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Global Health Safety & Environment Manager

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsOperations

Job description

Are you ready to join the blue tire movement?

Ready for a ride on the wild side? Join the Swapfiets team and help revolutionize the world of urban mobility! Our mission is simple: to provide a fun and convenient way for people to get around their cities. As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation, one bicycle at a time.

Your Goal

In this role, we are looking for a Global Health Safety and Environment manager with a passion for safety. You are responsible for creating and maintaining a high safety culture and making sure everyone at Swapfiets works safely and responsibly.

It’s an exciting time to join our mission, having been voted the 10th fastest growing company by the Financial Times and one of the most innovative companies by Forbes Magazine, and rapidly accelerating our product portfolio as well as our geographic footprint. We move fast, and we are all committed and excited about our mission.

Your Responsibilities

  • You define the HSE company strategy based on the management board safety vision and drive the roadmap for its implementation in warehouses and stores.

  • You develop and maintain the HSE plans, programs and training globally.

  • You lead & develop the Health Safety Environment team.

  • You work with all the local teams to advise them on safety matters.

  • You ensure that the HSE priorities are integrated with the priorities and values of Swapfiets.

  • You define and manage the budget for HSE.

  • You enforce EU, national and international safety regulations, and are the Swapfiets representative towards regulatory authorities.

  • You advise the Management Team and the Leadership Team on all safety, health and welfare matters to ensure the Company complies with its statutory obligations.

  • You ensure a globalization and harmonization of the HSE good practices.

Job requirements

Your Profile

  • Master level Education on Health, Safety and Environment;

  • 5 - 7 years of work experience in health safety and environment;

  • Proactive and strategic mentality;

  • Independent worker

  • Able to lead and coach a team

  • Excellent in English

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) đŸšČ!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • OneFit exercise membership (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Education budget in order to improve your skills & knowledge

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at the office in Amsterdam.


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • As soon as we think: you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.
  • Next, if we believe there is a match you will be invited for a first interview with some of the team members.
  • In the second interview you will be meeting with the Global Warehouse Manager and someone from the team.
  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!

Pedalling Towards Inclusivity at Swapfiets! đŸšČ

At Swapfiets, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. While we are proud of the progress we've made, we acknowledge that we still have work to do to create the inclusive environment we envision. We are committed to continuous growth, learning, and fostering a workplace where everyone's voice is heard and valued. Join us on our journey to make Swapfiets an even more vibrant and inclusive community.