NGHC EHS Manager - Power Elements

Air Products

Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP063-113

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


This is a Staff position, based at the NEOM Green Hydrogen Project Site location providing EHS oversight at all Power Elements work locations.
The incumbent will manage the execution of the Company EHS program throughout the construction and commissioning phases of the Power Elements scope. This position will report directly to the EHSS Manager and provide operational EHS support to the Wind, Solar and HV Network Project Leads.

The incumbent shall be required to demonstrate competence and experience in high voltage electrical installations and possess sound knowledge in managing EHS management systems in the industrial sector. The incumbent shall provide EHS oversight to the Power Elements Contractor to support compliance assurance during the construction of the Wind Farm, Solar Site and Transmission Corridors.


* Description: NEOM Green Hydrogen Project consists of 3 elements: Power Elements (PE), Green Hydrogen (GHE), and Hydrogen Innovation & Development Centre (HIDC).
* Project Location: Northwest of Saudi Arabia, approx. 120km from Tabuk city.


This position is accountable for the following:

* Providing Company EHS oversight of high voltage electrical installations (Wind Turbines, Solar Farm and Transmission Corridors) during construction, commissioning and start-up phases
* Ability to work collaboratively with Project EHS teams and respective Project Leads to facilitate the implementation of Company EHS systems, procedures and processes
* Monitoring of Contractor and Subcontractor working at height activities and the implementation of fall protection systems
* Participation in HAZID workshops related to electrical construction, commissioning and start-up
* Contribute to the development and review of Company EHS policies and procedures
* Company focal point for road freight movement and permitting on Power Elements scope
* Oversight of Contractor implementation of Land Transportation Strategy and IVMS system
* Company interface point for EHS issues between NEOM and Contractor on the Power Elements scope
* Oversight of Contractor camp construction and Contractors subsequent management of Camp facilities in accordance with established requirements
* Periodic inspection and auditing of Contractor accommodation camps
* Represent Company as required during internal and external audits and ensure that improvement plans are implemented, and compliance is achieved
* Identify training and competence requirements to facilitate safe work outcomes and support Contractor training/EHS Induction program relative to areas of expertise
* Undertake or participate in site specific investigations and Root Cause Analysis related to EHS-related incidents
* Escalate and report incident/issues as per Company reporting framework
* Responsible for ensuring all project related EHS risks on the Power Elements scope are recorded on the Company Risk Register
* Participate in the EHS Committee forum as necessary
* Communicate improvement opportunities within the Contractors execution of EHS Management Plans and other related EHS plans and procedures
* Responsible for managing small team of direct reports
* Attend and participate in Contractor and Subcontractor toolbox talks
* Demonstrate strong leadership commitment throughout the project
* Play an active role on the EHS Leadership Team
* Review and comment on Contractor EHS Plans and Procedures
* Leading and participating in meetings involving EHS issues/incidents
* Represent NEOM Green Hydrogen Company in meetings with NEOM, Contractor, sub-EPC's and other stakeholders as required
* Promote a positive team EHS culture across the Company and Contractor construction teams
* Maintain effective record management in relation to EHS activities
* Active participation in EHS promotional events, competitions, established programs
* Foster a positive working relationship with Contractor, Subcontractor and NEOM personnel



* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or qualified High Voltage Electrician
* 20+ years relative industry experience with 10+ years relative work experience in high voltage overhead transmission line installation and substation construction and 10+ years relative experience on international Mega Projects in an EHS Leadership role a minimum requirement.
* Practical experience in developing and implementing safety processes and initiatives
* Experience managing and/or providing EHS oversight to work groups in remote locations
* Knowledge of HV Permit to Work and LOTO systems
* Knowledge and understanding of relevant EHS legislation, policies and procedures
* Knowledge of working at heights requirements and implementation of fall protection systems
* Previous experience in civil construction, structural steel erection and crane lifts
* Previous working experience in the Middle East with multi-national workforces
* Excellent organization skills, self-motivated and willingness to learn
* Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
* Excellent English communication skills - verbal and written
* Strong people management skills
* Leadership skills with the ability to influence decision making
* Willingness to travel and be based in remote location

About the Company

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

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