HSE Manager - Training & Communications (M/F)

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2023/2/3 16:42)
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Hovione is an independent family owned international group of companies. From the beginning, we have set ourselves above and apart through our innovative technological and productive capabilities, reaching a top spot in the world market as an integrated Contract Development and Manufacturing Company dedicated to helping Pharmaceutical Customers bring new and off-patent drugs to market.


Our people are the main asset for our continued success. Reaching over 1950 team members, from 36 different nationalities, that are located across Asia, Europe and North America (Portugal, US, Macao, Ireland, China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, and Switzerland), including 4 production sites.


Working at Hovione means reaching for innovation and excellence in everything we do: for our clients, our partners and, above all, our patients. That is why we are In it for life.

You will be responsible to:

  • Engages in the implementation of the Health, Safety and Environmental Management and Sustainability programs and procedures to safeguard employees and surrounding communities, developing requirements, supporting implementation through training and communication and monitoring implementation through audit and inspection. Conducts and supports incident investigations and risk assessments. Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge and familiarity of regulatory and organization requirements and standards and works to ensure these requirements are fully implemented.
  • Develop & Maintain a competences framework covering the areas of Health Safety & Sustainability (HSS).
  • Establish and maintain HSE Academy curricula appropriate to risks and regulatory requirements and aligned with Global and Site needs.
  • Working with stakeholders, establish and lead a governance process for the development of transversal training content to maximize efficiency and effectiveness and support as necessary the development of site/function specific content as needed.
  • Working with stakeholders establish and lead a governance process for the approval of trainers for the HSE Academy ensuring trainers have the appropriate experience, knowledge, and competency to deliver assigned training.
  • Develop and review as appropriate learning support materials for trainers to ensure transversal training is delivered in a manner which is consistent across the company.
  • Work the Global Human Resources and Learning & Development to ensure the effective roll out and operation of the Hovione Learning Academy.
  • Monitor Performance KPIs for L&D within HSE and generate training status reports for management.
  • Develop and propose for approval an annual activity plan and related budget for the Area under responsibility in line with the unit's strategy, to align activities with the department strategic objectives
  • Monitor the approved HSE L&D budget, identifying any deviations against plan and taking corrective measures as necessary.
  • Promote the introduction of innovative Learning & Development methodologies or technologies during the revision and implementation of the training contents.
  • Promote compliance on Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability, including the prevention of major accidents hazards, by exercising good governance and through the implementation of policy, procedures, and training.
  • Working with stakeholders and in alignment with Global Communications, develop and lead the implementation of a communication plan in support of company objectives in the areas of Health, Safety & Sustainability.
  • Support the work Global Health Safety & Sustainability.

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

  • Degree/Diploma in human resources, Training and Development, or a related field required.
  • Professional Certificate in Health, Safety or Sustainability (desired)
  • Typically requires 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment (desired)
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry (desired)
  • Experience in leading others in project context (desired)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.



Hovione is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer


Inclusion and diversity are key to us. At Hovione, that means a work environment where differences are valued, and everyone is treated with fairness and respect. We want all our team members worldwide to feel supported, respected, and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, regardless of their age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity.


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