Head – Health, Safety and Environment

Opportunities at South Asia Gateway Terminals

South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) is a globally recognized, award winning, public private partnership container terminal in Sri Lanka, that commenced operations in 1999, launching the Port of Colombo as global trade’s preeminent gateway hub to South Asia. Today, the terminal is one of three operators in the Port of Colombo and continues to offer the international container shipping community a competitive best in class service as a Global Container Terminal.

The company is a Board of Investment flagship entity with majority Sri Lankan shareholding, and is backed by John Keells Holdings, the Maersk Group of Denmark, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and Evergreen Marine of Taiwan.


The job:

To lead the Company’s Health, Safety and Environment team and all its initiatives to achieve a safe and accident and pollution free environment and to promote a pro-active safety culture in all terminal operations and activities.

Main responsibilities of the job include:

Candidate profile:

Our ideal candidate is an expert who can quickly connect with stakeholders within the Company and externally in a confident, convincing and enthusiastic way and work cooperatively with and through people to effectively implement and undertake all HSE related strategies and actions in a timely manner, within an environment that operates 24 X 7, every day of the year. A strong sense of urgency, initiative, foresight and drive will be important characteristics of the successful candidate.

The ideal candidate should have:

An attractive and competitive remuneration package awaits the selected candidate. Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees, within 10 days of this advertisement, addressed to General Manager – HR through CEO@sagt.com.lk