Contractor Safety & Performance Co-Ordinator

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability, Audit, Risk & Assurance

Location: Hampshire

Salary: £27,947 - £36,912 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent| Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Contractor Safety & Performance Advisor to join our team based in the South of England. As a Contractor Safety & Performance Advisor you will be part of our Commercial Performance Team, responsible for the management and support of over 100 Contractors working across our Network.

This role is a professional, commercial and technical role for the Networks Customer Operations South within the Performance Team. As such you’ll provide positive and innovative management of contractors to complete works safely and provide excellent service to the business areas and external customers. Your role will also cover all contractor use across the SEPD area in all works streams including but not limited to; Substations, Overhead lines/transmission lines, Jointing, cable laying, tree cutting, civils, environmental and consultants.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for direct contact with over one hundred external contractors used by SSEN South to ensure they are all compliant with all aspects of SHEQ, drive performance and outputs, set standards and reduce safety incidents. This will also include speaking to various levels within SSEN to gain an understanding of performance throughout the SEPD region. You’ll also play an active part in monitoring SHE performance including the sharing of lessons learnt from incident investigations and fostering a culture of high safety awareness.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you should have a robust knowledge of operational activities on distribution networks, including overhead, underground and substation works. You’ll also have a working knowledge of UK safety legislation relating to our business, and experience of working with safety management policies and strategies. Experience in project management is essential, and you’ll have a demonstrable track record of projects delivered on time and on budget.

You should also have a good knowledge of design, planning, construction, maintenance and operational field practices in the distribution industry. You’ll be a key communicator, with an ability to relay complex messages in an easy to understand manner, including negotiating and influencing skills. Due to the nature of your role, you’ll work closely with many different stakeholders, both internal and external to our business, therefore you should be good at forming positive working relationships with people at all levels. Any experience of governance systems and procurement law would be highly advantageous.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 24th June 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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