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EHS&S Manager

Leiden, Netherlands
Environmental Health & Safety

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905749533W

Manager Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability for Janssen Vaccines & Prevention


General Description

Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S), as part of the J&J Supply Chain, is currently recruiting for a Janssen Vaccines & Prevention site EHS&S lead.

Location for this position is the Janssen Vaccines site in Leiden.


This manager EHS&S will manage a team seeking to optimize EHS&S resource deployment against strategic objectives and is also part of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Netherlands EHS&S team. This person will routinely interface with multiple internal business stakeholders including Supply Chain and R&D with the 3 other J&J Site EHS&S leads within the Netherlands. This role will also interface with external stakeholders like governmental bodies.                    


Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following- applying to both roles:

  • Develop together with the Janssen Vaccines leadership, EHS&S objectives for the site.
  • Be accountable for successful implementation of EHS&S services to local R&D and customers in support of business objectives;
  • Conducts periodic performance and service satisfaction reviews with General Manager, and Site leaders;
  • Creates value by driving greater efficiency and standardization in the deployment of EHS&S resources, processes, procedures and programs;
  • Accountable for delivery of agreed-to site performance plan;
  • Builds and manages a lean, highly competent EHS&S support team that delivers superior EHS&S services.
  • Lead in- and external audits and inspections (for example ISO 14001-2015, J&J EHS&S Comprehensive Audits, governmental inspections).
  • Continuously monitors all aspects of site, providing direction to the site EHS&S team. The person is part of the Janssen Vaccines Site Management Board team;
  • Leads and executes administrative activities including Talent Management, Budget Management, Cost allocation, and regulatory tracking processes;
  • Provides EHS&S technical assistance and support as needed across the J&J locations within the Netherlands.

  • A University/Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of degree is required. Science, engineering or related EHS discipline/degree is preferred.
  • Dutch degree of ‘Hogere Veiligheidskunde’ or equivalent
  •  A minimum of (10+ years) of progressive experience in EHS&S management, with at least 4+ years managing EHS&S programs at a Manufacturing or R&D facility is required.
  • Passionated about EHS&S and able to communicate that at all levels within the organisation
  • Strong leadership skills a must.
  • Able to connect to the business and able to understand the business needs
  • Previously demonstrated supervisory/leadership experience is required.
  • An individual with the following is required:  strong communicator who is credible and self-assured; strong technical skills with the ability to explain complex issues and requirements in an easily understood manner; ability to negotiate with and influence key business leaders.
  • Strong compliance orientation.
  • Ability to work in a matrix, team-oriented environment is required.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and cross-cultural skills are required.
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills are required.
  • High Energy, capability to Energize others, have an Edge and have high focus on Execution.
  • Passion about the role, a positive “can do” attitude. 
  • Language Requirements: English, Dutch
  • Travel Requirements:  10 % travel, depending on business needs.

Primary Location
Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden-
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention BV (8852)
Job Function
Environmental Health & Safety
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