Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Reference no. AH WMR

Location

Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Salary

£55k - 60k per year + Car allowance + Benefits Package

Type

Permanent

Job Posted

08, Jul 2024

Role: Senior Health and Safety Advisor/Team leader

Location: West Midlands

Sector: Property & Construction

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Car Allowance

Carriera are excited to bring you an oportunity to join an ever expanding Construction Health and Safety Team to look for a technically skilled Health & Safety/CDM specialist. We are looking for a leader and a Senior candidate to work across a range of businesses and in sectors as diverse as commercial, healthcare, science, industry, energy, and education. 

The role is to run the Birmingham H&S team, supporting and assisting in the provision of CDM and construction health and safety services to clients.  You will be required to independently offer H&S/CDM services and be confident dealing with various stakeholders to deliver projects and help ensure compliance with the duties of the CDM regulations 2015.

You will be a key member of this close-knit team. Your knowledge and skills will contribute to the growth and success of developing and growing your team as we you together to deliver robust solutions to meet your clients’ health and safety objectives, aims and aspirations.

This role is perfect for a Construction Health and Safety Professional who is competent to work independently on small to large sized projects, typically throughout the Midlands. However, projects can be in any location in the UK, so a willingness to travel and flexibility is essential. 

Responsibilities:

  • You will work primarily on CDM commissions
  • A Consultant would be expected to be aware of repeat and new business opportunities and to escalate these to senior management
  • Awareness of the value of, and starting to grow, a network of contacts is also important
  • High technical and commercial standards must be established and maintained as quality of work and ‘added value’ for our clients are priorities
  • Communication skills (verbal and written) requirements:
  • Written communication involves Reports, Pre-Construction Information and Health & Safety Files
  • Verbal communication involves attendance at meetings and client facing discussions
  • Presentation skills for bid pitch and training provision
  • Computer literate
  • Under supervision the role includes the ability to contribute to and develop bid submissions and fee proposals
  • Being aware of new work opportunities and potential new clients, as well as maintenance of existing clients
  • You will need to work closely with all members of the firm who could be either clients or collaborators

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • An understanding and experience of the design and construction process and the principles of risk reduction
  • In depth knowledge of the CDM regulations and associated legislation
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate or similar technical or professional qualification
  • Associate Member of the Association for Project Safety and/or technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • A current record of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Good knowledge of the BSA changes affecting the industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Your reward is focused on your total wellbeing, with a package to support all aspects of life. In addition to your salary, you can expect:

  • A healthy holiday balance of 25 days, plus bank holidays & the ability to buy / sell to suit you
  • Total package in the region of £65,000.
  • Financial – Life Assurance, Pension Scheme (3% Employee, 6% Employer), Income Protection, Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme, flexible choice of Critical Illness Insurance
  • Physical – Free Private Medical Insurance, Doctor at Hand Private GP, Best Doctors, flexible choice of Dental Plan, Cycle to Work Scheme, GymFlex & Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Car allowance (4,500) 
  • A flexible approach to hybrid working, to suit both you & your team
  • Tailored career development – focused on professional, personal and/or educational

If you are interested in the role please contact Alex Harcombe on 07930 904405 for further information.

Carriera Limited values diversity and promotes equality and no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. We welcome applications from all sections of society and are open to discussing any reasonable adjustments or additional arrangements you may require to support your application. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. When advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business for the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003. All applications will be held in strict confidence and in accordance with our privacy policy.

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