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Regional Health, Safety, and Sustainability Manager

Company: Ports America Group
Location: Charleston
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Ports America, the Regional Health Safety, and Sustainability Manager facilitates the on-going development and implementation of Health, Safety and Sustainability strategy in our Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina operations. The position will have a high focus on identifying and mitigating critical risks as well as aiding standardizing processes across Ports America. ---- Essential Duties:

  • Provide direct support as required to the VP Operations in Health, Safety and Sustainability (HS&S).
    • Identify and assist in controlling high risk activities and processes.
    • Develop risk registers and control plans for all high-risk activities for each site.
    • When needed, provide hands-on support to implement solutions.
    • Assist with the development, coordination, and compliance with Ports America HS&S Standards, programs, and promotions.
    • Mentor and guide site level HS&S Managers, Operations and Maintenance / Engineering leaders.
    • Assist in the development and attainment of strategic goals and objectives for HS&S.
    • Review the HS&S programs to ensure compliance with current and future legal, regulatory, and corporate requirements.
    • Research Environmental Health & Safety Grants that are available to assist Company or Customers.
    • Partner with Intelex Support to better utilize Intelex to support HS&S systems, programs, and reporting.
    • Organize and synchronize data from all Business Units to attain the Green Marine Certification.
    • Coordinate and collect data from all teams Human Resources, Safety, General Council, & Engineering specific to GRESB certification, Green Marine Certification and added certifications as required.
    • When needed, lead / assist in the investigation of serious incidents, the identification and implementation of corrective actions as well as sharing lessons learned across Ports America.
    • Promote and demonstrate positive behaviors aligned with Ports America values and culture.
    • Coordinate with Business Unit leaders to focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and community-focused activities.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Travel: Up to 50% within the assigned region -- Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, or related discipline
      • 10+ years of experience working in HSE developing and executing strategic initiatives.
      • 10+ years of leadership experience in corporate sustainability within the maritime, terminal operations and/or other logistics industries. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Master's Degree or higher
          • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a willingness to work towards the CSP Certification
          • Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, and facilitation skills: ability to provide complex information in a clear and concise manner.
            • Demonstrated ability to influence business leaders to execute strategic initiatives to meet business objectives.
              • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage and develop long and short-term plans.
              • Strategic and creative thinker.
              • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion. NOTE:-- This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Ports America is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.-- --

Keywords: Ports America Group, Charleston , Regional Health, Safety, and Sustainability Manager, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina

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