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Environmental, Health and Safety Administrator (EHS Coordinator) in Harrogate

Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reference: 69698BR
Closing Date: 24 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.


We are recruiting for our Environmental, Health and Safety team in Harrogate, and are currently seeking to hire an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Administrator Coordinator based at our site in Harrogate with occasional travel to our York site.

About the Job:

Within this position, your duties will include:

- Serves as a regional liaison to EHS by representing the department to internal and external customers. Takes the initiative to handle problems or questions (e.g., training, vaccination, or other medical documentation requests) that require judgment and discretion.
- Works on assignments that are complex in nature where independent action, within guidelines, and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations. May handle special projects and execute research and data analysis tasks.
- Arranges and oversees administrative, logistical and hospitality aspects of regional EHS department meetings, including preparing agendas and minutes as well as making the necessary business travel arrangements, preparing agendas, compiling and distributing materials, and recording meeting minutes.
- Manages and maintains filing systems, including confidential records, ensuring compliance with applicable EHS regulations and standards and Covance policies and protocols.
- Researches, compiles and may analyze data (e.g., monthly safety data, injury analysis, EHS performance reports, EHS strategic plans)
- Independently manages assigned projects for EHS.
- Screens and responds to incoming calls, email and other highly sensitive communications. Screens visitors and addresses or redirects inquiries and information requests.
- Prepares a variety of high quality correspondence, complex presentations and reports, written agreements, memos, letters, and other documents of a regulatory or confidential nature. Coordinates activities between EHS and other parties internal and external. Contacts company employees at all organizational levels to gather information and prepare reports.
- Serves as primary administrative liaison and point of reference for EHS staff, other internal contacts to the EHS leader, consultants, and other external contacts.
- May manage, plan and organize EHS leader's (e.g., Associate Director/Director) daily calendar. Makes travel arrangements in the form of scheduling and coordinating international and domestic travel logistics; processing expense reports.
- Prepares, edits and distributes itineraries, letters, memos and meeting minutes and keep track of RSVPs for events and meetings proactively ensuring that things are not overlooked.
- Makes decisions regarding the scheduling, postponement, or changing of health surveillance appointments with internal/external clinics.
- Prepares EHS reports for internal customers with a high level of initiative, coordinating with other staff members and prioritizing with daily routine functions, in order to meet deadlines.
- Orders necessary office supplies and maintains inventory. Creates purchase orders and submits invoices for payment.
- Performs other assignments/special projects on an as needed basis.

About You:

To be successful in this position, you will need to hold an English, Math and IT qualifications and:
- Full understanding of Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio) and Internet, as well as the willingness to learn and use other various applications.
- EHS Experience is desirable.
- Full driving license desirable.

Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

- Ability to interact in a consistently professional manner with all levels of individuals both internally and externally.
- Ability to work independently on work requiring close attention to detail.
- Must have strong organizational skills, a strong knowledge and understanding of company policies, procedures and practices.
- Ability to navigate effectively in a team based corporate environment; coordinate activities among departments and outside parties.
- Must have superior communication skills and interpersonal skills.

We Offer:

The opportunity to work within an Experience d and highly skilled team.
Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension.
Covance's ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.

There is no better time to join us!

Apply for this job: Environmental, Health and Safety Administrator (EHS Coordinator) in Harrogate

Contact Information:

Address:  Covance Harrogate


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