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QHSE Manager

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
UK Home based - but with regular travel.
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 25th January 2021
Circa £40,000 DOE + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an seasoned Quality Manager with Operational Health and Safety experience?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management.

You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Management of quality, health, safety and environmental standards across the range of customers supported by the Suez WTS ES Services business.
  • Visible leadership on QHSE issues at all levels both in the client’s organisations and within Suez WTS.
  • To support WTS strategies, refine them as needed in the region and lead the development of an integrated Business System Model for Suez ES Services in the region.
  • Monitor and support the role and responsibilities of all members of the QHSE team who may be appointed in the UKIN ES services business.
  • Ensure that all employees are maintained up to date with current QHSE performance including:
    • Suez and Suez WTS Corporate
    • Suez WTS UKIN / North Europe Regions
    • Suez WTS UKIN ES Service
  • Analyse existing Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental practices and procedures and pro-actively implement changes where necessary.
  • Ensure that any lessons learned are communicated appropriately and used to help prevent future occurrences through the use of flash reports/information.
  • Act as focal point for all Pro-active/Reactive QHSE Issues in the WTS UKIN ES Services business, supporting activities in the North Europe Region as required.
  • Ensure that regular, effective and routine inspections/management tours are undertaken.
  • Instrumental in the development, implementation and management of all integrated business systems in WTS UKIN SE Services and supporting the wider Suez WTS business.
  • Working closely with customers/employees to ensure customer specific/WTS requirements are met and maintained.
  • To provide HSE and quality support for bids, contracts, sales activities etc. as required.
  • Liaise and collaborate with peer groups, QHSE organisations/associations and regulatory bodies to share best practice.
  • Part of the leadership of starting up new contracts introducing the necessary systems and procedures to ensure a high level of contract and QHSE performance from the earliest point.
  • To promote Suez and Customer behavioural safety initiatives to improve performance.
  • To participate in performance monitoring and review forums such as:
    • Customer Specific Meetings
    • Operational Meetings
    • Worker Consultative Committee
  • Lead the design and delivery of Competency based HSE training.
  • Manage the Gensuite Scope for UKIN ES Services.

What are the requirements?

  • 5 years QHSE experience gained in a management role (although full technical training and development will be offered to candidates with less QHSE technical background)
  • Experience of stakeholder management
  • Experience of delivering QHSE performance through others without direct line responsibility
  • Strong systems and performance process implementation
  • Experience of working with electronic QHSE management and support systems
  • Front line, commercial operational experience
  • Experience in a multi-site, industrial and shift working environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge, understanding and ability to implement UK and EC legislation directives
  • Experience within the water or petrochemical industry (desirable).
  • Specific knowledge of:
    • COSHH Regulations
    • Waste Management Regulations
    • IPPC/PPC Regulations
    • CDM Regulations
    • Confined Space Regulations
    • Permit to Work Systems
    • ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, OHSAS 18000 and ISO45001
    • Behavioural safety initiatives
    • Contractor Management
  • Possess NEBOSH or equivalent qualifications and a sound knowledge of HSE legislation and quality management principals
  • Possesses auditor qualifications or experience within ISO9001/14001/45001 management systems

Who are we

Suez Water Technologies and Solutions prides itself in tackling issues and finding cutting edge solutions to allow our customers to recover and reuse industrial water. The Suez WTS activities encompass engineering facilities that design and build water treatment equipment, mobile water treatment equipment, Consultancy Services. Operation and Maintenance of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants for Customers, Field-based Engineering Services and Chemical Monitoring and Sales Services through to the Construction of Water Treatment plant.

Working at SUEZ means contributing to shaping a sustainable environment, innovating, opening up to the richness of cooperation, giving your career dynamic prospects and achieving both professional and personal fulfilment.

The company offer considerable development and progression opportunities in multiple locations in all ranges of role – engineering, consultancy, operations, maintenance, project management, general and profit centre management.

*** No agencies please ****

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.