Scientific Advisor/Trainer

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Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

Inspectorate, a world leader in independent inspection and analysis of traded commodities is, is part of the Bureau Veritas Group of Companies with clear vision and strategy designed to meet the challenges and demands of its’ shareholders, clients and staff.
Inspectorate focus on rewarding and training staff across the globe to develop a workforce who will act as ambassadors for the business and who will feel proud to be part of a growing and successful Group.
We are looking for people with drive, enthusiasm, commitment and integrity to join a global business with global opportunities.



Job Title: Scientific Advisor/Trainer


Location: Manchester


Salary: £30-£35k basic + £4250 car or car allowance + fantastic benefits package including private healthcare + buy and sell holidays.



Are you currently a qualified teacher or a trainer looking for an exciting new career move?


Perhaps you have informal teaching/trainer experience and would like to work for an organisation who will fund and support you to gain a formal qualification?


If you answered ‘Yes’, this may be the perfect role for you!




About the Role


We are looking for an ambitious consultant/trainer to join our industry leading Risk and Safety division at Bureau Veritas. The key focus of this role is to provide high quality consulting support and training delivery to key clients including emergency services and industrial sectors.


This unique role offers the chance to join an influential team within a truly global leading organisation, working with some of the world’s biggest brands. All backed by a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and structured development programme from an award-winning employer.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and deliver technical training to emergency service and industrial clients in topics relating to hazardous materials, incident management, monitoring and testing as well as good practice guidance and legislation. Please note training is provided to emergency services across the UK and some courses last for up to a week. Ability to travel is essential with a willingness to be flexible in working from various locations within the UK. 
  • Carry out assessment of delegates where required and provide feedback.
  • Ensure quality assurance of training services delivered and take part in standardisation procedures.
  • Maintain current accreditation for training courses and look to broaden the accredited training services portfolio.
  • Provide scientific support to emergency services as part of an out of hours response rota.
  • Undertake consultancy services and activities relating to the supply, use and disposal of hazardous materials including incident management.
  • Maintain and deploy a wide range of analytical equipment (Infra-red, Gas Chromatography/mass spectrometry and Raman techniques) to detect, identify or monitor a range of hazardous materials. Provide detailed reports on findings and conclusions.
  • Keep abreast of current legislation, relevant national and international standards and guidelines and technical developments within the relevant field and provide guidance to clients.
  • Provide high quality technical consultancy to clients and team members within the Consulting Group
  • Play an active role in the delivery of an annual Consulting Group Plan
  • Marketing the relevant services of the company


Candidate requirements include:

  • High level of personal drive and commitment
  • Confident speaker able to draw knowledge from an array of disciplines to answer complex technical queries.
  • Positive approach to the challenges of change and see change as an opportunity.
  • Ability to prioritise and schedule objectives to optimise time, cost, and quality.
  • Ability and Willingness to travel nationwide, with overnight stays one week at a time. 


Qualifications Required:


•     Formal teaching qualification as a minimum Level 3 AET formally PETALS and CAVA in assessment or comparable experience in a teaching or a training environment

•     Full driving license


•           Degree qualified in relevant subject (teaching/chemistry)

•           Member of a related professional institution


 What's in it for you?

  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to assist on a variety of large, challenging, and exciting projects for high profile clients, including some of the world’s most recognised brands.
  • Working for an employer with a long list of awards recognition including Top Employer seven years in a row and continued success in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.


  • 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%
  • Flexible/Home Working
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, Gym Flex, Tec scheme, 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.

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