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HSE Business Partner - Fixed Term 12 Months

Hatfield, UK

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, age, or disability or union membership status. 

Why Ocado?

At Ocado Logistics, your well-being is our priority. We are committed to nurturing your holistic development and ensuring your journey with us is fulfilling. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a healthy work-life balance, extensive healthcare coverage, competitive salaries, and exclusive employee discounts. We understand the importance of financial security in providing stability and peace of mind. Join Ocado Logistics today and become a part of a culture that wholeheartedly values and supports your well-being throughout every stage of your career.

About us:

Ocado Logistics is the beating heart of our UK business, comprising a network of cutting-edge warehouses, spokes, and offices across the country. Our customer-centric approach is fueled by a passionate team dedicated to delivering an exceptional shopping experience. With a focus on our people, we drive business results and maximise the value of our employees. At Ocado Logistics, we prioritise meeting the needs and fostering the spirit of our workforce.

About the role:

This is a Fixed term role for 12 months 

The purpose of the role is to support our business customers with the successful deployment of the Ocado Health, Safety, Fire and Environmental management systems and strive to surpass regulatory compliance. The HSE mission is “to deliver safely for you and our client partners” and this key role supports the operational teams to achieve this aim. The successful applicant would need to drive as this is a regional role across our UK sites.

You will be:

You will have numerous responsibilities as the primary point of contact for Health, Safety, Fire, and Environment (HSFE) matters. You'll provide expert guidance, integrate best practices, and carefully evaluate legal requirements before offering advice. Timely and precise reporting of HSFE data is crucial, alongside conducting comprehensive audits and inspections across designated facilities. Staying updated on legal changes, you'll recommend policy and management system updates, ensure environmental compliance, and support various business projects to mitigate risks for Ocado. Additionally, you'll coach project management in risk assessments and safe work systems, continuously improving effectiveness. Other duties include accident investigation support, collaborating on HSFE Strategy updates, and analysing health and safety trends for enhanced performance. You'll also coach and develop the Ocado workforce on HSFE management standards. Proficiency in these areas is essential for fulfilling this diverse range of responsibilities.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position must be a car owner with insurance coverage for business use, embodying a collaborative "can do" and "in this together" approach. They should demonstrate creative and pragmatic thinking to tackle business challenges, with a keen eye for detail. Minimum qualifications include a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent qualification, along with the ability to compile accurate, detailed reports. Relevant experience in HSFE roles and a solid grasp of basic project management principles are essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

Preferred qualifications, in addition to the minimum requirements, include previous experience in an automated distribution/manufacturing environment, NEBOSH Certificate for Fire Safety and/or NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction, and IEMA Foundation Membership.

What we offer you:

Our award-winning recognition scheme celebrates your contributions. Your well-being is at the core of our offerings:

  • Flexible Work: Enjoy 30 days of 'work from anywhere' policy for a balanced life.
  • Wellbeing Support: Access dedicated apps and an Employee Assistance Programme for holistic well-being.
  • Generous Leave: Begin with 25 days, growing to 27 after 5 years, with an option to buy more.
  • Pension Plan: Secure your future with our pension scheme, featuring up to 7% employer contribution matching.
  • Private Medical Cover: Rest easy with comprehensive private medical insurance.
  • Family-Friendly: We support your family with maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and paternity leave.
  • Financial Aid: Get interest-free train tickets and join our Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Shuttle Services: Convenient free shuttle buses connect you to work.
  • Share Schemes: Join exciting share plans to participate in our success.
  • Shopping Perks: Enjoy a 15% discount on and savings at popular retailers and restaurants.
  • Financial Protection: We offer Income Protection and Life Assurance for financial security.

We're dedicated to your well-being, professionally and personally. Unlock these exceptional benefits at Ocado Logistics. Explore our employee-funded options, including Dental Insurance, Travel Insurance, and more through Benefits+.

We’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better.



About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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