Project Safety Manager

Job title : Project Safety Manager
Location : Yokohama
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 7,000,000 to 9,000,000
Reference : JOB_006408[653]

- The position reports directly to the Technical lead
- The position has an indirect reporting line to the regional HSSE manager.
- The geographical scope of the position is Yokohama, Japan.

We offer

- An opportunity to be part of a high-performance team that ensures Terminals to be safe, the most efficient and profitable terminals in the region
- An open and engaging company culture with a strong emphasis on values and team-based leadership.
- An ambitious environment setting the standard for worldwide terminal productivity: The Terminals is awarded several times for being the ‘Port operator of the year’, for being innovative and for strong safety standards.

Key responsibilities

Overall responsibilities are the following:
- To ensure that suppliers (designers, consultants, project management consultant, contractors; equipment and service suppliers) have a clear understanding of expectations for safety, and how this impact their roles and responsibilities. Those guidelines are developed, communicated, and monitored.
- Manage the HSSE interfaces between the on-site project management, contractors; equipment, ICT, and service suppliers.
- Onboarding of all relevant parties to ensure understanding, collaboration, cooperation, and compliance and delivery against all project HSSE goals, targets, and objectives.

Elaboration of overall responsibilities
- Ensure a structure is in place to enable collaboration between parties to ensure two-way communication and cooperation through the lifetime of the project.
- Apply for, manage and maintain all relevant permits and operating licenses for the terminal in close co-operation with the Port Authority and terminal team.
- Ensure Japan is ready for ISPS certification, in coordination with the terminal COO.
- Ensure roles and responsibilities for safety and health are communicated and understood and delivered against by accountable parties. For specific technical duty, holders develop HSSE expectations per role.
- Develop an assurance program to ensure all relevant parties audit, inspect and complete safety tours when required. That a process exists to ensure effective consequence management for positive and negative outcomes. Assurance results are rolled up and trending completed, with feedback during monthly Supplier Safety Forum.
- Utilize the contract terms and conditions when tendering new packages of work to ensure suppliers understand the minimum requirements prior to their arrival and are competent to deliver when they are onboarded.
- Make sure emergency preparedness and crisis communication protocols internally and externally are arranged.
- If necessary, lead incident investigations and complete investigation reports.
- Monitor suppliers’ timeliness and quality reporting of incidents.
- Monitor targets for HSSE KPIs and report within the project organization and into the Terminal’s global HSSE function.
- Ad-hoc and monthly progress reporting within the project and to the head office.
- Monitor the active and reactive health strategy of the supply chain.
- Drive safety culture in the project and ensure the right behaviors and climate develops.
- HSSE onboarding for key stakeholders.
- Ensure HSSE arrangements for the (temporary) project offices.
- Initiate and drive regular risk review sessions to ensure an up-to-date risk register and that adequate mitigation measures are taken.