Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 6 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Sector Public Sector
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 4 July 2019

Public Sector Body based in London/Essex looking for a Senior Health & Safety Advisor to lead their H&S team

Your new company
Large public sector body based on the outskirts of London bordering Essex are looking to appoint a senior level health & safety professional to lead their small but growing central team. They have a clear direction outlined by the Director to obtain ISO45001 accreditation within the next 2 years.

Your new role
As the Senior H&S Advisor for this organisation you will be the competent health & safety professional offering advice to different departments as well as leading the direction of a small team. Whilst the role is for now a Senior Advisor role, it has the potential for future movement to Management level. Some of your responsibilities and duties as the Senior Advisor will be:

  • Identify, design and develop suitable training packages to be delivered to staff
  • Maintain and update health & safety policies and procedures
  • Leading to ensure continuous improvements in the H&S team services
  • Working closely and collaboratively across several departments to ensure robust measures are in place
  • Delivering the inspections and audits programme across the organisation
  • Produce reports and lead on the H&S subject within meetings
  • Build strong relationships and trust within the organisation with key stakeholders
  • Mentoring, developing and line managing small team

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful you will need to be a strong communicator with previous experience working in health & safety for an equally large and diverse organisation. You will need to hold the NEBOSH Diploma as a minimum. GradIOSH is essential with CMIOSH being highly desirable. Influencing, negotiating and engaging skills are also essential. Overall they are looking for someone who is a confident professional with the want to improve safety standards and drive forward this organisation for ISO45001 accreditation.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be offered a salary between £40k and £45k as well as a host of benefits including flexible working, 28 days holidays + bank holidays and more....

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