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Health, Safety and Security Support Role (12 Months Fixed Term)

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Date: 17-Mar-2023

Location: Retford, GB

Company: Uniper



Uniper's combined business unit of Cottam Development Centre (CDC) gas-fired power plant, Pipelines network and Killingholme gas-fired power station, collectively operating as CDCPK, is looking for a 1 year fixed term support role in the areas of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). You will assist us with strategic project work to deliver our safety standards and legal requirements into practical implementation and performance monitoring. It is an exciting time for the CDCPK business with a key role to play in safely delivering security of electricity supply in the UK, whilst developing new project opportunities for the transition to the decarbonised energy of the future that support our journey to a zero carbon future.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Lead the development and implementation of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) initiatives and procedures to engage the team in best practice delivery of our HSS standards and legal requirements across day-to-day, projects and outage activities.
  • Work with the senior leadership team to create site based HSS initiatives across CDCPK, deliver the Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Forum and HSSE Management Reviews, and play a central role in internal and external audits, site emergency plan testing and HSS system reviews.
  • Responsibility to collate and evaluate HSS key performance indicators (KPIs) to report into site and fleet performance reviews and drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead and support the team in incident investigation through the application of recognised models to identify root causes and identify recommendations to prevent re-occurrence, sharing HSSE Learnings across the Business and ensuring timely closeout of actions through company reporting and knowledge sharing systems.
  • Create and promote continuous improvement initiatives to shape flexible working, wellbeing and bring our company’s ‘Beyond Zero’ safety philosophy to life for CDCPK.
  • Operate as CDCPK’s contact point to central Uniper health, safety and security teams, engaging with group initiatives & reporting and managing threats & risks.



Who we are seeking


  • Educated to a HNC/degree level or equivalent, or with equivalent extensive and relevant experience.
  • Practical experience (e.g. contractor safety management, site safety officer, etc) of managing a range of health, safety and security aspects in an operational work environment, with a minimum of IOSH qualification equivalent or above.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and influence colleagues, stakeholders and contractors, working across functions and across teams to achieve results.
  • The confidence to challenge established practices and suggest imaginative solutions.
  • A demonstrable track record of monitoring and reporting performance and applying continuous improvement techniques to enhance performance/systems.
  • Planning and organising skills to include effective prioritisation, people engagement and a long term strategic focus.




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact the UK Talent Aquisition Manager;  James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy


Please note, all applications must be completed via our online careers page, any CV sent via email will not be taken into consideration. 



Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term , 12 Months 
Working Hours:     Full time, part time consideration to 80% 
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: 17/03/2023
Salary: £46,000 - £56,000 DoE + Generous Pension & Flexible Benefits




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.