High Hazard Advisor


Radway Green, Cheshire

High Hazard Advisor



Posted by on November 15, 2023.


Job Description

Job Title: High Hazard Advisor

Location: Radway Green, Cheshire – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £51,261


What you’ll be doing:

  • Involved in every aspect of SHE, in particular act as a subject matter expert in respect of compliance with the COMAH and explosives regulations
  • Providing advice and assistance to senior managers and staff that will enable them to discharge their responsibilities under the SHE Policy in respect of high hazard, process safety, explosive safety and COMAH
  • Providing high hazard/COMAH guidance to SHE professionals working in the business
  • Supporting the development of emergency plans and exercises
  • Facilitating the delivery of high hazard and explosive safety training within the business
  • Point of contact with regard to external agencies i.e. HSE, Natural Resources Wales, Environment Agency, LA, Fire service etc
  • Provision of SHE competencies in specialist areas such as explosives, COMAH, high hazard and auditing


Your skills and experiences:


  • Process Safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH General / Process Safety management
  • Theoretical and practical expertise in respect of COMAH


  • Experience of working in a High Hazard Industry, preferably at an Upper Tier COMAH site
  • Theoretical and practical expertise in explosive risk management and explosive licensing
  • Hold a NEBOSH Diploma
  • Recognised environmental qualification




You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


Our High Hazard Team:

As a High Hazard Advisor, you will be responsible for providing the business with advice on High Hazard SHE compliance to ensure SHE legal requirements and an interdependent safety culture can be achieved as a minimum.

This is an excellent opportunity to join BAE Systems Land UK with significant investment being made across our Munitions business. You will be involved in advising, supporting and being an SME on large projects across our Land sites.

You will also have the opportunity for continued professional development in this role with potential funding available for training/certifications.


Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


Closing Date: 29th November 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



High Hazard Advisor