SHE Advisor

Kier Group
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £50,000 per annum + car + share options + benefits
Closing date
21 Jan 2022

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Job Role
Health & Safety Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification, NEBOSH National Construction Certificate
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At Kier we believe that – wherever we can, whether office or site-based – we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don’t hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility – We’ll do our best to support you.

Job Title: SHE Advisor

Location: This is an agile role where you will be covering projects for our Southampton office with home working available and some travel to other offices and sites
Business area: Kier Construction – London, Southern and Strategic Projects
Contract: Permanentfull time, 40 hours per week. Part time hours will also be considered. 

Benefits: You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, click here.

Looking to make the next step in your career?

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We’re one of the UK’s leading names in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you’ll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country’s most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services. 

Kier Construction are looking for a SHE Advisor to provide specialist safety, health and environmental advice to all levels of management and the project teams for our Solent office. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from Education to commercial, healthcare, leisure, public sector and more!

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role, you’ll work closely with line management to assist in fulfilling SHE responsibility. You’ll carry out SHE tasks in order to maintain Kier Group SHE policies and procedures. You’ll also conduct audits and inspections to promote best practice and identify areas of unsafe working conditions. You’ll be tasked to promote the implementation of our Kier Behavioural Safety Programme, advise on the Safe Systems at Work, Construction Phase Plans and Environmental Management Plans, and compile SHE monthly progress reports

What do we need from you?

We’re looking for demonstrable experience within the construction industry with a minimum of NEBOSH construction certificate. You’ll also have previous exposure to Environmental Management and Sustainability principles and have a good practical understanding of the principles of SHE legislation, and it’s interpretation into practical terms preferably as a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH). You’ll have a positive, hands-on approach and be fully conversant with IT. You’ll demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to work

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion.  If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing

Closing Date: 21/01/2022

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Qualifications - Internal

Recruitment agencies – we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our careers help page

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