SHE Advisor - Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
20 days ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

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Location: Home based in Scotland with travel to project sites

Team: OVO Energy Solutions

Salary banding: £35,000-£40,000

Experience: Mid-level/Expert

Working pattern: Full-Time

Reporting to: Grant Addison - SHE Manager 

Sponsorship: Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

This role in 3 words: Engaging, Proactive, Decision-maker

Top 3 qualities for this role: Strong Communication. Industry Knowledge, Problem Solving



In the words of the team, you should leave your current role for this one because….

You’ll join our passionate SHE team within OVO Energy Solutions who strive to make a difference. We always drive simplicity in everything we do to protect the health and safety of our people and all those impacted by the work we do as a business.



Everyone belongs at OVO

At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That's why we need diverse people from all gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us.



Teamworking for the planet

Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you’ll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen. Here’s how:


In the SHE team, we support our project teams and contractors with the safe and compliant delivery of our projects, as we install energy efficiency measures to help those most in need to cut carbon emissions and save money on their fuel bills.



This role in a nutshell:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our OVO Energy Solutions SHE team, where you’ll play an integral part in inspiring and helping our busy project teams and contractors execute their work consistently to deliver safe and compliant energy efficiency projects.



Your key outcomes will be:

  • Carrying out SHE competency checks on our prospective supply chain contractors
  • Reviewing project documentation such as construction phase plans, risk assessments and method statements (RAMS)
  • Ensuring our projects are carried out in compliance with all applicable H&S legislation and regulations, including the CDM Regulations 2015
  • Undertaking SHE engagement visits and inspections on live project sites
  • Agreeing any corrective actions from site visits and inspections, and tracking through to closure 
  • Attending project and stakeholder meetings as required
  • Supporting and undertaking event investigations to closure, ensuring lessons are learned to prevent it happening again
  • Championing and actively encouraging hazard and near miss event reporting
  • Assisting, supporting, coaching and mentoring colleagues and contractors
  • Participating in the creation and updating of risk assessments and safe systems of work for Energy Solutions activities
  • Supporting with development and review of SHE documentation for our Safety Management System
  • Participating in wider OVO internal forums, ensuring sharing and adopting of best practice
  • Creating and delivering internal briefs and toolbox talks on relevant SHE matters

Systems:  SafetyCulture and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides)


You’ll be a successful SHE Advisor here at OVO if you…

  • Hold a NEBOSH Construction or General Certificate - either of these is a prerequisite for this role
  • Have a solution focused mindset in your approach to SHE issues and be able to explain in simple terms what’s required
  • Have practical experience in the application of SHE in relation to social housing refurbishment projects or similar
  • Have solid experience of contractor engagement and management in relation to SHE for a Principal Contractor
  • Are able to build and maintain solid working relationships
  • Are happy to travel extensively within your region and to other parts of the UK to visit project sites when required


You won’t like this role if you…

  • Are uncomfortable working on your own a lot of the time
  • Can’t commit to regular travel across your region and other parts of the UK
  • Are uncomfortable having difficult conversations when needed with stakeholders or contractors


Let’s talk about what’s in it for you

We’ll pay you between £35,000 and £40,000 depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us!


We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission.

You’ll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal. 

We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO…and there’s flex pay.  It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer: 

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

For your Belonging

To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other’s experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people - so when you join OVO, you can play a part - big or small - with any of the Networks. It's up to you.


Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!


If you have any additional requirements, there’s a space to let us know on the application form; we want to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible.

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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