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Golder Associates Regional HSSE Leader - LATAM in LAS CONDES, Chile

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has an opportunity for a “Regional HSSE Leader – Latin America” to join our team in Santiago or Peru, on a full-time contract basis.

This is a senior position within the Global Health, Safety, Security and Environment Team. The role is to lead HSSE in Latin America to ensure consistency and service delivery across the region. This role is responsible for:

Leadership and influence:

  • The Regional HSSE Leader for Latin America is accountable for HSSE operational delivery in the region, and responsible in consultation with the Regional Manager and leadership for designing and implementing an effective imbedded HSSE structure to serve the business.

  • Works with business leadership to solve complex business matters relating to HSSE in the region

  • Ensures that the regional HSSE team remains close to the business and provides a high degree of client satisfaction to both leadership, Principals, Associates and employees.

  • Provides mentorship, guidance, advice, training and support to business leaders and HSSE teams.

  • Serves as a communications liaison and conduit between the Latin America region and the Global HSSE Team.

  • Ensures corporate governance standards are followed, and that HSSE related policies and procedures are in compliance with local laws within the region.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective system of communication throughout the region on HSSE matters with regional stakeholders regarding global and regional HSSE related initiatives; communicates regularly within assigned region as necessary to build stakeholder alignment and support.

  • Provides communication, training and guidance to leadership and other responsible staff members on employee facing HSSE matters relating to the Latin America region and global HSSE standards.

  • As needed provides full suite of hands on HSSE generalist support within region for Regional Manager and other leadership within region.

  • Establish and manage Regional HSSE budget


  • Serves as a member of the Global HSSE Team contributing to overall HSSE strategy

  • Understands, communicates and implements global HSSE standards within region


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • MBA preferred

  • Competent in an Incident Investigation Methodology

  • 7 years working in a leadership role, in a regional or international setting or demonstrated abilities to be successful in the role

  • Demonstrated experience in managing diverse and multiple projects, gained through previous Regional HSSE/Business Partner role

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills and the ability to balance competing priorities

  • High integrity for the quality of work and how it´s done, including completeness and accuracy

  • Flexibility to work outside regular hours when required

  • Flexibility to travel according to the business needs.

  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to manage a team and foster a positive culture.

  • Proven problem solving/trouble shooting capabilities

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills. Understanding of Office 365-based tools.

Language skills:

  • Spanish and English written and verbal proficiency required. Portuguese skills desirable.


  • Santiago or Lima.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder (According to company programme)

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

At Golder, we offer:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

Title: Regional HSSE Leader - LATAM


Requisition ID: 20000860