Head of Health, Safety and Environment – Dublin Office

Sep 16, 2021

Job Description

108,000! That’s the number of associates whose lives we touch and improve. Join us in our mission to protect our people, patients and planet. As part of the Novartis Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) team, this is a new role waiting for you to put your mark on and inspire us.

The Site HSE Head will lead, oversee and support the implementation of effective Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) management systems at the Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) Dublin, ensuring compliance with internal obligations and external regulatory requirements, connecting, and collaborating with our people, embedding HSE into the business and driving continuous improvement in performance and culture. Partnering, with key stakeholders to proactively identify and mitigate all HSE risks to ensure a safe and environmentally sustainable work environment for all our associates, while protecting and enhancing the image and reputation of Novartis

This is a pro-active and visible role, in a commercial (non-manufacturing) environment, requiring excellent internal and external customer relationship, leadership and people skills, with the ability to influence, collaborate, communicate, inspire and support at all levels.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Serves as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert for HSE for the Dublin NGSC, providing HSE co-ordination, support and guidance to the business.
• Ensures that systems and supporting programs are in place to demonstrate and verify compliance with all HSE regulatory and external requirements.
• Ensures delivery of HSE programmes such as Driver Safety, Contractor Safety, Building Life Safety/ Fire safety and Emergency Response and partners with internal functions and external service providers, such as Real Estate and Facility Services, to ensure implementation and success of such programmes
• Collaborates with site and country leadership, regional HSE team and major stakeholders to assess organizational needs and develops an aligned site HSE strategy and plan to manage risk, ensure compliance, prevent incidents and deliver industry-leading HSE performance.
• Connects with associates and builds strong business relationships; embedding HSE in the NGSC Dublin culture, acting as an advocate for HSE programs such as Energized for Life, Safety Culture and Global awareness initiatives such as World Environment Day, Safety Week.
• Facilitates the definition of local HSE Safety KPIs, monitors performance and ensures accurate reporting of HSE relevant data, and ensures relevant HSE training is provided by the most efficient and effective means
• May participate in one or more HSE networks at Global level.

Minimum Requirements

Facilities & Administration
Full Time

Head of Health, Safety and Environment – Dublin Office

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