Health and Safety Advisor

Recruiter
Acre
Location
England, London
Salary
Up to £45,000
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020
Ref
BBBH11471
Contact
Gavin Coates
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Acre is delighted to be partnering with a globally recognised transportation business as they look to hire a new Health & Safety Advisor. Our client is a household name, with an excellent brand reputation, and are at a point in time whereby their Health & Safety strategy is critical to operational business performance.

The succesful will play a crucial role in supporting the organisation manage risk, understand their culture and continuously improve their health & safety proficiency.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Providing high-quality, professional and proactive support to the relevant business areas, ensuring they understand standards in respect to working conditions, equipment and welfare arrangements
  • Supporting and enabling collaborative working between business divisions to ensure that complex health & safety issues are mapped and managed appropriately
  • Supporting the delivery and adoption of the organisation's safety management system
  • Providing technical advice in relation to complex risk assessments
  • Conducting health & safety audits and assurance checks within the business
  • Supporting the business to define health & safety accountabilities for all roles, including accountabilities for the oversight and assurance of third-party health & safety performance
  • Supporting the organisation to identify training needs, based on an assessment of risk and accountabilities

Person Specification

  • Relevant technical health & safety knowledge gained in a high-volume footfall environment, e.g. transport, manufacturing, facilities management or property management
  • Highly engaging and compelling communication style with a proven ability to win hearts and minds at all levels within an organisation
  • Ambitious and results driven with a strong desire to exceed expectations both internally and externally
  • Takes ownership of complex issues and tasks, empowering others to do the same
  • Good understanding of continuous improvement or project management processes
  • Ideally GradIOSH and working towards Chartered status

This position offers a great opportunity to take up a support role within a globally recognised transportation business. If you feel you have the correct skill set, then please do apply.

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