Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of
wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in
terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost
100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the
United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID),
Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France,
with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.
Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy
model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids,
large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its
customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its
commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with
the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its
contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate
Reports directly to Avangrid Vice President – Environmental,
Health & Safety. Responsible for leading the Group Environmental,
Health & Safety Shared Services team across the Avangrid operating
companies to implement EH&S strategy supporting business unit
EH&S compliance, governance, and reporting
Leads H&S compliance & procedures team to develop policy &
consistent AGR standards and procedures to meet legal, IBE Group &
other requirements. Reviews proposed state and federal regulations
to evaluate the impact to the Company, provide H&S technical
advice to businesses .
Leads systems & governance teams utilizing EH&S applications
to provide appropriate key performance indicator reporting, data
trending analysis, as well as required stakeholder and compliance
reports for external 3 rd parties.
Collaborates with IBE Group stakeholders to share best practices
& the implementation of IBE Group global initiatives through
projects, processes, and communications for AGR organization.
Supports the development of the AGR EH&S strategy, and
related business unit EH&S operating plans. Tracks & reports on
strategy & EH&S plan implementation across AGR business
Supports establishing and managing EH&S budgets, prepares
periodic budget reports for all EH&S.
Leads internal and external audit process for compliance
programs and management system certification for EH&S.
Liaise with external trade associations including EEI, AWEA,
AGA, and professional networks in collaboration with BU staff to
stay current on industry risks, regulatory activity, and best
Supports the implementation of the AGR H&S Communications
Plan across the business.
Coordinates annual sustainability reporting for the function
both within AGR and as required to support IBE requirements.
Skills and Requirements Education & Experience Required:
Bachelors’ Degree in Health & Safety or related, (Master’s
Degree desirable). Experience developing and reporting targets and
key performance indicators to executive leadership. Experience in
large corporate organizations, working with international standards
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in business with a similar
environmental, health & safety risk profile, or relevant electrical
& gas energy industry experience.
Understanding of US health and safety laws and regulations.
Experience in implementing integrated management systems and
audit programs, including ISO certification/OSHA VPP
Successful candidate must be willing and able to undertake
approximately 50% travel to all AGR locations, including occasional
Proven systems thinker with demonstrated ability finding
innovative solutions to support team and/or business partner
Strong project management skills with demonstrated experience
managing through a project life cycle including implementation.
Strong track record as a leader with the ability to influence
Self-assurance with the ability to manage remote staff and
Business acumen with the ability to manage budgets for cost
effective service delivery & continuous improvement.
Excellent communication, presentation and inter-personal skills
with a demonstrated customer focus.
AVANGRID employees may be assigned a system emergency role
and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work
outside of their regular schedule/job duties.
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