Food Safety and Hygiene Director

Big Fish Recruitment

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 21 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Our client is leading hospitality, catering, and service provider in KSA, and currently seeking for a Food Safety & Hygiene Director(KSA National). The role is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The successful candidate will plan, organize, direct, and control the activities of the Food Safety & Hygiene of the organization, and ensure achievement of the standards and level of productivity in line with the company’s objectives. This job is also responsible for overseeing the Food Safety & Hygiene strategy and plan, managing development of Food Safety & Hygiene activities, updating new national and international developments, and coordinating with relevant government entities to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory law.

Roles & Responsibility:
- Formulating a Food Safety & Hygiene strategy in accordance with company’s manual and objectives.
- Develop the business plan of Food Safety & Hygiene Department in line with company’s direction.
- Develop, review, and monitor the implementation of the Food Safety & Hygiene standards.
- Maintain contingency plans for emergency plans.
- Maintain effective and proactive relationship with government entities.
- Implementation of Food Safety & Hygiene objectives and monitoring progress
- Represent the company on official Food Safety & Hygiene meeting with competent authorities.
- Manage operations of Food Safety & hygiene department
- Investigate Food Safety & Hygiene complaints, develop reports and recommend CAPAR
- Prepare and monitor department annual budget and monthly forecasting
- Plan and perform audits on Food Safety & Hygiene
- Perform other duties as assigned.


- Advance in Food safety & Hygiene training and certifications (i.e. ISO 22000)
- Advance in Strategic Planning
- Advance in computer proficiency
- Advance in report writing skills.
- Advance in Leadership ability, People Management
- Knowledge of Laboratory Analysis.



Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.


Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.


At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.

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