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Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor

Location:              Ashton Vale, Bristol

Compensation:    Competitive Salary + Benefits

Role Type:           Full time / Permanent

Role ID:               SF55356


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor at our Ashton Vale site.


The role

As an Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Mission Systems is transforming and as a key member of the EHS Team we need you to assist in developing the Environmental, Health and Safety culture of Babcock.


We’re looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make an impact in our Environmental, Health and Safety Team and contribute to create a real difference whilst also exploring the wider remit of EHS within Babcock.


Day to day, you’ll: 

  • Building strong and influential relationships with key stakeholders, including trade union and employee representatives, workplace management, HR, security managers and colleagues across the sector to deliver our aim of Home Safe Every Day and Care & Learn.
  • To provide support and practical advice to managers and our people within a complex business.  
  • Contribute to developing procedures and guidance to ensure the best advice and support is available.
  • To deliver training programmes, such as Front-Line Leaders, Investigation, Risk Assessment and Synergi Life.
  • Contribute to develop and deliver innovative and engaging health and safety training media; including awareness and induction, E-Safety, Toolbox Talks to ensure that tasks and activities are carried out in a safe manner.
  • To carry out scheduled audits to ensure best practice, compliance with legislation and ISO14001 & ISO45001.
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining the Groups Health and Safety Management System.
  • Monitor EHS Events and provide assistance and support to managers where necessary to support the investigation to understand underlying causes and ensuring that appropriate recommendations are implemented.
  • Contribute to the development of the EHS Teams KPI’s, Reports, Synergi Life Dashboards required across the business.
  • Within the EHS Team be a champion for a specific EHS topic(s) such as Environmental & Sustainability, Wellbeing & Occupational Health, Fire Safety, Compliance, PUWER, CDM and so on.

This role provides an agile working arrangement, with 3 days a week working onsite.

Essential experience of the Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor,

  • Working as an EHS Advisor or Manager for a minimum of 2 years
  • Of interpretation and application of relevant legislation.


Qualifications for the Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor,

  • NEBOSH Certificate or similar (Minimum).
  • Grad IOSH working towards CMIOSH would be an advantage.
  • Member of IOSH or related professional body


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role but can start on BPSS.


Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance 

•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance

•    Employee share scheme 

•    Employee shopping savings portal

•    Payment of Professional Fees

•    Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 

•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement

•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International


For over a century, Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 04/03/2024

Job Segment: CSR, Environmental Engineering, Management, Engineering

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