Vacancy EHS Manager – Leiden


3 MAY ’22: For one of the largest MedTech companies, we are currently looking for a new EHS Manager. For their Environment, Health and Safety team this organisation is looking for a manager to lead the EHS team for the daily operational EH&S tasks. This MedTech organisation is known for their innovative medical devices and high standards and quality.


For this role as EH&S Manager your responsibility is to supervise the EH&S team regarding the operational tasks, reporting to the Senior EH&S Manager. Furthermore you will oversee, control, develop and improve the EH&S systems, processes and practices. You ensure compilation of appropriate metrics and KPI’s as required by the companies’ regulatory agencies. You will be facilitating all EH&S audits and ensure the development and roll out training on EH&S related topics. Furthermore your tasks and responsibilities in this department/team are:

  • Responsible for the management, development, implementation and continual improvement of the site EH&S Management System;
  • Perform/lead EHS governance activities;
  • Lead/support Safety Culture improvement activities;
  • Lead /ensure the implementation of EH&S Standards;
  • Coach/lead teams of EH&S Specialist’s and EH&S Subject Matter Experts outside the EH&S department;
  • Lead and/or perform quality review on EH&S related incident/near miss reporting and investigations.


We are looking for someone whom is driven to search for systematic root causes and able to solve these with practical EH&S solutions which are compliant with local and national codes and standards. This with close interaction with others within the company. You are only satisfied when improvements are sustainable. You have a “can do” mentality and see improving the EH&S performance as a collective responsibility. You prefer to focus on long term solutions while you coach others to do the same. Education, experience, and knowledge necessary for this function:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of degree is required. Science, engineering or related EH&S discipline/degree is preferred;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the field of EH&S;
  • Previously demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Passionate about EH&S;
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation, connect to the business, understand the business needs and able to negotiate with and influence key business leaders as well as working in a matrix, team-oriented environment;
  • Compliance orientated.


In return the company can offer you the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary based on experience
  • 30 holidays
  • Good pension scheme
  • Additional bonuses
  • Budget for educational development


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Tessa Heemskerk
Associate | Medical Devices

+31 6 12 43 13 59