Euromines is looking for the Environment, Health & Safety Officer

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 industrial/mining engineering, chemistry, biology, environmental sciences environmental and/or chemical law (or other relevant fields).
  • 2 years of previous work experience in a similar role in an industry and/or association or policy environment.
  • Knowledge and interest in environmental topics.
  • Interest and knowledge in 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.

What Euromines offers

  • An international working environment with a leading European trade association.
  • Opportunities to grow, take initiative and work with an ambitious team.
  • An attractive remuneration package (incl. fringe benefits) commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Full-time, permanent contract.

How to applyYou can apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to Cynthia Mestanza at is external) 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.

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