Health & Safety Manager Spain

Date:  14-Jan-2023
Posting End Date: 

Suria, ES, 8260

Company:  Iberpotash S.A.

As the Health and Safety Manager you are responsible to manage and promote ICL Iberia’s Safety, Health and Risk Management programs in accordance with headquarters, company and regulatory policies in order to generate a sustainable preventive culture in the organization. You will also ensure the development of the Health and Safety strategy. 


We are a leading global specialty minerals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in the global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL employees’ diverse talents are critical for our ability to cope with rapid global changes while allowing employees to grow and express themselves both personally and professionally throughout their careers.


ICL conducts its potash mining operations in Spain through its subsidiary, ICL Iberia (Iberpotash), which operates mines in the Province of Barcelona, approximately 530 to 900 meters below ground. As the only producer of potash in Spain, ICL Iberia exports 80% of its production to various countries in the EU, Asia and the Americas. For more information see: 


About the role     
This a newly structured role where we expect the Health and Safety Manager to define and review the vision, policies and objectives of the occupational risk prevention. You will create and consolidate significant indicators of health and safety management and lead the implementation of safety culture programs.


Areas of responsibility will include active leadership and support for safety and health initiatives at the site and mine, leading continuous improvement in management systems, leading processes to achieve goals and meeting them proactively while preventing events, meeting business commitments and providing effective internal and external communication.


Main responsibilities

  • Manage and lead the health, safety, risk management, and security activities throughout the Site.
  • Management of the HSS systems team, 4 FTE and functional leadership to the Safety Operational Team.
  • Ensure compliance with Health Safety and Security (HSS) through close work with HSS teams, management and all functions in the organization including company headquarters and contractors.
  • Maintain management routines, monitoring and controlling the goals and indices, work plans and corrective actions while producing weekly and monthly reports.
  • Lead and implement the global OEMS and HOP methodology on the site.
  • Lead and implement global HSS tools including Enablon and GOARC, the ERM risk management processes and operational risk management - PSM.
  • Making sure there is a culture of risk awareness and risk management processes such as JSA for roles and tasks, while ensuring the implementation of controls and ensuring that employees are aware of the processes.
  • Initiate a culture of proactive learning processes for event prevention as well as learning processes for events that occurred for the purpose of constructing defenses and preventing recurrence.
  • Lead to continuous improvement of the ISO45001 management system, and other relevant standards.
  • Taking an active part in global work teams, the European Safety Forum, and the professional steering committees.

About you 
We are looking for an experienced professional that has proven experience with leading and implementing new initiatives in the health and safety function. Preferably in a chemical company, construction, or general industrial sector.  
You have a relevant degree in health and safety, mining and/or engineering combined with managing people experience.  


In addition, we look for the following experience or skills: 

  • Certificates in accordance with Spanish law are preferred
  • Strong organization and leadership skills. 
  • Experience in managing HSS Process Safety Management and Risk management Programs.
  • Fluent English and Spanish a big benefit. 
  • Experience in mines - advantage 


Location:  Spain, Suria – or willing to relocate to this location. 


Apply now!
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If you have any questions, please contact Yael O’Callaghan, Talent Acquisition Manager Europe via 


About us 
ICL Group Ltd. is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets. ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees, and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets.  ICL shares are dually listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL). The Company employs over 11,000 people worldwide, and its 2019 revenues totaled approximately $5.3 billion. 

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