Euromines is looking for an Environment, Health & Safety Officer

Join the Euromines team and support us in raising awareness about the importance of European Mining

Position and Responsibilities

The EHS Officer will be responsible for supporting the functioning of the Environment, Health and Safety Committees and its taskforces, and interaction with external stakeholder groups. S/He will be working with the team on a variety of dossiers related to the Commission Green Deal and Health & Safety ambitions, their regulatory developments, and their implementation within the sector.

S/he will provide specific support to:

  • Supporting Euromines Members.
  • Interacting with different external stakeholders (Commission, Industry associations, NGOs, EU Parliament, etc.).
  • Reporting to the Euromines Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager but also being in active liaison with the other Euromines departments on Energy and Climate and Communication.
  • Representing the European mineral raw materials industry towards the European Institutions and international or intergovernmental bodies by establishing a constructive dialogue and by ensuring an early consultation in all areas of EU Environmental and Health & Safety policy affecting the industry.
  • Promoting the benefit and value of both the products and the industry to society and asserting the industry’s views and positions.
  • Organizing and running the Committees on Environment and Health & Safety and their specific Taskforces.
  • Monitoring the relevant regulatory activities.
  • • Informing the members of these regulatory activities and/or any (planned) legislative developments.
  • • Working proactively in bringing new issues to the attention of the Euromines members, and not just reacting to issues.

Requirements for the position

  • MSc in chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, environmental and/or chemical law, industrial/mining engineering, (or other relevant technical fields).
  • 2 years of previous work experience in a similar role in an industry and/or association or policy environment.
  • Experience in environmental topics and the EU regulatory arena.
  • Experience in technical project management or experience in projects aimed at addressing chemicals management issues related to the regulatory challenges affecting the mining sector is a strong asset.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills in English.
  • Interest in establishing and developing networks with industry professionals and with authorities, and academics.

Key Skills

  • Strong interest in learning about technical and regulatory aspects of relevance to the sector and on chemicals management-related topics.
  • Problem-solving and good analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced, fluid, and collaborative environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to function effectively under pressure.
  • Solution-focused, with some decision-making abilities.
  • Sense of professionalism with excellent English written and verbal communication skills; fluency in another or more EU languages is a desirable asset.
  • IT proficient, using Microsoft Office Suite, and project management software.
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude by being task-orientated and outcomes driven.
  • Team player.

How to apply 

You can apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to Cynthia Mestanza at sends e-mail)  indicating ‘EHS Officer – Euromines’ in the subject line.

The position is open until filled. While there is no deadline to apply, interested candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible due to assessment on a rolling basis.

Starting Date as soon as possible.

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