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BAE Systems • Frimley, United Kingdom

SHE Advisor (Construction)

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

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Job Description

Job title: SHE Advisor – Construction

Location: Frimley (flexibility across the South of England) – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £50,000 Dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing competent Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) advice, governance and assurance for construction projects and allied activities, both in the office and on project sites within the UK, and SHE advice for overseas projects if required
  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for construction SHE advice to Project Managers (PMs) and Engineers and the application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM)
  • Supporting our PMs review the suitability of construction phase plans and supporting documentation and assist with monitoring SHE performance of our supply base across project sites within the UK
  • Focusing on supporting projects delivered by the Real Estate and Infrastructure team of Shared Services Specialist & Infrastructure Support (SIS) and providing SHE support to any Shared Services team or BAE Systems Business Unit as the need arises
  • Supporting the SHE Function and SIS Leadership Team by helping to record, collate and report relevant SHE data and business metrics
  • Motivating and coaching others to appropriately consider SHE during decision making within their teams & projects
  • Supporting the development and deployment of SHE strategy, policy and objectives across a number of sites in the UK

Your skills and experiences:


  • Hold an in-depth understanding of construction industry SHE requirements and external best practice
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK), or an equivalent RQF/CQFW Level 3 SHE qualification


  • Knowledge of SHE management system certification standards (ISO14001 & ISO45001)
  • Knowledge of construction contract management and project management


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Real Estate and Infrastructure Delivery team:

You will be joining a team working on a variety of projects (building services refurbishments, fit outs including roofing, HVAC & Environmental Projects for example). Through being exposed to a range of SHE construction activities, you will support the business as we make our facilities more sustainable (carbon net zero).

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

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

Closing Date: 14th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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