The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is looking for a Health and Safety Manager- Land




💻 Health and Safety Manager- Land for the BAS

Cambridge although overseas travel may be required for short periods.

  From £31,931 to £39,915 per annum




About the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)


British Antarctic Survey (BAS) delivers and enables world-leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions. Its skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth as a sustainable planet. Through its extensive logistic capability and know how BAS facilitates access for the British and international science community to the UK polar research operation. Numerous national and international collaborations, combined with an excellent infrastructure help sustain a world leading position for the UK in Antarctic affairs.


British Antarctic Survey is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC is part of UK Research and Innovation. We employ experts from many different professions to carry out our Science as well as to keep the lights on, feed the research and support teams and keep everyone safe! If you are looking for an opportunity to work with amazing people in amazing places, then British Antarctic Survey could be for you.

Job Description


A unique opportunity for a dynamic Health and Safety Manager for land based activities has come up for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in the Health and Safety Team. This role will report to the Health and Safety Advisor and will work closely with the Polar and Cambridge Station Operation Managers. The role is to manage BAS internal systems.

You will need to be self-motivated, have a positive and engaging personality with forward thinking ideas, be able to multi-task, and have a flexible approach to tasks. You will also have a conscientious approach to detail and able to interact with operational & office personnel, departmental heads and senior managers throughout the organisation in person and remotely. As a member of the team you will continue to develop your career in health and safety and being part of a dynamic organisation, no two days are the same which is part of the challenge and the excitement.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience of working within a health and safety team and hold a NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (or similar) in a medium to high hazard industry.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager:


  • Providing professional advice on matters relating to Health and Safety.
  • Assisting and supportung the BAS Senior Health and Safety Adviser in facilitating the BAS Safety Management System (SMS).
  • Providing a focus and expertise for Station operations (including Cambridge) to support ‘Station Operations Managers’ to deliver the day-to-day activities associated with the station SMS.


Please mention Cambridge Cleantech when applying.