Rotana Hotels

Cluster Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Job Overview

Job Description


We are currently seeking for passionate and dynamic Environment, Health and Safety professionals who pride themselves on their ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and direct a team that remains in compliance with all relevant corporate and local food safety and environment, health, and safety requirements.

As an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop Environmental Health and Safety & food safety manuals and review annually or less if required.
  • Lead or participate in various types of EHS/HACCP/ ISO/Sustainability/OHSMS compliance and/ or management system audits and provide guidance on conformance and corrective actions required.
  • Establish audit requirements to ensure compliance in food safety, occupational safety and environmental regulations. Oversee all audit results, evaluate trends, communicate results and establish action plans to ensure hotel remains in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in incident investigation and document root cause, communicate results and set corrective actions required to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assessing Hotel’s employee training needs, develop training materials and conduct training programs as necessary.
  • Ensure that the suppliers / contractors are complying with the EHS & food safety standards through audits and communications.
  • Monitor / identify relevant changes in Sustainability/Health and Safety / Food safety local regulations and laws and update the internal procedures, policies and forms accordingly.
  • Undertake regular EHS and food safety inspections at the workplace and implement corrective action where required.
  • Manage and control all documents (manuals, policies, procedures, logs etc.) related to EHSMS & food safety and the corresponding reports.
  • Collaborate with various departments to implement corporate social responsibility activities aimed at contributing positively to the community and environment.
  • Oversee the implementation and monitoring of Rotana Earth programs within the hotel
  • Operate in a safe and environmentally friendly way to protect guests’ and employees’ health and safety, as well as protect and conserve the environment
  • Comply with the hotel environmental, health and safety policies and procedures

Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities will include:

  • Develop OHSMS manuals, policies and procedures and review periodically or less if required.
  • Lead the implementation of OHS System and monitor the system through inspections, meetings e.g., OHS meetings, Management review… with the Head of departments as well as the operational colleagues.
  • Retain active involvement in periodic reviews and assisting in setting EHS objectives and targets.
  • Ensure that new employees receive all OHS trainings related to their specific tasks.
    Report to senior management and sector regulatory authority on the OHSMS performance.
  • Ensure the Legal requirements are updated, communicated, and implemented throughout the property.
  • Establish and plan audits and inspections to ensure compliance with OHS regulations.
  • Oversee and communicate all audit results. Establish action plans to ensure the hotel compliance with OHS regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct and regularly review the risk assessment for all areas in the hotel in coordination with the concerned departments and implement specific control measures.




Education, Qualifications & Experiences

You should be a college / university degree graduate preferably in Health / Hygiene / Quality management with a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role with preferable previous experience in the Middle East. You must be a computer literate with effective communication skills, both verbal and written in English and additionally in Arabic.

Knowledge & Competencies

The ideal candidate will be dynamic and well qualified, with a high level of motivation, enthusiasm and a ‘switched on’ personality. You will work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and be a great team player who thrives in working with a multi-cultural team and guests alike, while possessing following additional competencies:

Understanding the Business
Influencing Outcomes
Planning for Business
Team Building
Valuing Diversity
Leading People
Drive for Results
Customer Focus
Managing Operations