DohaJob PurposeTo lead the overall safety program at HBKU Research facilities and satellite laboratories.Key Result AreasDevelop and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive safety program at the research complex and satellite laboratoriesLead and supervise the safety personnel comprising of experts in technical safety, health safety, environmental safety, chemicals safety and safety trainingOversee the development of a safety manual for each laboratory completing commissioning and beginning operationTake action if a laboratory does not meet all the safety requirements and if necessary, approve shut-down of the lab until safety requirements are metDevelop and lead a safety inspection / audit program to ensure safety measures are in placeInvestigate and provide recommendations and lessons learnt from each safety incident and near miss incident in the research facilities and affiliated laboratoriesDeliver presentations during executive meetings to highlight the safety program, point out any deficiencies and shortcomings as well as highlight any safety concernsOversee the safety training program being administered by the safety team and ensure the quality and effectiveness of the programParticipate, review and advise on lab designs and modifications, to ensure safety is built into the design, building safety systems, codes and standards are met, fire safety codes are met and chemicals, gases & toxic materials safety is incorporatedEnsure required hazard reviews are conductedParticipate in technical meetings, commissioning meetings and activitiesAward laboratories that have been commissioned and have met the safety requirements permit to start research operationsCoordinate environmental safety at the facility overall and also specific to each laboratory including hazardous materials handling and disposal, waste disposal, and exhaust systemsOther reasonable tasks as assigned by supervisorOperating Environment, Framework, and BoundariesThe work will be at the research facility and satellite laboratories.
Position will be on call at all times.Occasional work outside of normal working hours.Compliance with all relevant HBKU and HSSE policies and procedures, regulatory / best practice protocols as well as national and governmental research compliance protocols and procedures.
balances benefits and risks and identifies areas of uncertaintyEvaluates information by penetrating questions, thus ensuring complete information is available to make an informed decisionArrives at well-researched decisions that balance quality service and costEncourages and supports appropriate risk taking by subordinates when making decisionsMinimum Knowledge, Skills & ExperienceBachelor's degree in a related discipline.
Arabic proficiency is an advantageProficiency in MS Office applicationsHow to ApplyPlease submit your completed application (CV, cover letter and the names of three references with their full contact information) via the following link : Click here to applyDeadlineReview of applications is expected to begin soon and continue until the position is filled and shortlist will be contacted for interviews.
RemunerationHBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, air tickets, and medical insurance.
HBKU is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.