HSQE Advisor

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Safety
Region:
International
Location:
Santiago
Salary Description:
Competitive, based on experience
Posted:
28/03/2019
Recruiter:
Ale Heavylift
Job Ref:
ALE/TP/2720/4993

This role involves working closely with the management team, employees across the business, and your global HSQE manager and counterparts. Using your expert knowledge and skills and leading by example, you will generate and promote a positive health, safety, quality and environmental (HSQE) culture across the business and to help control occupational & HSQE risks.

Naturally you will take pride in ensuring that all legislation is adhered to and policies and practices are adopted, and will take an active role in planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing the necessary protective and preventative measures. You will have a strong drive for working towards continual improvement and minimisation of HSQE incidents and nonconformities within the scope of company activities and will use your strong people skills to engage employees at all functions and levels of the business.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced HSQE professional to use their technical knowledge and strategic thinking in a practical way.
Package descriptionPermanent position

This role is best suited to someone already based in/around Santiago - there is no relocation package available.
Main responsibilities
Report to both the Chilean Managing Director and the Global HSQE Manager and act as the management representative responsible for HSQE in the country.
Implementation of ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001
Internal audits against ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and the organisation’s Integrated Management System plus inspections and evaluations for compliance with any current and relevant legislation and any other requirements.
Keeping up to date with developments in legislation and advising the business as appropriate.
Manage 3rd party ISO certification including attending audits, disseminating results, and ensuring corrective action plans are developed and carried out.
Management of regional incident, near miss and observation reporting in ‘Synergi Life’ software, and development of corrective / preventive action plans, ensuring close out of actions. Notify authorities where required and compile incident and nonconformity statistics.
Frequent site inspections of operational sites and the yard and workshop activities.
Raising awareness of the effects of alcohol and drug use and the co-ordination of alcohol and drug testing.
Process mapping using ‘Cofano Blue’ software and providing input for preparation and updating of HSQE management system policies, procedures, forms, templates and other documents.
Development and delivery of specific HSQE training within the organisation, and assistance with identification of other training needs and sourcing of training.
Practical advice on and preparation of risk assessments and method statements.
Assist engineering and operations with development of new safe systems of work, safety apparatus and use of new technology.
Office fire systems management
To liaise with clients and customers where necessary relating to HSQE issues, and promotion of customer focus, satisfaction surveys and HSQE awareness throughout the business.
Assist procurement with assessment, evaluation and re-evaluation of the HSQE performance and suitability of approved key suppliers and sub-contractors
Attendance, raising issues and taking minutes at Management Review and Employee Consultation meetings.
Assist the sales team with review and completion of bid documents, pre-tender and qualification questionnaires.
Improving environmental performance through utility usage tracking, carbon footprint calculations where required etc. Also to conduct ‘Duty of Care’ checks and ensure waste disposal contractors have appropriate licenses, and that season tickets, waste transfer notes and hazardous waste consignment notes are maintained.
Analyse trends and other data in order to provide HSQE performance feedback to management and assist with setting of regional targets.

Ideal candidateQUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL


Minimum relevant diploma level in safety, environmental and quality management or similar recognised vocational qualification (Ingeniería en Prevención de Riesgo)
Internal Auditor Certification in ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001


DESIRABLE


Implementation of ISO Certificates
Recognised supervisory, management or higher education qualification


KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL


Industrial/mining sector safety requirements


DESIRABLE


Specific heavy lift and transport industry knowledge including transport, large cranes and specialised lifting equipment


EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL


A minimum of 2 years HSQE experience at an appropriate level
Experience of dealing with all levels of management
Thorough understanding of ISO 9001:2008, ISO14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007
HSQE experience at project/site level


DESIRABLE


Previous experience within a similar role
Proven administration experience within a project management and problem-solving oriented business


SKILLS & ABILITIES

ESSENTIAL


Intermediate Excel / Word / Outlook
Competent communicator in English and Spanish


DESIRABLE


Able to solve ad-hoc problems quickly with clearly defined solutions
Good communicator – written and verbal, and able to adapt style, mode, message and delivery to suit people in different functions and levels of the business.


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

ESSENTIAL


High level of self-motivation
Able to work as part of a team
Able to learn new techniques and procedures
Quality and detail focus
Proactive and organised
Effective planer


DESIRABLE


Passionate about HSQE and engaging


OTHER REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL


Driving licence


DESIRABLE

Passport
About the companyALE is an engineering specialist. The core activity of the group involves engineering solutions for the horizontal and vertical movement of very large individual items.

Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.

ALE serve a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions. Our customers include the top global Engineering Procurement and Contracting companies (EPCs), oil and gas companies, NOCs, major infrastructure specialists, governments, ports and other contractors.

Formed in 1983, ALE employs 2,100 people in more than 40 businesses across the world.  The company has grown tenfold in the last ten years, and is continuing to reach out to new locations and sectors.

Contact Details:
Ale Heavylift
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Kay Sproulle
Email:

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