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Health and Safety Executive

Company Name: GMG
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 3+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
About GMG:
GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors. Its vision is to inspire people to win in ways that make the world better. Today, GMG’s investments span across four key verticals: GMG Sports, GMG Food, GMG Health, and GMG Consumer Goods. Under the ownership and management of the Baker family, it has become a leading global company, affiliated with the world’s most successful and respected brands in the well-being sector. Working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, GMG has introduced more than 120 brands into its markets.

About the Role:
The role holder is responsible for participating in the implementation of Health and Safety best practices across the Group, ensuring that GMG complies with all the current health and safety legislations. The role holder is also responsible for executing the operational tasks including, facility visits, arranging for education sessions, coordinating with the vendors and the government agencies and regular documentation and reporting for the initiative undertaken by the Department and/or issues/accidents encountered.

Core Responsibilities:
Participates in the development of Health and Safety strategies and internal policy
Coordinates the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive Health and Safety program designed to prevent injury and damage to property
Coordinates with the government agencies to identify legislative issues, compliance, new procedures, policies and strategies and ensures that these are developed and understood by all GMG employees
Keeps abreast with latest market changes and current/new ministry regulations and guidelines and ensures up to date communication across the Department and the Group
Gathers and analyzes the data pertaining to performance metrics of Health and Safety norms and objectives for the Group, Business Units, Departments and individuals themselves and develops internal reports for review
Collates data on the status of Health and Safety within the Group, identifies areas of improvement and updates the relevant stakeholders for appropriate discussion and action
Executes agreed number of Health and Safety risk assessment across the Business Units per calendar year and reports any issues to relevant stakeholders across the Department and the Group
Identifies employee training needs in relation to Health and Safety and coordinates with the respective Business Units and Departments for conducting specific trainings and workshops
Performs safety audits and inspects facilities, stores and safety equipment to identify and rectify potential hazards and to ensure safety regulation compliance, under the relevant supervision and guidance
Visits stores and warehouses outside the risk assessment agreed list to complete basic Health and Safety checklist, provides store management with action plan and completes follow up visits to check non-compliance
Develops and maintains an up to date data base for all tasks and visits completed and provides the relevant stakeholders with common failure modules to minimize risk

Defines performance goals at the start of the year in discussion with the reporting manager and ensures that the goals are achieved during the course of the year
Takes ownership of his/her own learning agenda by identifying development needs in consultation with the manager and agreeing on the individual development plan which goes beyond just training and development
Keeps abreast of professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional growth.

Educational Qualifications and Certificates
Bachelor’s Degree in Safety/Loss Prevention, Risk Control, Occupational Safety and Health, or related/equivalent field
NEBOSH IGC (International General Certificate)
Qualified First Aider + Fire Warden (Preferred)

A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with at least 1 year in Health and Safety department for a large diversified organization

Language skills
Written and spoken English is essential, Arabic is preferred

Additional skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective communications skills
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Digital skills including the ability to operate spreadsheet and word processing programs