Associate Director SHE

  • BioNTech Careers
  • Singapore
  • Work experience
  • Quality Management, Quality Assurance
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Associate Director* SHE

The SHE Head is responsible for coordinating and supporting SHE-related matters at the company. You collaborate, advise and support management and the departments in their efforts to comply with statutory and internal group requirements in related to safety, health, and environmental action organizations, and perform SHE processes at site level. The SHE head aso is responsible to develop and enhance the SHE management system in the form of objectives and programs for accident avoidance, preventive health, and the avoidance of environmental incidents, and support in local environmental management and supervision of inspections in independent project implementation. 

 Your main responsibilities are:
  • Close cooperation with global SHE Experts to ensure a blueprint proves of all activities 
  • Set up of initial work packages for SHE as blueprint to ensure that all activities are completed in 
  • compliance with GMP, etc. in the future 
  • Support local employees and ensures installation of required infrastructure (or enables alternative solution) – e.g., janitorial 
  • Set up plan for local employees to follow-up SHE requirements (e.g., working instructions) 
  • Attains and implements objectives and tasks assigned by the supervisor, while also observing governing policies and instructions (in particular GMP and occupational safety)  
  • Ensures that all activities are completed in compliance with governing GMP, manufacturing, environmental, and safety instructions and directives, while also observing compliance with GxP 
  • Specialist workforce support for internal and external matters related to SHE issues, predominantly related to occupational safety (as a subject matter expert for occupational safety), but also for health protection, environmental protection, waste disposal, gas monitoring, explosion prevention, etc. 
  • Supports the coordination for in-house employees with safety functions (safety representatives, first responders, and fire protection assistants) 
  • Supports hazard assessments, risk analysis, and operating procedures 
  • Participates in regularly scheduled meetings, such as Daily Manufacturing Board, SHE routine, etc. 
  • Assists employees with meeting SHE requirements, such as accident reporting 
  • Appointed as subject matter expert for occupational safety 
  • Maintenance of the management system and monitoring of compliance with applicable environmental protection requirements 
  • Co-design of the environmental protection strategy and supervision of active programs on environmental protection 
  • Research activities and monitoring of key performance indicators (KPI); Compares actual performance against current legal requirements and verifies compliance with SHE-related group directives  
  • Support in the achievement of environmental protection targets and in the preparation of the sustainability report 
  • Prepares and coordinates audits of the SHE management systems; Conducts internal audits and in-person inspections; Investigates accidents and develops programs for avoiding accidents 
  • Coordinates and continuously improves the emergency response and crisis management system  
  • Advises and supports the departments with implementing SHE directives 
  • Corresponds with occupational safety and health authorities and regulatory authorities 
  • Subject matter expert for occupational safety  
  • Develops sustainable programs for preventive health and environmental protection  
  • Coordinates and conducts SHE-relevant training 

What you have to offer.

  • Successfully completed an MSc academic degree in engineering, life sciences, or business engineering (or comparable qualification) 
  • Vocational training in environmental protection (e.g., waste management officer, water protection) 
Professional experience: 
  • At least 6-8 years professional experience in pharmaceutical industry 
  • Project management experience desired 
  • Safety representative 
  • Subject matter knowledge for preparing material safety data sheets 
  • Practical experience with SHE management systems/Occupational Safety (ISO 45001/14001/50001) 
  • Knowledge with GMP-compliant documentation desired 
  • Application of common MS Office tools
  • Good written and verbal English proficiency 
  • Pronounced team & communication skills; Ability to be agile and effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional environment;  
  • High degree of conscientiousness and diligence  
  • Constructive work habits, flexibility, solution orientation, job ownership, quality awareness, and very good planning and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment 
  • Self-starter and learning capacity  
  • Sense of ownership and honesty (proactive handling of errors)  
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and rapid growth and adapt to change 
  • Strong problem-solving skill, solution-oriented ,and being able to work at start-up environment and manage ambiguity and operate effectively 

Benefits for you.

We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

How to apply.

Apply now and simply send us your application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter as well as your contact details using our online form.

Please note: 
  • Only applications sent via our online form shall be considered.
  • Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and 
  • Incomplete applications shall be rejected.
  • Please note that BioNTech will run a background check during the hiring process (criminal record certificate) in case you do not provide one.

We are looking forward receiving your application.

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!