Major Sub Contract - Safety Manager

Job Description

Major Sub Contract - Safety Manager

Would you like to play a key role within the Major Subcontract Team on one of our leading programmes - Global Combat Ship - Type 26 to lead, manage and monitor the safety of major Subcontract activities onsite? We currently have a vacancy for a Major Sub Contract - SHE Manager at our site in Govan. (SHE - Safety Health & Environment)

As a Major Sub Contract - SHE Manager, you will be assisting the Major Supply Chain Manager in the successful implementation, management, co-ordination and delivery of our Major Subcontractor's Safety Health and Environment. You will be leading and managing SHE performance as part of the management agenda and take action to ensure all employees and Subcontractors keep safe and work safe.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be a critical interface and the Major Subcontract subject matter expert in regards to SHE, including the implementation of new, innovative, forward thinking initiatives. It is an excellent time to join the team as the programme matures and you have the ability to add your expertise and support the delivery of one of the largest defence programmes in the UK.

Your main responsibilities as a Major Sub Contract - SHE Manager will involve:

Major Subcontracts SHE technical authority/subject matter expert for the initial assessment and ongoing evaluation of contractors' designs, plans, programmes and activities

Managing the link between the Subcontractor and internal business departments while building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders/contractors

Developing and managing SHE KPIs, monitoring Subcontractor systems and auditing their performance

Ensuring all Subcontractor incidents are reported and analysed and resultant actions are implemented

Ensuring compliance with the SHE Management System, mitigating risks and improving overall SHE performance

Managing all Subcontractor Task Packs ensuring these are in place, reviewed, authorised and kept up to date

Your skills and qualifications:


NEBOSH Diploma or Safety Degree

Chartered member of IOSH Experience working in similar role is required (possibly construction, engineering, manufacturing, oil& Gas)

Commercially minded

Experience working on large scale complex programmes

Knowledge/experience of delivering construction projects in line with the CDM Regulations, preferably worked as a CDM Co-Ordinator


Working knowledge of NEC contracting methodologies

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbally. This will allow you to manage a wide range of relationships and present to stakeholders of all levels. You will do this though proficient use of MS packages (i.e. Excel and PowerPoint).

Location: Glasgow

Salary - £ 45,000 - £51,000 (depending on experience)

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.