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Senior Manager HSES Risk, Environment and Management Systems


TX, Houston

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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.


  • Providing professional direction and expertise to define and maintain the North America  wide HSES management system in accordance with the Group HSES Management System Framework
  • Liaising with business unit leadership to ensure alignment with expectations and effective implementation of the North America HSES management system
  • To lead a team of HSES professionals  and manage their performance
  • To cultivate strategic relationships with Group and Business Unit Leadership Teams
  • To provide routine updates to the Business Unit Leadership Teams on HSES performance, risks and controls
  • To ensure the highest possible standard of environmental advice is provided to Business Unit Leadership Teams
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of their direct reports  including training, employee development, performance evaluation, hiring decisions, and the establishing of goals and performance objectives for assigned area
  • Assist in establishing new HSES performance indicators (leading and lagging) as conditions change that clearly articulates the organizations performance
  • Pragmatic and a strong communicator, confident when interacting with peers, senior management and business leaders
  • Able to report succinctly and with impact, both orally and in writing
  • Experienced HSES professional (minimum 5-10 years)
  • Understanding of HSES regulation and management systems (including ISO14001, 
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Residential construction industry experience preferred 
  • At least 2-3 years at manager level, preferably in energy supply/oil & Gas environment
  • Managed a team and experience at influencing in a functional/matrix environment


  • Lead the development, implementation  and maintenance of the North America HSES management system
  • Effectively manage change across North America  through regular business unit interface and liaison, ensuring  the management system is fully embedded
  • Lead all aspects of the Environmental agenda for North America 
  • Lead on developing and delivering all aspects of the Environmental plan
  • Ensure compliance with environmental legal and other applicable requirements including internal policies and standards, across the business 
  • Lead in the identification of HSES risks, impacts and vulnerabilities and determining  mitigation controls in accordance with the Enterprise Risk Management Framework 

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