Technical Operations, Head of SHE

Permanent Position
26 Apr 2017
Expires on 10 May 2017

Company Description

Our client is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, it is the world’s largest biotech company with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism and CNS. Our client is also the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, tissue-based cancer diagnostics and a pioneer in diabetes management.

Posted by

Kelvin PANG Yu Kiu (Reg No: R1325516)


+65 9712 3229


Job Description

  • Create an environment of strong team spirit, timely and effective communications, sense of urgency, high motivation and inspire teams to achieve goals in the immediate and longer term. Be an active and visible change agent, promoting flexible and open mindsets to new opportunities
  • Establish strategic goals and objectives and maintain full strategic responsibility for the SHE organization
  • As a site leadership team member, drive collaboration within site and across network activities, cross-functional planning, and decision making
  • As a site leadership team member, drive network activities and alignment, crossfunctional planning, and decision making
  • Accountable for overall budget and financial performance of the SHE organization
  • Proactively promote positive Safety Culture and cGMP operating principles
  • Embody PT Lean Leadership principles and methods while fostering a continuous improvement mindset
  • Developing and implementing security policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Controlling budgets for security operations and monitoring expenses
  • Recruiting, training and supervising Security, Occupational Safety, and other SHE relates responsibilities
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve SHE programs at the site that comply with relevant regulatory agency permits, laws and standards
  • Develop, practice and improve programs that ensure effective response in the event of a disaster or outage, with a focus on life safety
  • Inventory, prioritize, and proactively mitigate SHE risks across the site, through functional engagement and ownership
  • Build and sustain a strong leadership commitment to safety at the site, that is clearly evident on the shop floor and throughout the organization
  • Share and adopt best practices from across industry and our client network, through active participation in the SHE network council, Group SHE, and network forums
  • Partners with and supports other legal entities in the country for SHE related activities
  • Acts as leader during site emergency situations
  • For specific sites: Maintain security of site premises, assets and personnel through oversight of site security operations, and health services


  •  Bachelor Degree required (science, safety, engineering, or industrial hygiene preferred); additional requirements may be specified by site and local needs
  • Graduate or higher level Degree preferred
  • Professional certification in safety, industrial hygiene or other relevant discipline is preferred
  • 12-15 or more years’ program management and leadership experience in an integrated research and development or manufacturing organization in process industries (pharmaceutical, petroleum, chemical, etc.)
  • 8-10 or more years’ people management experience
  • 8-10 or more years’ EHS/SHE experience in a manufacturing Environment, Pharma or Bio Tech experience is preferred
  • Expert knowledge related to EHS/SHE risk assessment, incident investigation, root cause analysis and management systems
  • Expert knowledge of SHE/security regulatory requirements, risk management, and business continuity
  • Proficient at utilizing relevant security technology and equipment, i.e. Everbrite
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels
  • Builds trustful and effective relationships
  • Able to think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans
  • Takes responsibility, drives results, and achieves expected outcomes

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