This position provides expert operational leadership and critical consultation with regard to various state, national and international HSSE issues in order to improve the overall occupational health, safety, and security of employees engaged in field operations within assigned region. Works with San Diego based Customer Services (CS) Field Operations HSSE and other regional HSSE managers to develop, implement, and sustain HSSE policies and procedures, providing expert / consulting level expertise, thus contributing to employee welfare and company performance by eliminating or reducing risk exposure, in alignment with core Vision Zero goals. Due to complexity
and level of expertise required to successfully execute, this position is presently reserved for exclusive use at the international level, specifically where coverage area consists of multiple highto-extreme risk countries. The only region presently meeting these stringent requirements is Europe Africa Middle East (EAME); therefore the only worldwide location where this job description may currently be utilized is EAME. At this level, the incumbent is to be a recognized expert in the field of international HSSE, with clear strengths in emergency response / crisis management.
Personnel: 3 – 8 Direct Reports
Field Operations Personnel: 200 – 600 regionally
Security Level: High/Extreme (critical component)
Functions: Customer Service HSSE Strategy Liaison for regional HSSE field operations HSSE Center of Excellence Optimization of HSSE Resources Fulfill Commitment to Zero Vision.
This position implements and adapts the health, safety and security policies and procedures developed in San Diego for field operations worldwide. Exercises very considerable latitude in determining managerial objectives of assignment. Completed work may occasionally be reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results, however it is seldom, if ever, reviewed within the HSSE department. Work is almost always delivered directly to the client. Directs and monitors the work of engineers, technicians, administrative personnel, and potentially other managers as assigned. Leads the work of others and/or teams. Initiates and assumes full responsibility for tasks and programs. Failure to achieve goals will significantly impact teams, customers, departmental goals, or impact related business units and will strongly affect the image or performance of the organization.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position reports directly to the Managing Director, assigned locally. The incumbent works closely with Solar Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) personnel; other regional HSSE managers; district service managers; regional service managers; personnel; sales contract support personnel; technical training personnel, and medical personnel to lead and implement the HSSE program. Acts as the primary focal point within assigned region to help resolve field HSSE issues. Independently leads and directs deployment of HSSE programs for field operations personnel regionally. Provides executive support over neighboring regions as assigned. Is a leader of change within Field Operations. Takes responsibility for building customer loyalty and employee engagement. Frequent travel to customer sites (both offshore and onshore), as well as other regions for coaching and support is required and expected for this position. Provides expert-level support in managing and mitigating the region’s security risks; notably travel safety, emergency response protocol, and crisis/incident management. Will also be expected to provide security support / advice to other regions. At this grade level, security risk level is expected to rise to High/Extreme. Due to the level of expertise and specialization required for this position, its use is reserved for only the most difficult / most extreme HSSE assignments within worldwide field operations. The only region presently meeting these stringent requirements is Europe Africa Middle East (EAME); therefore the only worldwide location where this job description may currently be utilized is EAME. Provides expert-level support to the organization to insure compliance with regional regulatory guidelines and customer expectations. Works independently as the product safety lead person, and often as an expert consultant; interfacing with San Diego based personnel as well as field personnel to enhance the safety of the company’s products and services. Advises assigned staff on HSSE issues. As stated in preceding paragraph, the use of this position is highly specific to the difficulty / challenge of the particular assignment, and is to be granted on a case-by-case basis. Key external contacts and interfaces include: Customers’ HSSE Personnel, Regulatory Agencies, Industrial Safety and Security Associations, Certification Organizations, Training Agencies, and Training Service Contractors.
This position is responsible for regional management of CS Field Operations HSSE. Principal accountabilities include: • Providing day-to-day management of the HSSE system within the region, and occasionally to neighboring regions as well • Guiding, coaching, and mentoring region-based management in all aspects related to HSSE • Assessing and evaluating current HSSE program. Provide detailed recommendations to the Worldwide HSSE Manager for changes and improvements as applicable • Identifying employee critical skills necessary to meet competency standards and implementing training programs to meet these needs • Delivering HSSE training to employees within the region, providing train-the-trainer material to other HSSE professionals, as well as developing new training courses / programs • Training and mentoring safety representatives in the region • Serving as the region’s primary security risk manager; Providing training in security risk mitigation, including travel safety / security • Serving as the region crisis management team coordinator; Developing and training the region’s crisis management team • Monitoring, clarifying, and ensuring compliance with the region’s travel process • Providing support for HSSE program initiatives • Providing primary support to field management and leading cross-functional teams investigating incidents, including major employee injury, major occupational exposures, major equipment incidents, near miss reports, unsafe acts / condition reports • Advising regional staff on HSSE strategy and annual work agenda priorities.