Health and Safety Consultant

MBC Group


Ref: LP104-249

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


- Setting MBC Studios Health and Safety production policy, guidelines, and processes
- Guiding and assigning tasks to a group of inhouse Health and Safety officers and freelancers
- Ensuring the correct implementation of policies and procedures
- Identifying areas of weakness and assisting the team in preparing and creating documents/processes required for the effective implementation.
- Developing and implementing the OSH Management system at MBC Studios
- Risk Management
- Management of Contractors
- Emergency Management
- Operational Controls
- Incident Notification, investigation, and Reporting
- Inspection and Audit
- Document Control and Record Retention
- Resource Provision


- Occupational health and safety, environmental health, or a relevant bachelor's degree is necessary. NEBOSH IG, CSP, CIH, and CSHM certificates are also valued.
- Experience in occupational health and safety management is essential in film and TV production - minimum 10 years.
- Expertise in risk assessments, hazard identification, and risk mitigation is essential. This includes the ability to review and apply control measures to ensure safety and compliance with requirements.
- Communication and leadership abilities are necessary for lead consultants. You should be able to clearly communicate health and safety information to clients, management, and staff. Strong leadership is needed to create and implement health and safety programs, train personnel, and foster a safety culture.
- Health and Safety Lead Consultants must be able to assess complex circumstances, identify potential problems, and propose solutions. Incident investigations, safety performance assessments, and continuous improvement activities are included.

Unfortunately, due to the high number of responses we receive we are unable to provide feedback to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 5-7 days, please assume that at this stage your application has been unsuccessful.

About the Company

MBC GROUP is the largest media company in the Middle East & North Africa region that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. In 2002, nearly a decade after the launch of MBC1 in London, in 1991, MBC GROUP moved its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates.

Today, MBC GROUP includes over 17 leading TV channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 & MBC MAX (24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment with a mix of both local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4 (entertainment for young families with a female-focus); MBC ACTION (an indigenous adrenaline-packed channel targeting young males with local and homegrown productions); MBC VARIETY (Western films and general entertainment with uninterrupted broadcasting); MBC DRAMA (24/7 Arabic drama) & MBC+ DRAMA (a joint pay-TV channel between MBC and OSN); MBC PERSIA (general family entertainment dubbed and subtitled in Farsi); WANASAH (24-hour Arabic music channel); MBC MASR & MBC MASR2 (general family entertainment geared towards the Egyptian family); MBC BOLLYWOOD (delivering the freshest in Bollywood content geared towards the region via an Arabized interface); MBC USA (on “Dish Network” in the US); MBC IRAQ (a premium channel aimed at the entire Iraqi family), MBC5 (new satellite channel dedicated to the Maghreb); all of them benefit from MBC STUDIOS which produces the region’s most compelling premium content for cinema, television and on-demand platforms. MBC GROUP also includes two FM radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music) and Panorama FM (contemporary Arabic hit music).

Furthermore, part of MBC GROUP is Shahid and its premium subscription-based service Shahid VIP, the world’s leading Arabic streaming platform, home to highly rated original productions from the Arab world, a wide range of exclusive movies and premieres, as well as the top watched live Arab TV channels.

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