Chief Health and Safety [Outaouais, QC]

The Agency by Workland

CHIEF HEALTH AND SAFETY


Are you looking for challenging and stimulating work in a large organization where you will have a significant impact on the health and safety of employees? If so, this opportunity is for you!

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY


Workland is thrilled to present a remarkable leadership career opportunity in the health and safety field with one of our prestigious clients located in the Outaouais region. 


The company is seeking an experienced manager to lead and oversee a team with comprehensive expertise in all aspects of health and safety. Strong leadership and communication skills are required to promote a culture of safety and ensure compliance.

WHY SHOULD THIS OPPORTUNITY INTEREST YOU?

  • Inspiring and stimulating work culture
  • Access to vast resources
  • Opportunity to lead a team of seasoned professionals
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Hybrid work mode


JOB DESCRIPTION

The incumbent will lead a team of seasoned health and safety professionals and take charge of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all activities related to health and safety in various worksites.


YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE:


  • Plan and execute safety management programs, ensuring their successful implementation.
  • Take responsibility for investigating incidents and accidents, ensuring prompt development of corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Develop strategic plans for team activities, including health and safety strategies, to achieve agreed-upon targets and effective planning.
  • Oversee employee compensation and rehabilitation processes.
  • Direct and manage the performance and development of team members.
  • Delegate authority and responsibility to the team, while providing supervision, accountability, and review.
  • Evaluate health and safety practices and procedures to assess risk and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Advise management on occupational health and safety best practices, contributing to the effective implementation of relevant human resources policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Conduct research on changes in environmental regulations and policies to ensure compliance, and ensure managers on sites enforce them.
  • Review existing policies and procedures to ensure their accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Perform safety audits and physically inspect work areas and job sites when necessary to identify potential safety issues.
  • Manage expenses to align with agreed-upon budgetary controls.
  • Collaborate closely with CNESST (Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail).
  • Cultivate a culture of proactive risk management and continuous improvement.
  • Develop relevant tools and performance indicators to monitor and enhance occupational health and safety practices.

THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION ARE:


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, industrial relations, administration, or a relevant field;
  • 8 to 10 years of relevant experience, including at least four years in a management position* ;
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is required 
  • Fluency in spoken and written French;​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​*Any combination of training and experience deemed relevant may be considered;


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ABOUT WORKLAND

Workland is proud to have been mandated to assist this company in the recruitment process for this job opportunity. Workland’s mission is to solve recruitment and job search challenges through the combination of technology and human creativity. The ultimate goal is to accelerate and facilitate the match between talented individuals and the right organizations, through an approach that supports diversity, equity & inclusion in the workplace.