Occupational Health and Safety Leader / Safety and Security Leader Jobs in Canada

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About the job

• You use your expertise to communicate effectively to stakeholders to handle, contain or resolve emergencies and disasters.
• You make well balanced decisions taking different business, people and ethical perspectives into consideration.
• You act with a strong sense of integrity and high ethical standards to ensure that safety and security is handled in a holistic and proactive respective.
• You have a university degree and/or proven knowledge in the field of international occupational health & safety, fire safety or security.
• You have leadership experience in the field of international occupational health & safety, fire safety or security.

• Lead the area of Occupational Health and Safety, aligning strategic and tactical objectives with business needs.
• Lead and inspire a safety driven performance mind-set, raise awareness and promote a safety culture throughout the country and organization.
• Ensure organizational compliance with health and safety legislation, regulations, and industry best practices.
• Develop, update, and review occupational health and safety policies, standards, and procedures (Local Rules, SOPs, WOW).
• Facilitate and perform Compliance Reviews at a country level as an integrated member of the Country Business Risk and Compliance Team.
• Organize and consult on risk assessment activities, identifying interventions and best practices related to occupational health and safety.
• Review and update ongoing management and co-worker training to comply with OHSA, WHMIS, and WCB legislated requirements.
• Create and maintain health and safety dashboards, analyze workplace injury, incident, and illness data, and recommend remedial measures.
• Provide guidance in Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC) and the broader area of occupational health and safety.
• Adapt, implement, and operate global occupational health and safety frameworks based on risk context, business needs, and local regulations.
• Facilitate learning activities and competence networks to ensure the right competence and knowledge within units and country organizations.
• There will be up to 30% of travel required up to 30%

You could think that we have supernatural powers, but the truth is that our team is really great at putting our insights together to detect potential risks early on. We’re a diverse group of people who work together to protect and strengthen the IKEA brand through our laser focus on risk management, data protection, compliance, business operations, health and safety. Thanks to us our assets, co-workers, visitors and customers can feel safe. At least we think that’s pretty cool!

Here at IKEA, we want to ensure that we are creating a better everyday life for the many people, including our co-workers. We also believe that a job should be so much more than a job. That’s why we focus on having an inclusive work environment where we celebrate your uniqueness, live our values, and ensure that we walk the talk when it comes to co-worker development. In addition, we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package to all co-workers including:
• Wellness days (in addition to your vacation days!)
Extended health, dental, and vision coverage (for you and your family)
• RRSP with IKEA contribution matching options
• Eligibility for our annual IKEA bonus incentive plan
• Flexible spending account
• Life insurance
• Merchandise and restaurant discounts (plus free drinks and different healthy meal options in the co-worker restaurant, where available)
• Parental leave
• Bereavement leave
• Employee assistance program (that helps you support your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing)

The starting salary for this position ranges from $79000 to $100000 and will be based on relevant work experience.
P.S. In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as Safety & Security Leader

Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.

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