Health & Safety Manager

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary €75 - €80 per hour + All Inclusive Rate
Job type Contract
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameMichael DaCosta

Job description

Health & Safety Manager - Major Green Infrastructure Project (Spain)

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Health & Safety Manager to join our team for a major green infrastructure project in Northern Spain.

Summary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee health & safety (H&S) across all phases of the project, from planning and design to construction and commissioning.
  • Foster a positive safety culture through effective collaboration with project teams, EPCM partners, and General Contractors (GCs).

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with project teams and the EPCM partner to implement robust H&S systems, including RACI matrix, risk management, incident reporting, trend analysis, investigations, emergency preparedness, and training programs.
  • Support Engineering and Operations EHS teams during pre-startup safety reviews and commissioning activities for new process lines.
  • Champion H&S continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Conduct regular inspections, audits, and assessments to monitor H&S effectiveness and identify improvement areas.
  • Develop processes to manage interface safety risks between project activities.
  • Deliver effective H&S training and communication programs for project staff and contractors, covering topics such as accident prevention, hazard identification, emergency response, and waste management.
  • Ensure incident reporting, investigation, and corrective/preventive action implementation.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on H&S matters and report on H&S performance.
  • Lead a team of H&S personnel to support the project as owner's representatives.

Technical Profile Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering, environmental science, occupational health & safety, or a related field (advantageous)
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in EHS management within project environments, preferably in the green infrastructure sector
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant H&S laws, regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Proficiency in H&S software tools and applications
  • Certified or eligible for certification as a professional H&S practitioner by a recognized body
  • Proven track record of building a strong safety culture and enhancing safety capabilities within teams

Non-Technical Profile Requirements:

  • Demonstrated leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong planning, organization, and goal-oriented approach
  • Excellent people and process management skills
  • Conflict resolution skills

Contract Details:

  • Long-term contract (start date: August 2024, +/- 1 month)
  • Remote work until the end of 2024, followed by 3 years on-site presence in Spain
  • Business travel required (expenses reimbursed)
  • Market-rate compensation package for Spain (includes remote and on-site work periods)

To Apply:

Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

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