Health and Safety Officer – British Airline Pilots Association

Posted 5 months ago by BALPA
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Attractive salary for the right candidate
Sector Corporate HSE, Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 24 February 2019

BALPA is the leading trade union representing the UK’s 10,000 commercial pilots.  Located close to London Heathrow, we are looking for a Health and Safety Officer with a mix of analytical, research and presentation skills to join our friendly team.   Working within an established and well-structured Industrial Relations and Flight Safety functions, the main duties will comprise of:

  • Day to day work on health, safety and environment issues at national level;
  • Formulating health and safety strategies for lay safety representatives in the aviation industry;
  • Contributing to the overall development of their knowledge of health and safety practice and legislation of elected pilot representatives and BALPA full-time officers conducting collective bargaining in the UK’s leading commercial airlines and helicopter companies.

The person we are looking for will be comfortable working independently but must also be a great team worker.  Good IT skills are required with an ability in researching information, analysis and the presentation of results.  The role would suit an individual with a health and safety related qualification at graduate level or equivalent.    

In return, BALPA will offer a competitive salary with an above average DC pension scheme.  BALPA has a fantastic office block at our Heathrow HQ with free parking and good public transport links to the surrounding area.

Please send a covering letter with your CV to  In your covering letter, please explain how your skills, experience and qualifications will enable you to meet the requirements of the job description/person specification and add value to the Association, its representatives and its members. 

Job description / person specification can be found at:

Please note shortlisted candidates will be notified by email only.

Closing date:  24 February 2019

Interview date:  w/c 11 March 2019

For an informal discussion please contact John Stembridge-King, Head of Organisation, on    020 8476 4005  -  07798 567414  -  

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BALPA is the leading trade union representing the UK’s 10,000 commercial pilots. Located close to London Heathrow

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