Health & Safety Advisor

15 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Responsible for the effective delivery of Health & Safety processes at Sky Studios Elstree (SSE), the Health and Safety Advisor will play a key role to protect H&S of the site and its users, whilst enabling them to achieve their creative vision. This person will be passionate about ensuring our clients have an outstanding experience whilst on site.

What you'll do:
  • Be the main point of contact for Sky Studios Elstree (SSE) and work with the wider teams at the studios to develop their skills and accountability in H&S.
  • Delivery of Health & Safety support to Sky Studios, taking on responsibility delivery of new initiatives, projects, and programmes.
  • Responsible for reviewing high-risk activities on the site and providing solutions that protect the safety and continuity of the site and enable the business by being ready and able to react in emerging issues and incidents
  • Positively influencing key stakeholders including 3rd parties to encourage a positive safety culture throughout Sky Studios
  • Act as subject matter expert in the development and delivery of projects to improve the levels of safety afforded to all Sky colleagues
  • Challenge the norm in the search for outstanding culture at Sky in all areas relating to Health & Safety
What you'll bring:
  • Health and Safety expert with a H&S qualification. Experience of high-end TV / Film production or studio facilities is desirable.
  • Experience working in fast paced organisations with growth appetites
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, codes of practice and operating procedures.
  • Detailed knowledge of, and ability to advise upon, health & safety matters, resilience issues, risk management and H&S legislation.
  • An ability to advise on policy and guidance that meets the legislative requirement and the business needs
  • Sound influencing and persuading skills with the ability to adopt different approaches and styles of influencing depending on the circumstances
Sky Studios ElstreeSky Studios Elstree will provide a new home for Britain's thriving production sector and much needed studio space for Europe's brightest talent. Not only will it enable Sky to double its investment in Sky Originals, it will also play host to major film productions from NBCUniversal.

The Rewards:There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
Where you'll work:Sky Studios Elstree, Hertfordshire:Opening in early 2022, Sky Studios Elstree will become the beating production heart for new Sky Originals and Hollywood blockbusters from NBCUniversal. The studio lot and office space features cutting-edge technology, screening rooms, landscaped gardens and is set to be the world's most sustainable film and TV studio.

It's easy to get to Sky Studios Elstree. You can hop on a free electric shuttle bus to and from Elstree and Borehamwood station, or park your car or bike on-site. When you're here, make sure you grab a coffee or lunch in our subsidised café and sit in our central plaza surrounded by blockbuster-making sound stages.

Inclusion:We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working and we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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