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Deputy Safety Manager

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Engineering - Civil, Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in the Philippines.



Job Duties

  • The role is responsible for planning with respect to occupational health & safety (OH&S) aspects for the assigned project;
  • Communicating and monitoring the implementation of the OH&S plan and identification, assessment & mitigation of Class-I and other risks on the project with the objective of ensuring compliance of the assigned project to LAIO’s OH&S framework, regulatory requirements and contractual obligations while minimizing health & safety related risks to the project team.
  • Establish good working relationships and credibility with client representatives; understand their OH&S expectations and working towards to achieve their objectives.
  • Establish strong working relationships with sub-contractors; Evaluate sub-contractors at monthly basis for their OH&S performance and take/ suggest suitable actions as required to project teams (e.g. refresher course, incentives or disciplinary actions if need, etc.

 Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Civil Engineering or related course
  • Registered Civil Engineer preferred
  • DOLE Accredited Safety Practitioner & certified PCO
  • Exposure to HSE Standards and culture of international Contractors is a plus
  • Has good command of English both spoken and written
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience as Senior Safety Engineer or HSE Manager in large infrastructure projects such as roads and bridge.
  • Has the ability to promote and instill safety cultural behaviors in ALL level of work force
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and monitoring  HSE management plan of international standards
  • Must be a “hands-on” Manager
  • Ability to provide training when required
  • With strong knowledge of DOLE and other local regulatory requirements pertaining to HSE.

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

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