Safety, Health, Environment and Resilience Assurance Specialist

  • Job Reference: 15942
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2021
  • Employer: UK Resourcing
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  • Location: Solihull (B91 3QJ), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Undefined
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About the role


National Grid Ventures operates a broad mix of energy assets and businesses in the UK and US.  We provide competitive products and services for our customers to help accelerate the development of our clean energy future.  Our mix of energy assets and businesses include: 
Electricity interconnectors 
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) services 
Traditional metering 
Smart metering 
Large-scale renewable energy 
Competitive energy transmission projects 
As Safety, Health, Environment and Resilience (SHER) Assurance Specialist you will work within our central SHE team, responsible for the development and delivery of SHER assurance activities to ensure compliance with both regulatory and National Grid standards.   

You will also support National Grid Ventures (NGV) businesses in a range of activities to enhance their 1st line SHE management arrangements through the provision of expert advice, development of improvement initiatives and facilitation of effective communication and the sharing of best practice.  

Planning and delivering a programme of SHER assurance across the NGV portfolio, you will deliver assigned audits to time, quality and ethical standards, proactively looking for areas of improvement during the audit process and providing value adding and insightful recommendations that address control and process opportunities and issues. 

Providing compliance and controls advice outside of assurance delivery activities whilst maintaining independence, you will develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with key stakeholders and maintain a thorough knowledge of the business and regulatory environment. 

Promoting shared learning across the organisation, leading regular planning and risk review meetings with assigned stakeholders to share themes from audits and other assurance activity, you will assist in the implementation of the SHER strategy for the business, that drives a positive culture and conducive working environment. 

Travel to other sites may be required. 

About You


With proven experience of working within a corporate environment in either utilities or energy industries, you will be able to demonstrate your personal contribution to the development and implementation of SHE management systems. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence and courage to challenge behaviours and issues and possess an expert knowledge of audit delivery, coupled with excellent report writing skills. 

A strong communicator, able to establish relationships with, and influence people at all levels of the organisation, you will have relevant technical/professional health and safety qualifications through Degree, NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ 5/6 or equivalent.  Membership of a relevant professional institution (eg. IOSH, IEMA) or the experience to apply for membership and registration or equivalent is desirable. 

What You'll Get


A competitive salary between £39,000 - £46,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About Us




National Grid Ventures is home to a diverse portfolio of energy businesses that deliver competitive products and services for a broad range of customers. Separate from National Grid's core regulated businesses we're active in competitive markets across the US and UK. Whether it's the long-distance transport of renewable energy, electricity interconnectors between neighbouring markets or the storage of liquefied natural gas, we're working hard to make energy reliable, clean and affordable for consumers. 


We're also building the energy systems of tomorrow - from bringing innovative technology to market that changes the way homes and businesses use energy, to competing for new, large-scale, climate-friendly energy projects.

We work flexible hours using the best tools available to be as productive as possible. We work collaboratively and as a single team to maximise value from our businesses which we are trusted to run and empowered to make decisions to deliver the best outcome for National Grid. We are proud of what we do, the company we have chosen to be part of and the contribution we make. But it's not all about work, we have fun and enjoy being together in and out of work with strong social networks and good friendships. Together we are creating a Great Place to Work!

Our values and principles 


At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.


As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.


We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

More Information


This role closes on 17th January 2021 however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary.  We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.