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Senior Manager Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
Ref No.: 18-03206
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/15/2018 to 08/15/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Senior Manager Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Baltimore/DC Metro Area.

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Job Title: Senior Manager Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
Work Location: Baltimore/DC Metro Area
Duration: Contract with option to extend or hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree in engineering, Industrial Safety, Environmental Sciences or related field with 15+ years professional level HSE program management experience.

  • The Senior Manager Health, Safety and Environment has the responsibility for promoting HSE vision and leadership, with the Account leadership and the Americas Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) HSE Platform to drive world class performance.
  • The position will report into the Alliance Director with a dotted line to the Americas GWS East HSE Division Director.
  • This position requires strong influencing and collaboration skills in a matrix environment.

  • This position will be fully responsible for the implementation, maintenance and continual improvement of proactive Health, Safety and Environment programs for an account with operations in the United States and Canada. Canadian HSE programs are managed by an HSE leader located in Canada that will report to the Senior Manager, HSE.
  • This position will plan, develop and implement HSE procedures, including all safety and health-related aspects of the workplace and working activities, such as auditing, inspections, mentoring, coaching, fall protection, hazard communication, electrical safety, construction safety, equipment safety, incident investigation, training, driver care, workers compensation and ergonomics.
  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the account.
  • Specific to the healthcare environment, this position will manage Joint Commission related activities and responsibilities, including Infection Control Risk Assessments, and Acute and Ambulatory Care environments, and potentially hazardous waste (bio and medical) issues.
  • This position will work closely with the Alliance Director to develop an incident free work place, and provide direction to the Account Leadership Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Timely communicates all findings, concerns and deficiencies to the responsible management team and ensures that issues, concerns and deficiencies are corrected.
  • Reviews and oversees all work processes and conditions to ensure HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) protective measures are optimized. Develops, recommends preventative and improvement measures to ensure the enhancement of EH&S programs.
  • Evaluates and identifies standards and controls for safety, health and environmental hazards within operations, and establishes written guidelines and implements practices for protection from those hazards.
  • Clear understanding and articulation of Safety Management Systems – leadership commitment, accountability, effective communication, auditing and performance metrics.
  • Monitors compliance with regulations and conformance with company standards.
  • Provides day-to-day health, safety, industrial hygiene and environmental support and guidance / solutions to facility personnel to maintain a safe work environment consistent with company policy and state and federal regulations.
  • Uses data to support decision process. Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data; prepares comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards.
  • Supports and sustains management systems implementation for HSE in the account.
  • Responsible for Workers' Compensation case management and site Return to Work program.
  • Supports Platform HSE training and develops account specific training materials to promote competency. Schedule and provides/coordinates/tracks training for all employees and sites.
  • Continually re-evaluate the current programs and initiatives and analyze available metrics with the intent to proactively identify gaps and refine and enhance existing HSE platform.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Account Senior Management and AMS GWS HSE Platform.
  • Mentors supervisors and managers to support Safety Before Service mindset. Coaches employees and management to understand and deploy the benefits of HSE.
  • Supports work order processes (training, client communication, status, vendor management).
  • Interface with regulatory bodies (OSHA, DOT and State/Local Regulators) as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major functional area.
  • May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports.
  • Provides recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.
  • Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization.
  • Leads and supports staff and others in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention.
  • Leads by example and model's behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:
  • Strong background in regulatory/compliance related environments and activities (e.g, OSHA, Joint Commission).
  • Experience assessing and promoting or sustaining a zero incident HSE culture.
  • Strong change management skills, to support delivery of HSE services using organic/operational deployment model.
  • Possess an understanding of enterprise HSE delivery models, capable of translating strategic plans in Account tactical action plan(s).
  • Highly self-motivated with strong passion and sense of urgency.
  • Must be effective in a matrix environment, with strong influencing skills.
  • Experience creating goodwill and promoting accountability across the value chain, with experience encouraging others to action.
  • Knowledge of management systems and process improvement techniques (e.g., six sigma) a plus.
  • Comfortable in leading meetings, strong presentation skills and well versed in effective employee training. May include training at client sites.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills, detail oriented; self-directed, extremely organized with outstanding administrative abilities.
  • Experience in analyzing maintenance and facilities implementation processes to identify both hazards and controls.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, problem-solving and report writing skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong computer/administrative skills: MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Must be an educator with a bias for action capable of working in a dynamic environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, Industrial Safety, Environmental Sciences or related field with 15+ years professional level HSE program management experience.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of Federal, State, and Local HSE laws and regulations.
  • Possess high degree of competency influencing in a matrix environment.

Certificates & Licenses:
As required by local authority (if required):
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) – Preferred

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