Health and Safety Advisor in City of London, London, United Kingdom

Summary

Support the Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) in the management of HSW for SCS activities, including the implementation of the H&S Management System (HSMS) to ensure compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007 certification and with Works Information.

The position plays the key role in helping to establish and maintain the highest and where possible, new industry HSW standards for the project.

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand the SCS Health & Safety Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the SCS operations and ensure that the requirements are implemented
  • Provide operational and functional management advice on the practical implementation of the company's HSW policies and processes including external stakeholders such as customers if necessary.
  • Assist Area Head of HSW or delegate and Contract Management in understanding of stakeholders (internal and external) aims, priorities and risks with regards to HSW
  • Assist, where needed, with the development of Health and Safety Management plans if applicable and coordination of review
  • Provide operational and functional management with advice on the prevention of accidents, incidents and ill health
  • Assist the Area Head of HSW and other members of the HSS team, in key tasks to assist in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Health and Safety Management System
  • Undertake and/ or assist Area Head of HSW and/ or Contract Management in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, HSE and others as required and directed
  • Assist the Area Head of HSW and other members of the HSW team, in key tasks to assist in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Health and Safety Management System
  • Provide advice, guidance and independence with regards to the assessment of and appointment of sub-contractors
  • Assist with and undertake HSW surveillance where required of operational sites. Participate, as requested in parent company HSW audits
  • When directed, assist if necessary with the preparation of HSW risk assessments and safe systems of work.
  • Assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of HSW performance. Utilise data to highlight areas of further consideration, evaluation and intervention
  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of HSW training/ briefings, as directed.
  • Promote best practice, capture best practice and ensure it is fed-back into the business and parent companies
  • Set standards and lead by example in the management of HSW
  • Liaise with the other members of the HSW Team and the wider organisation with regards to HSW
  • Maintain own level of knowledge and competency in relations to H&S Management and responsibilities including appropriate qualifications and professional membership
  • Obtain competency cards in line with the SCS Competence Card Compliance Standard
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project

Ideal Candidate

Essential:

  • At least three years' experience in relevant field of Construction / Infrastructure Health & Safety
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Membership of IOSH - Tech IOSH
  • Collaborative behaviours

Desirable:

  • Five years' experience in relevant field of Construction / Infrastructure Health & Safety
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Diploma, Degree or equivalent NCRQ or NVQ
  • Membership of IOSH - Grad IOSH

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