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QHSE Advisor

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  • Sector:

    Power & Nuclear

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Lloyd Bailey

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Role Purpose:

Reporting to the EPC Manager, you will be the UK’s business partner for Quality, Health and Safety, Information Security and Environmental related topics. You’ll have a strong focus on creation and further development, improvement of key business processes and implementation.  You will ensure compliance with company QHSE standards, governmental QHSE regulations and QHSE industry standards, required by customers and company management. Through continuous monitoring you will keep the QHSE management system up-to-date and compliant with corporate rules, industry standards and governmental regulations.


You’ll be working from our offices in Runcorn and the role will involve travel to customer sites across the UK. You may also be required to travel to our regional HQ in the Netherlands, all travel expenses will be covered.


Job Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain pro-active QHSE relationships with customers and suppliers. 
  • Build consensus through stakeholder management to achieve buy in for European and Global business process improvements regarding QHSE.
  • Report on business process performance, QHSE escalation and incident management.
  • Identify and analyse opportunities for process improvements.
  • Work with managers and colleagues to ensure QHSE compliance, resolve issues and ensure non-conformances are detected early.
  • Coordinate competency assessments, training and records for large scale projects.
  • Design and implement new standards, business processes and procedures or improve existing and implement improvements using change management skills.
  • Persuades stakeholders, builds consensus, and achieves a buy-in for European/global business process improvements.
  • Provide QHSE advice across all levels within the organisation.
  • Review Survey Plan and ensure that SHE aspects are addressed appropriately.
  • Prepare site induction safety packs.
  • Manage incident reporting such as near misses/accidents etc.
  • Travel to all our sites to coordinate and carryout above activities as required.
  • Contribute to the project plans reviewing and adding relevant SHE sections where required:
  • Contribute to Project Risk Registers from a QHSE perspective.
  • Assist the Principal Contractor comply with the CDM:2015 Regulations


Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:

  • Experience in QHSE, ideally gained in a technical project organisation working with major contractors in the utility construction and/or instrumentation automation markets.
  • Experience of leading a team within this field of expertise.
  • Experience of leading audits to verify compliance.
  • Bachelor level with more than 10 years of relevant work experience in a technical/process environment OR academic level with more than 5 years of work experience in technical/process environment
  • Masters level knowledge of QHSE discipline
  • Experience of applying or working with CDM Regulations 2015.
  • NEBOSH / IOSH or equivalent qualification
  • Problem-solving skills and creative thinking
  • Ability to build trust, communicate effectively at all levels, build consensus, and achieve buy-in
  • Auditing and Compliance Management
  • Highly driven, energetic, proactive, and process-driven
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, qualification advantageous.


Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for a QHSE Advisor looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.