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SSHE Specialist UAE - CD & Logistics & Digital Lead Arabia

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Supply Chain
Dubai, Dubai
Date posted:

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Every Day, Around the World, People Reach for Unilever Products. Our Brands Are Trusted Everywhere And, By Listening to The People Who Buy Them, We've Grown into One of The World's Most Successful Consumer Goods Companies. In Fact, 150 Million Times A Day, Someone Somewhere Chooses a Unilever Product.

Look in Your Fridge, Or on The Bathroom Shelf, And You’re Bound to See One of Our Well-Known Brands. We Create, Market and Distribute the Products That People Choose to Feed Their Families and Keep Themselves and Their Homes Clean and Fresh.

Main purpose of the role:

  • Compliance of the Unilever Occupational Health, Environment & Safety Framework Standards.
  • Compliance of the Unilever’s Safe Travel Policies & Procedures.
  • Compliance of Security Protocols as enlisted in Unilever’ Security Guidelines documents.
  • Coordinate with Gulf Environmental Coordinator to implement & sustain Zero Waste to Landfill Programme.

Main accountabilities:

General SHE

  • Emergency Planning & Preparedness on site. Training of Emergency Response Team, Fire Fighters, First Aiders, Conducting the Mock Drills to test the preparedness.
  • Site’s readiness & compliance for the Fire Fighting systems and First Aid Facilities.
  • Risk Assessment of all routine and non-routine activities (tasks, equipments, locations) at site.
  • Leading the BESAFE (Behavioral Safety excellence Programme) for CD and logistics Employees.
  • Implementing the Safe Travel Requirements (Defensive Driving, FDRI Evaluations, Vehicle Safety Inspections, Journey Management etc) esp. for UHD Employees having company cars or travelling on business.
  • Capability Building of Employees & Contractor in Safety: Safety Induction of All new joiners.
  • Implementation of the Safe Travel Disciplinary matrix & Reward Policies for the site through RTA & CCTV records.
  • Engaging Leadership & Departmental Managers in the monthly safety planned inspections & Deep Compliance Audits.
  • Engaging Leadership & Departmental Managers in the monthly safety engagements sessions.
  • Contractor Safety Management (Induction, Onsite Monitoring, Permit to Work). Scope covers the whole site
  • Incident (Accidents & Near misses) Reporting & Investigations
  • Compliance with the Legal / JAFZA EHS regulations
  • Continuous Improvement in Site Safety & Security Controls through specific projects.
  • Ensure all Offsite Events are risk assessed.
  • UAE warehouse inspections and audits
  • Training programs for CD and logistics team
  • Leading 3PL safety & security program in UAE
  • Merchandiser safety program across UAE
  • Recording & Reporting of Monthly SHE Performance / KPIs on respective tools / excel lists.
  • Security
  • Supervision of Security Controls (Security Guards, Access Control Hardware & Software, GPAS System, Visitors Management System) & drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure smooth and trouble-free CCTV system operation & maintenance.



  • Al Gurg Unilever Office and TMU offices, Gulf Business Unit Sites.
  • NAMET/RUB Regional reporting and Excellence Teams
  • Contractors, facilities, Security and Sub-Contractors
  • SHE, HR, Facilities, Gulf & NAME Employees


  • Driving Contractors, Training Agencies, Licensing Authorities, Civil Defense, Approved Hospitals

Professional Skills:


  • Developing Self and Others: Growth
  • Team Leadership: Growth
  • Breakthrough Thinking: Growth
  • Coordinating Safety: Fully Operational
  • Product, process, and packaging expertise: Working Knowledge
  • Project Management: Working Knowledge


  • Excellent Team Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Negotiation Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Computer literate

Experience Required:


  • Degree holder – preference engineering. Working knowledge of “Safety”.
  • 2-3 years experience within SHE roles or project/maintenance management.
  • Preferably FMCG experience
  • Knowledge of Safe Travel
  • Must have excellent communication skills


  • Have obtained formal safety trainings – like Permit to Work, Risk Assessment, OHSAS 18001.
  • Professional Safety Certification NEBOSH or IOSH

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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