We are searching for a

HSSE Manager

  • HBO

We are searching for a

HSSE Manager

  • HBO

HSSE Manager  

based in the Netherlands at our Alblasserdam and/or Zwijndrecht facilities  


Welcome to Oceanco! 

Oceanco specialises in building large custom yachts up to 140 meters in length. Offering a highly personalised service to clients, Oceanco applies innovative design and technology to create one-of-a-kind bespoke yachts that respect the vision of both the Owner and the designer. 

We are a project-oriented management company outsourcing the main yacht building packages to our strategic co-makers. It is with pride and passion that we guide our clients through the journey to build his/her perfect yacht. Our desire to offer our Owners the perfect yacht goes hand-in-hand with a significant responsibility to reduce its impact. We are innovative—unique in what we do and how we do it because we challenge ourselves to do better each time.  

We believe in teamwork. Together we create an environment in which employees work together every day from conception to completion of our yachts. We learn from each other and maximise our collective and personal potential.  

It does not matter which position you hold or which team you are part of, we will encourage you to spread your wings and grow in your ambitions.  

To enhance our growth, we are looking for proud, passionate, committed people to create and complete our inspiring teams!  


What will be your challenge?   


  • You will develop the HSSE strategy in close cooperation with the Manager QHSE- Process Improvement to minimalize the impact of activity on the environment, in order to guarantee the privacy of the clients and loss of property of employees and clients, hospitality to visitors and ensure an safe and healthy work environment. Based on the approval, you will help develop and write the HSSE policy (including planning and budgeting)  
  • You act as the ambassador for HSSE, both internally and externally. You are the first point of contact to discuss HSSE related matters and you analyse, address and advice to solve HSSE related issues with internal and external stakeholders 
  • You will be responsible to prepare and facilitate special events (e.g. Load-in, Load-out, Sea trials, helicopter movements) and ensure timely reporting to local governmental bodies to ensure compliance to local law and legislation 
  • You will lead, manage, develop and motivate assigned team of professionals in line with the Annual Plan, HR policy, corporate values and agreed budget  
  • You will facilitate the First Response Teams (BHV) organization and ensure that people are and stay qualified through timely training. You know how to stimulate knowledge, competence and career development of subordinate and focus on continuous improvement of HSSE processes 
  • You follow the developments in local and national (environmental/occupational) legislation at all times.  
  • In order to maintain and assess the existing licensing portfolio with regard to HSSE you discuss and negotiate  
  • Discuss and negotiate with local and national governmental bodies requests for and/or renewal of licenses 


What do we ask for?  

  • Safety Management (HVK) 
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role within a similar technical environment 
  • You recognise yourself in the following competences: analytical ability, taking responsibility, kindling enthusiasm, conflict management, passionate and proud team player 
  • Knowledge of MS office applications 
  • A good command of written and spoken English 



What do we offer?  

  • A challenging full-time function within a fast growing unique and leading-edge yacht building company  
  • An inspiring environment with great possibilities for personal development and education  
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions  
  • CAO Metalektro 
  • Active staff association that organises fun trips, social get- togethers with colleagues, sports events, and other festivities 


How to apply?  

Are you curious? Are you the new colleague we are looking for? If you recognise yourself in this profile, please apply via the apply button.


Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us  


Acquisition as a result of this vacancy and/or responses from recruitment agencies are not appreciated. 


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