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HSES Program Manager

Location (select region first)
TX, Houston
Position Type
End Date

Job Description

Company Profile:

Direct Energy generates electricity and produces natural gas, as well as selling commodities and servicing the energy needs of homes and businesses in 46 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 Canadian provinces. We also help our customers save on their energy bills through energy efficiency. Located in over 50 locations, our team of 6,000+ employees serve over 6 million residential and commercial customer relationships.

Direct Energy is a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with over 20 million customers and 34,000 employees worldwide. We are committed to being the most recommended energy and services provider and leading the transition to a low carbon society.


  • 5-7 year’s developing and managing HSES programs in an office and field environment
  • Experience developing, implementing and maintaining HSES Management Systems (ISO 14001/18001 or equivalent) as a corporate function
  • OSHA construction industry experience preferred
  • Working and managing in a matrix organization
  • Working with external stakeholders including regulatory bodies to achieve the required outcomes for the business
  • Extensive knowledge of HSES systems, practices and legislation
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret legislative requirements and advise/influence accordingly
  • Excellent professional writing and communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and relationship management skills. Able to inspire and lead others without line management authority
  • Ability to work independently, make decisions and implement change
  • Research, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate with all levels of the organization 
  • Strong capacity to be future focused in identifying risks and opportunities and their implications
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Skillful in engaging others with technical issues and maintaining their interest and enthusiasm
  • Skillful in distilling knowledge and building skills in others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Develop, implement and maintain Company HSES procedures that align with Centrica expectations, regulatory obligations for US and Canada operations, and ISO 14001 expectations
  • Act as an internal subject matter expert for the development HSES procedural controls
  • Assist the HSES Team in developing documented HSES best practices for business processes, facilities and equipment, safe work practices as appropriate
  • To provide visible engagement with HSES and operational teams to ensure they have suitable awareness, information, advice and support to meet the requirements of the HSES Management system
  • Monitor applicable US and Canada regulatory and other requirements to ensure current compliance of HSES procedural controls
  • Familiar with standard field operations concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Provide technical support in evaluating effectiveness the HSES Management System
  • Support the HSES assurance program to ensure compliance through provision of subject matter expertise in audit planning and execution
  • Develops and maintains the HSES electronic document repository, HSES Intranet and team site
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships and HSES Team members, as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Conducts research on industry leading practices for HSES Management Systems pertaining to the services industryOther activities related to the above and assigned by the Sr. Manager, HSES Risk, Environment and Management Systems

The Individual

Direct Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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