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Director, Colleague Health and Safety

Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Our mission is to unlock human potential. -We -welcome you---for who you are, the background you bring, and -we -embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; -it's in our differences that we---empower the way the world learns. The Dir. Colleague Health & Safety (CH&S) professional will be an integral member of our Global Crisis and Business Resilience Management team. The successful candidate will be a strategic leader excited about solving global corporate colleague health and safety challenges with next-generation proactive solutions which scales with our global corporate presence. You will be the primary catalyst for the redefinition of Wiley's strategy to drive best-in-class Corporate leading Colleague Health and Safety behaviours, by driving results through the creation, implementation, coordination and communication of global CH&S policies, programs and compliance requirements which align with Wiley's broader strategic objectives. How you will make an impact:

  • Align the program with ISO 45001 health and safety workplace standards, industry best practices and those implemented previously in corporate environments.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with OSHA and ISO 9241 ergonomic requirements, requests, and colleague accommodations.
  • Oversee the global physical security team EH&S preparedness by providing guidance for the maintenance and enhancement of the emergency preparedness operations procedures and Emergency Evacuation & Preparedness Plans for all Wiley locations.
  • Manage third-party contractors hired to provide any special CH&S services or emergency preparedness and life safety activities. Liaise with the Global Physical security team to manage the global Fire Emergency Evacuation Teams and Medical Response Teams throughout Wiley's global facilities.
  • Conduct or participate in investigations with internal business units or global physical security team as directed. Conduct risk assessments and risk analysis of Wiley's CH&S standards to identify our current posture.
  • Establish the global CH&S budget to ensure that the appropriate funds are available for the regional Physical security managers to cover the costs of CH&S maintenance and enhancements for additional equipment and systems.
  • Take responsibility as the global CH&S point of contact during a local, regional, or global crisis, while collaborating with other Crisis Management Team (CMT) members. Become a member of the regional Crisis Management Teams. What we look for:
    • Bachelor's degree in areas such as Occupational Health & Safety, Health Services, Science
    • 10+ years of Corporate global work experience in the CH&S field, including leading health & safety teams
    • Demonstrated success enhancing CH&S programs and establishing best practices
    • At least 5 years' Crisis Management Team participant experience
    • At least 5 years' experience reporting to a Global Operations 24x7 team
    • Ability to create and develop a global CH&S team culture
    • Working knowledge of federal CH&S regulations and programs
    • Preparation of CH&S global policies and standard operating procedures
    • CH&S and emergency response
    • Incident/investigation report writing
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA laws
    • Work flexibly and respond to after-hours incidents and crises 24x7 when required
    • Ability to collaborate with other business units operationally and strategically
    • Strong ability to create and deliver presentation decks to senior leaders
    • Motivated to lead others not under his/her direct control
    • Ability to effectively interact with state and federal regulators
    • Requirement for this role is to attest and provide proof of vaccination for Covid 19 About Wiley: Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces. - We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society's advancement, and giving seekers the help, they need to turn their steps into strides. - Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are -willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. -Wiley's headquarters---are in---Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries. - Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance. USA POSITIONS ONLY: Where permitted by applicable law, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment by their date of hire, unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation. When applying, please attach your resume/CV to be considered.

Keywords: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken , Director, Colleague Health and Safety, Healthcare , Hoboken, New Jersey

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