Development Safety & CDM Manager

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, Angus Council, Angus Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Argyll and Bute Council, Dundee City Council, Edinburgh, Highland Council, Highland Council, Highland Council, Highland Council, Highland Council, Highland Council, Moray, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Orkney, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire, Shetland Islands, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire Council, South Lanarkshire

Job Type: Full time


About the role

Base Location: Flexible Scotland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSEN offices or depots around Scotland.

Salary: £45,400 - £68,200 + car /car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

At SSE, Safety is our number one value. We live by our licence, if it's not safe, we don't do it. We focus on ensuring that we have no injuries or serious environmental incidents and that people are healthy and happy at work. Our Safety Health and Wellbeing (SHW) function helps our teams across SSE to deliver this and ensure that we get everyone home safely at the end of the working day.

The Development Safety & CDM Manager is a highly technical, competent, professional role within the SHW team that provides proactive and pragmatic occupational safety and CDM advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders during the pre-construction phase of large capital projects within the Offshore Directorate.

Your responsibilities include:

- Providing onshore and offshore Safety Leadership and CDM expertise to Projects to ensure the successful implementation of the Safety Management System during pre-construction / development.

- Working in close partnership with Project Management Teams to ensure CDM strategies are developed before handing over to Delivery teams to execute safely during the construction phase.

- Managing the team of Development Safety & CDM Advisors helping to foster a positive culture towards a healthy, happy and safe workplace while ensuring deliverables are met on time and to a high standard.

- Overseeing safety and CDM compliance during any site activities conducted during the pre-construction phase (e.g. surveys)

- Effectively identifying and mitigating onshore and offshore risks associated with the work with a focus on Safety by Design.

The role requires travel within Scotland.

What do I need?

- You should have experience in safety management on onshore and offshore construction projects, with a pragmatic, flexible, people centred approach.

- You should hold a NEBOSH Diploma or relevant equivalent and be able to demonstrate practice of knowledge through experience. Be, or working towards becoming, a Chartered Member of IOSH.

- You should have sound knowledge and application of Health & Safety legislation, in particular Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.

- You'll demonstrate professional internal and external stakeholder management skills to drive cross business collaboration to build a high performing, commercially and customer focused safety culture.

- You should be an excellent communicator with a natural ability for building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You'll have the ability to use a wide range of techniques to influence change at all levels of the organisation and will possess a well-structured, systematic approach with the ability to identify and analyse complex technical issues and understand risks in order to provide appropriate solutions.

- Due to the nature of travel associated with this role, a valid UK Driving Licence is essential.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 344049.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.