HSEQ Specialist – Vodafone UK – Glasgow

Vodafone UK

HSEQ Specialist

Posting Country: United Kingdom Date Posted: 21-May-2023 Full Time / Part time: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Location: Birmingham (Field Based) Permanent: 37.5 Hours per weekCompetitive salary + benefits

Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.

Role purpose

A new opportunity has arisen within our Fibre Services Division. As an HSEQ Specialist you will be responsible for the detailed planning of changes impacting the Vodafone Network Fibre Layer to support Customer Delivery, Core Project Build, Maintenance and Diversionary Works requirements. You role will be essential to the safe building of our Networks and Keeping Customers Connected.


Undertake inspection activities on both in progress and completed works, checking and reporting on compliance against the agreed scope, Vodafone specification andHS&E requirements and the competence and qualifications of those undertaking the works.Drive best practice and supplier performance both through the ownership and management of rectification of non-compliant works found during audits and theanalysis of wider compliance reports to identify shortfalls and improvements required.Support project delivery and service restoration through consultation and where needed, site attendance.Support assessment of new technologies in the fibre networkCreate and undertake training of suppliers and Vodafone teams to improve performance or in support of new technologiesWhere assigned and competent to do so, you will also undertake specialist direct works on the Vodafone Fibre Network as required.Review daily planned works and schedule and complete HSEQ inspections of both in progress and completed works to meet KPI quotas and target your resource to improve performance, providing monthly analysis of results found.

Who are we looking for?

  • Expert knowledge of telecommunications installation practices, standards and legislation (civils, cable, splicing and testing)
  • Expert knowledge of New Roads and Streetworks Act and relevant codes of practice.
  • Expert knowledge of HS&E monitoring, legislation, management and reporting processes.
  • Good communicator, written and verbal and ability to engage with groups and individuals alike.
  • Good IT skills – use of Office 365Applications and GIS inventory systems.
  • NRSWA accredited, New Roads and Street Works Act, Supervisors and Operatives units passed
  • IOSH, Construction Skills Certification Scheme accreditation or similar
  • NEBOSH accredited
  • Full UK driving licence.

Together we can

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent. Inclusion for all is a key pillar of our purpose with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage growth and progression for all employees.

Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. So if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we would encourage you to apply as you may be just the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help see how your skills fit in.

Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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