Senior Safety Advisor
Swindon, GB
2d ago

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a flexible, highly motivated and pro-active Senior Safety Advisor to join us!

Working as part of our Health & Safety team, you will work with the Head of Safety leading and developing direct reports.

You will provide advice and support to Site Safety Advisors, as well as guiding Station Managers and their teams to ensure compliance.

From time to time you will also provide advice to Senior Management.

Through successfully leading a team of safety professionals, you will analyse Health & Safety performance and culture, building a foundation for continuous improvement.

As part of the role, significant travel to various locations in the UK, and potentially overseas, will be required.

There is no better time to join RWE Generation! With the development of a number of key sites and a growing, diverse asset portfolio.

If you are interested in joining one of the leading power generation companies in Europe, where we value and recognise immensely the contributions of our workforce, then we want to hear from you.

About the Role

You will be responsible for the management of the Health & Safety team to ensure total compliance across our UK sites, providing advice and support to key partners within the business.

In addition you will :

  • Manage the Safety Management System effectively, including auditing and KPI performance reports
  • Drive the safety improvement plan across the UK sites
  • Support the development and implementation of the Health & Safety strategy within the UK business
  • Create Health & Safety policies in accordance with best practice, driving a culture of exemplary Health & Safety behaviour
  • Find opportunities and risks within regulatory and legislative policy and implement appropriately
  • Maintain and develop key partner relationships, providing expert advice to colleagues responsible for business and operational activities in the UK
  • Be the principal point of contact and form pro-active relationships with both regulatory bodies and contractors on Health & Safety matters
  • Contribute to the Health & Safety wellbeing improvement process
  • Lead the Health & Safety agenda, regularly engaging with the workforce, management & directors across Generation UK and Generation SE.
  • You will also be :

  • Already established as a professional in the UK Energy Industry, with a proven track record in the ability to work with Energy processes and practices.
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to influence change and making tangible improvements, particularly in Health & Safety.
  • Proficient in UK Health & Safety Legislation and Guidance.
  • Experienced in managing, mentoring and developing teams of professionals that include those on large complex outages, operations and construction projects.
  • Capable to support and deliver our Health & Safety strategy.
  • Able to demonstrate experience working for large scale, complex projects.
  • Experienced in the investigation of incidents, and delivering both the immediate and root cause recommendations to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Able to demonstrable influencing skills, as well as in-depth analysis and problem solving.
  • Pro-active in your approach and will be able to demonstrable the ability to maintain high levels of drive and energy, motivating a successful team.
  • What we offer our people

    As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package which includes a 15% bonus opportunity, pension, healthcare and 25 days holiday, you'll also get the opportunity to craft the future of our business.

    Along the way, we'll give you all the support you desire to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term objectives.

    To see the excellent range of benefits we offer to employees, please visit :

    Equal Opportunities

    We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make.

    We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

    Our energy for a sustainable life

    RWE has reliably supplied people and companies with electricity for more than 120 years. The way we generate power is changing fundamentally and RWE is driving this change.

    RWE is committed to be carbon-neutral by 2040, and to generating electricity in a clean, safe and affordable way.

    RWE in the UK

    We operate a large and diverse portfolio of power generation assets in the UK. We are the UK's second largest generator of thermal flexible capacity, supplying around 10% of the UK's electricity last year with 8.

    6GW of installed capacity. The portfolio includes the UK's largest fleet of gas-fired power stations, along with some coal and a small amount of bio-mass.

    Following a transaction with E.ON and integration of E.ON and innogy renewable assets, RWE will be the third largest renewable generator in the UK, with a diverse portfolio of onshore wind, offshore wind and, hydro amounting to over 2.2GW.

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