Head of Accident Investigation Unit, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is a major company operating in the Middle East. Due to continued growth, they are currently seeking a Head of Accident Investigation Unit to join their team in Qatar.


  • Directing the establishment of plans, procedures, and regulations for accident and incident investigation
  • Leading the company’s investigations, by:
    • Coordinate a team to respond to an incident
    • Keep the Senior Director of QHSE updated with regards to the on-going investigations
    • Coordinate the gathering and recording of evidence to build a picture of what happened
    • Piece together events that led to an accident
    • Manage the different stages of an investigation
    • Review and approve accident reports
    • Make safety recommendations to regulators and the industry
    • Act as an expert witness at inquests and official inquiries
  • Producing and maintaining an accident/incident monitoring system
  • Liaising and interfacing with the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MoTC) in all matters regarding accident and incident investigations
  • Contributing to laws, policies, and procedures in relation to accident and incident investigations
  • Developing and recommending best industry practices with regards to accident and incident investigation
  • Supporting the company with setting up adequate organisations and training future staff


  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Engineering, with a formal qualification in Accident Investigations from an internationally recognised supplier
  • At least 10 years’ experience in transport accident investigation, with extensive experience managing and undertaking investigations of transport accidents and incidents
  • Demonstrable history of writing and reviewing accident investigation reports, as well as liaising with transport regulators on accident investigation matters
  • Excellent communication skills, with a strong ability to build relationships with influential people at all levels within and outside the organisation
  • Excellent analytical reasoning ability and a capability of making decisions on complex matters


To apply, please send your CV to for the attention of Francis Ryan, detailing your current financial package and notice period.

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