Fire Chief

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Yanbu, 03, SA, 46475

Company: farabipetr

Job Purpose

The aim is to state the overall significance of the job from the organisation's perspective.
Responsible for directing the operations and managing the administrative affairs of the Fire Prevention in relation to FPC overall emergency planning and response strategy. Responsible to monitor the continuous improvement of emergency planning and strategies and mitigate all onsite emergency related risks.

Main Accountabilities

This section describes the principal outputs required from the job. 
Descriptions Key Results Area

Policies, Processes and Procedures

  • Maintain and update emergency planning & response and ensure regulatory requirements (HCI-SAF Directives) are complied.
  • Participate in the development of site-related emergency scenarios and review emergency response plan and strategy.
  • Develop action plan to meet annual and long term emergency planning and response objectives.
  • Process Administrator function and responsibilities for assigned FIMS system(s) and ensure implementation of system requirements.
  • Enhance stakeholder awareness on the emergency planning and response requirements and their responsibilities, including reporting of deficiencies.
  • Follows all relevant Safety & Fire policies, processes and standard operating procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner   
  • Development of Emergency Planning and Response System
  • Farabi Emergency Response Scenarios
  • Documentation of Emergency Planning and Response
  • FIMS improvement action plans, documentation and assessment review
  • Adherence to policies, processes and procedures 
Day-to-day management
  • Direct the daily operations for the Fire Prevention and evaluate to ensure a high level of performance.
  • Monitor and ensure all emergency response equipment is inspected, tested, maintained and available for use at all time.
  • Approve, review and monitor all emergency response equipment integrity and ensure equipment availability and interruptions are restored and put on service.
  • Monitor implementation of company approved and scheduled emergency drills.
  • Monitor deviations from approved budget and initiate corrective actions in order to control costs.
  • Participate in design change review by management of change committee for changes affecting emergency planning and response system.
  • Perform risk assessment for works and activities affecting emergency planning and response system.    
  • Day-to-day operations are consistent with established policies, standards and procedures
  • Emergency response equipment integrity
  • ERE interruption permits
  • Risk assessments

Job Specific

Description Key Results Area
  • Develop and implement operational plans to assure alternative courses of action which provide realistic operations for the Fire Prevention consistent with budget considerations.
  • Identify training needs of fire prevention personnel and ERT on their target training needs and other training requirements.
  • Ensure all emergency responding personnel are medically fit to perform emergency response functions.
  • Conduct system self-audit, function administrator system review and participate in internal audits.
  • Develop action plan to close findings of self-audit, internal audit and external audits.
  • Verify completion of action plan on findings of self-audit, internal audit and external audits    
  • Understanding of annual budget preparation.
  • Fire prevention competency assessment
  • Quality of health of emergency personnel are assured
  • Compliance to emergency- and contingency- planning procedures
  • Quality of system analysis and improvement
  • Increased levels of awareness

Reporting, HSSE and Related Assignments

Description Key Results Area
  • Timely reporting to EHSS Manager and relevant committee on emergency planning and response issues, deficiencies, findings, changes, and actions.   
  • Key information captured accurately and presented to decision-makers in a timely manner


  • Ensures compliance to all relevant health, safety, security, and environmental procedures across the Company in order to promote a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Participates in crisis management response capability through regular drills and lessons learned.     
  • Healthy, secure, and safe work environment. 
  • Readiness to handle crisis
Related Assignments
  • Performs other related duties or assignments as directed
  • Feedback from EHSS Manager.

Application of Guidelines and Decision making

Guidelines: Thinking within detailed standard practices and instructions
Decision making: Operating within given practices and procedures. Work is subjected to supervision.

Communications & Working Relationships

Internal:  All FPC Divisions/Department
External:  JAMA'A., Civil Defence


University graduate or diploma in Fire Prevention discipline.


7+ years' experience as fire officer, fire marshal, fire inspector, fire engineer including exposure to a managerial role.


Behavioural Competencies Technical Competencies
  • Personal Integrity
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Developing Capability
  • Leading Teams
  • Driving Excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative    
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Policies & Procedures Awareness
  • HSSE Awareness