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Head of Safety

Job title - Ref

Head of Safety - 3629


Southern Sites/Magnox

Duration - Hours

8 months approx.

: 8/40

Day rate

Negotiable based on experience

We are looking for a Head of Safety ideally with nuclear sector/Magnox experience.

Role to cover the South of England sites.

Detail below

Purpose of the role.
Effective management of the section and delivery of a legally / company compliant service to the Site and Projects.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

* As an effective Manager/ Team Leader, the post holder will be responsible for People Management, Performance Management, Control and Supervision, Communications, Resource Management and Management of Systems and Processes.

* Assign tasks to the team members ensuring they are Suitably Qualified and Experienced (SQEP) to carry out such tasks.

* Responsible for team/ individual development plans and ensuring training is carried out.

* Ensure all team members receive the support necessary to both understand and contribute to achieving the objectives of the Department Lifetime Plan.

* Regularly undertake team briefings to ensure staff are well informed regarding both technical and administrative matters concerning the execution of their responsibilities.

* Design, delivery and evaluation of training, acting as coach and mentor.

* Develop policies and arrangements for compliance with industrial safety, emergency planning and operational experience feedback statutory and company requirements as required.

* Provide authoritative advice to the Site on industrial safety, emergency planning and operational experience feedback as required.

* Provide assurance of the adequacy of safety arrangements through audit, inspections, investigation of events and self-assessment reviews.

* Support the interface with the relevant Regulator or external authorities.

* Develop an integrated management system incorporating conventional safety, including CDM and related Site Licence requirements reflecting Company and Statutory requirements and industry best practice.

* Gain and maintain required regulatory approvals and external certification as appropriate.

* Promote effective Health and Safety standards with a positive staff culture for continuous improvement.

* Ensure that safety publicity and campaigns are developed and deliver to promote awareness and improvement.

* Maintain OHSAS 18001 as appropriate.

* Co-ordinate the competence assessment of persons listed in the baseline arrangements.

* Confirm that contract safety personnel are SQEP for the roles they are to undertake on Site.

* Assist with any other duties commensurate with the grade and range of the post.

* Ensure sufficient suitably qualified and experienced people are available for the Site to operate effectively and discharge its legal and contractual obligations.

* Ensure personal and professional development and training of safety staff to deliver an effective and suitably qualified and experienced Function.

* Ensure that effective and compliant safety standards and procedures are embedded into the Site and provide high level advice on their implementation.

* Ensure effective communication within the Function/Site.

* Set targets, monitor performance and take action as necessary to maintain safety standards and improve performance.

* Identify good practice in performance at sites and externally, and promote and deploy across the Functions/Sites.

* Provide and maintain arrangements for the effective recording, reporting and investigation of events and the promulgation of identified learning across the Site

* Provide expert-level advice, support and guidance on safety issues throughout the Site.

* Member of the EHSS&Q Site lead team.

* Act for the Site EHSS&Q Manager as directed.

* Responsible for managing the relevant aspects of the Detail Volume, SPI/CPI, and commercial and financial aspects and delivery of the lifetime plan.

* The post holder may be required to be a member of, and participate in, the Site Emergency Scheme subject to any fitness standards required.

* Comply with the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments.

Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety Environment and Quality on Site.

* As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.

* Undertake baseline roles as required.

* Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.

Essential Education/Qualifications/Training/Experience

* Educated to NQF level 6 / NVQ Level 6 (or equivalent in a post related subject)

* Member of a relevant professional institute

* Diploma or equivalent in relevant specialism.



* Relevant experience in specialism related roles

* Experience at a nuclear site or other high hazard industry in own specialism

* Detailed knowledge of the Radioactive Substances Act/ Environmental Permitting Regulations.

Desirable Education/Qualifications/Training/Experience

* Experience in dealing with HSE

* Detailed knowledge of International / ISO Standards

* Detailed knowledge of obligations for compliance with OEF standards and learning process as appropriate

If you are a Head of Safety with the experience above please apply & I will get back to you asap.

Thank you.

James/Number 8 Resourcing

Please take a look at our other Nuclear sector roles on our website.

Please don't apply if you don't meet the experience required!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 8 months approx
  • Rate: 350-480 Per Day
  • Location: Home/South of England sites, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Number 8 Resourcing Ltd
  • Contact: James Christie
  • Tel: 07792646440
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3629souN
  • Posted: 2018-01-09 16:50:14 -

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