Health and Safety Advisor – Top Tier Main Contractor

Health and Safety Advisor – Top Tier Main Contractor

£25,000 – £36,000 (Open to experience)

Central London


About the Company:

This Company is one of the leading commercial construction businesses operating at the forefront of the UK industry. With local annual revenues of over £1bn this company is working with public and private sector organizations across the country ranging from large-scale framework agreements to specialist and major standalone projects in excess of £500m. They held a stable output through the recession, and are now focusing on controlled growth, looking to increase business from 1% to 3% of the UKs projects over the next 10 years. The company boasts an impressive portfolio of projects throughout the UK and offers a friendly yet professional working environment. They cover numerous sectors of industry including healthcare, education, private residential, commercial, specialist projects, industrial, retail, hotels and a number of other areas with projects ranging from £5m to £1bn.

This business is at the forefront of a growing movement of Diversity and Inclusion in the Construction Industry. With support given for organisations such as The National Association of Women in Construction, WISE and BITC, they are making a big movement towards improving the diversity of their staff.

The Role:

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and winning of new projects in and around London our client is looking for a Health and Safety Advisor to work with the company’s Health and Safety Manager.  This is a role aimed towards someone with a wiliness to progress, with the Manager looking for someone whom he can mould into a well-polished H&S professional. To succeed in this role you will be expected to carry out the following roles and responsibilities with a comfortable level of autonomy:

  • Work with the H&S Manager to to-coordinate the health, safety, & environmental process for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance.
  • Ensure all accidents are fully investigated reported to the Health and Safety Executive correctly in consultation with Senior Company SQE Management.
  • Monitor compliance with the company’s H&S policy, organisation and arrangements and hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures.
  • Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters.
  • Production of statistical information in relation to SQE performance.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of new or revised legislation and other practical aspects of SQE management.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
  • Review all risk assessments and high risk activities, ensuring adequate control measures are in place.
  • Identify training needs in the area of health and safety.
  • Conduct and arrange any external H&S training in conjunction with business requirements
  • Carry out health and safety audits on site.
  • Promote via the management team, supervisors and HR, the requirement for employees to be informed of their responsibilities and receive adequate training in safety, quality and environmental matters.
  • Review accident investigation forms to ensure remedial action and control measures undertaken.

About the Benefits/Rewards:

The Salary will be dependent on your level and experience within the industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary between £25,000-£36,000 + company bonus scheme, pension, phone, laptop.


  • 1-3 years’ experience with a construction contractor
  • Experience in the top tier main contractor would be a distinct advantage
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Knowledge of CDM

The successful candidate will be passionate about their career and would suit a candidate looking to take a step into a more senior role and join a market leading company. The Candidate must be willing to work in central London, as they will be working across a multitude of projects in the City. .

Contact: Alex or 01923750095 (Office) or 01923587152 (DDI)


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