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Health, safety and environment specialist

Roles and responsibility

  • Delivers and deploys HSE training, audit and Group-wide performance improvement programs to the Local Business Units. 
  • Ensures timely notification of HSE incidents to the management team and Hub HSE Manager, ensuring incidents are investigated and lessons learned are shared.
  • Contributes to effective risk management of HSE related issues by providing specialist knowledge and advice to the local operations.
  • Provides analysis of HSE data within area of responsibility. Reports on progress on implementation of Sustainability objectives and key performance indicators (KPI) as required.   
  • Contributes to assessing emerging trends and legislation in HSE and communicates relevant information on legal requirements within area of expertise and geography. Supports constituent countries to operate in compliance with standards and respective legal obligations.  
  • Coordinate audits (as per Group Audit Program) and supports follow up of improvement actions in the Local Business Units.
  • Cooperates across functions and with business partners to raise awareness and drive performance, engages with internal and external stakeholders to build commitment and credibility for the Operating Unit.
  • Contributes to driving behavioural change and continuous improvement though delivery of training and competency. Iinitiatives and expert support to the Local Business Units in line with yearly GA HSE plan.
  • Supports sharing of best practice. Coordinates reporting on HSE performance and support delivery of Group audit program.
  • Contributes to and/or plans and executes Health, Safety and Environment performance and Corporate Responsibility related projects. Develops and reports on project objectives. Manages project resources such as manpower, tools and documentations.


  • Connecting with large and diverse teams spread across APAC region with varied culture and languages for knowledge and return of experience sharing.
  • Flexibility to work with evolving technology and Back-office resources remotely located for detail engineering.
  • Ability to travel & support project teams & site issues in a constrained environment.

Knowledge & Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferable in Health & Safety or similar field
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in HSE domain
  • Proficiency in both Spoken and Written English is mandatory.

Behavioural & Leadership Competencies

  • Deliver Results - Prioritize, Act, Achieve
  • Results orientation - drive to exceed goals & improve business practices for higher performance levels
  • Teamwork & collaboration - actively demonstrate teamwork & facilitate collaboration
  • Act Responsibly with safety, Integrity & Transparency

Location Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea, Republic of
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Legal, Compliance & Audit
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-11-27
Reference number R0031217

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