Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) Advisor X2

Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) Advisor X2

Reports to: SHE Manager

Division: Lowri Beck Services

Location: Wigan & Dunstable/London

Department: Compliance

Working Pattern: Permanent /37.5 hours / Monday – Friday

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 per annum + £3,000 car allowance

Closing Date: Monday 13th November 2017


Purpose of the Job

You will act as the initial point of contact for professional advice for all Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) related matters within the Lowri Beck Group. Under the direction of the SHE Manager, you will also help to deliver company strategic goals for SHEQ through the support and application of SHEQ programs.


Key Accountabilities

Assist in the development and delivery of policies, training and systems in line with the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Policies and ensure compliance.

On occasion chair the Incident Review Team meeting and continually monitor its effectiveness in line with the requirements of this meeting.

Be part of the Health and Safety Working Group

Act as Standards Advisor for OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 keeping abreast of any changes and ensuring these are complied with across the group.

Provide reports on SHEQ standards throughout the Group to relevant Managers and the Board of Directors as Required.

Represent the Compliance department at meetings where SHEQ advice and/or information is required and provide feedback.

Monitor and evaluate our Risk profile and current Risk Assessments for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and work with the SHE Manager to ensure that risks are correctly represented and owned at a corporate level.

Conduct further research into underlying causes and root causes of accidents, looking at both organisational, job and individual factors to recommend improvements to our systems, processes and training.

Advise the business streams with regards to best practice for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality.

Represent the Company in relation to Safety, Health, Environment and Quality during Sales and Marketing and Business as Usual activities, including attending client meetings, completing customer questionnaires and tender responses.

Work to ensure the delivery of our Corporate Responsibility commitments throughout our Supply Chain.

Monitor SHEQ related objectives for departmental managers and field staff reporting and measuring performance against these objectives.

Assist in the production of SHEQ communications, including editing and developing the SHE Matters bulletin, Social Media, other Company bulletins and the ‘Think Safe’ Campaign.

Evaluate behavioural aspects of our workforce and work to improve and enhance our safety culture.

Spend time with the field and office teams to ensure that safety policies and practice are being effectively communicated, building solid relationships at all levels.

Spend time at team briefs, audits, training critically evaluating whether our safety message is consistent and well communicated.

Assist in the administration and chasing of incoming incident forms and reports in line with the policies of the company, ensuring forms are used and completed correctly in line with the Company’s safety procedures.

Ensure follow up actions have been completed and help develop new policies both proactively and in reaction to trends.

Keep an awareness of the reporting requirements per contracts.

Complete internal audits on other areas in line with the requirements of the Group Audit Schedule

Carry out Safety Tours as required throughout the business.

Complete SHEQ administration tasks as required.

Complete any other duties as assigned by your Manager.

Liaise with all areas of the group on Health and Safety matters.

Inform the Business of any ISO, OHSAS, Regulatory or Legal changes.

Identify training required both by themselves and other members of the group.

Be involved in External Audit and Customer Meetings as required.

Be involved in leading Lowri Beck Services in the maintenance of its OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 accreditations

Be involved in External Audit and Customer Meetings as required.

Complete any other duties as assigned by your Manager.


Person Specification


Minimum Requirements:

A relevant professional qualification (e.g. NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma)

Good standard of education

Previous experience of delivering a SHEQ advisory service within an organisation, developing and implementing innovative and creative solutions to issues, planned change and problem solving

Experience of carrying out incident investigations

Up to date knowledge of current SHEQ legislation

Computer literate with ability to operate Microsoft Office and e-mail to an intermediate level

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Be able to demonstrate a commercial risk based approach to dealing with incidents and situations.

Ability and confidence to present information to large and small groups

The ability to work remotely as required.

Full UK driving licence with no more than 3 penalty points



Audit/Training/Environmental Management/Quality Management Qualifications

Experience of delivering a SHEQ service within an organisation which is primarily field based, especially where Lone working is a large factor

Experience of delivering a SHEQ service within an organisation which is part of the Utilities Sector

Experience of developing SHEQ Management systems including policies and procedures

Experience of SHEQ risk management frameworks

Experience of working with OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001

Experience of delivering training and presentations at all levels of management and staff

Experience of conducting 1st party internal and 2nd party supplier audits

Experience of representing a company during 3rd party external audits.

Knowledge of effective SHEQ management strategies and best practice


You Must

Have no unspent criminal convictions (must pass a basic CRC)

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

Be able to provide suitable references

Be able to prove identity

Have a willingness to travel and work in other business locations as required in support of the business objectives


It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may change from time to time to meet changing circumstances or the needs of the business. It will not form part of your contract of employment.

To apply, please submit your CV along with covering letter, clearly stating the vacancy you wish to apply for 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are not always able to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within 2 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please Note – No Recruitment Agencies

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