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Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £40k - 50k per year + car/allowance, pension and benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 19 February 2024
  • Job Ref: 405856CQN

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor - covering North-West regional sites, based from an office in Manchester (no expectation to report to the office more than 1 day per week). Well established construction main contractor with an excellent reputation for people development, and a strong order book.

Job Summary:-

To develop Health, Safety, Quality and Environment as a business focused contributor to achieving the mission of driving change, improving safety standards and initiating behavioural change within the company culture.


  • Responsible for managing the Company’s health, safety, quality and environmental management/compliance issues.
  • Assist the Senior HSQE Manager in ensuring that the HSQE policies and procedures of the Company compliment the growth and current business model.
  • Assist the Senior HSQE Manager in managing the accident and incident investigation process.
  • Report to the Senior HSQE Manager on HSQE performance/data and participate in forums with other managers to develop group-wide standards and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery and process of tender submission/client presentations when required.
  • Manage training requirements monitor refresher training.
  • Work with managers and the Senior HSQE Manager on continuous improvement of HSQE measures ensuring best practice to meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Monitor adherence to HSQE processes/procedures, identifying potential breaches in standards and initiating action to address these.
  • Assist in the Company audit plans and provide support and assistance during third party audits.
  • Audit work activities across the Company and produce management reports and findings from these audits.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Department to evaluate sub-contractors.

Qualifications and Experience

  • NEBOSH Construction cert
  • Member of IOSH
  • CSCS card
  • Experience in construction, civils, wastewater, highways, public realm or local authority projects
  • Experience of HSQE site inspections/audits
  • Track record of developing the HSQE function across a large number of sites in an operational/contractor environment
  • Full clean driving licence
  • A good understanding of the construction industry
  • Strong knowledge of CDM regulations
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products / internet and email
  • Able to persuade and influence others using logic and reason.
  • Ability to deliver quality HSQE management information.
  • Able to influence a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for the HSQE brand.
  • Respects others views and takes them into account.
  • Tactful and diplomatic when dealing with people, treating them with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Able to cope under pressure and manage a wide range of priorities with multiple objectives.
  • Team player.
  • Strong commitment to customer service excellence.
  • Conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm.