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Associate Director, Workplace Health & Safety - Macquarie Asset Management (Europe)

Dublin, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris

We are seeking a qualified Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) senior professional to help us deliver our in-house Workplace Health, Safety & Environment (WHSE) program.

Reporting to the WHS Regional Lead, you will be based in Europe and travel regionally to complete field audits, site visits and WHS due diligence activities, working with asset management teams and portfolio companies. Your role will include the review of culture and compliance at our portfolio companies, and performance against our key requirements and minimum standard of WHS workstreams including the provision of Nominee Director WHSE training. Your scope will include ongoing oversight and incident reporting.

You will bring a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Health, Safety & Environment, including a minimum of 5 years’ field experience onsite, with strong knowledge of HSE management systems, regulations, standards and best practices. Just as important as your knowledge of and experience in both Infrastructure and WHS practices, will be your soft skills, flexibility and willingness to be out in the field, interacting with asset managers and the management of non-financial assets to implement WHS action plans where appropriate.  

To be successful in this role, you will be required to leverage your strong influencing skills, gaining stakeholder buy-in and trust when presenting findings and best-practice initiatives. You’ll also need to showcase your excellent communication and relationship building skills, as you will need to work with clients across geographically diverse locations, a range of industries as well as levels of seniority. 

If you have a demonstrable track record as a WHSE subject matter expert with the gravitas to influence senior stakeholder buy-in, we want to hear from you. 

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, renewables, natural assets, real estate, and transportation finance.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: MAM-966052
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Dublin, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris
Category: Mid-senior, Asset Management
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: Real Assets
Recruiter: Ravi Dass
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