Health & Safety Advisor
Breedon Group plc
Derbyshire, Hope Valley, UK
3d ago

Role overview

We are currently seeking a Health & Safety Advisor within our Cement division, reporting to the Cement business Health & Safety Manager.

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows :

  • Facilitate incident investigations, including identification of immediate and root causes and the generation of suitable actions
  • Assist with the development and implementation of health & safety programs including training and competency frameworks
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining a suitable framework to ensure legal compliance with regards to health & safety matters
  • Seek out relevant best practice outside the business and sector to then bring back and deliver suitable implementation plans
  • Provide pertinent professional advice to others across the site within a timely manner in order to facilitate informed decision making
  • Wider interaction with other businesses within the Breedon Group
  • You will hold the NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (or equivalent) and IOSH membership. A NEBOSH National Diploma would be advantageous.

    You will possess extensive relevant health & safety advisory experience, along with an excellent track record for managing leading and lagging health & safety metrics in order to improve health & safety performance.

    You will also be able to demonstrate a suitable level of competency in auditing.

    You will possess the following skills and knowledge :

  • Competent risk assessor
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant H&S legislation
  • Ability to mentor / coach fellow auditors and auditees
  • Current knowledge of behaviour-based safety would be desirable
  • Understanding of safety culture development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound understanding of business management systems including relevant Standards e.g. ISO 6001 & OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001
  • Awareness of generally available data & information in relation to such matters as industrial health trends
  • Excellent engagement skills
  • Good knowledge of core IT systems
  • You will be a confident, driven and dedicated individual, with strong influencing and leadership skills. You will also be able to actively demonstrate self-

    sufficiency and strong personal integrity. The ability to engage effectively with stakeholders and demonstrate clear thinking and control in times of pressure are also essential.

    The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company’s zero harm culture.

    A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension scheme and life assurance.

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