Fareham, GB

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Project Management

EHS Manager-AFEU

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our partners to accelerate their decarbonisation journeys through our market-leading technologies and power system modelling expertise. These cover decarbonisation services, future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS Digital Energy Platform.


Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 76 GW of power plant capacity and more 110 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?


In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?



We are seeking a skilled and experienced 

Environment, Health and Safety Manager (EHS Manager- Energy Storage AFEU)


to join our team working for a better future. The position is permanent and the preferred location is Fareham, UK. 


What you will be doing 

The role is environmental, health and safety focused however social accountability, sustainability and ESG knowledge is desirable. This role will involve conducting review of legal and customer EHS requirements, conducting inspections, audits, preparation of EHS documentation, preparing risk and hazard assessments, environmental aspects and impacts review as well as providing guidance, training to employees, and supporting our teams to achieve a high standard to meet internal and external stakeholder requirements. The successful candidate will need to possess good communication skills and be conversant with promoting and maintaining a positive safety culture. The position requires a valid driving license, the right to work in the UK without sponsorship and ability to travel to sites in UK and Europe.


As EHS Manager- Energy Storage AFEU, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Preparation and periodic review of EHS Management Plans and documentation.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits to identify potential EHS risks and hazards, report them and lead the corrective action planning
  • Ensure compliance with relevant occupational health & safety, environmental and social standards and regulations.
  • Conduct EHS incident investigations and complete incident reports.
  • Coordinate and assist with emergency procedures and periodic emergency drills
  • Train Site Resources to meet regulatory and client HSE requirements.
  • Attend and/or coordinate contractor or stakeholder meetings as part of the EHS qualification process.
  • Assess EHS data to identify trends, improvement areas, and best practices to drive continuous improvement of the EHS Management System.
  • Compile and present EHS data and reports to stakeholders to ensure alignment and proactively identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Engage with authorities and keep up to date with HSE regulatory legislation
  • Communicate and recommend EHS programs, processes, orientations and notifications to stakeholders


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have: 


  • General Certificate in NEBOSH
  • 3-5 years of experience in EHS management, coordination, and auditing in UK (including method statements and RAMS)
  • Experience with CDM regulations
  • Excellent English and Computer skills Word, P/point, Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Experience on EHS management in Energy Storage Systems an advantage  


In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 10%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually.


Why you and us? 


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 

We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Yasemin Mensah, Global Director, Quality & Safety, Energy Storage yasemin.mensah@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!

Last application date: 23/02/2024 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 240 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com