Head of Health Safety Security- Americas Region in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 01/06/23


  • $8.5B in revenue with 17 years of business specializing in cargo logistics, port terminal operations, maritime services and free trade zones
  • Portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents
  • Leader in the logistics industry, their business accounts for 10% global container traffic
  • On an exciting journey of global transformation- a mission to reimagine the global supply chain


  • Excellent culture committed to customer service and employee growth with very little turnover
  • Industry leader with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement while maintaining its deep heritage
  • Leaders of their business have an unparalleled reputation for delivering first-class industry solutions through continued innovation.


  • Development and Implementation of AMR Regional Health, Safety, Security & Environmental strategy, and standards in support of the Group Health, Safety & Environmental and Group Security strategies.
  • Work with the BUs to identify and control high risk operations. Share these controls within in the region and broader to assist in controlling similar risks at other locations.
  • Lead / Assist in the investigation of serious incidents and the development of corrective actions. Verify the completion and effectiveness of actions.
  • Development and implementation of the regional SS&E behavioral change program;
  • Oversees site-level operation of security systems and timely completion of projects and tasks.
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures, standards, policies, and best practices
  • Mentoring and support of the BU leadership at all levels, with a focus on HSSE teams;
  • Mentoring of the regional senior management in the leadership of HSSE.
  • Trending of sites HSSE performance to identify performance patterns and development   of   regional   improvement action plans or projects;
  • Verifying sites compliance against the minimum global requirements for HSSE
  • Verifying all regionally submitted HSSE data and quality checking for accuracy of results;
  • Identifying   best   practice SS&E   opportunities   external   to   the industry and evaluating potential implementation of opportunities;
  • Providing timely regional input to shape and evolve the global strategy for HSSE. Represent the region on Steering Committees and project teams to help develop Global Standards and Reporting processes.
  • Regional Lean Champion: work with BUs on developing LEAN capabilities, identifying and executing projects and the implementation of LEAN.
  • Manage Crisis Management and Business Continuity processes for the Region, including development and exercise of crisis management plans at both the Regional and BU level.
  • Support the Sustainability Strategy by assisting the BUs in developing environmental projects / events that promote Ocean Enhancement and the education of local communities. Mentor for the MentorHer and WomenLead programs. Actively identify and recruit talent to participate in these programs.
  • Liaison with Global Ops/Engineering and the BUs to develop Co2 Reductions strategies to assist in achieving Net Zero Carbon Strategy.
  • Review BU Business Risk profiles and develop controls to address critical BU risks.
  • Work with Global Risk and the BUs on addressing open actions / recommendations from Property Risk reviews.



  • Formal HSE qualification to Diploma / Degree level for example: NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and or NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management;
  • Minimum 10 years’ practical experience as an HSSE Director or BU HSSE Manager;
  • Minimum   5   years’   experience   working   in   heavy   industrial environments;
  • Experience in leading critical incident investigations including fatalities,
  • Experience  in  the  development  and  management  of  corrective action plans and projects,
  • Experience in liaising with government, regulatory, industry and labour organizations,
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels within the organization and lead / mentor workgroups and individuals;
  • Excellent  influencing  skills  demonstrated  through  verbal  and written communication and
  • Excellent change management skills.
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Corporate Support
  • Date Posted: 01/06/23
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