Exide Technologies Manager, Compliance Assurance & Governance - EMEA in Manchester, United Kingdom

Overview

The Manager, EHS Compliance Assurance & Governance will provide leadership and oversight for the EHS compliance assurance activities and initiatives in the EMEA region, establishing strong working relationships with business and plant locations. The Manager, Compliance Assurance will report directly to the Global Director, EHS Compliance Assurance & Governance.

The Manager, EHS Compliance Assurance & Governance will focus on improving compliance at facilities and interacting with EHS regulatory agencies, including EHS audits, Self-Assessment implementation, and the annual Assurance Letter processes.

Position can be based in one of the following locations:

  • France - Gennevilliers

  • France - Lille

  • Spain - Azuqueca De Henares

  • United Kingdom - Manchester

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in safety management, environmental sciences, engineering, or technical field.

  • 8 years of experience in Health, Safety and Environment

  • Minimum of 5 years in leadership positions including people management

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively influence at all organizational levels through clear, concise and impactful verbal and written communication skills.

  • Outstanding platform and presentation skills.

  • Possesses aptitude for intelligent risk taking and a strong ethical framework, enabling efficient and effective decision making.

  • Demonstrated ability to impact leadership, establish strategic direction and manage resources required for goal achievement.

  • Must possess the creativity, energy, dependability and organizational skills to successfully manage multiple priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated team participation and leadership.

  • Able to make people better and build cross-functional, cross-business and global teams to deliver work products.

  • Application of program management skills required to achieve results.

  • Confident and capable of managing projects and teams with a high degree of responsibility and independence.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree

  • Must be highly motivated and self-directed and possess business/financial acumen

  • Must be customer focused and be a strategic thinker. Must have ability to lead change and have strong consultative/influencing skills.

  • Must have broad knowledge of policies, procedures, and processes, governmental EHS regulations and requirements and emerging global requirements

  • Must have demonstrated success in developing and leading teams, developing strong partnerships with businesses, and developing people

  • Must have demonstrated ability to influence business, functional and site leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing. Able to interact comfortably with business and operations leaders to establish credibility and influence where necessary.

  • Must have ability to bring out the best in others. Able to build and successfully facilitate cross-functional, cross-business, and global teams to deliver work products.

  • Must have ability to set strategic direction and manage resources required for implementation

  • Must have creativity, energy, dependability and organizational skills that will enable management of multiple priorities

  • Knowledge and management experience with global aspects of EHS

Travel and Other Requirements:

  • 40% Travel

Responsibilities

  • The position will provide Exide with direct visibility to regulatory compliance challenges to ensure proper leadership engagement and rapid response to EHS compliance needs.

  • Implements EHS standards, provide technical assistance on EHS issues, and partner with the business on compliance, project management, and EHS management issues.

  • Supports the Corporate EHS governance processes including the assurance letter, compliance initiatives, governmental reporting, and best practice exchanges.

  • Participates in the development of corporate initiatives.

  • Partners with business and site leaders to integrate the culture of EHS ownership, performance and compliance.

  • Measures key metrics that drive the effectiveness of EHS compliance assurance across Exide.

  • Requires communication and integration across multiple functions within Exide, regulatory agencies, external consultants, and other stakeholders and interested third parties on a global basis.

  • Requires integration of management systems and standards into multiple sites and the application of knowledge to a changing/fast moving environment.

  • Supports the establishment of goals, objectives, metrics and scorecards to assure integration and consistent deployment of standards and systems across Exide.

  • Establishes effective working relationships with all internal customers to identify the current state of EHS performance, risks, issues, and needs.

  • Supports EHS strategies to fill compliance and performance gaps in support of the business strategic plan.

  • Deployment of the EHS compliance assurance plan.

  • Participates on Corporate EHS Audit Teams, in support of the Corporate EHS Performance Auditing Program.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-1941

Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)