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Regional Environment, Health and Safety Manager

The Regional EHS Manager leads, designs and implements strategy, policies, procedures and programs that address safety, workplace injury prevention, emergency response and compliance needs for retail and warehouse employees. This Manager is a well-rounded expert in EHS and has a high degree of accountability and autonomy in ensuring their work impact across their assigned region. This role contributes to risk reduction by leading and promoting a safe and healthy workplace that is in compliance with legislation and proactive in providing EHS services.

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What are we looking for?

The Regional EHS Manager leads, designs and implements strategy, policies, procedures and programs that address safety, workplace injury prevention, emergency response and compliance needs for retail and warehouse employees. This Manager is a well-rounded expert in EHS and has a high degree of accountability and autonomy in ensuring their work impact across their assigned region. This role contributes to risk reduction by leading and promoting a safe and healthy workplace that is in compliance with legislation and proactive in providing EHS services.

What would you be doing?

  • Researches, seeks input, designs and implements strategy targeted at legislative compliance, stakeholder needs, best practices and measurable outcomes.
  • Acts as the company contact and liaison on environment, health and safety matters with the regional regulatory agencies.
  • Provides technical and operational expertise and advice to stakeholders and oversees the functioning of Health & Safety Committees.
  • Conducts assessments and inspections in response to safety concerns, legislative/risk requirements and workplace incidents/accidents.
  • Contributes to emergency preparedness and response planning. Carries out responsibilities under the Emergency Plan and supports business recovery and continuity plans.
  • Ensures training and coaching are taking place to drive a culture of safety and to ensure safety and environmental standards and awareness are well understood throughout the organization.
  • Ensures on-going management and employee training on compliance related to health and safety areas.
  • Oversees and follows up on accurate, timely completion of various health & safety surveys, audits and reporting requirements.
  • Drives next level thinking and continuous improvement in the EHS function and company programs/initiatives.
  • Ensures appropriate risk assessments are conducted and follow ups implemented to minimize or eliminate accidents, asset losses, security breaches and environmental issues that might cause harm to one of the company’s employees, contractors, visitors, assets or reputation.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and current practices in Health and Safety to dissect data and reconfigure/re-plan approach to course correct to achieve zero safety incidents.
  • Review performance and key metrics in EHS and facilitate implementation of corrective and preventative actions where required.
  • Reporting to Head of Environmental, Health & Safety

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • Four-year degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent.
  • Certification or designation in safety / environmental practice considered an asset.
  • Minimum 5+ years of safety experience focused on organization-wide responsibilities across diverse stakeholder groups at all levels.
  • Strong expertise in successfully developing, implementing and measuring strategies, policies and programs in the areas of environment, safety, worker’s compensation and return to work.
  • Leads collaboratively by partnering with others internally and externally to engage multiple stakeholders, foster alignment, gain consensus and influence outcomes.
  • Exhibits understanding and practical knowledge of conducting and overseeing investigations related to legislative and policy requirements (i.e. injury etc).
  • Thorough understanding and proficiency in managing return to work and accommodation situations to support safe and healthy reintegration for employees back into the workplace.
  • Shows thorough understanding and interpretation of related legislation and regulations in the areas of safety, human rights, labour relations and employment standards.
  • Knowledge of current health and safety practices, trends and requirements impacting safety.
  • Strong analytical, coordination and project management skills with ability to prioritize changing and conflicting demands, meet deadlines, and stay productive under pressure.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Effective ability to interact with others and deal with situations in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and styles.
  • Flexibility in adapting to change and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.

Still interested?

Kindly send us your resume to hr@deciem.com. We really appreciate your effort in applying to this position. However, only those candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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And the serious stuff:

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
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