QHSE Advisor

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Date: Nov 13, 2023

Location: Home Based, Other/Not Applicable, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.

Job Title           Senior QHSE Advisor

Location           South East / Midlands 



Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Contribute to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.

Working closely with all areas of the business, the Senior QHSE Advisor will be integral in championing a HSE culture across our UK operations, driving continuous improvement and empowering Business Unit employees at all levels to reduce risk and foster a positive HSE culture.


Main Duties

  • Developing and documenting the HSE training requirements across the Operational teams with input from the Area and Technical Managers
  • HSE Legislation updates relevant to Bureau Veritas UK & Group requirements; completed and changes made where relevant
  • Provision of information to support the HSE Management Review process
  • The Documentation of a formal HSE annual plan for Bureau Veritas UK to capture Group initiatives, summary training plans, reporting and KPI’s to be achieved
  • Implementing and achieving the objectives of the HSE annual plan
  • HSE incidents: ensure investigations take place and provide input and advice as required, document findings and recommendations.  Track implementation of corrective actions.
  • Leading investigations of serious HSE incidents
  • The closure of any of non-conformances associated with the HSE function within a timely manner
  • Developing and implementing the annual plan for auditing UK premises, ensure provision of adequate first aid services in each location
  • Coordinating Health & Safety and Environmental performance information for the UK and liaise with Regional Group on all HSE matters.
  • Representing Bureau Veritas on the SAFed TC9 Technical Committee
  • Assisting the UK Leadership team to create the environment for delivering sustained HSE excellence across the UK
  • Provide HSE Consultancy Advice
  • Provide coaching and development support to the QHSE Team


Experience Required  

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (qualifications and/or experience)
  • Grad IOSH membership 
  • Holder of NEBOSH or similar diploma or an equivalent qualification and / or experience
  • Holder of Environmental qualification
  • Significant experience within HSE   
  • In depth understanding of UK HSE legislation
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Experience of working with Operational teams



Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.  

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