Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Director MEA

JOB TITLE: Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Director MEA


REPORTING TO: Managing Director MEA



  • Must have own reliable transport and drivers’ licence.
  • Travel within the MEA Region will be a requirement.



To lead and drive a culture of Health & Safety across Gilbarco Veeder Root (GVR) MEA. Responsible for the management, development, implementation and maintenance of GVR’s HSE systems & policies. To ensure GVR MEA is 100% compliant with legislations in the areas we are operating in, across all business units. The HSE Manager will also be responsible for driving a safe culture and expected to spend a significant amount of their time researching trends and pro-actively designing and implementing risk-mitigation measures, particularly in times like these of Covid-19 pandemic. A member of the MEA Leadership (EXCO) team and responsible to facilitate the achievement of the company’s strategic goals and objectives.


  • Develop, implement and maintain safety policies and procedures.
  • Plan and participate in the annual audit plan and conducting Management System audits annually.
  • Review the monthly HSE statistics before they are communicated.
  • Annual alignment of GVR global Targets with GVR MEA HSE Targets.
  • Ensure all legal appointments are made and training is scheduled.
  • Provide a service to all parts of the business who require HSE support.
  • Manage the Incident Investigations process to ensure timely report out.
  • Ensure that HSE issues are considered in all business strategies.
  • Coordinate the GVR HSE Network.
  • Develop and maintain a HSE Legal Register for the company and communicate any major changes.
  • Support or attend industry and client meetings as required.
  • Active use of VBS to carry out continuous improvement priorities
  • HR line management (People skills and development)
  • Implementation and sustainment of a QMS
  • Compliance with annual QMS audits
  • Sustain and manage the integrity of the QMS
  • Associated Cost and Budget Management
  • Implementation and Sustainment of Technical and Quality Standard Work
  • Adherence to internal SLAs
  • Provision of 1st and 2nd line Technical Operations Support to dedicated structures and customers
  • Stop Work Authority
  • Issue non-compliance
  • Sign off contractor approvals
  • Technical corrective measures
  • Investigations on Contractors and Technicians
  • Mandated cost management


As per Board-approved DOA and as necessary for functions outside the DOA.

As delegated by the Managing Director, when necessary.



  • Technicians
  • Engineering
  • Installations
  • Chip Production
  • HR
  • Leadership Team


  • Customers
  • Contractors
  • Oil Companies
  • Mines
  • OSHAS Auditors


Leading Indicators:


  • Lead and facilitate investigations with relevant managers to ensure root cause and corrective actions are identified
  • 95% monthly communication of HSE priorities
  • 100% performance of leadership audits; contractor and HSSE audits

Lagging Indicators:


  • OTD HSE stats
  • Outcome of QMS Audits
  • OTD of NMPI’s across the business
  • OTD on audits and inspections
  • Sustain OSHAS 18001 Certification
  • 100% audit plans across business units
  • Zero LTI

Building Extraordinary Teams

  • Retention Rate
  • Internal Fill Rate


Education / achievements

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Post graduate diploma, e.g., MBA or equivalent Masters in a related discipline preferable

Experience / Knowledge

  • 8 – 10 years work experience in Safety, Health & Environment and Quality Management
  • 3 – 5 years management experience
  • In depth knowledge of the OHS ACT and Safety Act
  • In depth knowledge of MHS ACT
  • Knowledge of regulations in the forecourt, mining and fleet environment
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in risk assessments and audits processes
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Technical Support
  • Process Management
  • Audit Methodology
  • Industry knowledge preferable
  • GVR Product knowledge preferable

Specific Skills

  • Experience in implementation and maintenance of the ISO standards
  • Proficient in use of MS Office
  • Strong communication skills – must give training
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Registration with SACMP
  • Experience in implementation and maintenance of the ISO standards
  • Proficient in use of MS Office
  • Registration with SACMP

Potential Skills

  • Business Acumen
  • Financial acumen


Solicits voice of the customer and drives actions to improve customer experience

Holds others accountable for meeting customer needs

Addresses gaps in the team’s ability to meet emerging customer needs

Continuously improves processes to be more aligned with the customers

Thinks beyond the day-to-day, taking a long-term, big-picture view of the business. Clarifies the organization’s vision and strategy to the team, and ensures that efforts are prioritized to support them

Leads the team to pursue possibilities that will create sustainable value

Build extraordinary


Nurtures and develops promising ideas through prototyping and experimentation

Challenges others to develop breakthrough solutions

Ensures that varied perspectives are included in the process of innovation

Encourages others to address challenges in new and better ways

Builds energy and optimism in others in support of Our Shared Purpose

Communicates the vision of the organization in a way that others can relate to and buy into

Helps others envision a greater sense of what is possible for the organization’s future

Ensures that others understand how their efforts and contributions make a positive difference

Builds a cohesive team that drives the goals and success of the organization.

Communicates clear goals and roles to team members

Builds a team that has the right mix of skills and leverages the strengths of individual members Celebrates team accomplishments

Coaches people on how to take a stand in the face of adversity when they believe in something Confronts tough organizational issues and disagreements

Delivers difficult messages directly

Demonstrates the courage to say “no” when necessary

Sets high expectations and leads others to achieve results through VBS

Leads others to persist despite setbacks or obstacles Creates a sense of urgency in the team to deliver on time, high quality results with an unwavering commitment to our values and standards of conduct

Drives a track record of continuous improvement and sustainability

Leads experimentation as a way to find the best solution

Shares lessons learned from both successes and failures

Creates opportunities for self and others to try new things

Applies the lessons from different experiences to new situations

Establish VBS credibility through demonstrating the ability to leading Kaizen events

Coaches leaders on how to use VBS to address business challenges and opportunities,

including selecting the appropriate tool and how to apply to generate results

Builds VBS expertise of the team, establishing and growing capable VBSL support and

VBS Champion resources that can support the team

Willing to seek out subject matter experts in the area of VBS in order to build capability within the organization

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Vontier is a global industrial technology company focused on smarter transportation and mobility. Our portfolio of five operating companies is united by a powerful purpose: mobilizing the future to create a better world. Our pioneering solutions advance safety, security, efficiency, and environmental compliance worldwide.

Vontier’s proven business system, experienced leadership team, and vibrant, inclusive culture driven by continuous improvement and innovation are built on the powerful legacy of Fortive and Danaher, with a focus on the future. The Vontier name and logo capture our belief that the horizons are endless as we look to the next frontier of global mobility. For more information, please visit:

About Us

Gilbarco Veeder-Root represents the leading brands of solutions and technologies that provide convenience, control, and environmental integrity for retail fueling and adjacent markets. In 2002, the Gilbarco and Veeder-Root companies combined into one marketing brand, with distinctive and complementary business lines, services, and sales capabilities. Veeder-Root is the world’s leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems and one of the few companies in the industry to design, manufacture and service its own products; supplying and integrating the broadest range of new and proven technologies to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity, and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide. Gilbarco AFS is part of the Gilbarco Veeder-Root family.

With more than 300 associates, Gilbarco AFS is a leading fuel management technology and services company providing wet stock management, automated refueling & maintenance services to retail & commercial customers, including mines & government agencies
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