HSE Manager

Operations · Algés, Lisboa
Department Operations
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

Ventient is a leading non-utility generator of onshore wind energy in Europe, focused on long-term sustainable growth through asset acquisition, unrivalled know-how in asset management and operation and conscious ESG choices. 

Ventient Energy is part of a portfolio of renewable companies who are owned by an Infrastructure Investment Fund, advised by JP Morgan Asset Management. We take a long-term outlook on the ownership, operation and growth of our company which is driven by the needs of our stakeholders.

At Ventient Energy, we work hard to optimise operational excellence, delivering strong financial results while ensuring the highest levels of health and safety performance.

 

Based in Lisbon office and reporting to the Head of HSE, The HSE Manager will be responsible for the coordination of the Health & Safety and Environmental for a considerable part of the portfolio. The HSE Manager will be responsible for managing the local HSE teams. The HSE Manager will set up and monitor an ongoing and dynamic approach to Health & Safety and Environment, supporting the operation of Ventient’s wind farms and its extension initiatives.


Key Responsibilities



  • Maintenance of HSE policies and procedures and ensuring their implementation;
  • Participation and coordination of internal and external audits at a country level;
  • Implementation and maintenance of action plans concerning preventive and corrective
  • activities at wind farms;
  • Implementation and coordination of emergency procedures;
  • Contractor’s monitoring & supervision of compliance with legal and Ventient requirements;
  • Support to Ventient local organizations to guarantee compliance with legal requirements;
  • Provide guidance to colleagues and contractors as required, e.g. guidance on method statements, safe systems of work, updated legislation etc., transferring best practice across different jurisdictions;
  • Definition of HSE training plans at a local level;
  • Support on the definition of company wide HSE policy, guidelines, procedures, objectives and KPIs;
  • Manage, monitor and analyse HSE performance data;
  • Respond and investigate accidents and incidents as required, ensuring clear investigations with identification of areas for improvement;
  • Support on the identification of hazards, evaluation and control of professional and environmental risks;
  • Participation on the design of initiatives to promote environmental and safety awareness internally and externally; 
  • Regular meetings with global and local functions to discuss HSE needs and provide support through the corporate and local team;
  • Review and validation of HSE requirements on contracts.

 

Competencies & Behaviours

 

  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal;
  • Hands-on proactivity;
  • Results and solution focussed;
  • A strong team player, with leadership potential;
  • Critical thinking;
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills;
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization as well as organizations outside Ventient Energy (eg. Suppliers and regulatory agencies), including internationally.

 

Skills & Knowledge


  • Strong planning skills;
  • KPI design and development;
  • Multi-project and stakeholder management;
  • Dynamic, proactive, and well organised.

 

 

Relevant Experience


  • Experience working with IS0 14001, ISO45001 and IS0 9001 management systems;
  • Integration of processes and procedures between multiple areas within the company;
  • Experience of managing HSE on the energy sector across with multiple parties/countries is desirable. Renewables experience will surely be a plus.

 

Education & Qualifications

 

  • Degree in Engineering, preferably Environmental Engineering;
  • Health & Safety Diploma accordingly with the Portuguese legislation (CAP Level VI Senior Safety Technician) or Spanish legislation;
  • Relevant experience, over 6 years, as HSE professional. Preferably supporting international operations;
  • Internal auditor on ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, and knowledge of ISO 9001;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese/Spanish. Other language is desirable;
  • Driver’s license.

 

Software Programmes

 

  • Good knowledge of Office 365 collaboration tools;
  • Knowledge in SharePoint;
  • Knowledge in HSQE specific softwares is desirable.

 

Travel Requirements 

 

  • Availability for traveling in Europe (specially in Portugal and Spain).

 

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  • Location
    Algés, Lisboa
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced