Senior Health and Safety Advisor (UK & Ireland)

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Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: Manchester, Manchester , 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 Health and Safety Consultant (UK & Ireland)

Location: Hybrid Working 3 days per week at client site (Central London)

Up to: £52k per annum + enhanced maternity/ paternity and sick pay+ further fantastic benefits package

Type: Permanent

 

 

Are you an experience Health and Safety Advisor/Consultant with experience and knowledge of UK and Ireland regulations?

Do you have excellent stakeholder management skills and ready step into a Senior Consultant embedded role with a global client?

Do you want to work for a global organisation who can provide career development, an excellent benefits package and culture?

If ‘Yes’, we want to hear from you!

 

About the Role

We are growing Health and Safety team and looking for an experience Health and Safety Management to work directly with a well-known global E-commerce client.  The successful candidate will lead and maintain the health and safety management system and act as the primary point of contact for the UK and Ireland.

 

Responsibilities involve:  

  • Provide health and safety competent advice, support and co-ordination for UK and Ireland offices.
  • Create and update Risk Assessments for Corporate Offices and Activities carried out in their scope.
  • Ensure health, safety and fire regulatory compliance for offices in the UK and Ireland office locations with special emphasis in Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans.
  • Creation of operational health, safety and environment policies, statements and procedures, supporting the strategy to implement at an operational level.
  • Undertake accident and incident investigations, including managing the local regulatory reporting requirements and any regulator involvement.
  • Provide competent responses to client queries and manage ad hoc support questions, with consideration of legislative requirements, best practices and client health and safety standards.
  • Prepare and deliver to stakeholder’s essential EHS information, including data analysis and reports.
  • Work collaboratively with the client’s vendors/contractors to ensure effective and seamless service delivery, including significant engagement with the Facilities Management vendor and site visits where needed.
  • Support Design and Construction works from the EHS stand point of view.
  • Supervise and liaise with different stakeholders to ensure safety during events, both onsite and offsite.
  • Support during internal / external audits and inspections from the Authorities.

 

What are we looking for?

Skills and Experience

  • Tech IOSH working towards Grad IOSH
  • Understanding and knowledge of UK and Ireland Health and Safety Regulation and experience in practical implantation
  • Demonstratable experience reviewing and creating Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Experience in similar H&S Advisory/Consultant roles with exposure to a broad spectrum of health and safety management systems
  • Confident in presenting information in person and via video/audio conferencing
  • Confident in liaising with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels of an organisation, 
  • Exposure to a variety of safety and health risks
  • Procedure, accident investigation and report writing experience
  • Operating under an established Health & Safety Management System
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Driven, proactive, and ownership
  • Multi-tasking
  • Collaborative, team player

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 3 health and safety qualification, such as the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Working towards Level 6 health and safety qualification, such as the National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • GCSE or equivalent at Grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics

 

 

What’s in it for you:

We aim to cultivate a supportive learning environment so team members can enjoy development and progression alongside an interesting, technically challenging career.  

We offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.

Core benefits include:

  • Private medical
  • Life assurance
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and up to
  • 2x paid volunteering days a year.

Flexible benefits include:

  • Cycle to Work
  • Tech scheme
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • option to buy and sell holiday
  • Give As You Earn scheme.

 

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.  

 

 

 

 

 
 
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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