HSE Manager – Yellow Door Energy

Title HSE Manager
Reporting SVP Operations
Location Dubai, UAE
Job Type Unlimited
Start Date May 2020


Yellow Door Energy is the leading sustainable energy partner for businesses, serving commercial and industrial customers in the Middle East and South Asia. The company’s solar and energy efficiency solutions enable businesses to reduce energy costs, improve power reliability and lower carbon emissions. Yellow Door Energy recently raised $65 million from global investors IFC, Mitsui, Equinor, APICORP and Adenium: www.yellowdoorenergy.com


Yellow Door Energy is looking for an HSE Manager to join our team and support the company’s strategic growth. The ideal candidate will be excited about bringing clean energy solutions to businesses in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. She/he will report to the SVP Operations and will work closely with all teams across the organization.
The HSE Manager will be responsible for managing the HSE process safety function, deploy and implement the most recent updates and standards and ensure compliance across the organization.

The HSE Manager will have therefore the following main functions:
1. Development and management of HSE requirements.
2. Training to all parties involved.
3. Compliance monitoring and Reporting


In the position of HSE Manager, the employee’s day-to-day role will be supporting the operations
function on the following tasks:

  • Develop, manage and review HSE manuals, procedures and all health, safety and environment related documentation, including method of statements, work permit procedures and safety equipment requisitions to ensure compliance with established standards and coordinate the update of all firm’s/client’s established policies to support HSE programs;
  • Lead in the preparation of YDE’s specific HSE operating procedures to ensure contract obligations are met;
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s HSE management System requirements in collaboration with the SVP Operations;
  • Put in place and monitor the HSE KPIs and organize Company-wide (YDE employees & YDE affiliates) HSE Management System related training;
  • Ensure provision of HSE management System documentation to all departments at all stages of project realization;
  • Monitor that all Project Specification / HSE System / Plan have been implemented at site.
    Investigation of accidents / incidents and propose corrective measures / solutions to the Management;
  • Undertake daily HSE inspection, investigation of accidents/incidents and rectification of detected irregularities and report the same to the SVP Operations;
  • Review scope of work completed from the safety and environment perspective, to identify trends and possible exposure to problems;
  • Manage the conduct of HSE management system audits and issue of audit/HSE reports.
  • Attend weekly comprehensive company progress meeting.

These responsibilities are subject to change depending on the needs of YDE. There may be a need for travel to support country offices, within the scope of the role in YDE.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of experience in HSE preferably in the renewable energy industry
  • Excellent knowledge of international and local HSE legislation and regulations
  • HSE impact expertise and ability to assess and plan the mitigation of negative factors
  • Project management ability
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quick and sound decision making and judgement
  • Ability to prioritize and handle numerous competing demands in a high-volume, fast-paced working environment
  • Be organized, available and with a high sense of responsibility
  • Audit/assessment skills using auditing management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Data analysis and report writing skills
  • Shall have very good teamwork skills
  • Fluency in oral and written English & Arabic

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Auditors for:
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO45001 / OHSAS 18001
  • IEMA full membership
  • Advanced Health and Safety certification
  • NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • IOSH Managing safely Certificate
  • Certified Safety Practitioner (CSP) Certificate.
  • Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) Certificate, etc.


  • Provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, fun working environment with great colleagues
  • Have a passion for improving the environment and helping businesses grow in a sustainable manner
  • Work hard because we believe in what we’re doing
  • Believe in the power of positive energy, self-awareness, intellectual honesty & empathy
  • Enjoy growth phase businesses where we can have a strong impact on its direction

Please email your letter of motivation and updated CV to [email protected] by May 07, 2020 with the subject title “HSE Manager Dubai”.
We thank all candidates for their interest in Yellow Door Energy.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.