Job Description

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. DKSH helps other companies and brands actively grow their business in new or existing markets. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since March 2012, DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 770 business locations in 36 countries – 740 of them in Asia – and 28,300 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 10.1 billion in 2015. The company a tailor-made, integrated portfolio of sourcing, marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services. It provides business partners with expertise as well as on-the-ground logistics based on a comprehensive network of unique size and depth.

Job Responsibilities

General responsibilities:
  • Manage departmental operating budgets and costs according annual allocation ensure efficient usage of resources, where applicable
  • Oversee the implementation of safety, health and environmental practices ensure alignment global DKSH safety policy and local/international safety standards 
  • Manage regular occupational safety, health and environment inspections; implement appropriate corrective actions ensure potential safety issues and environmental incidents are eliminated
  • Ensure accurate, timely documentation and closure or eventual correction and prevention of incidents and accidents
  • Oversee the alignment of waste management and disposal procedures with environmental laws and regulations of government bodies
  • Lead initiatives ensure workplace conditions which affect health and safety of employees are corrected or mitigated with control procedures
  • Ensure regular and continuous education of employees on relevant safety, health and environment policies, procedures and activities ensure consistent implementation
  • Build relationships with government agencies and regula ry bodies on matters related safety, health and environment 
  • Collaborate with other functions i.e. Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management for the implementation of the policies and procedures ensure compliance with the local laws and regulations
Leadership responsibilities:
  • Manage and oversee team’s delivery of team/function goals drive execution against goals set 
  • Drive and manage learning and development of team in the area of Safety, Health and Environment and DKSH behaviors achieve team/function goals 
  • Drive self-learning and improvement in the area of Safety, Health and Environment and DKSH behaviors as part of continuous learning 


Functional skills and knowledge:
  • Demonstrate good knowledge in Dangerous Goods Regulations and Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the Global Harmonized System (GHS) and REACH
  • Demonstrate working knowledge, comprehension and application of local regulations on safety, health and environment
  • Proven know-how and knowledge in transport safety and dangerous goods management
  • Demonstrate proficiencies in office productivity ols (e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrate fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree 
  • Certified training in industry QHSE Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment and regula ry standards
Work experience:
Minimum five years’ experience in a similar role
Minimum three years’ experience in a managerial capacity 

DKSH competency

  • Takes a broad view, sees ahead and translates strategy in action
  • Works comfortably with concepts and complexity
  • Takes informed, well-founded and timely decisions based on sound analysis
  • Strives satisfy our cus mers’ and clients’ needs the highest level by providing creative solutions and driving their business
  • Leads oneself by striving win and leads others by driving results in a ugh yet fair manner
  • Is able cope with and recover quickly from problems and setbacks
  • Is dependable and acts in a straightforward way

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