Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Principal People Recruitment
Newcastle Upon Tyne
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Health and Safety Advisor - £45k- £52k plus **£8k relocation allowance to Sellafield, Cumbria**

Bonus and extensive package included

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting for an incredibly prestigious Senior Health and Safety position to join a well-established and highly reputable organisation who have a diverse and extensive risk and operations portfolio. This position will offer the successful candidate a unique opportunity to work within a high profile organisation working across multiple disciplines including infrastructure, construction, manufacturing and nuclear.

If you are searching for a fresh challenge with the support and structure in place to truly enhance your knowledge and skillset as a Senior Health and Safety Advisor then this could be an excellent opportunity for you. Working to the highest standards of Health and Safety, the successful Health and Safety Advisor will join a growing and diverse team who place a great emphasis on personal development, career progression, with a market leading employee retention rate.

Taking responsibility for reviewing and monitoring Health and Safety performance across specific areas within the organisation, the appointed Senior Health and Safety Advisor will act as the organisations specialist subject expert and provide technical and practical advice to the business and project teams.

This rare opportunity, will include key responsibilities such as:

Creating and delivering health, safety and environmental improvement programmes, to influence and develop the health and safety culture
Review health, safety and environmental performance including the output of certain activities, to identify root cause analysis and corrective actions needed
Providing leadership and expertise to operational teams across the organisation, acting as the point of escalation.
Support, coach and mentor individuals both inside and outside of the health and safety function
Working with a range of individuals across a diverse risk portfolio, to ensure that safe working practices are conducted and at a later stage, that updated policies
and procedures are adopted
Maintain a detailed knowledge and understanding (within specific key technical areas of risk) of applicable health and safety legislation, principles and industry

The successful Senior Health and Safety Advisor will have:

Experience within construction, engineering, industrial, waste, plant or manufacturing,
A NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent as a minimum
Be a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or working towards achieving this.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

In return the successful Safety Specialist will receive

A basic salary of £45,000 - £52,000 per annum
A discretionary company bonus scheme c. £4000
5% annual bonus depending on individual and company performance
£8,000 tax free relocation allowance if applicable
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

This is a truly rare and challenging opportunity which is a incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today by sending your most up to date CV to

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