment System procedures and provide for their updating in line with changes in Legislation and Company Directives. 
  • Provides for motivation and familiarization of all Company personnel respecting the importance of complying with Company system procedures and all Safety equipment provided. 
  • Assists the Commercial, Engineering and Operations Department in their dealings with Clients in all issues concerned with Health and Safety at work. 
  • Conducts safety audits both internal and external. 
  • Takes part in accident / incident investigation. 
  • Carries out analysis of accident / incident statistics, identifying trends and suggesting improvement plans. 
  • Provides technical support to Senior Management on any safety related subjects. 
  • Liaises between Clients on safety related issues. 
  • Safeties related engineering input into new projects and modification programs. 
  • Participates to HAZOP meetings prior to procurement and installation activities. 
  • Performs Risk Assessment. 
  • Preparation of Health and Safety documentation for new tenders. 
  • Provides Safety support and advice, including supervision on preparation of plans and procedures for initial contract start up activities. 


  • Bachelor Degree in Science/Engineering or equivalent with additional professional qualifications in HSE and Fire & Safety Management Systems. 
  • 18 or above years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environment and Fire Services in construction and infrastructure with a minimum 8 years in supervisory or operations position
  • Working knowledge in Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems, Environmental Discharges, Incident Command System, Incident Investigation by using Tripod Beta Tool, HSE Auditing Techniques, HEMP, Radiological Safety,

up to SAR 85k per month plus benefits

HSE Director - Rail

Saudi Arabia

Published on 10 Oct 2019