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    Health & Safety Specialist Onshore

    Become part of our mission and help us to achieve our goal of being fossil free within one generation!

    We are now looking for the right person to fill the position as Health & Safety Specialist Onshore in Business Area (BA) Wind in Amsterdam. In this role you are knowledgeable in the Dutch H&S rules and regulations, as well as a strong communicator and someone who can produce clear reports with improvement/action point.
    Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities such as Solar and Batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation and solar and batteries installations in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
    Overall purpose of your role
    As trusted advisor you act independent and advice on our Health & Safety compliance. This includes advising on legal requirements, the H&S ambitions within the Business Area Wind. Also you share industry best practices through early phases of the asset lifecycle.
    As H&S Specialist Onshore you have the following responsibilities:
    • Give independent advice, both wanted and unwanted, and support the project team on implementation of the BA Wind H&S Management System in accordance with ISO 45001
    • Support and coach project teams and managers to fulfil their H&S responsibilities and increase H&S awareness and leadership
    • Participate in Technical Due Diligence workshops and Turbine Walkdowns with area team
    • Monitor legislation concerning design / machine directive / permits, etc.
    • Ensure accidents/incidents are reported and investigated in accordance with company procedures and legal requirements
    • Carry out and contribute to internal/external H&S inspections, audits and safety assessments when required and on completion provide written reports
    • Effectively coordinate, communicate and report on H&S status
    • Support the Onshore unit to continually improve their H&S culture, leadership and performance
    • Support development and implementation of our H&S strategies, plans, regulations and standards
    • Understand current and future business needs for assigned area and estimate workload
    • Continuously prioritize and drive progress on H&S Onshore goals and change initiatives
    Your essential qualifications
    • At least 5 years relevant experience in working in a high hazard industry, such as construction, power industry and/or Wind industry with focus on Health & Safety
    • Experience as a Machine Safety Expert is a strong plus
    • GWO certification is strong preference
    • Relevant Health & Safety education and VCA certification
    • Full and detailed understanding of EU & NL Health & Safety legislation
    • The ability to advise and support projects to ensure high H&S standards
    • Good communication skills both verbally and written in Dutch and English
    You bring the following key competences:
    • Strong ability to influence on management level, build relations, understand the business, manage expectations & facilitate decisions
    • Proactive way of working and ability to function fully independently. In this, you are able to communicate in a team player way, with the focus on solutions/recommendations
    What we offer you
    We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
    The location of this position is Amsterdam. Regular business trips to other locations in northern Europe will be required.
    More information
    Sounds like this could be a match? We welcome your application via the website the 9th of May 2021 latest. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.
    For more information about the position and the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Sebastiaan Taling, Corporate Recruiter, via Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
    Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
    At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
    We look forward to receiving your application!
    Location: Amsterdam
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