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Project HSE Manager

Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Job ID: R0037362
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy is a global power technology business with a presence in over 90 countries. The business offers systems and software solutions to the global energy industry, and we have been leaders in innovation for over a century.

Our HVDC (high-voltage direct current) product group is a key enabler for a carbon-neutral energy system. It is highly efficient for transmitting large amounts of electricity over long distances, integration of renewables and interconnecting grids, opening up for new sustainable transmission solutions.

For our HVDC product group, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project HSE Manager to join the HVDC Project Site Management Team in The Netherlands.

The Project HSE Manager will report directly to the Project Director and functionally to the Global Head of HSE Operations. Their focus will be on the strategic HSE objectives of the project and contractual obligations, ensuring that the highest standards of health, safety and environmental performance are achieved, monitored & maintained; driving continuous improvement in all areas of HSE.


  • Review Customer HSE requirements and demonstrate how Hitachi Energy will manage HSE through the lifecycle of the project.

  • Prepare all HSE tender documentation in accordance with the ITT and TDL. Submit all preliminary HSE plans to the Customer in accordance with the tender submission dates.

  • Attend clarification meetings and workshops with the Customer (both in person and remotely).

  • Prepare Scope of Works for Subcontractor work packages within the scope of HSE.

  • Submit cost calculations for the project for HSE (resources, consumables, training, and third-party services).

  • Prepare the Project HSE Plan as well as other HSE-related documentation such as the Emergency Preparedness & Response Plan.

  • Participate HAZID Studies with the Project Engineering Team during conceptual and detailed design.

  • Identify and establish the HSE Organization; ensuring sufficient HSE resources are assigned to the Project for each stage of the Project (Construction, Installation, and Commissioning).

  • Ensure activities under the scope of Hitachi Energy are in compliance with legal and contractual HSE requirements as well as internal HSE requirements.

  • Produce reports for Project Reviews, both internal and Customer, and attend the Project Review meetings to ensure the Hitachi Energy HSE Operating System remains suitable, adequate, and effective.

  • Propose HSE KPI’s for the Project and monitor, analyze and assign actions where KPIs deviate from the defined targets.

  • Review HSE documentation from all Hitachi Energy Subcontractors and support Subcontractors to meet internal and Project HSE requirements.

  • Monitor and secure the process for HSE reporting in the Project, including internal HSE reporting through local country organization including the global incident database (INTELEX).

  • Initiate, plan, coordinate and follow-up HSE audits on the Project involving Hitachi Energy scope of work and all other involved parties including compliance with legal and contractual requirements according to the Project HSE Plans.

  • Drive and implementation of project safety culture plan /program

Your background:

  • Previous experience of HSE Management in Project of similar size and complexity or other similar proven capacity. Experience in Offshore platform project will get preference.

  • Strong Organizational and Communication Skills

  • Fluent in English (Verbal and Written)

  • Conversant with ISO 45001 & ISO 14001

  • Qualified to Diploma Level (Level 6) in HSE Management

  • Member of IOSH (GradIOSH) or equivalent

  • Knowledge of HSE Legislation for Construction Activities. Dutch Working Conditions Decree (Arbobesluit)

  • Experience drafting HSE technical documentation (minimum of 3 years)

  • IT: Proficient in MS Office, SharePoint, ShareFile & Microsoft Teams

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