Senior Health & Safety Consultant (Embedded)

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Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: London, London, 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.



Role: Senior Health & Safety Consultant (Embedded)

Location: London

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Make an impact doing work you can be proud of and contributing to a global mission to enhance safety standards with integrity and help us create a brighter future, shaping a world of trust, and a safer society for us all.



Role Purpose

The role of Senior Health & Safety Consultant is to lead the deployment and maintenance of the health and safety management system and being the primary point of contact for the client across the client’s global office portfolio. We are seeking candidates who will join us in delivering best in class health and safety services to our client, a leading global financial firm.  You will need to be driven, proactive, customer centric and solutions focused, and seek to learn, develop and grow both technical and soft skills.


We are not looking for someone that is happy ‘ticking the box’. You must be bold and capable of identifying areas for improvement, challenging the approach where required and proposing the solution. Experience of engaging with leadership is essential, as is the ability to negotiate change. You will not need to have intimate knowledge of international H&S legislation, but you must be capable of reactive research and understanding of legislative implementation, with a willingness to learn the legislative requirements for all countries under the role’s responsibility.



What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • Level 6 health and safety qualification, such as the National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Demonstrable experience in full time H&S roles with exposure to a broad spectrum of health and safety management systems
  • CMIOSH is essential 
  • Extensive UK H&S Legislation knowledge and experience in practical implementation
  • Procedure and report writing
  • Accident and incident investigations and reports, including investigating incidents falling under RIDDOR
  • Exposure to a variety of safety and health risks
  • Liaison with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Data and trend analysis
  • Degree in H&S or related desirable
  • Experience of international H&S legislation, ISO 45001, asbestos, water hygiene and construction all beneficial.



What’s in it for you?

  • Working embedded within a leading global financial firm, this means you are a Bureau Veritas employee with the support of Bureau Veritas behind you, providing services to our client based in their London office.
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development gained through experience supporting and maintaining the health and safety management system.
  • Working closely with health and safety professionals globally, providing the opportunity to develop an understanding of legislative requirements and their implementation in countries globally.
  • Development support for soft skills and formal qualifications aligned to the role and personal development.
  • Developing an understanding of the client’s way of working and how health and safety integrates.



In addition, our package will include:

  • Basic salary between £50,000 - £60,000
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days
  • Combined employee/employer pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services
  • Working for an Industry leading global Inspection company certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row




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.


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