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Project Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £50k - 55k per year + car/allowance, pension, 25 days holiday
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 23 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 397801CQN

Project Health and Safety Advisor - Southampton, Hampshire - £50k-£55k+package (car/car allowance, pension, healthcare).

Working as a hnads-on Health and Safety professional for a top tier construction contractor, on a £45m, 2 year civil engineering project, you will have excellent opportunity for training, development and long term progression within a forward thinking business with an already excellent safety culture. 

Key responsibilities
•On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards using Observation visits
•To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holders area of expertise, through discussion with the Project Health and Safety Manager, and others where appropriate
•Undertaking risk assessments relating to Health and Safety.
•Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHE is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
•Assisting the business with the implementation of the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards
•Undertaking ‘active’ monitoring of company projects using the monitoring system
•Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred.
•Investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement •Liaising with enforcing authorities as necessary
•Assisting the SHE Manager in the preparation, review and updating of policies and procedures relating to the management of SHE
•Working with senior managers and/or directors on the development and implementation of divisional level strategies for improvement
•Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/ site visits
•Raise awareness on SHE and sustainability issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

NEBOSH Construction/general cert (minimum)
TechIOSH (minimum)
Relevant experience of working as part of a SHE team
Providing proactive support to operational business units
Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE 
Relevant construction sector experience