HSE Advisor

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About the role

Balfour Beatty are looking for a HS&E Advisor, based in Yorkshire, to join our Regional Buildings team covering our post-construction projects.

The HS&E Advisor will provide risk-based assurance that our projects are compliant with all HSES requirements and provide expert HSES technical advice, guidance, and support.

The role will involve regular travel throughout the UK, a company car will be provided.


What you’ll be doing

  • Provide risk based assurance that projects are compliant with HSES requirements of UK regulatory framework and the UK Business Management System (BMS).
  • Collaboratively engage with both internal & external Customers as well as the Supply Chain.
  • Provide projects with expert HSES technical advice, guidance and support.
  • Support work winning teams with quality HSES responses for bids, proposals and PQQs.
  • Engage and develop relationships with design & engineering teams to eliminate and reduce risk through HSES By Design.
  • Embed a culture where health is treated like safety.
  • Challenge the norm by innovating and improving the way we work, whilst keeping pace with industry change and promote successes.
  • Embed HSES Strategy through visible felt leadership in line with Zero Harm Vision.
  • Provide expert support to investigate accidents, incidents and near miss events.
  • Undertakes regular checks on Environmental Risk Management ensuring that appropriate risks and opportunities have been identified and are being implemented.
  • Produce formal reports using the Project Portal to record planned & unplanned HSES inspections which review project performance against the UK HSES Regulatory Framework & UK Business Management System (BMS) requirements.

Who we’re looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Health, Safety and Environment Qualifications Relevant H&S Diploma, NVQ or Degree (or equivalent level 6 qualification).
  • To have or be working toward Chartered Membership of IOSH.
  • Ability to influence and promote a positive HSES culture.
  • Competence in incident & accident investigation.
  • Strong understanding of UK Health and Safety Regulatory Framework & UK Business Management System.
  • Experience in Construction / Buildings.
  • Ability to prepare formal written reports and publications on HSES topics.
  • Ability to undertake project planning, project management and work to budgets.
  • Broad experience of complex construction and civils projects.
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) competence.
  • Ability to engage and converse at all levels.

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Additional relevant skills and qualifications in any technical area.
  • Internal Auditor qualification (ISO 18001, ISO 9001 and or 14001).
  • Good understanding of CDM 2015 Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Environmental and Sustainability Qualification.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

– 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
– Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
– Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Operating across England and Wales, our buildings teams create places where people live, are cared for, work, learn, meet and have fun, with a focus on the aviation, health, defence, education and development sectors.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit www.balfourbeatty.com/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: candidaterecruitmentqueries@balfourbeatty.com

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