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- S/he works with Supply Chain teams to develop the local SHE Strategy and improvement plans and supports the deployment of group safety strategies in order to achieve sustainable SHE excellence by reducing injuries, illnesses and environmental impact as measured in the core KPIs.
- S/he also has responsibility for leading the Community of Practice of SHE professionals and overseeing legal compliance of all sites in the country/cluster.
- S/he represents the country/cluster in the Group forums and vice versa.
- Deploy the global/cluster SHE strategy, policy and standards in the non-manufacturing sites to achieve excellent sustainable results
- Manage the SHE teams responsible to deliver Occupational Health, Safety and Environment results
- Drive safety and environment risk assessment in the non-manufacturing sites and develop/implement appropriate controls
- Reduce the non-manufacturing sites’ environmental impact in the areas of COD, hazardous & non-hazardous waste, SOx & CO2 emissions and water & energy consumption
- Lead the SHE Pillar in accordance with ManEx
- Develop a thorough understanding of the Unilever BBS Program and support deployment in the site
- Support the application of Unilever guidelines and procedures for Process Safety assessment (SIMAS) primarily in the R&D sites
- Monitor non-manufacturing sites legal compliance an ensure they meet all local/national regulatory requirements and Unilever standards, provide advice on national SHE legislation requirements & implement relevant procedures and policies
- Oversee the legal compliance of all manufacturing sites in the country/cluster
- Work closely with Occupational Health personnel to identify and mitigate risks which may lead to occupational ill health
- Assist the Cluster SC VP in leading and developing the internal crisis committees and safety committee; support site leaders in the country/cluster in serious incident investigation and analysis
- Assist the relevant VP to lead the Country/Cluster Safe Travel Committee and ensure compliance with safe travel training and reporting requirements
- Develop and deploy internal SHE auditing and inspection systems, participate in audits of other Unilever organisations as required
- Advise line management in all accident/incident investigations
- Conduct trend analysis from incidents, near misses and safe behaviour observations
- Oversee professional SHE skills in the non-manufacturing sites , determine training needs and assist in delivery of training programs
- Lead the community of practice of SHE professionals (manufacturing and non-manufacturing) to ensure sharing of best practice and effective communication to and from Group.
- Oversee OS/EPR/SHE PAR reporting in non-manufacturing within the cluster for accuracy and timeliness
- University degree in Science or Engineering
Qualifications required by local regulatory authorities
- Advanced degree in Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Sustainability
- Experience in Supply Chain operations
- Proven track record of analytical thinking and project management
- 8 -10 years in extended Supply Chain operations
- Prior Unilever experience
- All functions at the non-manufacturing sites
- Site SHE Managers, Site Leaders
- Group SHE team
- 3PL Suppliers, Co-Packers
- Government Agencies and regulatory authorities