Environmental Health & Safety Advisor (1year contract)

Novo Nordisk US

Novo Nordisk US

Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Are you passionate about workplace safety? We are looking for a dedicated EHS Advisor to join our team in South Korea. If you are ready to make a difference and ensure the safety of our employees, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.

About the Company
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 100 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 60,000 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries.

The position
As an EHS Advisor, you will lead overall review on the documentation and work practices relating to EHS activities.

this position is 1 year contract based, and it can be extended based on the performance review.

Your key tasks will include:

• Response work for government affairs and global/APAC requirements, activities and event
• EHS online/offline training for all employees with new comers
• Member of APAC EHS committee and local EHS committee
• Lead local EHS committee meeting quarterly, make minutes
• Implement risk assessment for Seoul and regional office, APAC Workplace Assessments (WPA)
• Manage EHS portal with investigation report of accidents and near-misses including reporting and follow up process
• KOBACO building safety management (fire drill training, respond regular safety audit)
• Other EHS tasks agreed upon locally and globally (Novohealth week, etc.)
• Drive safety audits to ensure internal and external compliance
• Execute EAP(Employee Assistance Program)
• Implement employee medical check-ups and managing vendors
• Review, update EHS policy, document, SOP if necessary
• Provide EHS related managing for in-house subcontract


• Certificate of Industrial Safety engineer upon Korea regulatory requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, Health & Safety, chemical or etc.
• EHS management experience in global companies is preferred
• 1~3 years work experience is preferred but not mandatory
• Business level in English to verbal and written communicate with global/APAC EHS team
• Strong computer skills such as MS Office
• Very good knowledge of local law (OSHA, SAPA)
• Accurate communication skill and professional attitude with ability multi-tasking and time management

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.

Kindly upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

Until the completion of recruitment
Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.