Director Of EHS

Posted 29 August 2023
LocationCollege Station
Job type Permanent
Contact NameSarah Ghaziri

Job description

I am working with a world-leading Biotech based in Texas that play a vital role in shaping the future of healthcare, working alongside global biopharma leaders to pioneer new vaccines, cures, and therapies, who are on their search for a Director of EHS (Environmental Health & Safety).


You will join the Senior Leadership Team and be responsible for overseeing Employee Health & Safety and Sustainability & ESG programs. You will be involved in ensuring compliance with safety regulations, environmental plans, and industry standards while driving sustainability initiatives and collaboration with local communities.


This role will offer you:

  • Join a company at the forefront of biotech innovation, contributing to groundbreaking advancements in healthcare and life sciences
  • Be part of a company that is experiencing significant growth in terms of locations, capabilities, and teams, offering ample opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Play a pivotal role in advancing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, driving sustainability and responsible business practices
  • Enjoy a supportive work environment that values work-life balance, allowing you to excel in your career while maintaining a fulfilling personal life


You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the strategic development of EHS and Sustainability & ESG programs
  • Oversee compliance with regulations and engage with regulatory bodies to manage environmental, health, and safety matters
  • Stay attuned to evolving ESG landscape, tracking peer activity, regulatory changes, and climate developments
  • Assess and manage long-term environmental, social, and governance risks, guiding ESG ratings and rankings submissions
  • Develop, execute, and report on ESG initiatives, following standards like SASB and GRI.
  • Safeguard biological processes by coordinating with cross-functional teams to ensure safe and contained execution
  • Having full autonomy to shape and drive sustainability and EHS strategy for the site


You will bring the following:

  • Previous experience in an EHS Management position within a GMP/Pharma/Biologics/CGT environment
  • In-depth knowledge of ESG frameworks and trends
  • Strong leadership experience and previous exposure to managing a team
  • A Master's Degree in Life Science
  • Expertise in virology and environmental control procedures
  • Experience in EHS audits, inspections, and remediation