Senior HSE Professional

Would you like to join Topsoe, a company with the vision of Perfecting chemistry for a better world, and being recognized as the global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024?


The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) team plays a vital role in reaching this vision of keeping our employees and the surroundings safe throughout the entire journey, striving for Zero Harm.


Would you like to lead HSE projects - develop and implement improvements and work with change management? Do you have a high drive and ambitions within the field of Health, Safety and Environment? Then read on and take a look at our job opening!


How to contribute to our vision
HSE is in your professional DNA. Ensuring the safety of employees and their surroundings makes you go to work with an infectious commitment and visionary approach to your tasks – open for new challenges to be tackled.


As Senior HSE professional you will be project lead on different HSE projects and programs taking place in Frederikssund, our production plant.


You will support, drive, and deploy the corporate HSE strategy alongside local strategies, lead improvement projects and actions relevant for our Topsoe Frederikssund site in Denmark.


You will be lead on HSE projects involving changes to core processes and to the safety culture - striving for Zero Harm through continuous improvements.  Your knowledge about process safety and chemical safety will be applied.


By making use of your HSE experience, HSE skills and your ability of ‘seeing the big picture’, you will influence decisions and direction setting and ensure good stakeholder management and involvement of all relevant parties.


You will collaborate with departments managers, technicians, engineers, project managers, employees and many more – the range of whom you will be interacting with is wide. You will work closely with the rest of the HSE team, management teams and local departments ensuring bottom-up processes, involvement- and stakeholder management.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide risk management and risk assessment expertise to projects, processes, and construction projects
  • Develop, lead, and implement strategic HSE improvement projects
  • Lead and/or facilitate incident investigation by using fishbone analysis, “5 x why” or similar methods 
  • Ensure follow-up and evaluation of improvement projects and action points.
  • Lead and execute HSE campaigns
  • Conduct internal audits ensuring HSE compliance
  • Develop and execute HSE trainings and programs 
  • Collaborate with HSE authorities
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders throughout the organization to achieve our ambition of Zero Harm

Looking for someone who can hit the ground running
We are looking for a highly motivated HSE specialist with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within HSE. You have a relevant scientific background preferably at master level.

You have a solid ‘HSE toolbox’ meaning good experience with HSE risk assessment, running hazard awareness programs, leading HSE incident investigation, methods of doing root cause analysis – and you are familiar running internal audits/compliance checks. Good understanding of the Danish Health and Safety legislation is needed too.

The core skills are mandatory to fill the role - but also the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and embrace new challenges with a steep learning curve and tight deadlines. 

You can best be described as a strong communicator and influencer with a positive and open-minded attitude and a good sense of humor. Excellent cooperation skills and a pro-active approach to collaborators is key to your success.

As a person you are structured, systematic, mature, and outgoing. You obviously speak and write excellent Danish and English and are an experienced Microsoft Office user.


About Topsoe
Topsoe is a global leader in developing green energy solutions and is heavily engaged in developing solutions for decarbonizing the hard-to-abate sectors, including steel, cement, chemicals, shipping, and aviation. Topsoe’s solutions produce essential renewable energy carriers, fuels, and chemicals of the future, such as green hydrogen, green ammonia, eMethanol, and eFuels. The company is headquartered in Denmark and serve customers around the globe. In 2021, our revenue was approx. DKK 6.2 billion with 2,100 employees.


At our production site in Frederikssund, we produce catalysts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and employ approximately 550 employees. www.topsoe.com.


Further information
We have chosen to work with SAM Executive Search A/S on this recruitment, and would like to receive your application and your CV via below link:


https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=2152&ProjectId=161276&DepartmentId=19329&MediaId=5&SkipAdvertisement=False


Please contact Headhunter Camilla Holten on +45 30 95 18 30.