Job Details

Job Ref :
 
Job Title :
Health, Safety and Security Technical Expert 
Job Category :
Overseas |  
Posted :
13/10/2017 07:48:53 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Leeds 
Benefits :
5% Pension Contribution & Healthcare 
Salary :
£42.5k - 45k per year + 5% Pension Contribution & 
Security :
Other 
Description :

Title: Health, Safety and Security Technical Expert
Location: Leeds
Salary: 42,500 - £45,000 per annum
Additional Benefits: Private Health Care, 5% Pension Contribution

The Health, Safety and Security Technical Expert will play a pivotal role in the development of travel safety plans and identifying security risks for those travelling abroad. This role will require regular overseas travel to project sites, carrying out security risk assessments and supporting the H&S Manager in the implementation of the H&S System. The successful applicant will be pro-active in supporting the development of the Health & Safety Management System utilised across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The Health, Safety and Security Technical Expert will also work to deliver business assurance and improve the corporate audit capability.

APPLICATIONS FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED EX-MILITARY / FORMER ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED (ARMY, ROYAL AIRFORCE, ROYAL NAVY, ROYAL MARINES)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the H&S Manager in the implementation of the company`s Health & Safety management system;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of HS&S written processes, as requested;
  • Support the H&S Manager in the development of Travel Safety and Security Risk Assessments for those travelling abroad;
  • Support departments in the development of specific country security documentation and travel risk guidelines;
  • Assist with the provision and where necessary the acquisition of specialist security advice for higher risk countries and the development of Emergency Evacuation Plans;
  • Where assessed as appropriate undertake reconnaissance of higher risk countries and specifically customer and accommodation security provisions and the safety of routes between them and ports of entry;
  • Promote the QHSE function/ethos, inclusive of contributing to the development of training and promotional media;
  • Work with departments to identify training needs and monitor implementation, including the provision and delivery of in-house HS&S training and tool box talks and the evaluation of training programmes;
  • Analyse and report on monthly incident statistics and where necessary work with the H&S Manager to develop Safety Alerts for briefing to the wider business.
  • Support the implementation of the QHSE Communication Plan (public relations activities);
    Support the identification and achievement of QHSE related initiatives/objectives, such as Kaizen and other areas of Continuous Improvement;
  • Collate and provide QHSE related input into management meetings (local and corporate);
    Undertake HS&S inspections and audits, as required, at both company facilities and customer sites. Identify corrective and/ or preventative measures and assure improvement actions are implemented;
  • Distribute updates of QHSE related information, ensuring they are clearly identified and that staff are aware of updates as they occur;
  • Represent the company on internal safety groups, as required;
  • Promote a safety culture which secures effective implementation of policy, procedures and responsibilities throughout the company;
  • Communicate HSE best practice to all sites and assist with implementation of new ideas and advances in working strategies;
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of relevant legislation to the power industry and the ability to undertake suitable and sufficient risk assessments;
  • Contribute to routine performance reports, monitor and make recommendations for incorporation into the company annual QHSE management review and strategic direction;
  • Be prepared to work as a HS&E Technical Advisor to cover programme shortfalls. This will sometimes result in working away from home on continuous shifts during planned and unplanned service delivery activities.


Skills & Attributes:

  • Extensive overseas travel and security experience essential;
  • Attainment of NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent;
  • Membership of IOSH (and actively undertaking CPD and working towards higher level membership);
  • Possession of excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.
  • Fluency in business English (additional languages considered desirable);
  • Practical knowledge and application of MS Office, Visio and Project software;


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