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HSE Lead, Hybrid remote, Redcar, UK

HSE Lead, Hybrid remote, Redcar, UK

Posted on: 4/28/2023

HSE Lead, Hybrid remote, Redcar, UK

Wood Process & Energy is recruiting for a HSE Lead to support an EPC Project in the Teesside Area. This is an exciting opportunity to join a challenging yet rewarding project within a growing organisation.
Reporting operationally to the Project Manager, the purpose of the role is to provide timely advice and guidance on all Health, Safety, Security and Environmental matters across the project lifecycle. Functionally reporting to the local Senior HSSE Manager, the successful candidate will also form part of the Wood Operations EMEA - HSSE Team and therefore have access to an extensive support network.
Ideally, the successful candidate should be immediately available and residing in the North East of England.
We would particularly like to hear from candidates with a passion for effective HSSE management and a keen eye for continual improvement combined with a tenacious and results focussed approach. As a team leader, you need to be trustworthy and approachable with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. This role will very much suit candidates who are committed to and take self-satisfaction from making a difference in challenging environments.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

Providing strategic advice and guidance to their Managers on all HSSE related matters
Ensure the development, maintaining and continual improvement of a project HSSE Execution Plan, supporting its effective and consistent implementation
Support Project Engineering and Construction Managers with the effective management of lifecycle HSSE risks, including maintaining a Project HSSE risks and opportunities register
Ensure relevant legal and other requirements are identified and complied with including the requirements of the Construction, Design and Management Regulations
Providing support to Project / Construction Managers and HSSE Advisors in the development and roll-out of Group / local HSSE objectives and initiatives
Providing support to senior Managers in incident and accident investigations through the use of an appropriate Investigation process (e.g. Helix or Taproot)
Monitoring ‘best-practice’ and ‘lessons learned’ from across the wider organisation and external environment ensuring relevant opportunities are captured and embedded into the project HSSE arrangements
Support the project / Construction manager with the development of an effective risk-based assurance program and participate as required
Ensure HSSE support is provided to the approval, selection and oversight of sub-contractors / suppliers and client appointed contractors including input into ITT documents, bid evaluations and construction phase management
Establish a project performance monitoring program including key performance indicators, ensuring the provision of support to senior Managers and HSSE Advisors in the timely reporting of both leading and lagging HSSE Indicators
Undertaking leading / lagging indicator reviews to identify trends and providing timely advice to Senior Project & Function Management on required actions to address associated risks and opportunities
Ensure a project specific HSSE induction program is developed and that inductions are delivered to new employees / contractors deployed onto the project
In consultation with relevant internal and external stakeholders develop an effective incident and emergency response plan for the construction area
Ensure project environmental aspects / impacts are understood and mitigated in line with company policy, legal and client requirements
Recruit a subordinate HSSE team as required by the project and provide effective line management, mentoring and training to subordinates
Identify and establish productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders (particularly client stakeholders) ensuring their needs are met and project benefit is leveraged

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

What we can offer

Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across emerging energy sectors
Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle
Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
Global connections: join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

Skills / Qualifications

NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent 
Trained and competent Internal Auditor
RCA – Accident/incident Investigator Training, e.g. 5 Why / Helix / Taproot 
Membership of a recognised HSSE related institute i.e. IOSH, MIIRSM, IEMA etc
Over 5 years in a technical role or HSSE role in a relevant industry 
Some experience fulfilling CDM duties in particular the Principal Contractor role 
NEBOSH Diploma, or equivalent 
ONC/HNC or equivalent in Technical, HSSE or related industry 
Degree in relevant technical, industry or HSSEQ specific discipline 
Trained and competent External Auditor 
Over 2 years experience leading a team
Some experience in a HSSE role on an EPC Project including pre construction exposure
Excellent working knowledge with relevant legislation and industry codes & standards
Good planning and organisational skills
Effective/competent MS Office Suite User
High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format
Highly developed influencing and interpersonal skills
Strong networking skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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