Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Lead Advisor

BAE Systems
England, Surrey / Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
08 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Lead Advisor

Would you like the opportunity to work across the whole Naval Ships unit supporting stakeholders across the business? We currently have a vacancy for a SHE Lead Advisor at our site in Portsmouth (Broad Oak)

As a SHE Lead Advisor, you will ensure the business complies with the company SHE policy and all relevant SHE regulatory requirements. You will also lead cross discipline teams of SHE Professionals across the Naval Ships sites to deliver specified packages of work/ improvement projects.

Naval Ships are currently working on a range of programmes including the latest Frigate for the Royal Navy and recently secured international contracts with the Australian and Canadian governments.

This role will cover a range of sites across the south include Filton, Frimley, New Malden Dorchester and Portsmouth so flexibility will be required in this position.

Your main responsibilities as a SHE Lead Advisor will involve:

Collaborating with key stakeholders and assisting them to integrate and embed SHE into existing / new business processes

Taking appropriate levels of internal enforcement action where there is significant risk to health and safety of personnel or damage to the natural environment

Coaching/advising Managers in the delivery of improvement plans for the SHE Management System

Liaising with Engineering (Product Safety & Environment) and Design for build safety in the identification and effective control of hazards within the design process

Supporting onsite contractors in their applications of Naval Ships SHE policy & strategy

Supporting Supply Chain in the assessment and effective management of Naval Ships supplier base

Your skills and qualifications:

NEBOSH Diploma or Safety/Environmental degree qualified essential

Chartered Member of IOSH or working towards

Relationship/Customer/Regulator/ third party Auditor

Technical and professional SHE knowledge and SHE legislation

Comprehensive knowledge of SHE Management Systems and assurance processes

High degree of technical expertise in a wide range of SHE subjects and recognised as a technical expert in more than one area of SHE (Risk Mgt, Occupational Hygiene, Management Systems, Environmental, etc.)

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills and will have the ability to build and develop effective cross functional working relationships at all levels across the business.

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Location: Portsmouth, Frimley based

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.