Location Kent
Job-type Permanent
Salary £40,000 - £45,000 + Car
Reference BBBH11574_1601626554

Acre are excited to be working with one of the UK's leading Principal Contractors to identify a Health and Safety Advisor within their Highways division. The successful candidate will have proven experience on civil engineering projects, as well as an engaging approach to health and safety.

Reporting into the Head of Health, Safety & Environment, you will join a high-performing team in helping to drive forward effective health and safety processes and systems on an important project.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring that health and safety objectives are fully embedded into the project

  • Providing visible active support and advice to the contract

  • Carrying out site inspections and auditing health and safety against the health and safety Management to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Safety Management System and recommend any corrective actions

  • Liaising with Environmental and Quality auditors to ensure health and safety is integrated with environmental compliance and assurance

  • Supporting and managing external audits, as well as providing corrective actions and closeout of audit findings

To be successful in this role, you'll be an experienced health and safety professional with a background in civils or infrastructure. Previous experience of working within highways will be viewed favourably. You will also be driven, with a passion for health and safety matters and an eagerness to learn and develop.

You Will Also Have:

  • GradIOSH

  • A NEBOSH or NCRQ Diploma

  • Excellent communication and engagement skills

  • A proven ability to influence upwards in order to promote a positive safety culture

This exciting opportunity will give you the chance to grow and develop whilst working for one of the largest Principal Contractors in the UK. If you feel you have the necessary experience, then please don't hesitate to apply.