Health & Safety Advisor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, East of England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join one of UK's largest building and civil engineering contractors with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and Ireland. This role is for a permanent Health & Safety Advisor located in Peterborough. ...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 4762/27031

Quote ref: 4762/27031

Job description

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join one of UK's largest building and civil engineering contractors with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and Ireland. This role is for a permanent Health & Safety Advisor located in Peterborough.  

 

Job Description:  

 

As their new H&S Advisor you will provide Health & Safety advice, guidance and coaching to Project Teams from pre-construction to handover and ensure compliance with the Strategic Alliance HSEMS. This will require the completion of inspections, advisory visits, incident investigations, feedback and briefings to sites.  

 

Main Responsibilities:  

 

Focused Business:  

• Promote and act on our client's ethos ‘Nothing they do is so important that they cannot take the time to do it safely’  

• Assist in the implementation of the internal management system  

• Assist and support the Project Management  

• Enable them to secure repeat business by exceeding client expectations  

• Develop effective working relationships with delivery team on site  

• Develop external relationships and attend SHE-related learning and networking events  

 

Sustainable Growth:  

• Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop and apply a long-term plan to enhance Company SHE performance  

• Participate in post-project reviews and lessons-learned exercises to ensure improvements are captured as part of the SHE improvement plans  

• Support the development of continuous improvement practices including SHE alerts, communication and knowledge sharing  

• Support the development and upskilling of key supply chain partners to achieve greater SHE performance e.g. internal training.  

 

Responsibility:  

• Positively influence SHE leadership behaviours by your own actions, set the standard and demonstrate high standards of ethics and professional integrity  

• Plan and conduct regular audits of site locations SHE practices and documentation  

• Assist with the audit programme for Farrans and client  

• Support and assist with incident investigations and reporting to ensure company operating procedures are implemented  

• Support the Project Manager regarding regulator queries and requests  

• Lead SHE agenda to ensure guidance and support is in place for project teams in relation to regulatory and client specific requirements  

• Assist the implementation of a Farrans-wide consistent management approach to SHE requirements  

• Support and guide Farrans’ management with a positive solutions-based approach to addressing challenges in SHE performance Health and Safety Advisor Farrans Construction is an Equal Opportunities employer  

• Keep up to date with legislative changes for the Ireland region  

 

Empowering People:  

• Be fully engaged and support the implementation of the SHEQ competency toolkit, using it as a tool for self development  

• Fully embrace and implement performance management process, using it as a tool to set and deliver SMART technical and competency related targets and objectives  

• Coach, train and mentor their staff in SHE matters through the audit process, incident investigations and relevant project matters  

• Coach, guide and support the supply chain through pre-start meetings, performance reviews etc. to secure their engagement and understanding of their SHE expectations  

• Prepare and deliver SHE-related training, briefings and CPD materials to facilitate staff promotion and progression  

 

Customer Service:  

• Establish and foster positive professional relationships with keys clients, consultants and suppliers  

• Provide SHE advice and support to project teams and supply chain during project mobilisation phase  

• Provide SHE advice and support to ‘in-progress’ project management teams  

• Prepare timely post-audit reports and identified actions to project and company management teams  

• Monitor the completion of corrective & preventative actions and the close-out of NCR’s  

• Assist in the preparation of monthly SHE performance data and reports for management and senior leadership  

• Provide advice and guidance to project management teams  

• Provide feedback and communicate lessons learned/ best practice across the organisation  

 

Culture:  

• Promote and act on their ethos ‘Nothing is so important that they cannot take the time to do its safely’ demonstrating a consistent approach to SHE expectations  

• Develop and maintain an open, transparent and consistent approach to improving SHE standards, through the audit process, incident investigations and any SHE reviews  

• Continually critically assess their SHE standards and performance. Encourage and seek SHE innovations through internal SHE reviews, peer group meetings, supply chain reviews and client forums • Promote SHE performance and standards through local and nationwide memberships, affiliations and awards submissions.

Requirements

Qualifications  

• Level 8 honours degree / Third level degree qualification in a relevant engineering, construction or SHE discipline.  

• NEBOSH Certificate  

• Full Driving Licence.  

 

Skills & Experience required:  

• Previous experience in relevant field of Construction / Utilities.  

• NEBOSH Construction Certificate  

• Technician grade membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) or above  

• CSCS Safety Professional card  

• Degree/Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (Preferred)  

• Working towards chartered membership of IOSH – CMIOSH  

• Effective communicator with strong presentation and report writing skills  

• People skills – ability to liaise with staff/operatives at all levels.  

• Analytical skills to interpret detailed information and regulations.  

• Excellent use MS Office – Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

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