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SHEQS Business Partner


Shrewsbury, GB, SY4 4DZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              SHEQS Business Partner
Location:              Shrewsbury, Shropshire + Hybrid Working
Compensation:    Competitive + Company Car + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF54856


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a SHEQS Business Partner covering several RAF sites across the West of England.


The role

As a SHEQS Business Partner, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The role requires a broker of change, a key influencer with curiosity as a core value, this will not only bring around the required shift in safety culture but deliver our mission to ensure our people go home safe our and our information and assets are secure.


Day to day, you’ll work closely with key stakeholders in the contract in an advising and coaching capacity. The role will provide assurance that SHEQS risks are identified and mitigated.


You will work with other support functions in contract and wider business to deliver great compliance and you must be authentic in your approach. Given the geographical location, the ability to work remotely from the central team is paramount, this role will suit a self-motivator with the ability to work autonomously. Other duties include: 


  • Maintain, develop, and continually improve the business’s centralised safety management system (policies, standards, processes and tools) ensuring it supports delivery of business strategy and continued compliance with legislative, customer and Babcock Purpose & Principles.
  • Ensure Synergi Life is maintained and be the key system support mechanism for the contract.
  • Provide advice and support to frontline teams on SHEQS best practice, identifying and mitigating risks in a coaching capacity.
  • Undertake event investigations across the contract, drawing out learning opportunities to be shared with the wider business.
  • Promote good practise and a positive safety culture from the top down and support to line managers to implement; develop and implement safety “just culture”.


This role is on a full time, permanent basis. The role is on a hybrid basis with a mix between home working and being located on site at RAF Shawbury or other RAF sites. The role will require some travel. 


Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the SHEQS Business Partner:

  • Auditing experience to 459001 
  • Experience within Safety coaching


Qualifications for the SHEQS Business Partner:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification (NEBOSH or BSC)


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate level of security clearance for this role.


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 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most 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


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.



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