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Occupational Hygiene Advisor

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Occupational Hygiene Advisor

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base

Salary: Up to £42,000 dependant on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Identifying where Occupational Hygiene surveillance is required
  • Undertaking area and personal sampling programmes
  • Reviewing business governance to ensure compliance to standard
  • Maintaining qualifications and CPD standards
  • Liaising with business to promote good practises, liaising with third party laboratories and identifying suitably qualified and experienced contract support where required
  • Providing professional and accurate SHE advice on the requirements of SHE legislation and compliance with company (SHE) procedures across Maritime Services
  • Supporting the Occupational Health department as necessary

Your skills and experiences:


  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills


  • BOHS membership would be an advantage
  • Industrial background
  • NEBOSH Qualification or equivalent


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Maritime Services SHE team:

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a diverse role where no two days are the same, engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, giving you the opportunity to become a trusted advisor with Maritime Services. Training, Development and CPD are supported in this role.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.