Interim HS&E Manager

Competitive Salary & Benefits
11 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
Rosie Connor
The Opportunity
A fixed term opportunity has arisen in the high-performing Health, Safety & Environment Team within a world-leading defence engineering company. You will manage and shape the critical safety culture in the organisation to ensure it remains ‘best in class’ in the defence sector for employee safety and well-being.
The Role
  • To be responsible for managing the UK HS&E (or SHE at MBDA) activities providing a safe working environment that is compliant with relevant regulatory requirements and reflects best practice.
  • To work with Site SHE Steering Committees and other key stakeholders to establish a strong SHE culture within MBDA UK that effectively monitors, communicates and implements solutions.
  • To collaboratively work at an international level to share best practice and influence international policies, procedures and objectives that also meet all regulatory requirements.
  • Manage a team of experienced well-motivated and business-orientated SHE professionals
What’s in it for you?
  • You will have the opportunity to gain practical and managerial professional experience in a challenging sector
  • You will be part of a supportive and high performing team that exposes team members to all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment activities in the pursuit of professional development and team cohesion.
  • As MBDA is a trans-national defence company you will have the opportunity to contribute to international policies and procedures. This may involve some travel opportunities
What’s great about the team?
  • You will be working alongside a team of enthusiastic, award-winning and motivated SHE professionals with a great work ethic and strong team spirit.
  • The team aspires to enable business activity by creating an exceptional safety culture through employee and management engagement
  • Day to day problems and challenges are dealt with pro-actively and with intent to ‘go the extra mile’ if necessary.
What are we looking for?
  • Experienced SHE manager with proven track record of managing service delivery teams
  • Experienced and qualified SHE practitioner with IOSH Chartered Status
  • Broad understanding of business processes and manufacturing and laboratory technologies.
  • Thorough knowledge of SHE legislation and its applications and implications.
  • Commitment to delivering a strong SHE culture within organisations.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels.
  • Membership of relevant SHE professional bodies such as IIRSM, IIAI.
What you would get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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