Group HSE Manager - Management Systems

  • Category: Quality & Safety
  • Location: Malmoe, SE; Broendby, DK; Cologne, DE; Berlin, DE

Join us and contribute to the world’s transition to a green and sustainable future!

Are you a self-starter, keen to join a diverse and competent team ensuring safety transformation? Do you also have a strong background in Health, Safety, Security, Environment and/or Quality Management Systems? If the answer to the above is yes – we have a great offer for you!

NKT in a global role 

As Group HSE Manager – Management Systems you will be working closely with our teams across NKT to ensure our Global HSE Management is developed and used across all business lines and NKT sites worldwide as a key component in a more transparent, safe, efficient and professional way contribution towards our zero injuries goals and higher maturity level requirement across our company.

Your most important responsibilities as Group HSE Manager – Management Systems will be:

Owning and being a super user of the NKT Group HSSE Management system and ensuring our Global HSSE Management is developed and prepared for the future – to be transparent and used across all business lines and NKT sites worldwide. You will lead and coordinate various internal safety improvement programs together with our HSE Council team.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Coordination of behavior based safety programs roll out to all NKT sites and business lines
  • Ensuring the management and setup of HSE related software, budget, cost and frame agreement processes with vendors
  • Joining the enhanced maturity level road map project (Bradleys curve/Safety Culture Ladder) and act as coordinator and go-to person
  • Preparing HSSE related presentations (newsletters, executive reports, training materials, Safety Moments, Learnings across)
  • Ensuring Management System related to Business Continuity/Security; emergency response preparedness and developing response plans, e.g. coordinating required training, drills and improvements


To thrive in this role you are able to work independently, be structured, have a “do’er”-mindset, effectively write simple procedures and have both people skills and a process value adding mindset, so you can act as a safety role model for your colleagues. As an experienced advocate of a safety culture, you are a team worker who listens and executes as well as inspires others to make changes, and who takes part in the energetic transformation.

You should also have:

  • Successfully completed a university degree, for example but not limited to: Safety or Quality Engineer (Bsc/MSc), Production / Mechanical Engineer (Bsc/MSc)
  • More important than your field of study is your experience (several years), with a strong safety background in technical/industrial environment
  • HSSE Management systems knowledge: ISO 9001, 45001, 14001, 50001
  • Experience building and maintaining management systems and related HSSE process frameworks

Please note, that this role can be located in Malmø, Berlin, Broendby, or Cologne, and requires availability for business travel around 2-4 days/months in average, mainly in Europe.

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Find out more about Life at NKT, by listening to some of our NKT Connectors here!

Contact and application

Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest by July 5th. Please note that personality and cognitive tests may be included in the recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Director, Head of Group HSE, René Olsen: +4541914712 or Global Talent Attraction Specialist Kevin Strack: 

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.


About NKT

At the factory in Cologne, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the Energiewende and the global transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center at a state-of-the-art power cable factory. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

Senior Manager HSE Karlskrona

Ulrica has been working at NKT for 8 years and leads a global team that works with health, safety and environment in different customer projects. Because of our complex business she can learn new things every single day even after such a long career at NKT.

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