Health and Safety Consultant

Ecus Ltd
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Highly Competitive
04 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Health and Safety Consultant

Location:        Sheffield or Manchester

Salary:            Highly competitive

Type:              Permanent, Full time


About Us

Ecus is a leader in the environmental sector and provides services in ecology, habitat management, consenting, carbon and sustainability, arboriculture, water environment, heritage, landscape design, and business management services.

With multiple regional business units and plans to extend our network even further, we have an overall aim of growing the company substantially over the coming years. Our Business Management Systems unit is a new and growing team offering a consultancy service and management systems support for health and safety, environmental and quality management.

The sectors within which Ecus operates include; road and rail infrastructure, residential and commercial land development, utilities, leisure, regulators and government. We have a number of framework agreements and long-term contracts with clients across all of these sectors. 

The Ecus team has a wide range of technical expertise in environmental consultancy, environmental contracting and business management systems. We seek to add to that team by recruiting professionals with skills in professional consultancy who are committed to doing their best and with a track record of delivering for clients and for their colleagues.

Working at Ecus

Whether you are an individual just starting your career or join us bringing years of experience with you, we support all employees in achieving their next career steps.  By investing heavily in our employees and the most up to date technology, we ensure that we remain at the forefront with our competitors.

Become part of our team and you’ll be working alongside technical experts who take pride in the quality of service we offer at every stage of the project lifecycle. 

We are always looking for people who share our key values:

  1. Commitment and Excellence
  2. Accountability and Collaboration
  3. Challenge and Innovation

These are the values that support us in making Ecus a successful and rapidly growing business and one that is client focused and able to provide the benefits of innovation through close, productive partnerships.  This all adds up to a highly professional, forward thinking culture where people feel valued and inspired to look for ways to continuously raise standards, to innovate and work collaboratively with stakeholders  across a range of exciting projects.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly ambitious and dynamic Health and Safety Consultant to join our ever growing team. A passion for delivering high quality technical work and enthusiasm for problem solving and identifying solutions are essential to this role.

The position requires a dynamic and driven individual who will provide in-house and safety support to the wider Ecus team, as well as working as a health and safety consultant supporting our external clients.

This position would suit a health and safety professional with 3-5 years post qualification experience who is keen to develop their technical skills further with our support.  Reporting to the Business Manager, the role will be based in either our Sheffield or Manchester offices, with scope for flexible / remote working arrangements to be considered.

You will be supporting on the delivery of a multitude of health and safety projects covering a diverse range of sectors. Typical projects include; gap analysis, management system design and implementation, auditing, inspections, policy and procedural development and general advice/support to businesses.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting site visits; including gap analysis,  inspections and internal audits
  • Providing advice and support;
  • Designing and assisting with the implementation of management systems;
  • Writing Safe systems of work, policies and procedures;
  • Providing support with preparation for ISO certification audits;
  • Providing health and safety training;

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Professional health and safety qualification (level 6 or above);
  • Corporate membership of IOSH (or working towards this);
  • Working knowledge of ISO standard 45001;
  • Experience of internal auditing;
  • Experience of advising and supporting  health and safety management;
  • The ability to work away from home and occasionally during antisocial hours as / when required.

Desirable Skills / Experience

  • IRCA certified internal or lead auditor in ISO 45001;
  • Experience of delivering training ;
  • Experience of health and safety in construction and the implementation of CDM;
  • Experience of health and safety in the outdoor environment.

On a personal level, we are looking for an enthusiastic and confident professional with initiative, exceptional communication skills and the ability to fit into our friendly, ambitious and fast-paced team.

Company Benefits

In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and employee perks scheme.

With over 30 years of history, Ecus sectors include EIAecology, landscape, heritage, geo-environmental and water consultancy, along with environmental management and training, offering an unrivalled range of technical expertise and accredited services. 

Proud of our innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, we put people at the heart of what we do, employing more than 90 people throughout a network of 7 regional offices.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us on:


We do not accept CVs from third parties / agencies, and any applications received will be treated as the property of Ecus Ltd. We will not be liable for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received.

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