QHSE & Compliance Advisor

QHSE & Compliance Advisor

Job Description

Job Description

The role of QHSE & Compliance Advisor is a critical role with lots of involvements in different parts of the organization. The advisor is taking a pro-active role in ensuring the Quality (Q) of our deliverables. He or she evaluates the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) impacts and risks of our projects, for our volunteers but also for the end-users. In addition he is involved in ensuring the compliance with legislation, our code of conduct and other internal legal documents. From that perspective she or he works closely with our legal advisor.  


Main Activities

The specific responsibilities of the QHSE & Compliance advisor are the following:

  • Keeping the safety procedures and documents up to date, and ensure compliance with these
  • Ensuring the learning of unsafe situations, near-misses and incidents
  • Ensuring the quality of the project risk assessments and HSE plans
  • Manage liability, insurance(s), quality and general compliance
  • Ensuring legal compliance
  • Ensuring and registering that code of conduct has been signed by all active engineers


Applicant Requirements:

The specific requirements for the applicant are the following:

  • Experience in HSE and compliance
  • Ability to stand up in case HSE risks seem to become intolerable
  • Experience doing projects in developing countries is preferred



All the openings at Engineers without Borders are unpaid volunteer positions. We dedicate our free time to improve life in developing countries and have fun and a great learning experience by doing so. Our only expectation is that you dedicate the amount of free time you feel comfortable with and commit to this.

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