Senior Manager, Quality, Safety & Environmental (QSE)

Senior Manager - Quality, Safety & Environmental
St. Catharines (with extensive travel), Ontario
Date posted:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Job Summary:
The Senior Manager, QSE uses their advance knowledge and understanding of regulatory and certification requirements, change management and program design, development and implementation to help lead a strong culture of compliance and continuous improvement in all areas of safety, quality and environmental management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contributes in the areas of corporate QSE management.
  • Assumes the role of QSE Management Representative and Designated Person Ashore (DPA) within the Integrated Management System (IMS) for managed vessels.
  • Participates in and assigns shore based audits related to IMS activities.
  • Provides support to other departments in customer related reporting and stewardship of quality indicators and performance including Tanker Management & Self Assessment
  • (TMSA) management.
  • Oversees internal audits of the fleet and office as arranged.
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of company QSE policies and procedures in QSE management tools, such as the Safety Management Manual (SMM).
  • Participates in the investigation of major or sentinel incidents.
  • Provides analysis of occurrence reports to identify trends that be addressed through improvement initiatives.
  • Coordinates the delivery of shipboard safety training programs.
  • Project work as defined by the Director, Regulatory and Management Systems.
  • Assists in the role of Company Security Officer (CSO).
  • Deliver the safety programs as well as lead the design and development of progressive QSE programs with the help of their team
Skills, Abilities and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in QSE Management or equivalent work experience.
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) designation.
  • QSE Leader who has extensive experience building and sustaining a robust safety culture.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a related position preferably in the shipping transportation, Oil and Gas or other high risk industries.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in marine transportation logistics and/or shipboard operations is preferred.
  • Previous experience with employee engagement initiatives.
  • Experience applying project and change management principles and practices in a QSE role with a proven ability to gain buy-in and create strong relationships
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team environment and balance the needs of a number of individuals and the team.
  • Sound knowledge of quality and regulatory disciplines (ISM/ISO).
  • Ability to carry out incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to effectively develop and implement change.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Valid passport and driver’s license.
  • No travel restrictions.
Working Conditions:
  • Operates in an open office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers and phones.
  • Requires undertaking visits to vessels on location as required.
  • Requires ability to travel on occasion, some of which may be international.
  • Requires occasional after hour and weekend work.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to climb up and down vertical ladders and stairways.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Regularly required to talk/hear.
  • Daily use of standard office equipment, such as computers and phones.
  • Ability to occasionally lift equipment up to 20 pounds.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in this rewarding career, please send your resume directly to Please include “Senior Manager, QSE” in the subject line of your email.

Algoma Central Corporation encourages applications from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Equity Act. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship from Algoma.