SHE Manager

SHE Manager

Salary:  £58,000 to £75,000 (Depending on Experience)
Benefits: £8,400 Car Allowance (Depending on Experience)


               25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
               Group Pension

               Life Assurance

               Private Medical  

               Flexible benefits programme which includes a holiday purchase scheme.

               Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
Bakkavor Salads Bourne specialises in making prepared fruit, stir-fry and dressed salads. It employs over 1,200 people and forms part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a SHE Manger to join our site Leadership team at Bourne and play a key role in instilling a Safety culture and leading the environmental agenda for the site.

Accountabilities Include:

  • To provide leadership on health and safety and environmental matters both at a group and site level
  • To develop, compile and implement a SHE strategy for site to ensure the best / consistent practices are adopted in all areas.
  • Ensuring personal and environmental accidents are investigated, recorded, and reported properly, identifying and recommending improved practices to reduce accidents.
  • Always ensure regulatory compliance with assistance given to relevant departments to ensure that their areas are compliant with legislation and Bakkavor standards.
  • Keep the business informed of any new legislation, identify gaps and implement actions to ensure conformity.
  • Ensure Environmental Agency PPC permit conditions are met
  • Lead the site energy reduction program to deliver stretching targets
  • Identifies and delivers SHE related training to drive site strategy.
  • To develop and lead health, safety and environmental improvement programmes to a best-in-class standard 

About You:


  •  Diploma level NEBOSH H&S and Environmental qualification or equivalent, ideally degree level
  • Significant experience in a senior Health & Safety role ideally from a chilled food background
  • Passionate about SHE and ability to influence at senior level and champion change / implementation at all levels.
  • Strong communication skills both in terms of verbal / presentation skills and written documentation and a team player.
  • Able to demonstrate compliance to legislation and use of problem-solving skills / personal judgement as well as policy adherence in order to make optimum business decisions.





Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Manufacturing

Bourne, GB

Date:  23-Mar-2023