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SHE Advisor

  • Job reference: 920932
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: GBP27000 - GBP40500 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 19/09/2018

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit an SHE Advisor to our clients metering business, ideally based in the South East region.

Job Title: SHE Advisor

Location: Peterborough (ideally South East region, but location may be flexible)

Salary: £27,000 - £40,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full-Time Hours

Our Role

As SHE Advisor, you will be highly technical, competent and professional in your role within the Metering SHE team. You'll provide pragmatic and proactive SHE advice and guidance to internal customers throughout the Metering business. You are responsible for helping managers address business risk by promoting a practical understanding across all SHE processes; this includes Working at Height, Contractor Management, Confined Spaces, COSHH, Manual Handling and domestic environment working.

You will be responsible for the development and continual improvement of the SHE elements of the Metering SHE Management System, including provision of information, instruction and training, as well as monitoring SHE performance and sharing lessons learnt from incident investigations. You will be required to contribute to an inclusive, effective and safe working environment by taking responsibility for your decisions and behaviours. You'll drive commitment and model behaviours by building relationships with key stakeholders including Regulatory Authorities, Industry Bodies, Contractor Management Teams and Operational Teams.

The role will ideally be based in our Peterborough Depot (South East region), however this could be flexible depending on your skills and experience, and willingness to travel.

Your Skills and Experience

As the successful candidate, you'll have a graduate qualification in SHE (e.g. NEBOSH diploma) or related discipline, or the appropriate relevant knowledge and experience within the industry. You'll be a registered member of IOSH (or an equivalent organisation) with continuing professional development. You should have training and experience in incident investigation, and be able to anticipate the potential impact of new legislation.

You will have strong internal and external stakeholder management skills, to drive cross-business collaboration. You'll be highly skilled at providing advice, support and guidance across all aspects of SHE, to ensure project and operational teams are best placed to manage SHE risk.

Able to identify business opportunities within your own area of expertise, you'll be skilled at writing clear, unambiguous technical documentation. You will have detailed knowledge of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment techniques, including demonstrable experience of the application of ALARP risk assessment.


We all have different skills here and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.


With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.