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Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Director

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Director

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Director

US AMR-Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

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Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements below. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

We are looking for a Division HSSE Director for our Work Dynamics business.

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We employ more than 400 HSSE specialists across our Work Dynamics business. Our primary areas of safety focus are in our Facilities Management and Project & Development Services but also encompass wider WD product lines. Until now, our HSSE management has been built around local and regional structures. However, with the increasing globalization of our client base, we are now seeking to implement a global HSSE program to deliver the global consistency and excellence our clients and shareholders demand and our people deserve. This role will be crucial in ensuring the global program is implemented across the U.S. Healthcare Division of our WD Business.

Role Purpose

As member of the JLL Americas HSSE team, this individual will be accountable for providing HSSE expertise for the U.S. Healthcare Division accounts, overseeing Work Dynamics accounts and supporting HSSE professionals based in this division.

The successful candidate will be capable of meeting consistent goals set by the Regional Americas HSSE Lead and Global HSSE function. Goals will be continuously stretched in pursuit of our safety and sustainability ambitions. The most important objective of this role will be ensuring that our employees and sub-contractors across the Healthcare Division return home safely at the end of their workday. This will require a sustained reduction of incidents and injury rates across our WD businesses, and engagement with the wider Healthcare Divisions WD communities in raising awareness and taking accountability for personal safety and wellness.

This role reports directly to the Work Dynamics U.S. HSSE Lead, with regular reporting to the Healthcare Division leadership and will have accountability for implementation of the Global WD HSSE program across the division WD operations.

As a member of the HSSE team, the HSSE Director will be responsible for deploying and supporting the JLL health, safety and environmental risk management strategy and supporting the HSSE professionals in the division. The role will be dedicated to managing HSSE matters for WD and WD client accounts allocated to the Healthcare Division. The main function will be to:

  • Enable the WD business to comply with JLL, cultural, client and statutory requirements in its operations: demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental issues, ensuring that the JLL HSSE Management System and Standards are applied across areas of responsibility.
  • ensure alignment and compliance with HSSE policies and practice and statutory requirements.
  • facilitate the delivery and management of HSSE, by supporting WD staff to achieve compliance and performance reporting against all JLL & client-set HSSE metrics and KPI’s.
  • support a program for training, audit, measurement and reporting HSSE performance against agreed standards.
  • support new business pursuits, transition of new accounts and expansion of existing accounts.
  • promote a positive, proactive HSSE culture and to influence stakeholders.
  • implement practical risk management strategies.

Every day is different, and in all these activities, we encourage team members to show their ingenuity.

What this job involves


  • Coordinate the implementation of HSSE monitoring procedures that ensure the timely internal management reporting of performance.
  • Assist the Sourcing and Procurement (S&P) team in approving and monitoring JLL Contractors.
  • Meet operational objectives as specified by the relevant business leaders.
  • Have a pragmatic and cost-effective approach to HSSE management.
  • Identify conclusions or approaches to problems including strengths and weaknesses of existing systems and alternative solutions.


  • Manage HSSE team members operating within the divisions, both direct reporting, matrix reporting relationships.
  • Support HSSE program goals of alignment to ISO14001 & ISO45001 Standards.
  • Ensure the delivery an HSSE training program based on the JLL HSSE training model and which is compliant with all local requirements in the Healthcare Division.
  • Manage the relationships between accounts, business functions and employees who operate within the division.
  • Provide guidance and advice on health and safety risk management at all levels in the division.


  • Ensure WD accounts meet JLL Global HSSE Standards.
  • Keep abreast of legislation advice and to alert the WD business to such changes that will impact on the business.
  • As directed, produce and update policy proposals and procedural amendments reflecting changes in legislation, best practice or advice.
  • Assist with investigations into specific incidents or accidents with a health & safety and/or environmental consequence and ensure appropriate records are maintained.
  • Support work teams, to secure operational HSSE compliance, including providing support for HSSE audits and inspections as required.
  • Support staff with the completion of HSSE risk assessments and the identification of appropriate control solutions.

Communication & Reporting

  • Ensure the ownership of HSSE is driven into the operations teams and supply chain partners responsible for delivering services.
  • Secure the development of a positive, proactive HSSE culture at all levels throughout the division.
  • Establish effective relationships and work closely and co-operatively with business leaders, senior managers, account teams, JLL employees, the client and our supply chain.
  • Identify, organize and attend appropriate HSSE communication forums.
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate to the role as determined by the Americas Work Dynamics HSSE Lead and/or other senior directors.

Every day is different, and in all these activities, we’d encourage you to show your ingenuity.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong focus on the delivery of objectives, including an ability to provide creative and innovative solutions based on a sound understanding of business requirements.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to deal with all people at all organizational levels, internally and externally.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and take positive action to resolve issues on own initiative.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and show foresight in relation to existing and potential problems.
  • Computer literate with a knowledge of commonly used software programs, including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to research and produce management information and specialist reports making recommendations as appropriate.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to balance competing demands and to meet deadlines.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to identify trends and identify the root causes of any problems.

Essential Criteria:

  • Recognized HSE professional qualifications and professional memberships appropriate for the region.
  • 10 plus years of proven history of implementation of environmental, health and safety systems and processes.
  • Relevant HSSE experience in a similar environment (e.g., Property Services, Facilities Management, Construction, HSSE enforcement or consultancy).
  • Must be willing and able to travel internally as deemed necessary to fulfil the role.

Desirable Criteria

  • Internal or External Auditor Qualifications.
  • Membership of a local environmental management professional body.
  • Additional language(s).


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