Health & Safety Advisor – Nationwide

Full Time Permanent
  • Post Date: October 9, 2020
  • Apply Before: November 20, 2020
Job Description

Sparktel is partnering closely with a leading infrastructure services company to hire a Health and Safety Advisor. The company are heavily involved in building and maintaining utilities infrastructure. This role would suit someone with 1 to 2 years’ experience who is looking for a career-defining role. There will be extensive support to the new employee in terms of learning about the business and the role of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), in its success.

Role Summary:

The Health and Safety Advisor assists in providing regulatory advice relating to EHS issues affecting the business and promoting a culture of compliance regarding EHS. He/she is a key advisor ensuring that EHS risk is managed within the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the EHS management system to control risk when appropriate.
  • Driving internal education relating to EHS management, through toolbox talks and internal communication channels.
  • Regular reviews and updates of Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures, and Safety Statement, and communicating any updates across the company.
  • Investigation, recording, and reporting accidents, incidents, and near-misses promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • To identify new and on-going safety-related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Assisting in the development of EHS policies, programmes, and management systems.
  • To conduct audits and reviews across the business and to identify areas of risk and opportunities for improvement. Recommend and drive appropriate actions to address risks identified and pursue new opportunities.
  • Pro-actively assist the business in improving EHS compliance through engagement with Project Managers, Operations, Warehouse, and field-based staff and third-party contractors in order that the business can achieve its strategic objectives in a compliant manner.
  • Manage, investigate and report EHS matters in accordance with company policies.
  • Investigate all EHS incidents, accidents, and non-conformances to establish root causes and implement required management system improvements.
  • Ensure that investigations/legal proceedings involving or relating to EHS are proactively and professionally managed.
  • Monitor emerging EHS legislation/trends and analyse impact to the business

The Person:

  • Level 8 Degree in Health and Safety or a related discipline
  • Will also consider a Diploma should you have practical experience
  • Experience of working across environmental, quality management, occupational health, and safety management systems
  • Good IT skills and capable of using MS Office
  • Good communicator and able to develop strong relationships across all levels of the organisation

What’s on offer:

  • Excellent base salary
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop and phone