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Health and Safety Manager

Evolve Energy

Evolve Energy

People & HR
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 21, 2022
Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.
We’re spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and electric car chargers; to low carbon heating, home batteries, solar, and beyond. Utilising Octopus’ awesome tech power, Kraken Tech we deliver smart energy solutions for our customers.
To ensure that we deliver a safe low carbon heat install to our domestic customers, we look to continually develop the safety, compliance and quality assurance side of the business.
We are looking for a Health and Safety Manager to ensure everyone in the company complies with health and safety laws, heavily involved in the logistical side of it all. Working as part and alongside compliance team to develop the internal safety and quality management of our employee’s and technical process’s and standards, ensuring a consistent high level of safe service is delivered to our customers and our engineer and employees within Octopus Energy Services.
You'll have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards, specifically working around our distribution centres - it'd be awesome if you have a logistical H&S background. You'll be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.
The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all legal expectations and actively supports occupational health and safety.

What you'll do

  • Support the SHE Manager and the wider operational business to ensure all aspects of works are procured, managed and delivered in line with internal and external SHE requirements
  • Work and support the logistic and transport managers
  • Manage third party HSE providers across Octopus portfolio, driving safety culture across and ensuring compliance with OR standards and procedures
  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety
  • Evaluate facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
  • Identify any gaps in the health and safety systems and recommend improvements.
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover direct causes
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures and report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics
  • Work with the wider team to onboard and grow our supply chain

What you'll need

  • Proven experience as a Health & Safety Manager
  • Experience in health and safety side of Logistics and Transport as well as understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Have completed a NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • Hold a technical qualification e.g. electrical or gas qualification (Minimum of 3 years).
  • Hold an internal auditing qualification e.g ISO45001
  • Have In depth understanding of UK H&S legislation and its practical application in social housing refurbishment projects or similar (CDM, WAH, Asbestos and Gas etc)
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety

Why else you'll love it here

This is a hybrid role with regular travel to Slough and Birmingham areas.
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.