Location Amsterdam
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 20446

Are you passionate about Health & Safety and employee wellbeing? Do you have a talent for driving change and moving others willingly towards a desired goal or course of action?

Then join the Heineken Global Health & Safety team. In this role, you will have a significant opportunity to effect truly sustainable progress and create a lasting impact at an international level.

For starters, the business will look to you to win the hearts and minds of its key stakeholder groups to shape the H&S strategy. You will be a trusted partner within the organisation, which means you will influence meaningful change for thousands of employees in +50 sites across 30 different countries.

The role: Regional Health & Safety Manager Europe

As Regional Health & Safety Manager, you will act as a culture change agent on H&S matters. You will engage with Regional Management Teams on H&S matters, set direction and ensure safety, health and wellbeing are integrated into the regional OpCo's business agenda to deliver Heineken H&S strategy, programmes and objectives. In this role, you will sit within the Global H&S department, reporting to the Director of Global Health & Safety.

What will you be doing in this role?

  • Coordinate a network of OpCo SHE managers, foster sharing and learning, capability building, and talent management to drive continuous improvement in H&S performance within the region

  • Set Health & Safety direction and strategy within the region and advise regional and OpCo senior management on H&S matters and priority setting

  • Support the OpCo's in translating the strategy into an operational plan to ensure the deployment and delivery of Heineken's safety, health and wellbeing programmes and processes to pro-actively manage company risks and achieve objectives related to people & process safety, health & wellbeing, license-to-operate and compliance assurance

  • Monitor, analyse trends and report regional H&S performance to regional and global teams and instil measures where necessary to raise the profile of H&S. Act as a Safety, Health & Wellbeing culture change agent

  • Support Region and OpCo MTs in solving H&S-related matters including investigating and solving sensitive cases such as serious injuries, fatalities or non-compliance, high-risk or crisis management issues

  • Promote a regional H&S network of OpCo SHE managers, and coordinate regional and cross-OpCo H&S activities

  • Identify opportunities and coordinate functional capability building and talent management within the region

  • Support the Region and OpCo's in the H&S budgeting process. Assist the OpCo's in the development and reviewing of H&S objectives and improvement programmes

  • Provide H&S expertise and support to regional due diligence (acquisition & divestiture) and integration processes

Who are you, and what do you bring?

We know skills and competencies show up in many ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not meet all the requirements listed, we still encourage you to speak to us about this opportunity.

  • Experience in Health & Safety roles that required interaction with senior management stakeholders across different functions. Leading deployment and supporting successful delivery in a matrix organisation

  • Knowledge of functional budgeting and assurance processes, including audit and data management

  • Background in various types of transformational journeys such as H&S culture change management and program management, managing relationships with stakeholders on strategic and tactical levels

  • Able to work in an inclusive way in leading the HS&S community and to build and maintain professional relationships with business and functional leaders

  • Strong written and verbal English; any other language is a plus

  • Being based in Amsterdam or willing to relocate

­­­­­­­­­­Acre is supporting Heineken in the hiring process for this position. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please get in touch with Jacopo Cesari at jacopo.cesari@acre.com.

When contacting us, please mention the job title of the ad you applied for and attach an English CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile page. Please note that only applications directly through our website/link will be considered.