Job description / Role
Charterhouse are sourcing a Group Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environment (HSSE) for a significant Qatari Holding Group, who specialise in the Retail and Distribution space. This newly created position will be an influential role for a senior HSSE professional, who will be responsible for directing the HSE program initiatives for the entire Holding Group.
As the Group HSSE Manager you will ensure all newly created HSE program initiatives are compliant with international HSSE accreditation and regulations. This senior role will oversee the development and implementation of ISO best practices within the group, collaborating with designated project teams, assuring all employees are aware of and comply with HSE rules, regulations, work practices and procedures.
Simultaneously, you will look to leverage the group wide strategic focus set on environmentally and sustainability friendly practices, such as recycling, re-use of products and the use of sustainable equipment.
The Group HSSE Manager will have ownership of conducting approved ISO Audits to ensure divisional management is aware of requirements, standards, new products, best practices etc, to meet certification standards.
The client is looking to identify a senior qualified management professional with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in HSSE programs and procedures implementation, with at least 6-8 years working in FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Hospitality, or Catering industry sector. In conjunction, the client will look for an individual who is a qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CHI), with ISO auditor accreditation – ISO 450001/2018 (OCH), ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001.
Essentially, you will be able to demonstrate a strong track-record of directing and providing HSSE program initiatives across a large group, blue chip company or family holding company, through excellent verbal and written communications.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.