Manager, EH&S

Gilead (Dublin, Ireland) 5 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title – Manager (Sustainability, Health and Safety) SH&S EMEA

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our SH&S EMEA team for a Manager SH&S EMEA, based at our Dublin office. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance of all EMEA offices including project support to the new office in Dublin. They will work closely with the Facilities, HR & IT teams.

Job Overview

EHS Programmes, Projects and General Support

  • Lead all EH&S aspects of the construction of the new Dublin office to completion and ensuring compliance with zero/minimal accidents
  • Provide advice and support to projects to ensure EH&S considerations throughout the project lifecycle. (e.g. review of appropriate documentation)
  • Ensure EH&S requirement considerations for new sites – mobilisation checklist
  • Incident reporting Tool & other SH&S tools – promote and manage the use of the tools by staff to include: administrative requirements, training for sites and administrative tasks involved in rolling out updated tool to EMEA region
  • Ensures incidents are reported appropriately and investigations are completed correctly.
  • Manage and lead the audit programme – audit prep, attend audits, lead the completion of post audit actions
  • Manage the Driver Safety Programme – assist with the roll out of the driver safety ‘global/EMEA’ programme and the ongoing management of the programme.
  • Manages Ergonomics Program (advice, awareness, data gathering, actions), including programme implementation, where required
  • Manage Purchase orders, liaising with suppliers, resolving SH&S payment issues, general administration, in line with budget

Conduct and/or support risk assessments and other consultancy services to control workplace hazards

  • Support and manage interactions between sites in EMEA with Consultants and arrange gap assessments, risk assessments, training, SOP development, ergonomic assessments & general coordination of site visits, actions resolution.
  • Carry out risk assessments (general, back to work, pregnancy, ergonomic), as required, for the Ireland & UK offices
  • Lead SH&S drop & dial in sessions to minimise workplace EH&S issues

Policies, procedures & reporting to ensure compliance

  • Coordinate with guidance of Associate Director, SH&S in ensuring performance, compliance and improving culture across all sites
  • Provide advice/assistance to all sites on health and safety requirements with audit preparation, follow up from audits and policies/SOPs. Track actions and provide updates
  • Coordinate with guidance of Associate Director, SH&S with preparing and updating of SH&S Polices/SOPs and distribution of these, as required
  • Complete site Emergency Management plans, as required.
  • Monitor records of EHS against legal requirements and Document Retention policy
  • Gathering metrics data and ensuring timely submission by sites on EH&S
  • Gathering data and helping to compile reports for incidents, accidents, ill health data (EMEA)
  • Compiling and the distribution of GM reports on H&S for different Countries (general, periodic performance reports)
  • Environmental Corporate requirements – assist with any corporate requirements in sustainability


  • Lead SH&S initiatives and campaigns for EMEA and aligning with other International offices and head office
  • Manage Campaigns that seeks to continuously support improvement of EH&S performance


  • Manage EH&S content for webpages for all EMEA offices.
  • Coordination of EH&S content of the Facilities Handbook and handbook completion (especially new sites)
  • Newsletter – producing alerts and new versions regularly

Person Specification, Knowledge & Experience

  • Ability to influence and collaborate with senior leaders
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent minimum
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, is required
  • 7 or more years work experience in an EH&S role, with a significant part of this within the private sector and in an office environment
  • Willingness to travel (essential)
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, are required
  • Positive, can do attitude is necessary, and candidate must be a team player
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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