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Safety Management Systems Expert - (NEOM Secondment)

Requisition ID:  232089

Requisition Posting End Date: 01/03/2021


NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of EgyptIsrael and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea.”


NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centres, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies will come to research, incubate and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in ground-breaking ways.


Project Manager – Safety Management Systems Expert

Key Responsibilities

  • Support development and upkeep of the Health and Safety management system
  • Develop monitor and review contract tender H&S requirements and lead technical H&S evaluation of bid submissions
  • Review contractor key H&S documentation/deliverables
  • Develop key H&S plans and procedures as required
  • Provide expert H&S advise and coaching to the team
  • Establish and maintain a H&S risk register or input to multi-discipline risk register as required
  • Develop and oversee a risk-based H&S assurance program
  • Review and analyze H&S process implementation and compliance and recommend necessary improvements
  • Oversee contractor H&S deliverables.
  • Oversee contractor execution activities, and facility construction and commissioning and start-up.
  • Lead major incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Review and analyze H&S data to identify significant trends and provide improvement recommendations to the H&S team


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Good technical understanding of global best practices and international standards
  • Advanced knowledge of H&S management systems and international standards i.e., ISO14001, and ISO 45001
  • Strategic H&S delivery and assurance on major capital projects
  • Advanced H&S risk management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Strong analytical mindset and capability
  • Excellent computer skills, fully conversant with Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience working in multicultural environments and diverse teams
  • 15 to 20+ years of recent experience in HSE and engineering and construction industry, preferably with a large international company or companies.
  • Experience in pre-award activity on major capital projects is mandatory. 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.