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Manager EHS

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Manager EHS
* Requisition ID: WD163430
* Position: Full-Time Regular
* Open date: Apr 12, 2018 12:27 PM
* Functional area: Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability
* Location:
Rixensart, Rixensart
* Required degrees: Not Indicated

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Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose:

- Act with colleagues on the MPU management team to ensure protection of the Safeguard of all GSK employees, consultants, contractors and subcontractors as well as member of the public; the enhancement of the workers wellbeing and the respect of the Environment.
- Develop and operate the MPU EHS activities as part of the Vaccines network of policies and standards of GSK Vaccines.
- Achieve EHS performance targets and regulatory compliance of the MPU activities.
- Responsible for the deployment of the GSK Vaccines EHS strategy within the MPU

Key Responsibilities:

- Be a permanent member of the MPU Management Team contributing to the decision-making process and promoting continuous EHS performance improvement .Be the EHS responsible person in the MPU
- Implement all the safety advisers missions, as defined in the Belgian regulations in his organization, under the responsibility of the EHS Senior Manager Primary / Secondary
- Provide advice and recommendations to the MPU Director and to his management team to ensure compliance to GSK standards and Belgium regulations, taking into account the business needs
- Share and adopt best practices. Contribute to the development of the GSK Biologicals EHS excellence
- Develop an EHS culture in the MPU and the foster the risk ownership by the line management
- Develop and follow-up the MPU EHS improvement plan, in line with the Bio Belgium policies and plans
- Seek for expertise in the EHS shared services as appropriate. Work in partnership with the occupational health and environmental services
- Identify safety training needs of all employees and provide that training through in-house resources or external consultancies
- Develop and implement EHS inspection and audit techniques for internal use
- Maintain a comprehensive set of metrics that monitor and describe short and longer term safety performance and facilitate continuous improvement
- Identify, investigate and report on compliance breaches, emergencies, serious incidents, injuries
- Manage the EHS aspects, including loss prevention, of the investment projects in the MPU
- Collaborate with and support the EHS site representative for all site related issues, including the emergency response


Why You?Basic qualifications:
- Scientific master & EHSS Diploma Level 1 (according to Belgium Regulations)

- Strong knowledge of EU / Belgium EHSS Directives and Regulations

- Experience in managing EHS in a large and comparable organization

Preferred qualifications:
- French speaker with excellent written and spoken English skills

Why GSK?:
Our Offer:

At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best. GSK is proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish. GSK is an equal opportunity employer.

The Department:

Once our pioneering treatments have been developed, they are manufactured to the highest standards and distributed across the regions that need them most. Accomplishing this as efficiently and quickly as possible can quite literally be a matter of life and death. So it's no wonder that more than 70% of our talented workforce is based within Global Industrial Operations - the essential business unit that manufactures and manages the entire vaccine supply process, from customer order to product dispatch on a global scale.
As the name suggests, it operates in a multi-national context across more than 17 sites around the world, working closely in tandem with colleagues from a variety of disciplines and professions.
The department is structured in operating units that focus on various aspects of the manufacturing and supply process. These include Industrialisation (overseeing the transfer of production from R&D to a commercial level), Supply Chain Management and Technical Services.

Our Company:

GSK is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies - is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GSK Vaccines is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, with a comprehensive portfolio of 39 vaccines for infants, adolescents and adults and 15 more in development. We have more than 16,000 people working worldwide to deliver nearly 2 (1.9) million vaccines every day to people in around 90% (172) of the world's countries.
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Manager EHS

GlaxoSmithKline, Rixensart
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