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Senior SHE Advisor

Ref no. BHN550372
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Senior SHE Advisor - 6 month contract - Barrow-in-Furness - £42.90 ph UMB or £33 ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Health & Safety, HSE, SHE, H&S, Senior, Health, Safety & Environmental, HSEQ


Senior SHE Advisor

Job description

The Role

The role will support the development and/or deployment of the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) policy, systems and objectives for a business and site(s).

The role will be responsible for providing competent SHE advice, systems, assurance for a business or site(s), enabling them to successfully manage SHE and to achieve company strategic goals.

The role may involve the direct supervision or a SHE team and/or leading or a specialist SHE disciple for a business or site(s).

Core Duties:

Not limited to...

  • Support the development, maintenance and/or deployment of a SHE management system (including objectives, processes and assurance) that meet the requirements of BAE Systems Operational Framework and International SHE Standards (such as ISO45001 and ISO14001) and supports the achievement of organisational goals.

  • Provide competent and comprehensive SHE advice and support to Line Leaders, enabling them to effectively manage SHE within their area(s) of responsibility.

  • Lead on governance activities associate with a specialist discipline for the business and/or site(s), including (but not limited to): developing and maintaining related SHE Policy and Management Systems, Objectives & Targets, Assurance, Reporting, Training and Functional Capability Development.

  • Support the development and implementation of innovative SHE change programmes, ensuring consistency and effective improvement in SHE risk management and embedding a culture of continuous improvement and the sharing of best practices.


The job holder is required to hold a comprehensive and contemporary technical understanding of safety, health and environmental management standards and practice, and relevant BAE Systems processes and procedures. The role holder will be an experienced SHE professional with a strong understanding of SHE requirements, internal and external best practice and able to bring their experience to articulate these in order to ensure effective deployment within their work area.

The role requires an in depth understanding of how to influence others in order to operationalise, integrate and deliver SHE processes, projects and change in a business, through having an in-depth knowledge of the business or site(s), a contemporary view of their deliverable and aims, the challenges they face, the developments which they are planning and enacting.


The role requires a strong ability to influence and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders across all levels of the business or site(s) and externally. Stakeholders include (not limited to) departmental Line Managers, Employee Representatives, Employees, Suppliers, and Customers. The job holder should be able to demonstrate integrity, credibility and maturity to gain the confidence and respect of others.

Due to the nature of the work environment, the job holder is required to have the ability to solve problems in a dynamic way. The role requires analytical thought to resolve issues in a variety or complex situations, demonstration or sound commercial awareness during decision making and the ability to apply skills and knowledge to a range or problems and issues, drawing upon experience.


The role holder is required to hold on or more of the following QCF/NQF level 5 (or higher) SHE qualifications: NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; Level 5 NVQ in Occupational Safety and Health Practice; Level 6 NCRQ Diploma in Applied Health and Safety; NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management; Safety, Health and/or Environmental Honours Degree (Bachelors or Higher); or an equivalent qualification in Safety, Health and/or Environmental subject.

Typically holds a minimum of five years post-qualification experience in applying SHE knowledge and processes in work-related situations.

In addition to the above, relevant qualifications for the specialist discipline must be held. For example: Lead Auditor (Assurance); BOHS Certificate in Operational Competence (Occupational Hygiene); IEMA/NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management (Environment); Training qualification (Trainer); NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management (Fire); NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Health & Safety (Construction).

Security Requirements: SC

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC and you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The role is for UK EYES ONLY

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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