What you’ll be doing...

You will join the Worldwide EHS Team with EHS responsibility primarily for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Poland, The Czech Republic and other select EMEA countries.

  • Keep abreast of changes to environment, health and safety (EHS) regulations and guidance that impact the business and work with internal clients to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare EHS programs and audit compliance of internal programs with local regulations.
  • Execute site inspections and risk assessments.
  • Undertake incident investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Serve as the primary EHS contact (both internally and externally) across all countries of responsibility.
  • Work closely with various internal work groups including legal, human resources, network and infrastructure engineering, technical operations, real estate, safety committees and the works councils.
  • Undertake health and safety functions to support the Worldwide Environment Health & Safety Team initiatives to ensure consistency in the direction and application of EHS policies and programs.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Health and Safety, Environmental Science or Management, Engineering, or other relevant qualifications and work experience.
  • Fachkraft für Arbeitssicherheit certificate if base qualification is not in health and safety
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal).
  • Willingness to travel within the UK or Europe on short term assignments.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience working for a large or multi-national organization and dealing with all levels of an organization.
  • Familiarity with current laws, standards, practices, and procedures within the EHS field.
  • A consultative and confident communicator.
  • Highly motivated and readiness to use initiative and problem solve.
  • Ability to objectively investigate complex issues and come up with practical workable solutions.
  • Experience in ergonomic and general risk assessment processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time and a willingness to reprioritize workload depending on business demands.
  • Preparedness to assist and participate in EHS team projects across the EMEA footprint.
  • Good research skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team to ensure consistent approach to EHS practices and also autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • Fluency in German.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs and Google suite.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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