Health & Safety, Environment and Quality Compliance Manager (HSEQC) for Operational phase (M/F)

Iberdrola France
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Position Title

Health & Safety, Environment and Quality Compliance Manager (HSEQC)

Business Area

Iberdrola France

Working Location

Pleudaniel (22)

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Recruitment Manager

Ralph Thornton / O&M Package Manager


Iberdrola is one of the world's leading energy suppliers and the leader in renewable energy. The group is present in Europe (Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Germany, Italy and Greece), the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Australia, and is expanding, particularly in Japan, Ireland, Sweden and Poland.

Iberdrola has been in the renewable energy market for over 20 years with almost 35,000 MW installed, and aims to triple its portfolio over the next decade. Iberdrola currently operates three offshore wind farms, and has 12,400 MW of offshore wind projects worldwide at various stages of development.

In France, in addition to the offshore wind project in Saint-Brieuc, Iberdrola is active in onshore wind, solar photovoltaic and the retail energy market.


The QHSE Manager will be involved in the operation of the Saint Brieuc wind farm (wind turbines, delivery station and port and onshore installations).

His/her objective is to ensure the coordination of the maintenance activities of the park from the point of view of safety and health protection of internal teams and external companies. He/she ensures compliance with QHSE standards, regulatory provisions and Iberdrola's internal procedures.

He/she works with all stakeholders who may be affected by the operation of the park - i.e. the public, local authorities or actors, etc.

The QHSE Manager will have to establish the procedures that will be applicable during the operating phase in terms of health, safety, security, environment and quality. He/she will supervise their application by the internal teams and by external companies. He/she will develop the documentation, matrices and tools necessary for their application.

As part of a proactive approach, the QHSE Manager will also advise the Operations Manager and operations team members on French regulations, internal policies and industry best practices. In addition, he/she will ensure compliance with legal and certification obligations to the Prefecture and IOTA.

In addition, he/she will be the key interface with corporate Security on the security aspects of the site and the fire risk mitigation arrangements for the site facilities

Roles and Missions

The QHSE Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

In terms of health and safety and the environment

  • Establish the Template models of safety documents including prevention plans, annual and specific to the type of intervention;
  • Establish prevention plans and monitor their proper implementation throughout the operation of the park, ensuring a thorough understanding of the regulations and associated legal requirements;
  • Monitoring of the main QHSE performance indicators;
  • Follow up on accidents/incidents/hazardous situations and submit safety reports regarding these events;
  • Conduct risk assessments and keep management informed of risks;
  • Prepare and conduct risk and hazard assessment workshops;
  • Carry out emergency response plans;
  • Organize and participate in emergency response plan exercises, safety discussions, site initiations, etc.
  • Ensure the review of QHSE documentation provided by external companies;
  • Promote and improve the company's zero accident culture;
  • Ensure the conduct of audits and inspections to verify compliance with all applicable site standards;
  • Represent the company with local administrative authorities and internal organizations (CHSCT...);
  • Ensure that individual and collective protective equipment meets regulatory requirements;
  • Carry out and implement internal staff training and certification programs;
  • Lead and participate in QHSE audits of external companies;
  • Carry out general QHSE supervision in connection with the operation of the park;
  • Manage QHSE documentation;
  • Participate in the development, implementation and improvement of the single security document.


  • Implement a quality plan for the Saint Brieuc park that meets the requirements of the offshore QMS;
  • Lead and participate in quality audits and perform general quality oversight, both onshore and offshore ;
  • Act on the findings of site quality audits to ensure that improvements are made and non-conformances are rectified;
  • Participate in audits at manufacturing facilities of failed components.

Compliance with authorizations, permits and other binding rules

    • Ensure that the requirements of the various administrative planning and environmental authorizations (permits, IOTA...);
    • If necessary, prepare the non-conformity reports to be provided to the relevant authorities;
    • Relationship with the authorities ;
    • Communicate internally and train the teams to respect these requirements;


  • NEBOSH certificate or equivalent HSE qualification
  • GWO Certification
  • Fire warden and first aid training
  • ISO 9001/14001 auditor
  • Knowledge of French regulations and standards - NF C18-510 ; NF EN 50110-1 ; NF C18-505-1 ; NF C 18-5050-2
  • French Electric Habituation H0B0V(mini) and extra H2V, H2N, HC, HE / B2V, B2N, BC, BE.
  • French high voltage operation regulations
  • Understanding of emergency response procedures and planning
  • Willingness to work at heights in remote offshore locations, good level of physical fitness
  • Expert knowledge of relevant UK and European HSQE management legislation, regulations, standards and directives.
  • Positive attitude: Proactive, team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and influence at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Excellent computer and project management skills
  • Presentation of information in an accurate and clear manner with relevant detail
  • Highly developed communicator and influencer with the ability to do so at all levels within the organization and externally.

Internal / external relations


  • Site operations team across Europe.
  • O&M Back office and contract management teams
  • Construction and Commissioning Teams
  • H&SE, Quality and Consent teams.
  • Project Services Teams
  • IBR control centers


  • Service providers - WTG, BoP, OSS, ships.
  • Traders, RTE.
  • Local stakeholders
  • OEMs
  • Other operators


  • Training Bac +2 to Bac +5 in the field of safety with significant experience in QSSE (Quality Health Safety and Environment)
  • NEBOSH certification or equivalent HSE qualification


  • Professional experience in health and safety with a strong sense of the environment.
  • Prior HSQE experience in the offshore industry (wind or Oil & Gas) during operational phase
  • Experience of development, implementation and maintenance of HSQE policies, plans, procedures and reporting methods
  • Experience driving HSQE performance of internal and external teams
  • Experience of accident investigation
  • HSE legislation related to helicopter access of offshore facilities
  • Experience in management of Quality systems


  • Bilingual French

  • Fluent English