SHE Manager and Team Leader

United Kingdom, West Sussex, Burgess Hill

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At Roche Diagnostics we believe it’s critical to deliver medical solutions right now as well as develop innovations for the future.  We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives as a world leader in Healthcare & Diagnostics solutions. With over 650 permanent employees in the UK and Ireland, we operate within vibrant and growing markets providing innovative and complex healthcare solutions in an ever changing business environment. 

Leads and manages the assigned Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) team and their activities for the assigned affiliate within the assigned division. Communicates local and corporate SHE requirements within the affiliate and helps ensure compliance. Implements, monitors and reports on key performance indicators for affiliate SHE. Implements, manages and documents SHE risk analyses for internal reviews, decision-making, corrective and preventative actions and associated reporting.

Reports to: Director of Quality & Regulatory

Responsible for ; Managing a team of 2

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages the SHE Team, with the scope of Health, Safety, Environment, Risk and Business Continuity

  • Responsible for shaping and delivering the local SHE strategy in alignment with the parent company goals

Key Activities

SHE Strategy - Defines the Affiliate SHE Strategy in alignment with the business plan and in collaboration with SHE officers from other UK divisions

Team Leadership - Develops and leads the SHE Team to success and is responsible for active performance management

Licence to Operate - Ensures  compliance with all country specific requirements

Facilitate cross-functional awareness and understanding of regulatory issues and environment as appropriate.

Acts as single point of contact for Global Q&R and Group SHE

Responsible for SHE key figure reporting

To carry out all necessary tasks to ensure we retain our ISO registrations for Environment (14001) and Health and Safety (18001)/ISO 45001 and compliance with Group Global SHE framework ( K Directives)

Operations - Ensures that all SHE processes are fit for purpose

Manages a programme of continuous monitoring and improvement

Advocacy - Works with the wider network - Global, external industry bodies and Government to advocate the Roche position

Team Development

  • Motivate and lead the team to success, through : development in role; delivery of  timely feedback, celebration of success, fostering a culture of  team working and collaboration.

  • Organisation of regular 1:1 meetings with team and timely feedback 

  • Active performance management

Person Specification
Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge, Values and Core Competencies*

  • Degree in Life Science or equivalent 

  • Recognised professional qualification in Occupational Safety such as NEBOSH certificate

  • Minimum 10 years experience in field of Health Safety & Environment ideally in healthcare/Diagnostics/IVD Industry

  • Experience of dealing with Regulatory Authorities 

  • Environmental Management and knowledge of UK and EU regulatory framework

  • Leadership/line management of team of subject matter experts

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, reliability, ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Analytical skills to interpret key legislation in the context of SHE and translate into practical initiatives 

  • Good understanding of risk assessments

Investing in you

Roche is a company that not only invests in its business – over £6.5 billion in R&D worldwide, including £460 million in the UK alone last year – but equally importantly in its people.

What this means for you is, not only a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, but also a genuine interest in your development and progression.

All of which has ranked Roche number 4 in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work in 2020.

Application closing date: 12th November 2021

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Job Level:

Manager with direct reports