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  • UK, East of England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 5

Our client is a tier 1 main contractor that works in the water & civils sectors and they are recruiting for Health & Safety Advisors to join the Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA).  


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  

- 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.  


Other responsibilities include:  

- 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 the company 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 company-wide consistent management approach to SHE requirements  

- Support and guide the company's management with a positive solutions-based approach to addressing challenges in SHE performance Health and Safety Advisor  

- 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  


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

- NEBOSH Certificate  

- Full Driving Licence.  

- 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.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 21.09.2023
  • Deadline: 05.10.2023
  • Quote ref: 4762/26945

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