EHS Manager

Sellafield Ltd

Sellafield, West Cumbria
£55,587 - £64,512 depending on skills & experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Closing date: Sunday, 21st April 2024   4 days left


Job Title: EHS Manager
Job Number: SP05703
Organisation: Sellafield Ltd
Profession: NEHSQ

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Starting Salary: £55,587 - £64,512 depending on skills & experience.
Bonus: Up to 15% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance.
Working Pattern: Days (37 hours per week, typical hours are 07:30 – 15:40 or 08:10 – 16:20)
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria

What will the successful candidate be doing:

EHS Managers manage the provision of a professional EHS advice and support service to enable areas of the business to deliver its objectives whilst meeting Sellafield Ltd, legislative and regulatory requirements. 

The successful candidate will be integral part of the organisation; directing the interests of EHS, providing challenge to improve EHS performance and acting as the EHS conscience of the delivery area. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing a team work programme; interfacing with various levels of authority in the business to balance work prioritisation and resource deployment.
  • Educating, coaching and mentoring personnel at all levels on EHS principles, practices and approaches to support the EHS programme.
  • Interfacing with functional peer groups to inform development of EHS policies and procedures, and assuring that all EHS legislative and Sellafield Ltd management system requirements are correctly interpreted and implemented within the delivery area.
  • Developing and delivering a programme of EHS assurance activities and performance reviews, providing accurate and timely reporting of issues, including escalation of significant EHS concerns to senior management.
  • Monitoring and reviewing EHS Performance and identifying / supporting activities that improve EHS performance.
  • Interfacing directly with regulators, stakeholders and customers to respond to questions and challenges specific to the area and proactively managing communications on EHS matters.
  • Advising on the level of support needed from EHS role holders to enable the Duty Holder to effectively deliver their accountabilities.
  • Developing the competence of a team of professional EHS Advisers, and engaging with the Heads of Profession on activities such as recruitment, mobilisation, training, development and competency assessment, recognising overall business priorities.
  • Supporting in the investigation of EHS incidents and events, ensuring corrective actions are taken, and learning opportunities identified and shared.
  • Leading by example, championing best practice by directing, coaching and encouraging others to demonstrate appropriate EHS behaviours and promoting a positive EHS culture.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • Degree level qualification (2:1 minimum) in a relevant STEM subject or an equivalent level of qualification and experience (e.g. SL Safety/Environment Competency Scheme).
  • Chartered member of a relevant Professional Body (e.g. CEnv, CMIOSH, CRadP, CChem, CSci, CPhys, CEng etc.) or equivalent demonstration of commitment to professional standards, conduct and personal professional development.
  • Ability to manage change and to drive self & others to deliver results and improve performance.
  • Experience of managing and delivering packages of work, with strong influencing and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to build effective relationships and influence with senior managers and leaders.
  • Substantial safety and / or environment experience, including a broad understanding of EHS legislation, standards and EHS issues.
  • Demonstrable record of influencing change to improve safety / environmental culture.

Desirable Skills

  • Team management experience.
  • Experience of dealing directly with internal and external regulators; supporting interventions/inspections/audits and responding to regulatory issues.
  • Broad experience across different aspects of NEHSQ (Nuclear, Environment, Quality, Conventional Health & Safety, Radiological Protection, etc)
  • Ability to articulate EHS concepts in a concise way in both written and oral form to a range of audiences from all levels of the business.

Why choose Sellafield?

Seventy-five years ago, we helped to create the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Today, we’re using our unrivalled knowledge of nuclear to create a clean and safe environment for future generations. 

In cleaning up the birthplace of the UK’s nuclear industry, we are once again generating growth and employment in West Cumbria, the North West of England and beyond.

Our 11,000 strong workforce is joined by more than 40,000 people from the best of the best in the nuclear supply chain, from small Cumbrian businesses to global market leaders. We need this diversity of thinking, of backgrounds, cultures and experiences.

What's in it for you?

At Sellafield Ltd, we are committed to supporting our employees in fulfilling their potential. With 100 years of work in front of us, we offer comprehensive training and development opportunities, enabling you to feel inspired in your role. Whatever area you join us in, you’ll find a genuinely exciting and rewarding career. 

Making sure our employees feel supported is important to us. Therefore, to help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we also offer a range of employee benefits:

  • Be a part of Sellafield’s 100 year mission.
  • An attractive defined contribution pension scheme – the company will match up to 13.5% for a 7% employee contribution!
  • You will be eligible to take part in an Annual Incentive Scheme, which provides a bonus payment up to 15% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance rating as discussed with line management.
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays. Plus, the ability to purchase an extra 2.5 days.
  • The ability to carry over 10 days annual leave each financial year.
  • Paid Sick Leave.
  • Family Friendly Policies – Visit our Rewards & Benefits page to read more.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Lifestyle Benefits sasra.co.uk
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Reward & Recognition Policies.
  • Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Free Aviva Health App & Annual Health Check.
  • MyDiscounts – Employee Savings & Discounts.
  • MyBenefits – A Charity Giving Scheme.
  • Many, many more! Click to visit our Rewards & Benefits page

Please Remember:

  • As part of the application process you will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications. Attaching them at application stage will ensure a smooth process and prevent delays.
  • In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the advert early.
  • Please regularly check your Spam/Junk folders for news about this vacancy, correspondence could contain invitations to interview and other important updates.

Sellafield Ltd are recognised as a Disability Confident Employer (Level 3). Disability Confident employers offer an interview to disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. Sellafield Ltd define the minimum criteria as the ‘essential skills’ which are listed on the vacancy notice. Whilst completing your application form, you will be able to indicate if you wish to be considered under the disability confident scheme. If you would prefer to discuss this directly with us, please contact the GBS Recruitment team on [email protected]

Closing date: 21 April 2024.


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