EHSS Manager

Posted 07 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameTim Browaeys

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for an EHSS Manager for our Multinational Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology client based in Breda. Initial 12-month contract, after 6 months possibility of going permanent. This is a fulltime onsite position.

Role Summary

Are you passionate about ensuring a safe and sustainable work environment? Do you thrive in a dynamic operations setting where your expertise in Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) can make a real difference? Join us at our client in Breda and take charge of driving our EHS programs to new heights.

As the Environment, Health & Safety Manager, you'll lead in managing and improving our EHS programs, ensuring compliance with both regulatory standards and corporate requirements. Your role will be pivotal in advancing our existing EHS management system, encouraging a culture of safety, and enhancing operational efficiency. In this role you will be exposed to a wide variety of EHS topics, both in Assurance and Control, and develop into a well-rounded professional!

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive EHS policies, procedures, and programs in accordance with local, European and Corporate regulations and industry best practices of our client.

  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to identify potential hazards, evaluate risks, and implement effective controls and mitigation strategies.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams to promote a culture of safety, environmental and continuous improvement.

  • Collaborate with internal partners to ensure EHS considerations are integrated into business planning, decision-making, and operations.

  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies, industry groups, and external partners to stay abreast of emerging EHS trends, regulations, and best practices.

  • Lead incident investigations, non-conformances, and risk management processes to prevent recurrence and drive continuous improvement.

  • Prepare and deliver EHS training programs, workshops, and initiatives to enhance employee awareness, competence, and engagement. Represent our client within the corporate EHS network of our client and external organizations, showcasing our dedication to safety and sustainability.

Required Qualifications and skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or related field.

  • Proven experience in EHS management, preferably within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or other highly regulated industry.

  • Solid understanding of applicable EHS regulations and industry standards (e.g., GMP, ISO 14001).

  • Proven track record of developing and implementing EHS programs, policies, and initiatives.

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and drive results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Experience with incident investigation, root cause analysis, and corrective action management.

  • Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and staying current with EHS trends and best practices.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation regarding this opportunity please reach out to Tim Browaeys, or contact Tim on 0044 7593448607

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Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.