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Director of WHSEQ

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Salary: CompetitiveSectors:SolarJob Reference: BH-6735-1
George Robinson
George Robinson

Director of WHSEQ
Location: Spain
As WHSEQ Director, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with our client’s WHSEQ Management system and will coordinate and ensure WHSEQ activities & follow up actions are undertaken and ensuring adequate sustainability and Social due diligence and searches on undertaken suppliers and contractors throughout their lifecycle of their Solar Projects.
Main Responsibilities

  • Promote a best-in-class Health, Safety, Environmental, Social and Quality culture within the organization. Leading the organization Quality systems
  • Ensuring WHSES and Quality compliance with best practice and legal requirements including that WHSES legal registry is maintained.
  • Preparing WHSE and Quality inputs for reports and presentation at various levels: Company, Operational Risk Committee, Portfolio and Project levels.
  • Leading qualification of suppliers and contractors, undertaking WHSE and Quality DD audits, risk assessments, review of HSE and Quality Plans.
  • Establishing and managing WHSES and Quality framework service agreements
  • Ensure WHSES and Quality legal clauses and technical exhibits in various agreements (EPC, O&M, Equipment Supply) are best-in-class and up to date, in particular Quality Assurance Agreements (QAA) and Customer Quality Requirements (CQR) for PV modules. Coordinating and ensuring the fulfilment of those agreements.
  • Performing Site Inspections of projects under construction
  • Perform quality control programs during the whole cycle: pre-manufacturing, manufacturing, pre-shipment, sampling and laboratory tests, inspections and quality controls and audits.
  • Ensuring (when required assisting) that HSE incident and accident investigations are completed adequately.
  • Preparation of Non-conformance Reports (NCR) with corrective action request (8D method) and where possible including solution proposals, following-up on corrective actions. Claim data evaluation and reporting
  • WHSES workshops and Quality Business review with suppliers, contractors and development partners, reviewing monthly Development partners and Project WHSES reports.
  • Preparing WHSES training matrix and ensuring employee's training is kept up to date
  • Reviewing annual KPIs with board/risk committee
  • WHSE and Quality budget preparation at Department and Project level and , monitoring.


  • To succeed in this role, you should have at significant experience in a senior WHSES and Quality role.
  • Ideally from the renewable energy sector.
  • You must have the ability to work as part of a team. Having WHSES experience across Europe in a developer or construction role is advantageous.
  • A strong understanding of the development, construction and operational phases processes is also desirable.
  • A qualification to at least degree level in WHSES is required.
  • Ideally, a member of CMIOSH or MIEMA is advised but not essential.
  • Being Multilinguistic would be advantageous however excellent written and spoken English is required.
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