Safety Manager

HSE, ARBO, Dutch, Safety


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Sanofi we are searching for a Safety Manager.

  • Dutch required
  • Experience in Pharma industry
  • ARBO

In your role as Safety Manager you ensure the implementation of applicable HSE Policies and regulatory compliance of the site with local HSE legislation and Sanofi global requirements.
You other responsibilities are:
  • Support and evaluate the new projects regarding HSE.
  • Set up and manage the risk management systems.
  • Implement and co-ordinate the internal HSE audit process.
  • Participate and support external audits.
  • Manage and provide the HSE training processes and prepare annual training plan.
  • Co-ordinate site HSE Management review meetings with Site Leadership Team.
  • Manage the documentation of health, safety, environment and energy management systems (ISO 45001 & ISO 14001 & ISO 50001)
  • Monitor HSE KPIs and report all HSE KPIs periodically.
  • Follow up permit to work system.
  • Manage and implement Sanofi Sustainability Programs at the site.
  • Provide technical support to all employees and departments.
  • Manage Industrial Hygiene activities at the site.
  • Manage Process safety management at the site.
  • Manage Machine safety management.
  • Manage Fire management system.
  • Initiate and support Managerial Safety Visits (Gemba).

Next to the SHE requirements, you are also involved in the Biosafety. Your specific responsibilities in this area are, amongst others:
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures for the safe use, storage, transport, and disposal of biohazards.
  • Registering GMO in accordance Dutch law.
  • Train on a variety of topics related to biosafety.
  • Conduct and document biosafety risk assessments with support from scientists and/or department managers.
  • Establish and implement procedures for biological safety in accordance with Dutch law and Sanofi Biosafety Standards.


For this position we are looking for candidates with a Bachelor degree in safety and preferably a HvK. You are a trained certified bio-safety officer or willing to be trained to become one. You have relevant HSE work experience, preferably in an international pharmaceutical environment. You also have knowledge of the local rules and regulations (Arbowetgeving).
For this role it is obliged to be fluent in Dutch and in English, both verbal and written.


Project until end of June 2024.
Salary: 69.000-90.000
Days of leave: 30
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy

Company profile

Kiadis, a Sanofi Company, is a biopharmaceutical R&D unit dedicated to accelerating novel cell-based therapies for cancer patients. They are at the forefront of cell therapy science and drive innovation in NK-cell therapy with cutting-edge R&D and production capabilities. As part of Sanofi’s oncology research, the teams in Amsterdam extensively collaborate with the other global Sanofi teams.

Sanofi is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. They prevent disease through vaccines and provide innovative treatments to fight pain and relieve suffering. They help people dealing with rare diseases as well as millions of people with long-term, chronic conditions. In more than 100 countries, including the Netherlands!
Their activities in the Netherlands consist of development, registration, sales and distribution of medicines. They also offer resources for diagnosing, services and innovative care concepts.


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (See URL) (Vacancy number A2400005)
Location Amsterdam
Safety Manager

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