Health & Safety Advisor - High Hazard

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    Southend-On-Sea, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £48000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Kesaulija

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Health, Safety Advisor - High Hazard - Competitive Salary -Southend-on-Sea

We are currently recruiting for an Health & Safety Advisor working for a global Defence & Engineering organisation on a permanent basis in Southend-on-Sea.

Within this role you will be providing competent and professional health, safety and occasional environmental advice.

The role will drive a step change in the safety culture across the business contributing to improved safety performance.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading Defence & engineering business with excellent career progression.

Whats on offer?

  • Salary up to £48,000
  • Great career progression working within a leading Defence & Technology business
  • Generous benefits package (Flexible Working Hours, Pension Scheme, Child Care Vouchers)

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Provide competent and technical health, safety and occasional environmental advice and guidance to business management working in partnership with assurance managers
  • Support practical implementation and delivery of HS&E legislation, policy, strategy and objectives
  • Promote a positive and innovative safety culture, seeking and contributing to the Safe for Life programme, and engaging with business management to ensure lessons learned are understood and embedded
  • Support and assist with the assessment of risks
  • Participate constructively in the preparation and conduct of management reviews
  • Liaise with customers, enforcement authorities, HS&E professional bodies, insurance or audit companies, as required

Qualification/ Skills & Attributes:

  • The ability to promote and deliver a culture of continuous improvement.
  • The ability to identify problem areas in the business and take remedial action in a flexible, supportive and pro-active manner.
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience, post qualification, as a health and safety practitioner.
  • Working knowledge and experience of OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 management systems.
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • CMIOSH or working towards CPD

If you would like to be considered for the position please submit an application or contact Sarah Kesaulija on 01179 309 708