Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Competitive - Crawley

Posted: 19th, Aug 2022

Reference N°: 42446

Type: Permanent

Our client is a market leader in the design and manufacture of world leading renewable energy technologies. Due to their continued success, they require a Senior Health and Safety Advisor to join their growing team.

Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the HSE Manager, the Senior Health and Safety Advisor will use their health and safety knowledge and skills to promote a positive, open, and honest health, safety, and wellbeing culture across the business.

They will work as part of the H&S Team, promoting and developing health and safety strategies, ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements, reviewing health, safety, environment and welfare policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant health & safety legislation.

They will have a structured approach to incident investigation and root cause analysis, taking responsibility for ensuring permanent corrective actions are implemented effectively and on time, working with stakeholders at all levels across the business to maintain our strong safety record.


Key Accountabilities:

Support the HSE Department in maintaining compliance with all relevant H&S legislation

Promoting a positive, open and honest health and safety culture, championing the companys values, principles and policies

Lead on accident investigations, ensuring root cause identification, analysis, and permanent corrective action implementation in a timely manner.

Review and update risk assessments, policies and procedures as per HSE guidance

Conduct and lead (in collaboration with others) health and safety inspections and audits.

Evaluate and advise on safe working practices across all departments.

Support in leading the Companys Health & Safety Committee

Liaise with external regulatory bodies on behalf of the Company and ensure any actions are dealt with in a timely manner

Ensure compliance with specific reporting and record keeping requirements in relation to statutory and regulatory requirements.

Monitor and report on health and safety performance across the business


Required Skills and Experience:

Extensive experience in Health & Safety

NEBOSH or equivalent qualified

Good interpersonal and negotiation skills, with an ability to engage collaboratively with staff at all levels, role-models and champions company values and processes in all situations

Excellent stakeholder management, proactivity and accountability.

Experience of working in an organisation with a strong, open and honest health and safety culture

Experience of risk assessing processes in a high-risk environment

Experience in Laboratory and Production hazards, associated controls and working practices including chemical, biological and radiation safety.

Experience of Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulation (DSEAR), and The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

Experience in planning and delivering organisational health, safety and environmental improvements

Competent IT skills including Microsoft Office.

A driving licence is essential as the role is multi-site and travel to various locations is required, including Horsham and Redhill.


Experience in implementing ISO 45001 and ISO 14001

NEBOSH Fire Risk assessment trained

Hold an Environmental qualification e.g. IEMA Cert.

Membership of a professional H&S body.



The Package:

The client offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.

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