EMEA Environmental Health and Safety Consultant

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Responsibilities

A qualified HSE Engineer to support the Global EH&S Compliance function in the EMEA region to be located in either Paris or Frankfurt. As a member of the EMEA team and reporting to the UK based EMEA EHS Manager, the main aspects of this position are to maintain corporate and regulatory compliance plus actively support operational teams to drive the safety culture within the organisation.

Main duties include:

  • Updating and development of corporate procedures to continue the implementation of Environment, Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Risk assessment reviews
  • Site inspections and corporate auditing support
  • Development and updating EHS training packages for the EMEA region
  • Accident and incident investigation
  • Act as the Verizon EHS Specialist Member of  Health and Safety Committees for a number of countries
  •  Act as the “Fachkraft fur Arbeitssicherheit” (Germany based candidate only)

Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge in occupational safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, electrical and laser safety, and environmental related topics.
  • understanding of EU EHS-related regulations
  • Fluent  written and spoken English plus fluent German and/ or French
  •  For candidates based in Germany, current certification as a Health and Safety officer (Fachkraft fur Arbeitssicherheit) plus HES Engineer degree is required.  For France, a HSE Engineer degree qualification is required.
  • 5 years  demonstrable experience as Safety Specialist
  • Ability to travel for up to 25% of time
  • Experience in a matrix organization of a multinational business environment is highly desirable 

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