Company Safety Advisers – Multiple specialisms required
Conventional Safety; Occupational Hygiene; Process Safety; Electrical Safety; Fire Safety
Are you an experienced health & safety professional with strong technical knowledge in deploying safety? Have you got experience in either Conventional Safety, Occupational Hygiene, Process Safety, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, or a similar technical area?
Are you enthusiastic about influencing and developing others and leading them towards a safer workplace? Are you resilient and enjoy working in a fast-paced and continually changing business environment and known for making, and communicating, effective decisions that prioritise safety whilst understanding the commercial environment you are operating in?
Above all, are you passionate to help Britain achieve #CarbonNetZero?
If so, we’d love for you to join us!
We are strengthening our central safety team and welcome applications from safety specialists with specific skills in any of the following areas:
- Conventional Safety
- Occupational Hygiene,
- Process Safety,
- Electrical Safety, and
- Fire Safety.
The Company Safety Adviser Role is key in providing governance, oversight & assurance, and direct support to ensure we deliver legal compliance and continuously improve safety performance across the business.
You’ll be providing expertise in your specialist area and influencing the business approach through setting strategy for safety compliance and improvements.
Pay, benefits and culture
We can offer a competitive salary from £71,101 – £98,004 and you’ll be appointed based on the parameters outlined in the Nuclear Generation Company Agreement as well as your existing salary, competence, experience and qualifications.
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.
What you’ll be doing
Your core responsibilities will include:
- Operating in a multi-station (fleet) context, with regular interaction, and travel to power stations.
- Developing & maintaining company policy in respect of your specialist topic area.
- Providing performance monitoring and insights to a wide range of stakeholders.
- Providing functional oversight & assurance of standards in the field.
- Identifying and delivering opportunities for continual improvement and organisational collaboration internal and external to EDF.
- Creating trusting relationships and pro-active interaction with our internal and external regulators.
- Leading cross functional teams to deliver fleetwide improvement initiatives.
- Providing specialist support & advice to your stakeholders across the business.
- Supporting the manager in setting and delivering the strategic objectives, business and improvement plans for the Branch, including long term capability plans
- Maintaining flexibility to deal with emerging work or issues with the ability to prioritise work accordingly
Context for the specific roles:
Conventional Safety Specialist
You’ll be working within a team of six company safety advisors, responsible for leading the fleetwide approach to managing, improving, and deploying a subset of safety topics. The topics assigned to you will be determined based on your specific skillsets and previous experience.
Functionally leading multi discipline teams across the business, you’ll set the overall governance in these areas and be responsible for overseeing and assuring implementation on our power stations.
You’ll be working within a team of six company safety advisors and responsible for leading the fleetwide approach to managing, improving, and deploying occupational hygiene topics such as Asbestos Management, Noise, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, Legionella, Hand Arm Vibration.
You’ll be using your expertise in occupational hygiene by influencing the business approach through setting fleetwide strategy and governance for occupational hygiene, identifying improvements, and assuring implementation standards on our power stations.
Electrical Safety Specialist
Fully versed with electrical safety requirements, you’ll be working within a team of six company safety advisors, responsible for leading the fleetwide approach to managing, improving, and deploying excellent electrical safety standards and practices.
Leading and influencing our cross functional stakeholders, you’ll set the overall electrical safety strategy and governance, and be responsible for overseeing and assuring implementation on our power stations.
Process Safety Specialist
With a strong Process Safety background, you’ll be providing functional leadership for developing and implementing world class process safety management arrangements, including those specific to DSEAR, COMAH and PSSR, across the EDF Fleet.
You’ll know “what good looks like” and be responsible for overseeing and assuring implementation on our power stations.
Fire Safety Specialist
You’ll be providing functional leadership for maintaining, developing and implementing world class fire safety management arrangements across the EDF Fleet.
You’ll have experience managing, developing and deploying general fire safety management arrangements as well as those for fire risk assessment, hot work controls, impairments to fire safety plant systems, and building modifications to meet UK Fire Safety Legislation requirements as a minimum.
Who you are
As a minimum, you’ll need an HNC (or Level 4 equivalent) in a relevant subject, NEBOSH diploma, or equivalent. Chartered status in your safety specialism, and previous experience in a high hazard or highly regulated industry will also be advantageous.
You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical issues in a clear and concise fashion to ensure effective delivery. You’re able to build strong interpersonal relationships with key stakeholders and able to lead and influence cross functional teams.
You will be adaptable to change and bring innovative ideas of how to improve safety performance. You will also possess great analytical skills and an ability to think independently to identify and analyse trends, behaviours and insights that will be effective at helping the organisation improve.
To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years.
Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.