SHE Manager


SHE Manager - Holbeach


We rise to challenges together


Up to £70,000 per annum

Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week 
Car allowance
Bonus scheme
Private healthcare


Why join us?  

We’re ready for anything. We thrive on challenge and change. The undeniable pressure and pace of our 24/7 operation keeps us on our toes and offers a variety of career pathways and options to explore and pursue. We encourage everyone to work hard, push further and show resilience. And it’s exciting. Because only by mentoring and role modelling our success and innovation, will we continue to diversify, grow as individuals and succeed together.


What we do.  

This fantastic opportunity will be based at our Bakkavor Pizza site in Holbeach St Marks, Lincolnshire. The site specialises in making chilled pizzas and is 11 miles from Spalding, 13.5 miles from Boston, 18 miles from Wisbech, 23 miles from King's Lynn and 29 miles from Peterborough.


About the role.  


This role has a specific focus on the Environment aspect due to an effluent plant, ammonia plant and discharge of water into local water course.


Your responsibilities as Site SHE Manager are to:

  • Upkeep of Environmental permit conditions, timely and relevant communication to the EA.
  • Devise and implement SHE strategies to enable the delivery of a proactive SHE culture providing a valuable competitive edge to the business through the behaviour of its people.
  • Ensure all Health, Safety and Environment legal requirements, policies, standards, procedures are interpreted, communicated, documented and systems exist to ensure the Business Unit is compliant with current legislation and Bakkavor policy regarding SHE.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, communicate and continuously improve the Health, Safety and Environment management system for the business, ensuring that all relevant paperwork and reports are completed and issued to relevant parties as required.
  • Design, implement, monitor and report SHE performance, analyse trends and develop actions plans to deliver targets regarding SHE.
  • Identification and coordination of SHE training and development for managers, enabling effective management of SHE in every respect and ensuring that key personnel involved in Health & Safety activities are competent to fulfil their responsibilities.
  • Promote and drive a culture of continuous improvement of Health & Safety and best environmental practice through the effective engagement of the workforce.
  • Ensure all incidents are investigated, recorded and reported, identifying and recommending improved practices to reduce accidents. Notification of incidents to enforcement authorities as required.
  • Monitor risk assessment process and provide assistance / advice to assessors to ensure risk assessments / safe systems of work are maintained and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Co-ordinate Business Unit actions with regard to enforcement authorities / loss adjusters and that any communications are reported to the Head of Operations.

About you.


  • Diploma level NEBOSH H&S and Environmental qualification or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in a senior Health & Safety role working for an organisation with a large number of employees and with vast amounts of different equipment and machines.
  • Passionate about SHE and ability to influence at a 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.
  • Demonstrable compliance to legislation and use of problem solving skills / personal judgement as well as policy adherence in order to make optimum business decisions.


What you’ll receive.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.   

You’ll enjoy:  

  • A stakeholder pension scheme  
  • Personal accident Insurance  
  • Free independent mortgage advice  
  • Employee assistance programme  
  • A range of voluntary benefits   
  • Holiday purchase scheme  
  • Additional life assurance  
  • Dental & hospital cash plans  
  • Discounted tutoring for children  
  • Access to financial learning tools  
  • Affordable loans via your salary  
  • Proud to be and loyal service awards  
  • Plus, a commitment to your wellbeing that includes emotional, physical and financial support services delivered by our fantastic team of wellbeing champions  



Proud to be Bakkavor.  

We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!  


Find out more and apply.  




We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,000 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 3,000 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Health, Safety and Environment

Holbeach, GB, PE12 8HF

Date:  4 Jul 2024
Req ID:  19289