Senior Manager Global Health & Safety (w/m/d)


Wildpoldsried, BY, DE

Stellen-ID:  3769

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

Clean and affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sonnen has been committed to this mission since 2010 and is now represented in Europe, the USA and Australia with over 1,000 team members globally. In Germany, our offices are located in the beautiful Wildpoldsried (Allgäu) and the vibrating heart of Berlin Kreuzberg.

At sonnen, we are building the energy system of the future. To this end, we are developing new technologies and business models that have not existed before. Whether intelligent power storage, virtual power plants or digital services - we set the trends of a new energy world. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy supplier.

We are growing steadily and are looking for people who want to join us in our vision of clean and affordable energy for all while making a positive impact on climate change.

What you will do to drive energy transition:


  • Coach leadership and staff to build their human performance behaviors and inspire them to achieve the objectives of zero incidents and environmental impacts

  • Increase the performance of hsse risk management across new opportunities, existing businesses and operations by working with teams in identifying, assessing, and mitigating significant risks to as low as reasonably practicable in a manner consistent with the performance aspirations of sonnen 

  • Support the leadership in creating a culture of care for people where everyone contributes to a safer, learning environment

  • Support the implementation of hse programs across regional entities and locations that promote delivery of goal zero.  This will require working closely with and influencing line of business leadership members and other key stakeholders

  • Where required, manage incident and non-compliance investigations, lead or participate in audits and reviews as required, identify and address continuous improvement opportunities including supporting and assuring compliance with local and regional health and safety regulations

  • Work with the local hsse manager and support the business in compliance with shell hsse control framework requirements in a risk based manner appropriate to the business environment

  • Assist the leadership team in the implementation and execution of the hsse management system, including hsse performance reporting, execution of due diligence. Assurance and governance processes

  • Work with the local health and safety manager and the business to collect, communicate and review hsse metrics and trends to both business and hsse teams and leadership so there is cross business alignment of areas of improvement and development


What you will need on that journey:


  • Successfully completed technical training as a plant electronics technician or completed degree in electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Strong working experience in the area health and safety management and in operating assets, business development and/or commercial business

  • Proven skill at delivery through influencing without direct authority

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective stakeholder management and liaison with multiple internal and external teams. Ability to communicate effectively across all business and operational levels of the organization as well as with suppliers and customers

  • Excellent change management skills

  • Practical experience in implementing environmental management, health, operational and/or behavioral safety

  • Performance driven with interest to excel in the power industry

  • Technical competencies in operational safety should be aligned to scope of operational activities to ensure effective management of hsse risks

  • Ability to perform and convince people of the value of risk assessment and mitigations appropriate to the risk and business environment is key to success in this role

What you can expect at sonnen:

  • An atmosphere of openness, tolerance and mutual respect, where innovation is expected and encouraged
  • The option of working full- or part-time for every position
  • 30-32 days annual vacation with increasing team membership
  • Leasing of company (e-)bikes with up to 40% discount
  • Flexible working hours and option working mobile
  • Mental health and wellbeing offering for you and your family members
  • Free German, English as well as online yoga and body art courses
  • Soft drinks, fruits and cereals in our offices
  • Use of sports memberships (EGYM Wellpass, only €29.75/month) and discounts for other services and products 
  • Employee discount on our electricity tariff
  • Regular team and company events
  • We love dogs! You too? Feel free to bring your fellow friend to our offices


You feel we are a match? Apply now and help us to shape the energy transition together. We look forward to welcoming you to #teamsonnen!

sonnen - energy is yours!

Stellensegment: Change Management, Risk Management, Manager, Finance, Management