The Event Operations department manages activities across the event delivery of Expo 2020. Event Operations includes the following service areas : Catering, Cleaning & Waste Management, Logistics, Security, Transport & Parking, Site Management, Accreditation, Guest Services, Venue Operations, Village Accommodation Services.
The Manager Health & Safety - Site Management will coordinate the service planning for the Site Management Function and coordination with Installation of the Overlay team, integrating with other Event Operations Functional Areas.
The position will also have a specific focus on the health & safety and worker welfare and all functional requirements leading to the Event, this will also include overseeing the transition of all assets from the contractor (main Contractor and Overlay contractors) to the Events Operations team, other business departments and external stakeholders.
The role will lead on the management of risk assessments and health and safety analysis of operations across different site management areas in order to ensure compliance with health & safety and worker welfare standards and relevant certification guidelines.
Main responsibilities of this role will include :
Support the implementation of Expo’s HSQE strategy and management arrangements, including development of site management and event safety standards in line with the overall business objectives of the organization;
Supervise day-to-day activities, providing HSQE advice to staff and to the line manager, encouraging teamwork, implementing work processes, and resolving any escalated issues in order to ensure that work is correctly prioritized and completed as per procedures, standards and departmental requirements;
Plan the resource utilization of the HSQE staff for the project in order to ensure coverage and compliance across the site in line with relevant HSQE standards;
Ensure compliance with all relevant HSQE procedures, standards and guidelines and promote the development of a positive organizational culture as well as ensure all non-
compliances are monitored and reported to the line manager in order to enable effective decision making and minimization of breaches;
Implement and maintain the HSQE policy and management arrangements, including other relevant standards, such as energy and sustainability management;
Support the mobilization and handover of all assets, through the provision of training and transferring of knowledge related to HSQE policies, procedures, standards, checklists and guidelines ensuring adherence to relevant standards;
Coordinate with stakeholders as required, to understand their HSQE requirements and standards to enable smooth operations pre event and during event possible for early program planning through to Event delivery of the handover of assets within the Site Management Functional Area Operating Plan (FAOP).
7+ years of experience within HSQE working environment, preferably with experience in managing a team and previous major event programmer, with specific experience related to developing site Management and transition management;
Bachelor’s degree in health and safety / Industrial engineering, or equivalent;
Professional health and safety certifications and / or accreditation from local and internationally recognized health and safety standards organization;
Preferably qualified in ISO standards;
Previous experience of managing specialized facilities / Events / 5* Hotels and / or resorts;
Worked with multinational and diverse teams;
Knowledge across key event operational functions, understanding the site management dependencies with the other operational functions and non-
Experience in working in a multi-cultural organization, GCC region desirable;
Experience in working with senior level Government partners and multi-agency stakeholders;
Coordination of and participation in a large departmental program a necessity;
Team management skills, presentation skills, risk management skills, project management skills, high attention to detail, communication skills.