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Creation Date: 2016/03/10 05:55:16
Ref. JB1001848664

Department of Education and Knowledge

Health & Safety Section Manager
Department of Education and Knowledge

Job Description

Job Objective:

To manage the development and implementation of health and safety initiatives including policies, standards and specifications and programs as they pertain to schools under ADEC’s mandate.


Functional Role:

As it pertains to ADEC schools:
 Drive development of health and safety policies; review and provide technical expertise and consolidate final policies for approval of Division Manager;
 Lead design of health and safety standards and specifications; review and enhance and consolidate final deliverables for approval of Division Manager;
 Responsible for the development and implementation of health and safety programs; oversee implementation by the team and serve as the general project manager in such initiatives;
 Monitor the performance of health and safety policies, standards and programs and propose amendments which enhance their effectiveness;
 Remain abreast of best practices in health and safety regulation in schools; ensure that outputs of the section are in line with global best practice and current trends;
 Responsible for regulation of health and safety matters in ADEC’s mandated sector;
 Disseminate information on health and safety across the Council;
 Oversee the design, management and maintenance of a comprehensive H&S Information System
 (HSIS);
 Perform other duties as requested.


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Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Management
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 6 Max: 8
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.