Assistant Director, Campus Audits & System Safety

Updated: 22 days ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

The Office of Health and Safety (OHS) champions the health and safety management in NTU. OHS manages university level health and safety programmes, such as radiation safety, chemical safety, electrical safety, amongst others. OHS is also responsible for establishing frameworks and systems that will support the promotion and sharing of best practices in safety and health among Colleges/Schools/Research Centres and Departments in the University.

OHS is hiring an Assistant Director to be responsible for developing and enhancing the University’s safety and health audit, investigation and award programmes that will support Colleges/Schools/Research Centres and Departments in the University to excel beyond regulatory compliance as we build a positive safety and health culture together. We therefore are looking for candidates with a strong passion in health and safety and have demonstrated experience in managing institutional level/corporate health and safety programmes and services. The candidate must demonstrate strong managerial and leadership skills in motivating stakeholders and staff reporting to him/her to reach new heights of safety and health excellence.


  • Lead the newly established Systems Safety Unit in the Office of Health & Safety, NTU

  • Develop & Enhance University safety and health auditing and inspection framework and systems

  • Manage and lead a team of safety and health officers overseeing the University’s auditing, inspection and investigation framework

  • Manage both internal and external reporting of enterprise level performance indicators

  • Lead departmental level organizational transformational enhancements

  • Propose strategic enhancements to policies and programmes using data analytics.

  • Develop the departmental IT & AI systems roadmap related to health and safety auditing and enterprise level risk monitoring and management.

  • Conduct safety training on offices & laboratory-based faculties/research institutes for staff and students

  • Manage and lead the School and Department Health and Safety team in developing and implementing their safety and health management systems.

  • Provide strategic and value added solutions to stakeholders such as faculty, management and students on workplace safety and health issues and ways to minimise or eliminate risks and hazards.

  • Liaise with governmental bodies and regulatory agencies.

  • Conduct workplace safety and health related audits and inspections of offices, research laboratories and their supporting facilities.

  • Conduct investigations for accidents and incidents that takes place in laboratory-based faculties/research institutes with the safety committee members


  • A recognized degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental) with preferably post-graduate degrees in Safety, Health and Environmental Technology or Engineering.

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Safety & Health Management, preferably at the corporate or institutional level.

  • At least 3 years experience managing teams or units.

  • Registered Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO) would be advantageous.

  • Experience managing safety and health management systems.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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