HSSE Manager Permits & Licenses

HES International - Rotterdam

Looking for work in a dynamic environment? A promising career? Come join our HSSE team. HES International is one of Europe's largest independent bulk handling companies. We provide dry and liquid bulk product services at 18 sites across eight countries. Services such as transhipment, storage, blending and processing. More than 1350 enthusiastic HES employees work at our terminals and head office.

Your job in short:

  • Responsible for the HSSE Permit and License processes at our terminals in cooperation with the terminal management and report progress to the group.
  • Monitor and Evaluate permit compliancy in cooperation with terminal management and report status to the group.
  • Develop HSSE-standards on group level and advise and implement these on terminal level.
  • Support our organization to keep internal and (inter)national standards, laws and regulations related to HSSE up to date and liaise with stakeholders in policy making processes.

Your responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance with group HSSE-policy that has been implemented at terminals towards the group and advising, reviewing and implementing this policy on terminal level.
  • Monitoring, reporting and evaluating the progress of new environmental permitting processes and in assisting the sites in the application process.
  • Monitoring, reporting and evaluating compliance with environmental permits and assisting the sites with this process.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and informing terminals about new legislative issues that needs to be addressed in the near future.
  • Liaising with stakeholders who play a decisive role in environmental policy and regulations in all EU countries where HES International is active, such as national and European governmental organisations, local authorities, branch organizations and NGO’s.
  • Assisting and advising terminals and external parties that fall under HES International’s responsibility to improve Environmental performance as well as Environmental and Social Governance.
  • Identifying and implementing HSSE-issues on terminal level that need a corporate approach and address and present these issues on a group level.
  • Organizing and participating in corporate meetings with HSSE-managers of the terminals to share knowledge and experience and determine goals and effective ways to cooperate.
  • Reporting and evaluating the HSSE performance of terminals and external parties that fall under the responsibility of HES International and advise how to improve the performance.

What you bring to the table:

  • Good knowledge of health and safety practises and broad experience with applying (international) HSSE rules and regulations. You also have knowledge of decision-making processes regarding environmental policy and permitting.
  • Proactive approach. Can easily communicate on various levels within and outside the organization.
  • Provide support or are assertive when dealing with an organization depending on the issue and your proven experience in stakeholder management.
  • Efficiently manage external consultants.
  • Are flexible, analytic, agile and able to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Have a “can-do” mentality.
  • Bachelor’s degree or a relevant degree with additional professional qualifications in HSSE & Safety Management System. Excellent PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills.
  • Ten or more years’ working knowledge/experience in Health, Safety and Environmental Services in the industrial sector.
  • Good knowledge of English (both spoken and written), German and French (preferred).

What we have to offer:

  • A competitive all-in salary package including travel expenses.
  • A fixed contract for one year with the prospect of a contract for an indefinite period.
  • Centrally located and easily accessible office right across from Rotterdam Central Station.
  • A workplace where communication lines are short and personal.
  • An environment where safety plays an important role in the organization.
  • Personal and professional growth. Performance and results are rewarded.
  • Dynamic international workplace. Visits to our sites in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Vlissingen) as well as in Europe.
  • You will report directly to the Corporate Manager HSSE of HES International.

Does this profile match yours? 

Is this the job you’re looking for? Would you like to apply? Then send us your application (motivation letter and CV) using the application button.

Need to know more? Please feel free to call HES International (+ 31 (0) 10 7900 706) and ask for Ruud van Os or Antje Koster.

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