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Head of Environment Health and Safety – APAC

Develop and drive execution of best-in-class safety vision, drive step change and improve and sustain environment, health and safety performance.

Develop and drive execution of best-in-class safety vision, drive step change and improve and sustain environment, health and safety performance.

Head of Environment Health and Safety - APAC

We are working with a market leading organisation located in Sydney and operating in the manufacturing industry that engenders a culture that encourages and rewards people who are smart, driven and real, who act as business owners and leaders and are prepared to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. They will not compromise the safety of their people - Zero Harm is core to everything they do.

Position Purpose

As the Head of Environment, Health & Safety, APAC, you will report to and work closely with the VP, Global EHS and other members of the Global EHS team to develop and drive execution of best-in-class safety vision, drive step change and improve and sustain environment, health and safety performance. You will lead a small team of EHS professionals to partner with key business leaders both operationally and commercially to execute the EHS strategy and set performance goals and expectations with their people throughout the Asia Pacific.

In this position, you will partner with the General Manager, APAC and APAC Senior Leadership Team to build and set the strategic direction for business with regard to Zero Harm and EHS performance and goals.

Utilising your degree qualifications majoring in Workplace Health & Safety, Environmental Engineering, physical sciences or engineering to leverage best practices to ensure all personnel are being proactive in mitigating all EHS risks in a standardised way.  The role represents the APAC region in the development and deployment of Global Standards and practices. In addition major responsibilities include:

  • Provision of leadership and guidance to the EHS team and throughout the business to all EHS leaders and EHS Committees, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and relevant requirements

  • Ensuring in partnership with the Organisational Capability team EHS topics/content are integrated to standard training interventions

  • running the Asia Pacific Safety Charter meetings and ensuring actions are taken and followed through

  • Championing sustainability across the Region in line with the company Zero Harm policy

This is a senior role requiring an ability to think strategically, drive strategy and manage the execution of a World Class EHS system. Abilities to undertake this role include:

  • Strong organisational, verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail

  • Stakeholder management ability, able to influence across all levels of the organisation

  • The ability to balance multiple competing priorities with a pragmatic commercial approach across multiple manufacturing sites

 

Highlights

APAC Regional Role

Executive management team member

Results orientated people person

Salary

The salary range for this role is $200000 to $200000

Location

This job is located in or around Sydney,

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Paul specialises in logistics recruitment and covers manufacturing, logistics and warehousing.

Email paul.egan@sterning.com
Phone +61 478 663 881

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