Health And Safety Advisor

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Hounslow
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure and they are looking for a Health & Safety Advisor for their operations at Heathrow Airport. Key Responsibilities: - Contribute to the achievement...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 0/27633

Quote ref: 0/27633

Job description

Our client is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure and they are looking for a Health & Safety Advisor for their operations at Heathrow Airport.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

- Contribute to the achievement of Health, Safety and Wellbeing in accordance with company policy and values  

- To support the development of a strong Health, Safety and Wellbeing focused culture across the company's Construction UK business.  

- Contribute towards the maintenance and development of the Safety Management System (SMS) and its procedures.  

- To advise on and coordinate the development of consistent Health, Safety and Wellbeing plans across the business in line with company and group policy.  

- To be an expert in Health, Safety and Wellbeing legislation and best practice to assist with compliance and continuous improvement.  

- To support the development of briefing and communication strategies to ensure that HSW plans and important information is understood and operated by all employees and subcontractors.  

- Monitor HSW performance by supporting the development of measurement systems.  

- To liaise with employees, subcontractors and suppliers on HSW matters.  

- To promote company values in all dealings with other employees, clients, subcontractors and other external contacts.  

- To contribute to formal HSW Reviews.  

- Follow prescribed procedures whilst carrying out high quality and systematic audits and site inspections to establish the degree of compliance and identify opportunities.  

- Monitor the progress of HSW Reviews, audits and site inspections within prescribed timescales  

- To monitor and update records on the HSW online platforms. To participate in and support training and other Health, Safety and Wellbeing initiatives in order to facilitate consistent standards and promote best practice.  

- To work with the central HSW Team to identify possible operational risks or opportunities. To support and carry out accident investigations by gathering evidence.  

- To be involved in engagement and leadership initiatives in accordance with the Safety Management System.

Requirements

Key Skills And Qualifications  

- Detailed knowledge of Health, Safety and Wellbeing Legislation  

- CSCS card  

- Ability to carry out detailed, thorough and systematic analysis.  

- Professional membership (e.g.: MICE / CMIOSH)  

- NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (General and Construction Certificate will be considered)  

- Sound technical knowledge of the construction process  

- Ability to carry out HSW Audits. Ability to look ahead and see potential issues and opportunities  

 

Interpersonal Skills  

- Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders  

- Skilled in questioning and investigating to identify immediate, root or systematic facets of situations and root causes.  

- Explain HSW issues tactfully to project teams and other departments in the company  

- Ability to give constructive feedback whilst explaining the reality of onsite work. Ability to build rapport and effective working relationships with project teams and other departments in the company  

- Possess good influencing and persuasive skills. Possess good listening and questioning skills to act as an effective coach to managers, supervisors and staff.  

 

Desirable Skills  

- Lead Auditor Trained  

- Accident Investigation training  

- Experience of working in an international organisation / airport

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