Cargo Safety Officer – Qatar Airways

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Job Description

As Cargo Safety Officer, you will be responsible to support the business in complying with QR and QAS Safety policies; in achieving the health & safety objectives defined; and in obtaining or maintaining Safety certifications. To promote a safety culture within the company and to play an active role in reducing hazards and preventing accidents, by means of communication, monitoring, reporting and analyzing.

  • Design/Create communication materials and short training to raise staff awareness on health and safety topics, issues.
  • Respond to incidents and accidents to collect information needed for the investigation, to escalate the matter if needed to the appropriate level, and to coordinate the response with other organizations, external agencies and authorities as needed.
  • Investigate incidents and accidents to identify safety gaps and to suggest corrective actions to close them.
  • Propose new procedures or amendments to existing ones to continuously improve the safety management system or to raise the level of control over risks in the company.
  • To conduct daily inspections of the operations, raise findings, coach staff, write reports and escalate issues, if required.
  • Compile reports and analysis of safety information available or gathered.
  • Track, follow up and close actions deriving from investigations, inspections, risk assessments etc
  • Perform written risks assessments according to the company’s standard as part of the QR/QAS safety management system.

About you:

  • An ideal candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of job-related experience in Health & Safety or Aviating Ground Operations or Cargo Operations
  • Local or International diploma or certificate in Health & Safety, Safety Management System or several years of proven experience in a similar position.
  • Investigation methodologies/techniques (5 Why, root cause tree analysis, etc).
  • Command of English language
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office.
  • Plan and organize tasks without supervision.
  • Ability to communicate and defend ideas and opinions. Good team player.

Preferred

  • Dangerous Goods transportation
  • Chemical hazards
  • Cargo Freighter Operations
  • Emergency response
  • Bilingual (Arabic and English Preferred)