HSE Manager

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Berkeley | Gloucestershire
Job Description

This company is looking for a HSE Manager to join their busy team on Magnox Berkeley in Gloucestershire.

As part of this role, you will take a lead role within the Project Management Team whilst maintaining a day-to-day responsibility for Health, Safety, Environment and Welfare within the nominated the Contract.

You will ensure the Project Management Team effectively fulfils its CDM role as Principal Contractor, and to coordinate with partners, facilitating their roles as Client, Principal Designer and Contractors.

As the recognised HSE focal point for contract specific Operational Management, sub-contractors, customer and external legislative bodies, you will also develop HSE Plans, campaigns, improvement strategies and action plans commensurate with the breadth and diversity of the Contract.

Other activities include:

  • To promote and ensure compliance with the company Integrated Management System and locally defined HSE controls established within the Contract HSE Plan
  • To establish, and continually promote, a high standard in respect of HSEW, supporting our operational management and sub-contractor teams across the contract
  • Identifying and responding to both leading and lagging indicators to the betterment of the Contract and wider company
  • Ensure forums that promote effective communication and information sharing and learning are established across the contract teams
  • To build and develop long term relationships with relevant internal and external customers
  • To identify and provide good practice learning across the Contract and Company
  • To proactively lead and mentor a team of dedicated HSE personnel
  • To assure that Operational Teams utilise the company IMS during delivery of the contract undertakings
  • Support the winning of work process as required through the development and maintenance of proposal information
  • To assure that Operational Teams utilise the company IMS during delivery of the contract undertakings
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for advising operational management on the HSE performance of the multidisciplinary teams
  • Proactively analyse leading and lagging data to identify deviations, root causes and prepare recommendations for improvements in performance
  • Actively support the Project Management in the implementation of the region’s HSE Improve-ment and development plans
  • Lead the local HSE team including monitoring and reviewing the performance of and compli-ance with the IMS HSEW Policies, Management System and standards
  • Ensure all incidents have an effective investigation and root cause analysis (where required) and ensuring findings are documented and appropriate actions plans are agreed, shared and delivered and reviewed for their effectiveness
  • To be the interface between central UK HSE functions and contract specific operations, and supporting to interpret and implement Policy accordingly
  • Maintain the structure, people, processes, systems, core competencies, and culture required to achieve the contract HSE plan and lead and manage the change required
  • Carry out surveillance and compliance audits of the supply base as required
  • To understand Corporate and UK Regional strategy and ensure appropriate support is given locally
  • To clearly assign responsibilities and tasks to each direct report establishing an effective con-trol to ensure that they have the necessary resources and authority and perform to the required standards
  • To conduct periodic performance reviews to monitor performance against plan; give perfor-mance feedback, lead, coach, mentor, motivate, empower, counsel, train and develop direct reports
  • To implement Corporate and Regional HSEQ KPIs and targets 
  • Support the organisation in maintaining all applicable ISO accreditations and customer required accreditations
  • Develop relations with Customer counterparts with a view to proactively sharing information and learning
  • Actively promote the organisations behavioural safety and continuous improvement programs
  • Deploy recognised industry HSE standards and best-practice, legislative changes and external trends and developments in HSE management
  • Deliver the instructed changes to HSEQ Policies, Procedures, Systems, Standards and pro-cesses as required complying with legal and/or Corporate requirements, working with the Quali-ty Assurance function as required
  • Liaise with dedicated personnel in relation to management of Occupational Health and Wellbe-ing
  • Develop and support delivery of Training Programmes
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
Qualifications Needed
  • Must be prepared to travel, sometimes at short notice
  • Hold a full driving licence
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, Chartered membership preferred (but not essential), or equivalent
  • Relevant and demonstrable experience of safety management in related industries, especially with regards to CDM activities
  • Knowledge and expertise of HSEW management (strategic, tactical and operational) practices, standards, systems and processes relevant to the operations of the group
  • Sound knowledge of HSEW legislation, industry and best-practice standards and direct relevance to the group
  • Demonstrable experience of liaising with Regulators
  • Knowledge and experience in applying continuous improvement principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstration of working well within teams
  • IT literate
  • Demonstration of leading and delivering improvement actions
  • Knowledge of ISO 45001, 14001, 9001, 50001, philosophy and principles
  • Ability to undertake causal analysis to identify root causes of incidents
  • Ability to interface and represent the business with customers and suppliers
  • Understand key drivers of Project Delivery
  • Demonstrate resilience and aptitude to work independently
  • Ability to coach and communicate it with enthusiasm
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

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Berkeley Nuclear Power Station
GL13 9PA