SHEQ Advisor

Leeds (National coverage)

SHEQ Advisor: Job Summary

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SHEQ Advisor Leeds with national travel Managerial & Admin Permanent, full time 26/01/2021

As part of the SHEQ team, the role holder will support the SHEQ Manager and the wider business in the identification, management and control of SHEQ related activities across the business functions and construction sites.  This role will be based out of our Leeds office but will require national travel so applicants should be willing to stay away from home occasionally. 

This is a permanent, full time position.

Salary band:  £35,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.  A company car will also be provided. 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Provide competent SHEQ advice to meet all appropriate legal and internal standards
  • Undertake SHEQ audits and inspections and report on corrective and preventative actions in a timely manner
  • Assist site management in the development of site SHEQ action plans relevant to operational aspects and risks identified
  • Report on key issues and progress on actions required 
  • Provide information, advice, guidance and support to managers and operational colleagues 
  • Assist and support site management teams in investigations of relevant accidents and High Potential incidents
  • Analyse accident and incident performance for patterns and trends and advise management on appropriate corrective and preventative actions 
  • Assist operational teams with emergency and business continuity planning and arrangements, including testing of emergency plans 
  • Assist operational teams in driving SHEQ performance and culture by continuously building SHEQ into processes 
  • Monitor the outputs from audits/inspections/reviews and any corrective and preventative actions raised
  • Identify any gaps in the Integrated Management System (IMS) and support in developing these areas 
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for: 

  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent (highly desirable) 
  • NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Health & Safety (highly desirable) 
  • Environmental qualification 
  • Knowledge of ISO standards and experience of auditing management systems 
  • Soli experience in a health, safety and environment advisory role 
  • Construction industry experience is essential 
  • Experience in working with cranes and lifting operations, ideally as an Appointed Person 
  • Strong accident and incident investigation skills
  • Experience in the development and delivery of health, safety and environment related training 
  • Ability to work on own initative and autonomously 
  • Engaging and influencing at all levels within the business
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft Office packages 
  • Good presentation skills 
  • A full UK driving licence is essential for this role 
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