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Date Added: Sat 21/01/2023

SHE Manager

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

The Team & Focus of the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and collaborative professional to bring real-world experience to a national RICS-regulated property consultancy. You will manage the firm's SHE arrangements within a 'three lines' structure, drive a positive workplace safety culture and promote continuous improvement.

If you enjoy working in a people-oriented culture and working with individuals who are driven to providing a first-class service to their clients then this could be the role for you! You'd also be looking after a team, mentoring & developing them towards their career goals and assisting them with any queries they have.

This is a full-time role (37.5 hours), Monday to Friday 8.45am - 5.15pm however as long as our core hours are covered (10am - 4pm) then we can discuss flexible start & finish times. We operate a hybrid working policy however we're looking for someone to be based from our Ashby de la Zouch office and therefore they must be commutable to this location.

Duties will include:

* Lead on driving positive behaviours and influencing a “best practice” culture.

* Prepare and coordinate the delivery of the annual SHE programme: monitor the firm's risk profile, draft and update SHE policies, design sensible and proportionate control measures, review safe systems of work, and plan and deliver SHE compliance audits.

* Monitor emerging law and regulation and co-ordinate efforts to make changes to systems and controls, to assist management to achieve compliance.

* Work with a network of SHE Representatives to promote firm-wide engagement on SHE matters and ensure that compliance objectives are met.

* Own the firm's Environmental Management System (ISO 14001). Make sure it is up to date, relevant to the firm's activities and reviewed annually, in line with the firm's Integrated Management System (IMS) requirements.

* Support the wider Risk team with periodic ISO14001 external audits.

* Lead and/or contribute to second-party audit work as required.

* Contribute SHE content to written bids and proposals to win client work.

* Advise on, support and oversee the delivery of first line SHE compliance work, for example the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance across the firm's offices.

* Develop the firm's approach to incident management, act as the main reviewer of incidents that exceed agreed severity thresholds and carry out investigations.

* Prepare periodic risk/performance management reports.

* Support the design and delivery of SHE training e.g. new starters and colleagues carrying out higher-risk activities.

The successful candidate will have...


* Experience in developing and implementing SHE policies, strategies and risk-based work programmes

* Practical experience in high-risk settings, e.g. construction, infrastructure and utilities

* Knowledgeable in UK health and safety law and regulations and (ideally) related RICS professional standards

* Experience in developing and managing SHE management systems, preferably in an environment that is subject to regular external audits

* Professional qualification (e.g., NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma or similar / working towards)

* Critical analysis skills and good judgement

* Ability to gain and maintain the trust of stakeholders through clear communication, diplomacy and by taking a collaborative approach

* Able to manage high-pressure incident scenarios

* Driving licence and willingness to travel to different office locations

* Experience managing and developing a team


* Onshore gas and pipelines experience

* Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner

* Experience working within a three lines risk management model

Why Fisher German?

We've been around for a while, but it doesn't mean we are behind the times! Across our office network we offer a hybrid working approach to help our colleagues design their working day to suit their diaries. Some days you might be in the office enjoying a collaborative team day, and other days might see you focussing on project work at home. Wherever you choose to work, you'll be part of a social and digitally connected workforce with the chance to get involved in a variety of activities, like sports events, pop-up bars, BBQs, CPD days, live leadership updates on Zoom, picnics in the park and lots more.

What's not to love? We work hard but we also have lots of fun! If that sounds like something you would enjoy, then please get in touch.

We have a history going back as far as 1830 but have been Fisher German since 2000. We operate UK wide advising and managing a range of client portfolios with national visibility across all the 6-property market sectors; rural, commercial, development, residential, infrastructure services and sustainable energy.

Bring Yourself to Work

It's simple really, we are passionate about what we do, and we want you to be driven to succeed with us. For this to happen, you need to feel supported and included which is why we're proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer
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