Vacature EHS Regulatory Compliance Specialist (Yacht Life Sciences)

EHS Regulatory Compliance Specialist (Yacht Life Sciences) in Leiden


About the Company

The Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine (J&J) is globally active in Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Consumer Health Care.  They employ over 128,000 professionals in 60 countries, and all professionals have the same credo ‘Caring for the world, one person at a time’. They embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of billions of people.

Why YACHT Life Sciences?

Because of challenging positions at leading (biotech) companies, a large network and development opportunities! These are the advantages of working via YACHT in general and YACHT Life Sciences in particular.

With us, you will get all the space to grow further. Together we will look for assignments that suit your ambitions and help you to realize your goals. Through coaching, for example, but also by inviting you to interesting courses, knowledge sessions and inspiring meetings.

Through us, you will get access to a large network of professionals and companies that are happy to share their knowledge and opportunities with you.



Job description

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for an EHS Specialist to work at the unit Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EH&S) of Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine in Leiden (the Netherlands).  

We are looking for a new colleague for a clients’ Environment, Safety & Health Team in the focus area of Environmental Permitting and EHS Regulatory Compliance. It should be an Environmental Permitting and EHS Regulatory Compliance specialist with a quality mind who likes to interact with people, sees problems as opportunities and gets energized by improving EHS processes. This to ensure (environmental/EHS) compliance in a way that the related EHS risks and opportunities within the organization maintain controlled. If you feel you get energy from EHS and are ready for a new challenge, here is your chance!

EHS & S Department at Janssen Biologics Leiden

The EHS Department at Janssen Biologics leads the implementation of the J&J Worldwide EHS Standards and of the ISO14001 and ISO45001 Management System standards. They work in close collaboration with the J&J EHS organization in the Netherlands and J&J organizations in related countries.

Management of EHS is a core responsibility of the entire Janssen Biologics organization where they, as EHS department, support by having a strong relationship with the site- /departmental EHS Representatives, Management System Standards Owners/ Subject Matter Experts, and Site Management.


  • Responsible for the EHS governance around Environmental permitting
  • Provide project support with regard to Environmental permitting
  • Liaise and negotiate with external authorities and governmental bodies.
  • Responsible for the internal governmental inspection process and coordinating these governmental inspections.
  • Maintain and continuously improve the EHS regulatory compliance process
  • Subject Matter Expert of EHS legislation
  • EHS Document control specialist, maintaining and continuously improving the EHS Document Control process
  • Lead and/or support the implementation of corporate EHS Standards within your area of expertise (Regulatory compliance, document control)
  • Coach/lead teams of EHS Representatives and EHS Standard Owners/SMEs within your area of expertise
  • Support EHS risk assessments within your area of expertise
  • Give EHS training on EHS related topics within your area of expertise

Job requirements

  • Bachelor or Master in a relevant field of study
  • Dutch and English in speaking and writing
  • Experience with contacts with governmental parties/agencies
  • Experience with EHS permitting and regulatory compliance processes
  • Experience with the International Management System Standards ISO14001 and ISO45001
  • An additional course Safety Manager level 3 (“HVK”) or comparable can lead to a preference
  • Dutch and English in speaking and writing

Terms of employment

We offer a challenging position in which you can work in a dynamic and international environment, guaranteeing diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development. It concerns a secondment agreement at Johnson & Johnson via Yacht for 1 year, for 24-32 hours per week (with 3 days working on-site). We offer a competitive package of employment conditions according to the seniority of the position (salary between 3600 and 5050 euros gross per period of 4 weeks, based on 40 h per week).

The role is also open for freelance EHS specialists.


Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:32 – 32

Heb je interesse in deze vacature en wil je graag op deze functie solliciteren? Neem dan contact op met Yacht via of 06-53941731. Of bezoek hun website onbekend.

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