Environmental Health and Safety Specialist – Campus Operations – NYU Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi

Position Overview:

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NY University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Environmental Safe practices Specialist, reporting in to the Director of Environmental Security and Health.

The Environmental Safe practices Specialist administers, and maintains programs essential to ensure a wholesome and secure working and studying environment for employees, students, and visitors. The specialist shall companion with FM, capital projects, providers, non-academic and operational divisions, providing support, issue solving, strategies and guidance that enable compliance, continuous improvement, and guidelines in campus operations. The specialist will donate to establishing progressive and transformational alter in environment also, safety and wellness across all features of the University. The supervisor has stop function authority for imminent hazard circumstances and for do it again violations.


Key Duties:

  • Provide good advice, support and coaching to FM, capital projects, providers, operational and non-educational divisions to facilitate and enhance EHS compliance and create a safety lifestyle across all degrees of the university
  • Full audits and inspections of specific events, operational and non-academic areas (except labs and analysis areas), assign corrective actions and keep track of for completion
  • Develop and keep maintaining safety related policies, processes and programs
  • Keep track of the implementation of the permit to function system. Document and keep track of trends of contractor/employee non-compliances. Provide continual timely improvements to the EHS Director
  • Help with the upkeep of the EHS databases and programs. Manage data safely databases/generate safety reviews as needed
  • Lead Contractor protection meetings
  • Work a deputy in the lack of EHS Director for operational basic safety issues
  • Perform other responsibilities as designated by the Director so when had a need to maintain effective functions


Required Schooling:

  • Bachelor degree safely
  • OSHAD accreditation

Preferred Schooling:

  • Safety qualification or working towards security certification such as for example CSP, CRSP, CMIOS

Required Encounter:

  • At the very least 5 yrs associated job experience employed in advanced schooling or similar kind of institution
  • Capability to walk a lot of the day to inspect numerous on-campus work websites
  • Capability to assert themselves to avoid an accident and right non-compliances
  • Qualified at reading specification bedding and blueprints
  • Experienced at building human relationships with different stakeholders and negotiating options that have a minor disruption to workflow without compromising protection or compliance
  • Educated of Abu Dhabi, UAE and global regulations, codes of exercise and standards
  • Personal computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Workplace (including Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent composed and oral communications abilities
  • Highly organized and in a position to prioritize work and achieve targets within timescales
  • Excellent work commitment and ethic to achieving high standards of work

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong EHS background in a UAE university having the ability to interpret OSHAD requirements and use various stakeholders
  • Working understanding of Microsoft business and technical programs
  • Capability to determine whenever a situation is really a compliance issue versus an imminent safety hazard
  • Excellent technical writing ability and the capability to accurately draft government-required reports
  • Flexible, able and adaptable to keep up effectiveness with changing environments, tasks and responsibilities


The university can be an equal opportunity employer commited to equity, diversity and social inclusion.

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