HSE Advisor
Manchester, GB
10d ago


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services forindustrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate,innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of thegreatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster acollaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, andwe want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus foradvising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, lowcarbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management.

Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff basedpredominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

EnvironmentMaritime & Resilience (EMR) would like to recruit a H&S Advisor tosupport the existing EMR H&S Manager. The location of this role can be flexible.

The purpose of the role is to provide adminsupport and HSE advice, guidance andassurance to various EMR teams within UK Infrastructure in support of our'BeyondZero' culture of care.

Thesuccessful candidate will take personal ownership and responsibility forprotecting people from harm, and for implementing strategies that driveperformance and support continuous improvement.

The post-holder may also be required toassist in the management and delivery of our new Positive Mental HealthStrategy.

The post-holder will responsible to the EMRH&S Manager providing pro-active assistance in H&S management andassurance including :

  • Assist with the management and checking of bidsubmissions
  • Review of safety documents including RAMS and HSEPlans
  • Have good links with the wider business
  • Be creative in helping to develop H&S materialsetc.
  • Assess H&S data and support weekly and monthlyreporting
  • Be enthusiastic and able to deliver quality outputsindependently
  • Assist project teams as necessary to ensure thatall projects are safety driven and all environmental impacts are assessed
  • Assist with site, laboratory and office visits,safety tours and Safety Evaluations
  • Undertake project specific audits, safety tours andassessments as required and agreed with project managers, at both sites andoffices
  • Promote best practice in all elements of HSE
  • Assist in the development of the Jacobs SafetyManagement System to ensure compliance with all aspects of health, safety andenvironmental legislation
  • Provide in-house training in Jacobs processes andprocedures to employees as required (HSE Awareness, Graduate programme, CDM,Risk Assessment, I2BZ etc.)
  • Qualifications

    Technical / Qualifications

    The post is for early to mid-career staffwho would like to develop a career in Health and Safety.A safety qualification is desirable.

    Experience in report writing and anexcellent standard of written communication is desired.

    The candidate will need to demonstrate :

  • a willingness to learn and apply that knowledge,
  • the ability to engage and influence other membersof staff,
  • the ability to work as part of a team,
  • a desire to progress their career,
  • good IT skills including JacobsConnect, Powerpointand Excel / spreadsheet programme skills.
  • Our Culture

    At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring- BeyondZero ’. We see safety differently - we strive to goBeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-

    being of our employees firstin everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our businessand we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives.

    When you joinJacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusionand diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website :


    Weencourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’contracts.

  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / Education History and CriminalRecord. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then youremployment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safetyand wellbeing of all.

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