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Safety Delivery Manager (South)

Full time
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Southeastern Railway
Transport, shipping & logistics
1,001-5,000 employees
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Job Introduction

Southeastern Trains are looking for a Safety Delivery Manager in the South to:

  • Provide Health, Safety and Environmental leadership and support within Engineering Delivery function, so that safety objectives are delivered effectively and continuous improvement in both the Safety Management System and safety culture is identified and executed.
  • Develop, interpret and verify implementation of the Southeastern Health and Safety Management System within Engineering.
  • Lead environmental initiatives for Engineering Delivery including introduction of an Environmental Management System and energy use reduction schemes
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships across the wider Engineering Team, ensuring best practice, continuous improvement and wider initiatives are shared.

Take a look at the video below to see what we achieved in 2023!:

Role Responsibility

  • Lead on behalf of Engineering Delivery in identifying opportunities for the continuous improvement in HSE in line with legislation, Industry best practices, aligned to company safety plans.
  • Provide expert advice and support to Engineering Managers in matters relating to environmental issues in line with legislation.
  • Ensure, in partnership with local KSL that all accidents are investigated to root cause with remedial action agreed and implemented as necessary.
  • Undertaking accident/ incident learning reviews within engineering depot yards and sidings
  • Accountable for the provision of Health, Safety and Environment support and guidance to Engineering Managers in respect of all premises activities and equipment at all engineering locations.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role we recommend you demonstrate the below in your application;

  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience of Health, Safety and Environment at a Managerial level
  • Must be competent as an accident / incident investigator
  • Must be competent lead accident / incident investigator
  • Must hold NEBOSH Diploma (General Safety)
  • Must hold NEBOSH Diploma (Environmental Management) or working towards
  • Must be competent in compiling RAMS
  • Must be Competent to undertake Safety Compliance Audits

Package Description

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this.

As well as a generous salary, we offer an comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme
  • Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)
  • After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services
  • Up to 25 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.
  • Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

About the Company

About Southeastern

Southeastern runs train services into London from Kent and East Sussex, operating almost 1,700 trains a day, carrying more than 400,000 passengers, serving 176 stations and covering 540 miles of track.

Just over 4,600 employees - mostly from the communities that we serve - work together to provide this vital service and we are looking to expand our successful team. We have a strong set of values that shape the way we run our business and guide our staff in delivering what our customers need. These are:

  • We aim to be the best
  • We make the difference together
  • We care passionately about our people and our passengers

We are committed to being an inclusive employer, creating a workplace where everyone can come to work, feel safe and comfortable and able to do everything to the best of their ability. Read about some of the great Diversity and Inclusion initiatives our Head of Colleague Experience has been leading on here.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and it matters to us that our teams reflect the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

We proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here.

We have also won the Top Employer award at the Women in Rail Awards 2022!

If you have been unsuccessful in the recruitment process for the same/similar position you will not be eligible to apply for a period of 6 months from that date.

All offers of employment are subject to us obtaining satisfactory references (covering all education, training, employment and unemployment in the preceding 5 years and any previous railway employment). We will also complete right to work in the UK and criminal record checks. This is to ensure we are employing the best person for the role and to protect our customers, colleagues and our reputation. We are unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK.

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

SOUTHEASTERN is owned by SE Trains Ltd, a subsidiary of the Department for Transport’s public sector owning group, ‘DOHL.’ DOHL has responsibility for three rail companies, LNER, Northern Trains Limited and SE Trains.

SE Trains Limited

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