This will be your workplace

Start date: in consideration with candidate, but preferably as soon as possible. Weekly working hours: 40 hours. Work location is Arnhem. Large Projects Offshore In September 2013, over 40 parties in The Netherlands agreed on the Energieakkoord, setting targets and intentions for the transition to a more renewable energy supply. Based on this agreement the decision to realize 3.500 MW of offshore wind energy has been taken and TenneT has been appointed as offshore grid operator. Various projects are in the construction phase and the preparation for the other projects (spatial, permits, procurement) is ongoing.

This will be our challenge

TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate Project Lead Safety Health & Environment who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

Project Lead SHE takes responsibility for the implementation and execution of the SHE/CSR System in the role of Employer (EPC contracts) in the project and implements, maintains and adapts the SHE and CSR policies. He / She steers and coaches the SHE personnel and executes SHE activities in the project.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Maintains and adapts the SHE/CSR System (tasks) in Project in accordance with TenneT SHE/CSR policies, (legal) requirements and permits in cooperation with Contractors. Ensuring compliance with SHE related laws and regulations and fulfilment in the project
  • Guides/coaches other project leaders and project members on SHE/CSR topics to ensure SHE/CSR implementation and integration throughout the project at all contractual and hierarchical levels
  • Encourages and implement a pro-active and intrinsic Project Safety Culture (‘ Safety needs our energy) as well as in the TenneT (IJmuiden Ver) Project as with Contractors. Focus on proactive measures to avoid all incidents
  • Influences, evaluates and adapts the SHE system over all Management levels from PD to the construction site level
  • Implements the Safety leadership principles, safety culture and the lifesaving rules within IJmuiden Ver
  • Sets up the project specific SHE and CSR execution strategy under consideration of the construction site ordinance, contract and the country specific behaviour of the contractor and documents it in the internal document system
  • Takes care of SHE/CSR performance and negotiations in Tender and execution phase
  • Identifies and controls the interfaces regarding SHE in the project and discuss that with the other PLs for the prevailing phases and segments
  • Sets up the budget for SHE personnel, SHE services and SHE equipment and is budget responsible for that part
  • Ensures that the SHE statistics is in place and can be used as a steering tool together with the Hazard list
  • Takes care for SHE performance and needs in the Project team especially with the focus on the (Mental) Risk Assessment
  • Inducts, trains and supports in SHE related issues to the project team
  • In case of incidents he ensures incident notification, reporting and recording and executes iTask handling and after care
  • Close cooperation with other 2 GW projects in both NL and Germany

Your Profile and background

  • Bachelor (HVK) or Master’s degree (MoSHE) in Safety Management, Safety or Environmental Technology, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, and/or Psychology or comparable
  • Experience and knowledge of Dutch Health and Safety Legislation
  • Experience with offshore health, safety and environment management systems (ISO 14001 and/or 45001) as well as experience in one of the above mentioned professional disciplines
  • Experience in preparation of SHE procedures or contractual requirements
  • Enthusiastic promoter of the Project Specific Safety Culture Programme
  • Creative mind with ideas to give substance to Project Safety Culture together with others
  • Team player contribution to an exceptional team cohesion
  • Strategic thinker with hands-on mentality, consequently you have the ability to grasp new concepts quickly and to become acquainted with a range of topics
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, intrinsically motivated and you take responsibility and ownership
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong willingness to learn and change
  • Willingness to be at least two days per week at the Arnhem office in the Netherlands
  • Prepared to travel to production and construction sites

Our offer

TenneT is a solid stable employer that shows high growth, performing a crucial role in society. A company with one of the biggest investment programs in the country and relations with a wide range of institutions. Within TenneT, Offshore Wind is one of the most revolutionary developments with an attractive long term outlook. TenneT is globally a top offshore grid developer, being the biggest investor in the energy transition. We offer a responsible function (job level 9) within one of the most dynamic settings in the energy sector in a fascinating and international working environment. Potentials (with less experience) are encouraged to apply on this position as well. Grading will be adjusted accordingly (job level 8).

Recruitment Process

In our online-application-form you can apply within only some minutes. Afterwards we screen your application and get back to you as soon as possible. Our selection process consists of two interviews.
An assessment can be part of the application procedure.
At entry, TenneT performs a Pre-Employment Screening.
Closing date of this vacancy: April 22, 2022.

For further questions regarding the recruiting process please contact:
Els Boot
People | Talent Acquisition
T + 31 (0) 889368325

Candidates from the so called 'pre-mobility group' (imminent redundancy due to an upcoming reorganization) prevail over other internal candidates – when having sufficient capabilities. If anyone from the pre-mobility group applies within the prescribed period, the procedure will first be performed with this candidate.

TenneT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.

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