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Manager, Occupational Health & Safety

Req id:  37185

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.


The Opportunity:

We are looking for an Occupational Health and Safety professional to join a dynamic team committed to protecting the safety of our employees in the region. This position will be part of the Global Workplace Security and Safety team and will report to Sr. Manager, Occupational Health and Safety. As a member of this team, you will support the implementation of a Global Health and Safety program within the region. You will support Sr. Manager, Occupational Health and Safety by working collaboratively with global stakeholders to promote a holistic and consistent approach to Occupational Health and Safety through the development of risk-based programs focused on prevention strategies and industry-leading practices.   


You Are Great At:

  • Supports the development and implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Management system within the region at a strategic and operational level.
  • Develops the hazard identification and risk management program, facilities emergency preparedness, and action plans.
  • Monitors, interprets, and assesses existing or emerging health and safety regulations and industry best practices to determine compliance and business impacts and support the implementation as required within the region.
  • Conducts research and external surveys to provide relevant information regarding specific workplace hazards; and creates operational guidelines, procedures, and training resources, to mitigate and control the workplace hazard and risks. 
  • Advises business units on the identification, evaluation, control, and management of identified hazards throughout the organization.
  • Identifies and manages issues of non-compliance and escalates information to Sr. Manager.
  • Support the evolution of the incident investigation and corrective action management system via data analysis and incident prevention program and training.
  • Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting.
  • Collaborates with HR and Facilities on Wellness and ergonomic issues.
  • Supports the delivery of a global approach to health and safety training and awareness.
  • Supports OpenText Health and Safety committees.
  • Develops Emergency Response plans (Fire Prevention, Bomb Threats, Active assailant, Severe weather)
  • Supports internal client groups (i.e.) Facilities, Human Resources, by liaising with government agencies.
  • Develops and supports Health and Safety communications to build awareness and understanding of the health and safety program. 


What it takes: 

  • A University/Bachelor's degree in Health and Safety or a related science/engineering discipline.
  • 5 to 10 years experience working within Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Progressive experience in HS is required, with demonstrated knowledge and experience controlling the broad spectrum of risks.
  • Must have current working knowledge of appropriate specific Occupational Safety and Health standards, and other non-regulatory safety standards applicable to the location
  • A strong record of accomplishment in preventing injuries, developing/implementing robust processes and management systems, and building productive collaborative relationships with internal/external business partners.
  • Credentials from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, The National Examination Board

Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), or equivalent agency.

·      Outstanding collaboration, project management, and written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong communication skills that support them through the negotiation of successful outcomes with key business leaders.
  • Strong technical skills and the ability to explain complex issues and requirements in an easily understood manner.
  • The ability to apply previous learning and ideas to new situations, projects, and teams, developing creative solutions to manage risk.
  • The ability to demonstrate strong business acumen that includes experience working with leaders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in implementing systems to manage OHS operational risks.
  • Experience communicating with country and local Authorities regarding OHS issues.
  • Ability to mentor, influence, and advise local employees to achieve positive OHS outcomes
  • The ability to produce and maintain timelines, create dashboards, track metrics, and assemble project information into clearly written reports that document findings, actions, and progress.
  • Can drive multiple high-priority initiatives simultaneously.




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