SHE Lead - Control of Work

  • Negotiable
  • England Yorkshire Kingston upon Hull
  • Permanent
  • Petrochemical
Job Title:

SHE Lead - Control of Work   Reporting to:

SHE Manager Reporting Manager:

Kevin Hoyte     A. Purpose of the job: describe in 1 phrase what contribution the job is expected to make to the organisation’s objectives The SHE Lead – Control of Work is the subject matter expert for a number of SHE related topics covering both behavioural safety and occupational health, but with a heavy bias towards control of work (CoW).  This is a role that provides technical advice, supporting both operational & engineering personnel on a broad range of SHE issues, such as the permit to work (PTW) system and task risk assessments (TRA), all in the goal of safe, reliable and compliant operations.
The SHE Lead – Control of Work sets the direction for many SHE related matters for the business at Hull, and manages the associated SHE standards for an upper tier COMAH site.  It is therefore core to the role to uphold, promote and demonstrate adherence to the behavioural & process safety principles and the life-saving rules in all activities undertaken through the development of SHE systems and processes, in the form of local procedures and practices that reflect current legislation and company policies.
  B. Environment/Context: describe the most important internal and external factors influencing the job The SHE Lead – Control of Work is the key contact for a number of SHE related issues covering both behavioural safety and occupational health with an accountability for creating, owning and governing a number of policies and procedures in these areas.
The SHE Lead – Control of Work is responsible for looking after elements of the regulatory relationship and as such, is the go to person for advice on both compliance and non-compliance activities that could affect the organisations’ ability to meet necessary standards.
  C. Accountabilities of the job: describe the main results expected from the job
  • Experienced member of the SHE team that provides a visible presence in the workplace to promote HSE compliance across the organisation, specifically, acting as an advisor on the application of best practice and the interpretation of procedures and standards.  This includes proactively networking and monitoring the operating assets, providing support to both operations and maintenance teams in the goal of effective and compliant operations.
  • Role model for business safety standards, by showing leadership around the Life Saving Rules and the Safety Principles, fostering the development of a strong 'speak up' safety and operating culture across the organisation.
  • Owner of a specific set of SSOs, which includes the Control of Work 200 Series, that drive operational activities, making sure they are managed, and kept up to date by implementing amendments to improve quality, effectiveness, practicality and efficiency whilst ensuring compliance with legislation and industry standards.
  • Point of contact for key behavioural safety and occupational health topics including but not limited to, COSHH, PTW and TRA.  Acting as the adjudicator on policy interpretation with the authority to decide on dispensations where deviations may be required.
  • Trainer for specialised areas of responsibility that include CoW, including pass-out authority, accountable for example, the delivery of both B-type and A-type training courses and carrying out pass-out interviews.
  • Principal hot work and confined space entry permit counter-signatory (A-type), responsible for supporting activities across the site, where that extra help is needed during periods of peak demand or labour shortage, ensuring consistently high standards and compliance is met at all times.
  • Owner of the field self-verification programme, with a responsibility for ensuring that the audit programme is administered throughout the year.
  • Peer group lead and member of the planning team for the Site’s Incident Management Team, responsible for looking after the rota and the training of planning team members.
  • Responsible for the assurance of crisis and continuity at a local level, ensuring that procedures and practices are fit for purpose and adhered to by having ownership of any relevant SSOs or practices, and testing them at all levels across the organisation at Hull.
  • TAR SHE Lead, responsible for managing the TAR SHE Management team leading up to and during the event.  Responsibilities include developing & implementing TAR safety plans & managing the TAR SHE key performance indicators.
  • Responsible for providing SHE support in the management of change (MoC) process, by attending HSE reviews and providing MoC specialist approval where needed.
  • Primary contact and support to one of the Asset Managers for SHE issues outside the immediate team.  This includes supporting the asset manager with their safety improvement team meeting (SIT), by setting up the meetings, taking minutes and collating any resulting actions.
  • Active member of the Central SIT.
  D. Dimensions: Describe the most representative figures of the job (for example: number of staff, budget your responsible for, number of projects…)   Facts Number or amount        
Supervision of staff: Give the number of people you supervise.  “Direct” means that they report directly to you.
  Direct Indirect Total 0 0 0   E. Main contacts: what are the internal and external contacts you have, necessary for reaching your results?   Who Frequency of contacts My role in those contacts Purpose of contacts SHE Manager Constant Reporting to. Accountable for the management of the health, safety and environmental agenda for the site. Hull Leadership Team Constant Primary Contact Responsible for (1) leading the Hull Manufacturing organisation in the goal of safe, reliable and compliant operations and (2) execution of the Safety, Health and Environmental Policy that adheres to the mantra of no accidents, no harm to people and no damage to the environment Environmental Agency Periodic Primary Contact Principle regulator on Environmental matters in England.  Accountable for setting standards for industry in England through legislation and promoting best practice. Health and Safety Executive Periodic Primary Contact UK government agency responsible for regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare.   F. Required profile:
Level of education & experience in general
  • Professional HSE qualification such as NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in oil, gas or the petrochemicals industry.
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience of a relevant Permit to Work system.
  • Experience of a Top Tier COMAH site / chemical plant would be an advantage.
  • Auditing experience.
Technical Skills
  • A broad understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental issues associated with a manufacturing environment.
  • A broad understanding of engineering and operational activities.
  • A knowledge of HSEx systems, controls & relevant legislation.
Behavioural Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills essential with the ability to interact with the organisation at all levels from upper management through to the blue collar workers.
  • Good communicator, that keeps the SHE Manager and Hull Leadership Team aware of health & safety policies and current legislation, including any associated changes, making sure performance in these areas are maintained throughout.
  • Ability to training on HSEx systems, in particular those related to CoW.
  • Self-motivated, able to work on their own with minimal supervision or as a team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to influence team and contractor performance.
  G. Performance indicators: Describe the criteria allowing to measure to what extent the results are achieved - related to the accountabilities The SHE Lead – Control of Work has a responsibility to ensure the organisation stays compliant with legislation and conformant with company standards.  Success will be measured using self-verification and auditing.  Key KPIs will be maintained by the SHE Lead - Control of Work who shall make sure they are relevant, met and communicated through the line to the local leadership, focussing on where the KPI’s indicate that standards are not being maintained.

In addition, the role shall be set a number of priorities that will be reviewed and managed throughout the year.  The priorities will be formally assessed and discussed with the SHE manager at both the mid-year point and at the end of the year as part of the performance development programme.

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