Head of Environmental, Health and Safety

Leiden Permanent
  • New position
  • Excellent opportunity

About Our Client

At Bristol Myers Squibb, they are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology, and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of their passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. They bring a human touch to every treatment they pioneer.

Bristol Myers Squibb has been active in the Dutch market for over 50 years, employing people across a range of activities and business units in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The Netherlands is also home to their first European Cell Therapy facility, located at the Leiden Bio Science Park, the largest life sciences cluster of The Netherlands. This new state of the art facility is focused on commercial manufacturing with capabilities for multi-product Cell Therapy manufacturing.

Job Description

  • This person provides strategic leadership to ensure strategic site and corporate initiatives are properly translated, developed, and deployed at the site level to achieve exceptional best-in-class results.
  • This role will direct all components of the site EH&S organization, establish, and communicate strategic and business objectives for the department ensuring key EH&S metrics, requirements and infrastructure are incorporated into the site.
  • This person will ensure a cohesive and aligned site operation, the scope of responsibilities identified for this position impacts all departments at the site including Manufacturing Operations, Engineering Operations, Strategy and Business Operations, EHS, Quality Operations and Functional Site Partners.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree required, HVK or MS preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of EH&S experience with complex safety and environmental management responsibilities to include experience leading a team
  • Extensive knowledge of EPA, IATA, EED and other EU/local environmental, health, and safety regulations such as ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, ML-II.
  • Advanced knowledge of strategic planning, budgeting, contract management, continuous improvement, and training.
  • Ability to lead, train, coach and manage a highly functioning, diverse, and effective team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, critically, and strategically, and to solve problems in a complex environment with urgency and agility

What's on Offer

Excellent opportunity

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