We are looking for a Lead SHE Advisor, within our Obligation Delivery Team based at Westwood.

Lead SHE Advisor

Here's what you'll be doing

Location – Coventry

£46,643 - £64,073

You’ll be responsible for developing  and maintaining all elements of compliance - the primary focus of the role is safety and environment but also includes industry specific certifications and ISO Management Systems.

Providing expertise on operational day to day activities relating to technical or occupational safety as well as other compliance requirements and monitor the activities of the EEISL business to ensure it meets its HSSE obligations internally and externally to all third parties and members of the general public who interface with the business.


  • Attend leadership team and strategic SHE meetings, and provide advice on SHE as required.
  • Attend the Res Exec SHE forum to represent EEIS.
  • Manage SHE resource activities to identify and implement SHE improvements which contribute to achieving company objectives and growth.
  • Ensure suitable and sufficient risk management processes are in place, relative to the business activities.
  • Lead the business in management and development of SHE procedures, safe systems of work and other risk control measures.
  • Support the operational units by doing SHE WIP inspections for independent analysis on performance and compliance to SHE.


  • Represent EEIS and E.ON in the UK in cross business led projects and initiatives.
  • Support the implementation of SHE in UK projects and initiatives.
  • Project manage H&S improvement projects as required.
  • Responsible for the SHE assessment procurement processes in relation to the selection and onboarding of new partners and the review of existing partners.


  • Provide expert, balanced and highly professional advice to protect the long-term interest of the business and its employees.
  • Chair regular meetings with key stakeholders and members of the Senior Leadership Team to obtain their full commitment to action and engagement
  • Provide support for accident and incident investigation including panels of enquiry as required by the business including other business units.
  • As a core member of the EEIS team, participate in team activities, and support colleagues and the business in their roles where needed.
  • Play a strong role in SHE forums to ensure good practice is shared and common issues addressed throughout EEIS.
  • Drive continuous improvement of SHE management systems across EEIS.
  • Coordinate SHE advisor activity in governance and verification arrangements, based on performance trends and areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and report on SHE performance, and incident trends, liaising with the SHE team and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all EEIS environmental performance and waste reporting.
  • Maintain a business wide legislation tracker and prepare horizon scanning briefings for the EEIS SLT management team to discuss.

What we need from you

  • NEBOSH Certificate and / or equivalent as a minimum.
  • Work towards Diploma and Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner status, via continuing professional development (CDP) programme as stipulated by IOSH.
  • A proven ability to advise on H&S at operational levels/ department activities to a successful conclusion.
  • A broad understanding of the business operations and associated SHE impacts, sufficient to be able to deliver effective SHE support.
  • A detailed understanding of relevant H&S legislation and standards together with an overall understanding of Environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Expertise in risk management and assessment and method statements and a thorough understanding of the application of risk control systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to filter complex issues into a simple form.
  • Extensive national travel will be a requirement.

It would be good if you had:

  • Knowledge of current policies and procedures which affect the Health and Safety management of EEIS.
  • Knowledge of the safety management of contractors’ activities.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • An innovative approach, creating imaginative solutions to problems and challenging established thinking.
  • Training, presentation, coaching and facilitation skills.
  • Proven ability to identify and analyse situations by isolating key issues, evaluating relevant data and drawing appropriate conclusions.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Full EU/UK Driver’s license required.

Here’s what you need to know

This is a great role with huge potential.  But the rewards are great as well.   

We have a market leading benefits package – it includes a, 26 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a generous pension scheme and the chance to choose from some 20 flexible benefits. For the full list of benefits, please visit our website.

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E.ON is committed to being an inclusive employer. We recognise that everyone is different and we aim to provide a working environment where each person feels respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

At a glance

Reference no.: 105843 Preferred start: Closing date: 05/06/2020 Salary: £46,643 - £64,073

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Vikki Reeves on vikki.reeves@eon-uk.com 

About us

E.ON is a privately owned international energy company. Our 42,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

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