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Site EHS Manager

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1333456

Job description


  • Assess site EHS programs for prioritized risks and gaps.
  • Assist Global Biosafety Officer and Vaccines Lab Director in evaluation of biosafety risk assessments and new protocols.
  • Lead EHS governance elements and practices required to operate under ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification.
  • Ensure corrective actions are implemented and documented in response to corporate, sponsor and site audits and reviews.
  • Maintain site compliance calendar, ensure all recurring compliance actions are assigned and verify timely completion.
  • Produce, implement, monitor, update and actively promote EH&S policies/procedures and safe systems of work at the site.
  • Identify training needs and ensure the delivery of appropriate training to management, staff and site EH&S Representatives to ensure compliance with applicable legislation.
  • Assist with the production, design, and implementation of EHS risk management.
  • Manage the measurement and control of EHS performance.
  • Coordinate EHS department representatives and lead monthly EHS committee meetings.
  • Act as site Chemical Hygiene Officer
  • Act as site Biosafety Officer and lead Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • Maintain a current knowledge to ensure the site is compliant with applicable EHS regulations and best practices related to EHS.
  • Work with site management to ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken on health, safety and environmental hazards or potential hazards.
  • Assist investigation teams after recordable incidents to conduct RCAs and develop CAPAs.
  • Ensure site regulatory compliance and reporting with corresponding agencies.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance to SOPs in Q Squared Solutions EHS Management System or their more stringent regional equivalents..
  • Provide coaching and support to the site sustainability champion to assist with Corporate Sustainability goals and implementation.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Technical or Safety related field required.
  • Training or experience with biosafety in laboratory environments.
  • 3-5 years' relevant experience.
  • Working regulatory knowledge and experience interfacing with regulatory agencies.


  • Professional certification strongly preferred, e.g. Certified Safety Professional and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (or equivalent certification in country or jurisdiction) or eligible for certification.
  • Thorough knowledge of EHS legislation within the country.
  • Good knowledge of the relevant local EHS regulations, international EHS management systems (e.g. ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 preferred)
  • Good knowledge of corporate standards and policies.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Exceptional organization and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that enable effective interaction/communication with management at many levels.
  • Effective leadership abilities.
  • Comfortable presenting and training in large and small groups (training/presentation, communication with site management).
  • Excellent influencing skills.
  • Good technical writing skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.

Q² Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, Q² Solutions' ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

“I know Q2 Solutions offers me a great career path with lots of options. My line manager fully supports my growth.”

Marianne H, Associate Laboratory Project Set-Up Manager

“There are tremendous opportunities to grow here. If you are driven, passionate and committed, the sky’s the limit.”

P. Surve, Clinical Process Team Lead

“What gets me most excited about being part of Q2 Solutions is working with cutting-edge technologies that help patients and further innovation in the field.”

Todd L., Scientist

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