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Health, Safety, Quality & Environment (HSQE) Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As the HSQE Manager for the ALE Australia, you will be a first-class communicator with the ability to adapt your approach to meet the needs of a culturally diverse business. Computer literate and a strong team player, you will be proactive and pragmatic and able to drive the safety culture and philosophy within the group. Working with an existing multi-site, Integrated Management System that is externally certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007, you will be a responsible decision maker and show drive, determination and resilience.

You will have suitable levels of qualification in Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and ideally you have membership of one or more suitable professional institutions relating to HSQE. Experience in lifting and Renewable Wind Energy discipline is preferred. Experience in  civil engineering and construction would also be an advantage.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced HSQE professional to use their technical knowledge and strategic thinking in a practical way.

Role Responsibility

  • In conjunction with ALE’s Global HSQE vision and direction, communicate the clear vision for HSQE within Australia and  on each project, and engage stakeholders at all levels to participate positively in achieving this vision.
  • Lead the establishment and implementation of project policies, systems, objectives and procedures, conferring with the ALE HSQE team and other staff members as necessary.
  • Develop HSQE documentation as required.
  • Management point of contact within the division and each project for first line advice, innovation and guidance.
  • Audit project locations to ensure compliance to legal, internal, client and any other applicable requirements.
  • Work with indirect team members from a globally spread, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team to strategically plan, implement, monitor and review all HSQE aspects for our project offices and projects.
  • Ensure that relevant and timely HSQE Management Information is available for everyone in the division and in each project, that meets the needs of the project management team and site based teams.  Review activity reports, statistical information, and other performance data to measure efficiency and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Assist projects and work sites where necessary to ensure that they operate efficiently, effectively and in compliance with the overall HSQE work plan.
  • Accountability for identifying and sharing lessons learned from incidents.  Evaluating the effectiveness of actions taken as a result.

The Ideal Candidate





  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (or equivalent)
  • Diploma in Environmental Management- or equivalent
  • Relevant qualification in Quality Management (minimum Lead Internal Auditor,)


  • Degree level education in engineering, project management, Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality Management or similar



  • English fluent written and spoken
  • Intermediate Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Outlook


  • Cross cultural influence skills




  • At least 5 years’ experience in Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental management
  • Experience within an EPCM Environment


  • 5 years’ experience in heavy lifting and renewable wind sector
  • 5 years’ experience in multiple project involvement





  • Capable planner / time manager


  • Clear understanding of relevant equipment and its use
  • Advocate of a fully integrated, process driven approach



  • High level of self-motivation and self-management
  • Clear concise communicator – written and verbal
  • Able to learn new techniques and procedures
  • Able to invent and propose new methods of work / modifications to existing systems.
  • Able to solve ad-hoc problems quickly with clearly defined solutions
  • Quality and detail focus
  • Organized
  • Influencer
  • Proactive
  • Innovative and flexible thinker
  • Able to adapt communication style to suit audience (site operator – client -  managers and supervisors)


  • Confident presenter, up to project management and client level.



  • Driving licence
  • Eligibility to work in Australia

Package Description

Competitive dependent upon experience

About the Company

ALE is a leading provider of heavy lifting and transportation solutions to a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work with clients both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.  Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.


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