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Health, Safety and Fire Consultant

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Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: West Midlands, Birmingham, 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: Health, Safety & Fire Consultant

Location: Field Based (Midlands)


We are looking for a Health, Safety & Fire Consultant to join our team of industry experts, providing technical guidance and specialist expertise for some of the world’s best known brands on behalf of Bureau Veritas.


As a HSF Consultant for Bureau Veritas, you will predominantly be responsible for the management and delivery of fire risk assessments and reviews across a portfolio of high-profile corporate organisations, looking at H&S risk assessment as and when required.


Operating with a high degree of autonomy, this is your opportunity to show your expertise and deliver consultancy services that will help to ensure compliance, improve safety and boost performance.


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.


Technical Ability & Customer Excellence


You will be required to deliver high quality health and safety consultancy services to clients including:

  • Fire risk assessments and reviews
  • Health and safety services, including audit and inspections
  • Prepare comprehensive reports including observations, recommendations and interpretation of laboratory analysis.
  • Arrange and carry out all work to meet with agreed Company & client timescales.
  • Be responsible for managing small contracts/projects within division as directed by the area manager
  • Liaise with project managers and account managers in relation to work under their control
  • Present and discuss reports with the client as necessary
  • Working closely with the centralised planning team to ensure work is being effectively scheduled and carried out
  • To contribute to responses to requests for client work and proposals
  • Acting as a technical specialist within the client organisation
  • Keeping abreast of current legislation to ensure standards and compliance
  • Compliance with the Bureau Veritas UK Health & Safety policy and procedures


Candidate requirements include:


  • Qualified to either GradIOSH or Grad IFE level, or equivilant
  • NEBOSH Certificate (minimum)
  • Experienced in the organisation and planning of personal work load
  • Experienced in fulfilling role of day to day site contact for the business and its clients
  • A good background knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


Personal attributes required:


  • Excellent customer service manner, with strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build lasting relationships with clients
  • A flexible approach to working with a willingness to travel
  • Comfortable operating independently on behalf of Bureau Veritas within an external environment

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.