Senior Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Advisor - National (Hybrid Working

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB, TBC

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 270855

Senior Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Advisor - National (Hybrid Working

Competitive Salary

18% Bonus

£5,500 Company Car Allowance or Monthly Cash Alternative

27.5 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

Royal Mail Defined Pension Scheme

Full AXA Family Healthcare

Full time


Location Flexible. You will be required to visit Royal Mail offices Nationally -Project dependant.




At Royal Mail Group (RMG), we have the assets, people, and infrastructure that others don’t, yet we are part of the communities we serve. Our operation is immense, yet the impact we make is personal.


Are you a Senior Health and Environment (SHE) Advisor looking to be an integral player with a major brand?

Our business is at a turning point, and you’ll be at the heart of a team passionate about transforming the business for now and in the future. With circa 2,500 buildings in the Royal Mail Group portfolio, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Subject Matter Expert looking to work with a UK wide, large scale operation.

About the role

As the primary support and escalation point for, SHE you will work primarily with the Property Risk & Assurance Team and Property, Facilities Solutions Ltd. (PFSL) and Operational Teams to launch and implement SHE standards and programmes and to reduce SHE risks and impacts nationwide. 


With exceptional technical knowledge and strong stakeholder management skills, you’ll engage with employees and stakeholders at all levels to improve safety standards and imbed a strong safety culture. This is a Senior role, and you will provide business partnering and advice on safety matters to the director of PFSL. Utilising relevant data, you’ll identify trends to improve safety behaviours and update policies and processes for PFSL engineers and employees.


About you

To be successful in this role, you’ll possess the following skills, experience, and qualifications:

  • Holder of a Level 6 Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner qualification, or a holder of a NEBOSH General Certificate and working towards a Level 6 Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner qualification.
  • This is a Senior role, and you will be required to evidence strong stakeholder management skills, able to engage, consult, influence, negotiate, challenge, and recognise alternative views with and the ability to identify customer requirements and translate these into action plans.
  • Strong experience in a similar compliance, risk management and/or SHE discipline, ideally gained within a multi-site, unionised facilities management environment, with an engineering slant.
  • Industry knowledge or awareness of the Facilities Management (FM) SHE risks, controls and safe systems of work.
  • Proven leadership ability with sufficient gravitas to be highly credible at board level, with a focused and collaborative working style.
  • Able to identify and manage significant risks and opportunities, make effective decisions based on data analysis.
  • IT literate, competent in Microsoft Office products
  • Valid UK driving licence



Desirable skills, experience, and qualifications:
•    NEBOSH National Diploma (or equivalent); or working towards this.
•    Chartered Member of IOSH or equivalent professional health and safety body; or working towards this.
•    Extensive working knowledge of Facilities Management and engineering management processes and procedures.


Extra Benefits

  • Company pension scheme with competitive contribution rates 
  • RMG Share Schemes - partnership and matching share offer
  • Family friendly support - enhanced maternity pay, paternity leave, adoption leave, shared parental leave and childcare vouchers
  • Discounts and offers - there are more than 800 offers to help you save on things like groceries, days out, holidays and your household bills*.
  • Supportive and generous company sick pay
  • Access to our Feeling First Class service, providing both mental and physical wellbeing support
  • Lifestyle benefits - You can purchase a car, bike, home technology or mobile phone, or choose from a range of health benefits and insurance products. You make regular payments from your salary, and so could save on tax*.  
  • Financial support - information and services to help you manage debt and grow your financial knowledge, with debt consolidation & savings plans*
  • Your peace of mind with - Healthcare CashPlan, Dental Cover, Additional Life (life insurance) & Additional Life Partner, Hospital & Death Benefit Plans; Voluntary Critical illness & Voluntary Critical illness Partner
  • Free & discounted RMG products - free keep safe & redirection, partner discounts 
  • Free stamps at Christmas

*Available only to perm employees

 Your career in safe hands
At Royal Mail we value our people, and we want our people to be proud to work for our businesses.


We are responsible for the largest B2B customer database in the UK and are one of the largest employers in the UK, providing one in every 194 jobs. An operation of this size needs a strong support network, and the HR, Legal, Finance, IT, Risk & Governance, Customer Experience, Sales & Marketing departments are all integral to helping us to utilise the latest technology and business approaches to optimise, automate and digitise our operations. 


Royal Mail Property and Facilities Solutions is responsible for maintaining and upgrading one of the largest corporate real estates in Europe. We work to the highest standards to ensure that our buildings follow legal and industrial regulations and that they’re safe at all times. It’s our job to support Royal Mail in being the best delivery company in the UK and that it is fit for delivering to 29 million addresses nationwide. We’re always there to ensure the smooth running of the estate.


Royal Mail is a forward thinking, innovative organisation, that is also committed to reducing emissions and improving air quality in our communities. This includes investing in technologies such as electric vehicles, drones, alternative fuel trucks and energy improvements to our estate. 

For more information about Royal Mail’s values of being positive, brilliant and part of it, please click on the link below:
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Next Steps

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd February 2023. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.



We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.


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