University of Luxembourg

Environment, Health and Safety officer (EHS officer) for the campuses of Kirchberg and Limpertsberg

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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

Within the Health, Security and Safety office, the successful candidate will join a  team of 7 individuals responsible for addressing cross-cutting safety and security aspects across all University facilities, including offices, classrooms, and laboratories. The collective expertise within the team will facilitate the candidate's swift integration and operational readiness. Continuous training will be provided to ensure alignment with legislative standards and evolving job requirements.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role...

  • Coordinate legal obligations related to specific safety risks
  • Perform risk analysis and risk management, leading to corrective actions and reinforcement of general prevention
  • Perform periodical and ad hoc internal visits and audits
  • Analyze workplace accidents and propose preventive measures
  • Develop and spread information, materials, and training, in order to raise awareness around health and safety among the UL community
  • Assess demands from the UL entities in terms of improving working conditions
  • Develop procedures and clear guidelines on health and safety in collaboration with the team.
  • Carry out the tasks assigned to the designated worker (travailleur designé)

What we expect from you…

  • Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent by work experience in one of the following specializations : electricity, electronic, mechanic, electromechanics or chemistry. Any experience in the field of safety will be considered as an asset.
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience
  • The successful candidate is expected to promptly enroll in and complete the designated worker training course upon commencement of employment.
  • Fluent in French or German and independent user of English (i.e. B1-B2)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate properly and establish trusted relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Luxembourgish legislation on workplace safety will be considered as an asset
  • As the job requires presence in research laboratories, the job holder is expected to attend training courses with specialization in safety areas such as biosafety, laser safety, ionizing radiation, etc.
  • Due to the on-call nature of the role, applicants are required to reside within a one-hour driving distance from Luxembourg City

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Contrat à durée indéterminée
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Internal Title: Safety and security officer
  • Job Reference: UOL06070

Primarily for the campuses of Kirchberg and Limpertsberg; occasional work on Belval.campus.

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
  • Find out more about the University
  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University

Informatie over de vacature

Environment, Health and Safety officer (EHS officer) for the campuses of Kirchberg and Limpertsberg
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