EHS Manager

Permanent Job, Freelance
English, French, Dutch

Job description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) Manager to join our team in the Benelux region. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in EHS management, with a focus on construction and commissioning projects. This role involves supporting project organizations on different execution scopes, including turnkey projects and consortium partner EPC, from civil works to end commissioning for all activities related to the GRID business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main point of contact in the region, reporting to the Regional EHS Leader for Central Europe.
  • Understand regulatory changes and trends, and forecast business impacts.
  • Drive the implementation of GE and regulatory EHS expectations within the region's activities, including at customer sites and workshops.
  • Actively support the Regional EHS Leader in EHS matters.
  • Hire and train EHS Managers for customer site projects, covering multiple countries and projects, and lead a multicultural organization and team.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the operational team and help drive the expected EHS performance and culture across all operations.
  • Set up EHS operating rhythm and momentum at customer project sites (accident calls, EHS reviews, etc.).
  • Coordinate the delivery of EHS training as required.
  • Coordinate with the regional EHS leader on incident investigations and ensure that investigations of accidents and compliance incidents are conducted, documented, and reported as required.
  • Ensure all internal and external EHS reporting is completed on time and with accuracy.
  • Ensure GE and legal compliance in the Business Line in the region.
  • Conduct regular audits in your projects and support other regions if needed.

Profile Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering, environmental science, safety management, or other EHS-related technical discipline from an accredited college/university. A graduate degree is preferred.
  • Fluent in English, Dutch and French.
  • At least 5 years of EHS program development, implementation, and leadership experience in industrial sectors such as chemical, electric power, refining, electrification, onshore & offshore, or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with major environmental regulatory and permitting programs addressing subjects including but not limited to air quality, water quality, hazardous chemical management, industrial safety, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with fundamental health & safety programs including but not limited to Lockout-Tagout-Try, Confined Space, Electrical Safety, Hazardous Chemical Management/Process Safety Management, permit to work, Work at Height, etc.
  • Experience with and knowledge of independent standards organizations and certification programs such as ISO 14001, ISO 45001, etc.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • Strong skills to influence and motivate leaders and employees through collaborative engagement and building/maintaining relationships.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information to a broad range of people and audiences as circumstances dictate.
  • Ability to successfully manage and develop personnel in remote locations and work in a team environment across a multi-site organization with a variety of cultures.

What can you expect?

Amaris Consulting is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to promoting diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, beliefs, age, marital status, disability or other characteristics.

Who are we?

Amaris Consulting is an independent technology consulting firm providing guidance and solutions to businesses. With more than 1000 clients across the globe, we have been rolling out solutions in major projects for over a decade – this is made possible by an international team of 7500 people spread across 5 continents and more than 60 countries. Our solutions focus on four different Business Lines: Information System & Digital, Telecom, Life Sciences and Engineering. We’re focused on building and nurturing a top talent community where all our team members can achieve their full potential. Amaris is your steppingstone to cross rivers of change, meet challenges and achieve all your projects with success.

At Amaris, we strive to provide our candidates with the best possible recruitment experience. We like to get to know our candidates, challenge them, and be able to give them proper feedback as quickly as possible. Here's what our recruitment process looks like:   

Brief Call: Our process typically begins with a brief virtual/phone conversation to get to know you! The objective? Learn about you, understand your motivations, and make sure we have the right job for you! 

Interviews (the average number of interviews is 3 - the number may vary depending on the level of seniority required for the position). During the interviews, you will meet people from our team: your line manager of course, but also other people related to your future role. We will talk in depth about you, your experience, and skills, but also about the position and what will be expected of you. Of course, you will also get to know Amaris: our culture, our roots, our teams, and your career opportunities!

Case study: Depending on the position, we may ask you to take a test. This could be a role play, a technical assessment, a problem-solving scenario, etc.   

As you know, every person is different and so is every role in a company.  That is why we have to adapt accordingly, and the process may differ slightly at times. However, please know that we always put ourselves in the candidate's shoes to ensure they have the best possible experience. 
We look forward to meeting you!

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