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Director, Health & Safety Zone

System ID
General Management
Employment Status
Posted Range
$114400 to $173140
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

We are the Communities we serve!


This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.


Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture and SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities


Are you looking for a new rewarding role?  Do you have experience working in a manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment?  If you answered YES to all these questions, this role is for you!


Sodexo is seeking an experienced HSE Director for a global pharmaceutical client based in Rahway, NJ and a portfolio of 12 locations.  As the NorAm HSE Director, you will help drive safety culture, develop HSE strategy, ensure training assignments to all team members on the account and deploy account, country, and client programs.  Provide oversight and regional strategic leadership covering health, safety, risk management, and business


Are You the One?
Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic HSE Director with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Successful HSE client and regulatory audits across the region.
  • All sites to be always PIR (Permanent Inspection Ready).
  • Timely reporting and investigating health, safety & environmental-related incidents and audit findings.
  • All audit actions are to be managed to completion by agreed dates.
  • Added value to the business by implementing efficient, standardized systems and processes.
  • Good team player in an international environment, with an ability to be self-managed.
  • Continuous development of technical and business skills and knowledge.
  • Flexible to perform ad hoc assignments (special audit requests, due diligence, etc.).

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Candidate should have a solid grounding and practical experience working in the pharmaceutical environment and facilities management areas. The candidate should also have a strong background in auditing.
  • Reporting: Ability to write persuasive and effective reports and communications clearly defining findings, their causes, and recommendations.
  • Analytical Skills: Must possess strong analytical skills. The ability to systematically gather information from various sources, analyze information, identify implications of data, draw appropriate conclusions, generate viable alternative solutions to a question or problem, and evaluate the consequences of choosing each alternative.
  • As this role interacts with senior client representatives and senior Sodexo staff, excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are required, with an ability to recognize the values within different cultures and acknowledge different ways of working.
  • Health Safety and Environmental professional, ideally within facilities management.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree desired.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of Health, Safety, and Environmental experience with significant recent experience in a senior position.
  • CIH or CSP certifications are highly desired, not required.
  • Established knowledge of health, safety, and environmental laws and regulations.
  • Travel across the NorAm region is required for this role and is based out of offices in Rahway, NJ.


Please Note: The target compensation for this position is $145,000 annually


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities


The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance.  Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself click here.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of related experience


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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