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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

SHEQ Advisor

London, UK
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Company: VECTOR RECRUITMENT SOLUTIONS LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum plus package

Regional SHEQ Advisor
On behalf of out client a civil engineering and utility contracting company we are recruiting for a Regional SHEQ Advisor, based in Barking as well as working on site when required.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities:
To aid in the development and implementation of Health and Safety best practice, ensuring the Company complies with current health and safety legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to employment and service provision. To work proactively with all levels of management, so to establish and maintain a safe system of work and a safe environment for colleagues and clients.

Roles and Responsibilities:

To advise and assist in the planning and promotion of health, safety, environment and quality programs and establishing a suitable organisation to put them into effect.
To interpret and advise on the implementation of company's policies, procedures and safe systems of work.
To communicate with site teams, for example, but not limited to the delivery of TBT`s.
Ensure that the requirements under the company's integrated management system are followed accordingly and to ensure that the contracts you cover are doing the same.
Discharge your specific duties for matters regarding health, safety, welfare, environment and quality as defined in the company policy and in any procedures, efficiently and effectively.
Assist in monitoring the health, safety, environment and quality performance on the contracts under your control and take such steps as are necessary to improve the performance.
Carryout out regular/continuous site, compound and CDM audits/inspections. There is a minimum requirement of one site audit a month on each team and sub-contractor delivering your assigned contracts. This may require working out of hours from time to time including occasional night working.
Ensure that all sites are CDM compliant and the relevant documentation is in place and in date.
Ensure site notice boards are current and are erected in the appropriate place.
Attend clients contract meetings as and when required (in addition to a SHEQ Advisor).
Carryout company inductions for all new starters and ensure that the relevant paperwork has been completed in its entirety along with undertaking re-inductions for existing employees and contractors.
Assist in the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaire's (PQQs) and tender documentation
Investigate the root causes of accidents, the circumstances leading up to them, introduce preventative measures to prevent re- occurrence and compiling the required reports and forwarding them to the SHEQ Manager/Director in a timely manner.
Assist the Manager in identifying training requirements.
Ensure that when employees have done well, they are praised, where they have contributed to a change within the company they are informed and that actions arising from meetings/inspections are fed back to the employee/contractor.
Co-ordinate with the SHEQ Department in all health, safety, environment and quality matters.
Set a good personal example, wearing the required protective equipment for the site you are entering. Lead by example.
Ensure so far as you are able, that effective arrangements exist to protect the health and safety of your work force and ensure that all relevant operational and emergency procedures, codes of practice, instructions and legislation are implemented and observed.
Shall be accountable to the SHEQ Manager in respect of health, safety, quality and environmental matters.
Responsible for exercising a general duty of care for the health, safety, environmental, quality and welfare of employees under your control.
Notify any changes in your duties to all others who may be affected by these changes.
Shall ensure strict adherence to the reporting and recording procedures for accidents and dangerous occurrences as required under RIDDOR.
Shall monitor arrangements to ensure that health and safety standards applied by contractors are satisfactory and in accordance with contract and company specifications, policy and procedures.
Shall ensure that site employees work in accordance with the company's health and safety requirements, policy's and procedures along with the client's requirements.
Skills & Requirements:

Strong spoken and written communication skills.
Good negotiation skills.
A tactful but assertive manner.
Logical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
The ability to cope under pressure.
The ability to understand and interpret relevant legal requirements
Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team.
Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information.
A smart appearance and professional manner.
5 years in a construction / utility related similar role
A flexible dynamic approach
Qualifications / Competency:

NEBOSH/NCRQ Level 6 (NVQ Level 5 as a minimum standard)
EUSR or CSCS in a related subject
NRSWA (SWQR)
Power/Fibre/Water/Gas experience
Proficient in Accident/Incident investigation & RCA
Proficient in data analysis & compiling Reports.
Competent in core standard Microsoft Software
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