Lead Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Advisor

London (Central), London (Greater)
£45,000 - £56,358/annum
18 Feb 2021
06 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is recruiting for a Lead SHE Advisor to be responsible for Long Term Contracts ensuring robust, effective and integrated safety, health and environmental management system is in place and compliant by all service users and our clients.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

To ensure the business complies with its integrated Health, Safety and Environmental Management system as defined by ISO9001, 14001 and (phone number removed).

Review existing Policies and Procedures with the aim of improving and where necessary writing new ones to cover any business gaps.

Management and develop a team of SHE professionals providing technical support and performance management which will flex up as new work is won.

Collaborating with key stakeholders e.g. Client SHE function and senior leaders within the business.

Identify and manage SHE risks and ensure effective mitigation is implemented.

Lead on any SHE related training and awareness.

Reviewing developments in legislation and prosecution and set out and manage actions to maintain compliance.

Managing SHE aspects of bids and tenders.

Manage incident investigations into reportable and non-reportable incidents, accidents, dangerous occurrences and environmental incidents and that these completed on time in full and recommend future preventative actions.

Undertake other duties appropriate to the level of seniority, as required from time to time and as necessary at other work locations within the company.


This is equally an outward / client-facing role as it is an inward facing role. As a respected SHE professional, you will be the point of contact for the senior management team, managers, staff and contractors and clients, including the executive management team within your client portfolio.


Ideally, you have gained your experience in the utilities sector, but whatever your background, you'll be politically astute and comfortable in a multi-functional environment. You will also be well organised with proven communication, IT and leadership skills. Experience of change management would also be an advantage.


Other attributes includes:

A recognised health and safety professional qualification. (e.g. NEBOSH)

Substantial experience of working as a Safety, Health and the Environment specialist.

A flexible approach to work, the ability to manage own priorities, workload and regional travel.

Excellent communication and influencing skills- results orientated and tenacious.

Strong people management skills.

Degree or equivalent in a related field.



Remuneration package includes:

  • Basic salary of up to £56,358 per annum (Depending on experience)
  • 25 days holiday + stats
  • Personal Pension Plan - Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (Corresponding company contribution of 8% or 10%)
  • Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
  • Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Occupational Health support
  • Switched On - scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
  • Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
  • Discounted access to sports and social clubs
  • Employee Assistance Programme.


Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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