HSSE Manager

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Engineering & Technical Services
  5. Bern
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences


Oil & Gas, HSSE, Refinery,

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We are looking for a HSSE Manager for one of our clients, a Swiss Energy Supplier.

The company hiring is based in the area of Bern, Switzerland and offers a permanent contract with great benefits and career prospect within the Swiss Commodities and Energy sector.

Your mission:

- Perform regular site visits to guide and coach our local HSSE resources and site management to drive improvement of our safety culture and assure compliance with our corporate policies.

- Ensure that HSSE competencies are monitored following a structured approach, understand the gaps and initiate company's wide training programs to improve safety culture, competencies and close the gaps.

- Initiate LFI 's (Learnings From Incidents) on HSSE high risk incidents, maintain a database and ensure follow up actions are taken on our different sites and integrate these in our training program.

- Maintain and analyse HSSE KPI's (Key Performance Indicators), audit data and LFI's in order to find underlying causes, report on them and takes action to drive continuous improvements.

- Identify with the sites the high HSSE risks within company's sites, ensure that barriers with the correct strength to mitigate these risks are applied on our sites.

- Prepare yearly plans with the sites followed by reports in order to steer the HSSE plans towards new goals and continuous improvement in the context of Operational Excellence.

- Ensure HSSE management systems or future OEMS are implemented, audited and integrated in yearly plans.

- Keep up to date with HSSE trends and acquire understanding of what is being done worldwide.

- Interface with projects to ensure risks are covered from design to start-up and assure local organization handover.

- Participate and guide preparation of high risk tasks such as Turnarounds and start-ups and keep a constant on-site presence during these tasks.

- Oversee company's crisis plan and organize regular crisis trainings to keep up with international standards.

Your background:

- BSc/MSc degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

- Vast experience in leading HSSE teams in a production site (oil & gas industry will be considered an asset).

- Excellent English language skills (spoken & written).

- Fluency in French, German or Dutch is highly desirable.

Required skills:

- Result oriented and "hands-on" approach.

- Strong sense of ethics and integrity.

- High level of flexibility and adaptability and a good capacity to manage stress.

- Excellent analytical skills, curiosity and perseverance in order to find the root causes of potential risks and incidents and resolve them timely.

- Outstanding team player.

If you possess the above attributes, we look forward to receiving your application. You can write directly to: Asher Cos, Recruiter, asher.cos@swisslinx.com

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