Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor
Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Advisor West Midlands , UK

This job role requires the employee to be overall responsible for the introduction, monitoring and support management procedures and suitable documentation for compliance with appropriate standards relating to all matters associated with health, safety, welfare, environmental and quality control relevant to company activities.

Main responsibilities and key outcomes:

  1. Health, safety and welfare
  2. Environmental awareness
  3. Quality Systems

Key Responsibilities:

Health, safety and welfare:

Statutory obligations:
• Identify statutory obligations relevant to company activities and review.
• Identify specific requirements for introduction into company procedures.

Procedures:
• Maintain, develop and introduce appropriate formal procedures to ensure company compliance with all obligations and monitor at least annually, review and update as appropriate.

Standard forms and documentation:
• Maintain, develop and introduce standard form and documents in support company health, safety and welfare procedures and monitor, review and update as required.

Project specific support:
• Prepare and issue documentation appropriate to specific project requirements for compliance with the client and company procedures and statutory obligations to include Risk Assessments, COSHH assessments, method statements and other related issues.

Health and Safety – Induction:
• Provide all new employees, as part of the company’s induction process with a health and safety briefing to include the issue of all appropriate documentation.

Welfare:
• Liaison and advice with the project engineers and human resource manager on all personnel related matters; in particular any claims arising in respect of public Liability Insurance.

Incident management:
• Investigate, review and report on specific incidents compliant with statutory requirements.
• Maintain appropriate records and advise on appropriate action and repeat as required in accordance with current legislation and authorised regulatory body.

Environmental:

Standards and legislation:
• Monitor current standards and legislation and identify relevance to company activities and respond as appropriate.

Policy:
• Maintain company environmental policy statement and supporting documentation.

Procedures:
• Develop, introduce and maintain written company procedures for compliance with the current European standard (ISO 14001) and our environmental policy statement and modify and update as appropriate.

Waste disposal:
• Maintain appropriate registration and certification status for compliance with current environmental regulations to suit company requirements for waste disposal.
• Arrange and co-ordinate all waste disposal activities in accordance with current regulations including document preparation and submission.

Quality systems:

Standards and legislation:
• Monitor current standards and legislation and identify relevance to company activities and respond as appropriate.

Policy:
• Develop and maintain company Quality Policy Statement and supporting documentation and modify and update as appropriate.

Procedures:
• Develop, introduce and maintain written company procedures for compliance with the current European standard (ISO 9000) and other appropriate National, International and client standards; modify and update as appropriate.

Publications and documentation:
• Create and maintain a record library of publications, guidance notes relevant to statutory obligations, etc., associated with Health, Safety, Environmental and quality issues.

Audit:
• Monitor and audit procedures and administrative systems in respect to the Health, Safety, Environmental and quality issues.
• Recommend change and improvement where appropriate and update and reissue as required.
• Liaise with and assist external Specialist Consultants appointed for independent audit and advice purposes.
• Maintain appropriate records and respond to Consultants requests as required.
• Ensure that corrective actions of the company system or independent audits are cleared as required to ensure compliance to the company Health, Safety, Environmental and quality policies.
• Assess the auditing procedure at least annually, including the consideration to take the auditing role of sites into an internal auditing system.

Quality Assurance Procedures:
• Produce fully documented quality assurance procedures for compliance with ISO 9000, based upon existing company standard documentation and systems.

Environmental Procedures:
• Produce fully documented Environmental procedures for compliance with ISO 14001, based upon existing company standard documentation and systems and amending company policy as required.

Other projects:
• Provide resource and support to undertake specific projects as required.

Capabilities to fulfil the role:

Knowledge

  • Health, Safety and Environmental Systems and Procedures
  • Contractual knowledge and understanding
  • Commercial knowledge and understanding
  • Experience of working in the Health and Safety department
  • Continuously keeping knowledge up to date on Health and Safety
  • The National Examination Board for Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) – General and Construction Certificates
  • An excellent understanding of the English Language and its application
  • The ability to use the following packages: Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

Skills

  • Information management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manage performance: monitor, give feedback, confront issues
  • Using resources at disposal to best effect
  • Planning and organising
  • Decision making
  • Analysing and Investigating

Behaviour & Attitude

  • Positive attitude and behaviours that align with IMTECH core values
  • Builds and maintains excellent working relationships
  • Balanced judgement
  • An exemplar for company values
  • A positive, proactive approach determined to succeed
  • A dedicated Health and Safety professional at all times
  • The ability to work under pressure and to set deadlines
  • The ability to think ahead, plan and prioritise one’s own workload
  • Attention to detail
  • A professional telephone manner

Education Qualification Required:

  • Must have a JIB grade card

Previous Work Experience

  • Must be JIB qualified

 

Competency

Level Required for this job:

A = Mastery B = Comprehension C = Awareness

1. Listening, Understanding and Responding = B
2. Striving for Clarity and Quality = B
3. Results Orientation = B
4. Relationship Building = B
5. Quality Focus = B