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Local Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0004920 Date posted 10/09/2018 Location:Madrid, Spain

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Job Description

Major accountabilities:

  • Identify and evaluate all existing and potential threats to the operating company's businesses arising from environmental impacts and health & safety risks.
  • Implement EHS management systems, programmes and procedures to achieve the Global EHS Policy objectives and targets.
  • Motivate and guide line management in the implementation of procedures and solutions to reduce the EHS impact of relevant activities by recommending new work practices, procedures or materials, new equipment or modification of existing equipment.
  • Co-ordinate all EHS activities of the site and review periodically for compliance and progress.
  • Carry out regular site inspections, to identify problem areas or poor practices and ensure that agreed corrective actions are fully implemented on time.
  • Ensure all employees and contractors fully understand the procedures they must follow to safeguard the EHS related situation during their working activities.
  •   Receive appropriate instruction and training
  •              Implement procedures correctly and are properly supervised
  • Participate in the activities of the company's EHS committee and co-ordinate the activities of technical and departmental EHS committees and working groups.
  • Ensure that complete, accurate and fully referenced records are kept and maintained of all licences, permits, inventories, measurements and data arising from the day-to-day management of all EHS matters affecting the company, to provide evidence of compliance or non-compliance to regulatory or company policy requirements.
  • Investigate all injuries and environmental incidents and report formally according to Takeda´s global standards.
  •   Be properly informed of all applicable national or international laws, regulations and codes of practice on EHS issues affecting the company and determine and recommend the company's responses to them.
  • Participate in the local EHS Operational Review programme.
  • Carry out the internal control responsibilities set forth for the procedures of your job
  • Whatever other task in compliance with the CBA (art.22 & art.26)

Skills, experiences and qualifications required for the job:

  • Science or Engineering Degree or environmental sciences or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Possession of a recognized national or international diploma in health & safety practice
  • Experience (years/area):+5 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Sound understanding of risk management principles and their application to the business
  • Competent in computer skills and the use of the company's standard software packages
  • Good knowledge of environmental and health & safety law and legal processes
  • Detailed knowledge of all functions of the company's operations
  • Fluent Spanish and English (at least C1), knowledge of other languages will be an asset.
  • Open to travel punctually


  • Communication skills to influence personnel at all levels in the company
  • Ability to participate effectively in external political and trade association forums and to deal with public bodies and regulators when called upon to do so
  • Understand and be sensitive to the natural environment and health & safety concerns and the priorities to be addressed.
  • Good  analytical skills, accuracy, reliability, attention to detail
  • Proactive and dynamic. Able to work as part of a team but also having the confidence to work alone.


Madrid, Spain

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