SHE Assurance Specialist, Networks

Perth & Kinross, UK
14 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Perth, Inverness or Aberdeen

Salary: £36,900 - £56,500 depending on skills and experience + Bonus and Car

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

At SSE, Safety is our number one value. We live by the mantra if its not safe, we don't do it and this is the key objective of our Safety team. Whether it be our own people, or a focus on our customers and communities, our SHE teams are responsible for ensuring we minimise risk and get everyone safely at the end of the working day.

What is the Role

You'll play a critical role, in the provision of risk-based SHE governance processes to ensure SSE Networks is made aware of the level of compliance with SHE duties imposed by statute and Group standards. be responsible for delivering professional, closed-loop SHE assurance arrangements across the Networks business including implementation of the agreed business SHE compliance programs and providing support for Group SHE Assurance programs.

You'll provide governance over the development and maintenance of documentation across all elements of the Networks SHE Management System; ensuring that it is robust, fit for purpose, assured and aligned with associated assurance arrangements. Actively contributing to an inclusive, effective and safe working environment, you'll establish and monitor regular maintenance of technical SHE and regulatory compliance programmes and reporting systems.

You will both lead and implement the management strategy for the development of the SHE Assurance arrangements and ensure that the associated approved procedures and guidance are effective, accurate, complete, consistent, unambiguous, well structured and concise.

What do I need

Well versed on qualitative and quantitative risk assessment techniques, you'll have a detailed knowledge and understanding of UK legislation and the electricity Networks market place through significant experience within a similar role in the Electricity Networks business. Additionally, you'll have demonstrable experience of the application of ALARP in relation to occupational safety matters and the management of business risk.

A member of IOSH (or equivalent organisation), you'll also hold a Lead Auditor qualification/or have extensive experience gained within an electricity Networks business incorporating best practice into SHE audit processes. You'll be educated to degree level in Occupational Safety (e.g. NEBOSH Diploma) or, as a minimum, be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge through significant experience within a similar role.

You should be an excellent communicator with a natural ability for building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Able to use a wide range of techniques to influence change at all levels of the organisation you'll also possess a well-structured, systematic approach with the ability to identify and analyse complex technical issues and understand risks in order to implement appropriate solutions.

Due to the level of mobility required in this role a full UK driving licence is essential. With responsibilities for the whole Networks business the role requires a significant amount of travel for customer and stakeholder engagements as well as attendance at company and industry meetings. A full UK Drivers licence is therefore required.

Please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Jane Freeman, or sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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