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At EDF Renewables our purpose is to accelerate a net-zero future where clean energy powers our lives. Our people are passionate about developing the low-carbon energy systems of the future and acting against climate change.

Location: Durham
Competitive Salary & Benefits 
Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent 
Closing Date: 22.03.23

What’s the scope of the role?

An exciting opportunity to be Head of Health & Safety has become available where you’ll be accountable for the HSE strategy and implementation for the business, operationalising across the business so that all activities are conducted in line with the organisation’s Zero Harm ambition.

What you’ll be doing day to day.

You’ll be managing a team responsible for developing the Heath, Safety and Environmental strategy in line with both EDF Energy and EDF Group strategies and standards, monitor compliance and oversee action to address identified issues.

You will lead a coordinated, proactive and customised approach to HSE, reflecting consistent standards and diversity of technologies and risks.  To find out more about your responsibilities and the role in general please apply to Susie.marguet@edfenergy.com 

What do you need to be great at this role?

You will hold a relevant professional qualification, such as NEBOSH Diploma and Chartered membership of the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH).  An environmental qualification desirable, for example an Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IMEA) qualification.  

You’ll be a strategic thinker with strong people management, relationship building and influencing skills and leadership skills.  
•    Functional specialist in health, safety and environment
•    Experience of leading a HSE team/function
•    Experience of developing and implementing occupational health, safety and environmental solutions
•    Experience of leading an organisations safety agenda across disparate teams and activities
•    Experience of working in the energy / renewables sector
•    Up-to-date knowledge of current trends and best practices in occupational health, safety and environment
•    Strong commercial knowledge of business operations
•    Strong knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation
•    Track record in setting and delivering against environmental sustainability plans

Rewards, benefits & culture.

At EDF we're dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We're delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees' physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing. 

Please let us know if you'd like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

Why EDF Renewables? 

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change; this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland. 

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA: 
Together: Working together. 
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours. 
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing. 
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals. 
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

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