Manager Environment, Health and Safety

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20 Jun 2013
18 Jul 2013
Manager EHS
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details: Description:

.Provide EHS leadership and support to ensure Site compliance with applicable international and local EHS regulatory requirements.

.Act as the focal point with local EHS and Airport authorities on all EHS matters, reporting and inspections.

.Provide co-ordination and leadership in response to incidents.

.Manage and continually improve the ISO 14000 EMS and the OSHA 18000 SMS.

.Using a hands-on approach, work with line management to ensure that activities related to EHS programs: training, audits, establishing safe work practices, measurements, inspections, hazard identification, risk assessments and controls, are effectively implemented.

.Help create a culture of injury-free attitudes within the line management teams.

.Facilitate Site EHS measurements, analyze trends and establish, with line management, action plans for corrective and preventive actions, as required.

.Lead the development of tools to support risk assessments, safe work practices and adverse event / near miss reporting & investigation.

.Identify upcoming local and international EHS regulations and risk initiatives, analyze potential impacts on operations and advise Site Leadership on the acceptable means of compliance.

.Assist in the development of new facilities and processes to ensure EHS requirements and practices are integrated as part of the change.

.Identify needed support from outside consultants, developing scopes of work and managing contracts. This would include securing and managing the necessary third-party resources to fill any gaps in competency or capacity.

.Represent the organization at various industry associations through participation on committees or task teams.

.Maintain regulatory documentation and records.

.Lead and develop the EHS team to achieve organizational objectives and goals.


.Eight years of professional EHS experience in aviation or pharmaceutical industries.

.Have a solid, demonstrable working knowledge of EU, French, Swiss and local EHS regulatory compliance requirements.

.Four years of experience leading professional and administrative staff - ability to drive results, change and teamwork.

.Hands-on experience in establishing and implementing EHS management systems.

.Hands-on experience in developing and implementing waste and emission minimization plans and programs.

.Thorough understanding of EHS risk management, hazard identification, auditing, and related governmental reporting requirements.

.Experience in conducting EHS training and supporting / coaching staff to develop and deliver safe work systems.

.Ability to influence by example and work with all levels of the organization.

.Ability to communicate effectively, develop and make presentations at all levels of the organization.

.Proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office products.

.Ability to lead continual improvement projects - 5S or Green Belt trained.

Education requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering or related field, with post graduate EHS qualifications, e.g. NEBOSH diploma or a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health and Safety.

Personal skills:

Leadership - effectively influence and motivate others Communication - written, verbal, presentation Computer skills - excel, power point, word Project Management

English and French are required, German would be beneficial.

Due to governmental regulations, only those possessing a passport from the EU countries (except EU2) can be considered.