Safe Systems of Work Officer - (SSoW)
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management
Cambridge - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
SSOW Officer with technical exposure within the pharmaceutical R&D industry. This role entails liaising with third party contractors (TPC) and the engineering team to enable visits, collate and review all relevant SSOW documentation, to prepare permits and specific job packs for works in accordance with company and client policies and procedures. 

  • Liaise with engineering team to enable visits of third-party contractors in accordance with the Planning Team schedule.
  • Reviewing site inductions are relevant and/or valid for specific visiting third party contractors.
  • Review relevant RAMS in a timely manner before scheduled site visit.
  • Validate all necessary information is provided for permits and RAMS.
  • Issue, monitor and sign off closure of permits to work in accordance with site procedure.
  • Support and review third party contractor job/permit packs in preparation for works to be carried out.
  • Liaise with relevant authorised personnel to organise supplementary permits and isolation certificates (electrical, pressure systems, confined space etc.) in preparation for works.
  • Support site leadership team with delegated tasks.
  • Support with audit of LOTO system and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Audit any permits issued to reinforce standards and compliance.
  • Provide feedback to EHS on permit issuing and safety improvements and attend safety meetings when required.
  • Support in managing and planning remedial and/or out of scope works.  

  • Knowledge and exposure of technical facilities management, inc. electrical and/or mechanical disciplines.
  • Recognised Health and Safety qualification (such as IOSH or NEBOSH).
  • Experience within pharmaceutical R&D industry.
  • Experience of permit to work systems.
  • Good all-round technical knowledge of building services and relevant processes.
  • Experience within similar technical compliance/TPC management role.
  • Strong knowledge of computerised systems.
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