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

Position Summary:

UAE Nationals should apply

NY University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a good 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 safe working and understanding 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 advice, support and coaching to FM, capital projects, providers, operational and non-educational divisions to facilitate and enhance EHS compliance and create a safety culture across all degrees of the university
  • Total audits and inspections of specific events, operational and non-educational spaces (except labs and research areas), assign corrective measures and monitor for completion
  • Develop and keep maintaining safety related plans, procedures and applications
  • 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
  • Assist with the upkeep of the EHS databases and applications. Manage data safely databases/generate safety reviews as required
  • Lead Contractor safety meetings
  • Work a deputy in the lack of EHS Director for operational security issues
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director so when needed to maintain efficient operations


Required Schooling:

  • Bachelor degree safely
  • OSHAD qualification

Preferred Schooling:

  • Safety certification or functioning towards protection certification such as for example CSP, CRSP, CMIOS

Required Encounter:

  • At least 5 yrs related job experience employed in advanced schooling or similar kind of institution
  • Ability to walk a lot of the time to inspect various on-campus work websites
  • Capability to assert themselves to avoid a major accident and correct non-compliances
  • Skilled at reading through specification sheets and blueprints
  • Skilled at building human relationships with numerous stakeholders and negotiating solutions which have a minor disruption to workflow with out compromising safety or even compliance
  • Knowledgeable of Abu Dhabi, UAE and international rules, codes of practice and criteria
  • Personal computer literacy and proficiency within Microsoft Office (including Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Highly organized and in a position to prioritize work and achieve targets inside timescales
  • Outstanding work commitment and ethic to achieving high requirements of work

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong EHS history in a UAE university having the ability to interpret OSHAD specifications and work with different stakeholders
  • Working understanding of Microsoft company and technical applications
  • Ability to determine whenever a situation is really a compliance issue versus a good imminent basic safety hazard
  • Excellent technical creating ability and the capability to accurately draft government-necessary reports
  • Flexible, capable and adaptable to keep up effectiveness with transforming environments, tasks and responsibilities


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

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