Health and Safety Advisor

£40000 - £46000.00 per annum + car/car allowance and benefits
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Regional Health and Safety Advisor - Midlands (Northampton) - £40k-£46k+package (car/car allowance £5700, pension, healthcare, 10% bonus) - construction - well-established national construction/mechanical and electrical contractor.

Excellent opportunity to join a multi-tiered Health and Safety team with a focus on training and development and a genuine opportunity to progress into management.

The Requirements:-
Successful candidates will have an in-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation and will have extensive experience gained managing health and safety in a construction and engineering environment. You will have a proven track record in building relationships at all levels and have experience in change management.

* To be successful in this role you will be self-motivated, innovative and be solution driven.
* You will report to the Health & Safety Manager and will proactively support and provide EHS guidance. Working within a progressive company, you will have a motivated and positive approach to health and safety, quality and environment with the ability to work well under pressure; managing multiple projects simultaneously. This role will provide assurance that EHS performance complies with Company, regulatory and contractual requirements and will provide EHS support.

Principle Accountabilities:

* Ensure compliance with Health and Safety at Work Act, Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations and the CDM Regulations as they apply at all times. To comply with all other relevant Health and Safety regulations or instructions as they apply.
* Provide professional advice and guidance to Senior Manager, Project Managers and Employees on health and safety welfare issues.
* Assist in the development and implementation of Health, Safety and Risk Management policies and procedures, lead working groups and represent the company on external groups and bodies as directed.
* To liaise with Project Managers to identify and facilitate the management of health and safety on projects.
* Assist in the development and delivery of a comprehensive range of training programmes in relation to health and safety management and ensure that operational management and all employees are appropriately trained and made aware of their responsibilities in relation to health and safety matters.
* Co-ordinate the maintenance of documented health and safety procedures, including relevant hazard and risk assessments, for all activities.
* To undertake accident investigations and prepare accurate and professional reviews, including appropriate recommendations where necessary
* To attend training courses as and where necessary and to ensure personal and team job skills keep pace with technical and business developments.
* To work with company and customer colleagues to ensure that laid-down standards of quality are maintained at all times
* Undertake surveys, on site audits, training and consultancy for third party clients.
* The management, development and motivation of their team of direct reports including the assessment and monitoring of job performance and where necessary, facilitating the company disciplinary and/or grievance procedure in conjunction with the Human Resources Department.

NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent - essential)
CMIOSH qualified (or willing to work towards this)
Fire and environmental qualification (desired)
Auditing qualification (desired)
Training certificate (desired)

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