Senior Safety Assurance Engineer (x3)

Job ID: 654213
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Category: Health & Safety
Salary: Negotiable
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Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.
Overall Department Direction
A restructuring of the safety support and delivery function at Devonport has created an exciting opportunity for safety/quality professionals to help build an effective assurance framework in support of the business.
Working closely with key stakeholders, the new Safety Assurance function will facilitate alignment of the Safety Management System with the developing ISO45001 standard, establishing clear ownership of compliance arrangements within the business.
Designing and implementing an integrated audit strategy, the function will establish clear metrics and reporting criteria, highlighting to the DRDL Board the status of risk management and compliance within their operations and informing decision-making.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
As a qualified and experienced safety and/or quality professional you will relish this new challenge to support and guide the business through a period of transformation in safety assurance.
You will have a thorough understanding of management systems and a track record of influencing organisations to seek and exploit opportunities for business improvement through effective and proportionate risk management.
Minimum HNC in an engineering or technical subject
CMIOSH or under a programme of training to achieve that qualification
ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor qualified
Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.
This position is within the Devonport Operations business unit as a grade 5 which has a salary range of £33,255 to £41,010 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.
The successful candidate would normally be expected to start at the minimum of the band.
Babcock offers the supportive environment you would expect from a FTSE 100 employer including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage.

There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
Company Information
This role is within the Marine & Technology Division. The Division employs over 9,000 highly skilled people and is the UK's leading naval support business. It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities.
Babcock is committed to having a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. To view our Diversity Statement Please click here.
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As winner of the People Management Award at EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2012, our commitment to people and safety is second to none.
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