Global Health & Safety Advisor/Specialist

  • Amsterdam
Does sustainable health & safety float your boat? Do you want to be part of a team that creates new ways of working? And are you energized by working in a global company that is growing? Read on!
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Oatly is a sustainability company built on the idea of change. Bottom line, we want to make it easy for people to eat and drink what’s good for them without recklessly taxing the planet’s resources. It's why we come to work every day. With our head office in Malmö and production sites in Sweden, the Netherlands and the US, our products are available in almost 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who see sustainability, health and transparency as important values. If you have the curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s do this together! It will be fun! Promise!


Here’s what it’s all about. 

A knack for sustainable Health and Safety, love of doing things differently, drive change and continuous improvements are what’s key here. You will be the key contributor to create consistency, frameworks and deliver results within your area of expertise.  

As our Global Health & Safety Advisor/Specialist your mission will be to implement the Health, Safety and Environmental strategy for the business, playing a key role in it’s development and ensure that it meets all in country legal requirements. You will Benchmark the business strategy and performance externally to ensure the business is appropriate and at the forefront of industry practises. Together with the Global SHE Lead you will work to set the strategic ambition and ensure that this is communicated and aligned across the region. You will also execute the SHE strategy and plans to deliver the safest workplaces possible and the development of a Sustainability culture.


Here´s what you will do

  • Create, develop and implement the H&S strategy
  • You will be a hands-on leader, understanding where you can make an immediate impact and what the long-term goals will be.
  • You will drive cultural change, bringing Safety and Health to the forefront.
  • Coaching, managing and developing senior stakeholders will be essential, for you to drive change and enable individuals and the business to be more proactive.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • Development and monitoring of accreditations - ISO 45001.


 In this role you will report to the Global SHE Manager and the Position is placed at one of our offices in EMEA. Some travel may be required.


Are you the Oat we’re looking for? Here are the things we think you need: 

Besides having a structured, analytic, and holistic approach to your work we believe that you are a genuine team-player that welcomes ambiguity as an opportunity to move forward and is comfortable with change. There’s a lot of it here! Collaboration is in your nature, you dare to try different things but are also happy to admit failure and learn more. You have great communication skills and interacts easily with stakeholders at any level.


Other key competencies & experiences:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience of working within a chemical / Food / fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Kaizen/Lean would be highly advantageous
  • A hands-on approach
  • NEBOSH Diploma or Country specific qualification
  • Experience of ISO 18001 / 45001
  • Proven leadership skills – the ability to engage at all levels is vital
  • Ability and willingness to simultaneously complete both hands-on and strategic work
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute short and long-term strategies and to execute tactical plans


As we act in a truly global setting, your communication skills in English must be excellent, both verbally and in writing.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who see sustainability and health as important values. If you have the curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s do this together! It will be fun! Promise!






Berlin, London, Malmö HQ and Amsterdam

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Mehringdamm 33
10961 Berlin Directions +46 (0)418 47 55 00


78 Cowcross St
EC1M 6EJ London Directions +46 (0)418 47 55 00

Malmö HQ

Stora Varvsgatan 6A
211 19 Malmö Directions +46 (0)418 47 55 00 View page


1031 KS Amsterdam Directions +46 (0)418 47 55 00


Sustainability, health and trust are our core values and the foundation for our existence. These principles align us, but give us enough space to adapt them to our reality. If you plan to join us, our principles will help you get the hang of our culture quicker. We bring them to life by living them every day.


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