Regional Health & Safety Advisor – Remote based with travel across Southern DACH

Job Description

Salary: Competitive basic + bonus + excellent company benefits

Job Ref: RHSA-30

A fantastic client-side job opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety professional based in either Germany, Switzerland, or Austria to cover the Southern DACH region.

To be considered for this Health & Safety job opportunity, you would need to be fluent in both German and English, verbal and written. The job level would typically suit someone at Health & Safety Advisor level with 3-5 years’ experience gained in the Southern DACH region.

The role is remote based with on average 30-40% travel across southern DACH.

As Regional Health & Safety Advisor you will work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels, both centrally and regionally, to implement, maintain and improve health and safety management within operations across the region, and providing assistance to construction, fit-out and in-life projects when required.

Main Duties:

  • Implement and maintain frameworks to support and enhance the health and safety management within Operations and providing periodic support to Construction, Fit-out and In-life projects.
  • Provide leadership and functional ownership in the region of health and safety performance in order to mitigate regulatory and legal compliance risks.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Health & Safety legislation across the region through effective and sustainable integrated management system and maintenance of regulatory database.
  • Lead a programme of audits / inspections to measure and report on compliance with health and safety standards across the region and apply company Data Center reporting formats for comparable transparency.
  • Support site personnel during incidents and act as an escalation point where necessary.
  • Work closely with Legal and Governance to ensure that the safety provisions are fully aligned with the company’s overarching business risk and compliance activities.
  • Support the creation and delivery of internal training programs and subject specific initiatives that complement regional statutory training.
  • Support Sales and Customer Management with customer requests and attend meetings where necessary.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Typically, 3-5 years of relevant Health and Safety experience ideally within data center or large-scale engineering environments, similar heavy M&E / mission critical project experience is welcome.
  • A recognized international safety qualification (Arbeitssicherheitsgesetz | FASI (Fachkraft für Arbeitssicherheit).
  • Experience and accredited to audit ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ideally other industry standards, e.g. ISO 9001.
  • Ideally degree level qualification in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Proven track record of managing Health & Safety functions across multiple locations.
  • Demonstrable ability to implement new frameworks, policies and procedures
  • Experience in the implementation or extension of integrated management systems and industry standards.
  • Fluent in German and English both written and orally.
  • Willing and able to travel within EMEA region.

To apply for the position of Regional health & Safety Manager, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please contact Dan Risby at Wolf Technical Recruitment.

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Employment Type:
Frankfurt, Remote
Job Ref:
Competitive basic + bonus + excellent company benefits
Dan Risby
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