Senior HSQE Advisor

Location Cardiff
Discipline: Highways, Rail , Construction, Civil Engineering , Design & Engineering
Salary: £Car/Car Allowance, Bonus, Training, Pension
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Job ref: 592319242
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior HSQE Advisor 

This regional office of major UK civil engineering contractor has now become a dominant force in the  South West/South Wales. With an experienced team at its core they are able to undertake a variety of projects from water, rail, highways and infrastructure. To continue on their successful growth programme and meet their loyal client’s needs they are needing to recruit a Senior HSQE Advisor to the already successful team. The successful candidate can expect excellent career opportunities, not just in the regional business, but also in the national group company as well.
Position:  Senior HSQE Advisor   
Location: South West/South Wales   
Package:  Negotiable
As a Senior SHEQ Advisor, you will be accountable for the following (not exhaustive)

  • Review local working practices, engaging with project and operational management teams and provide feedback to BU/local line management to influence and support business SHEQ Strategy 

  • Undertake inspections/audits; of sites/units to ensure consistent application of business standards and ensure other applicable industry standards and legislative requirements are complied with 

  • Support Project & Operational Teams with incident investigation and reporting process, including liaison with Client Representatives and Regulator bodies as directed by the SHEQ Manager  

  • Provide specialist advice, support and recommendations on all area of SHEQ support and line management to ensure incidents are reported and investigated as required

  • Identify significant SHEQ impacts and help set-up appropriate control measures

  • Support the delivery of the SHEQ Management Systems within the region 

  • Review HSE and incident statistics to identify trends and areas for improvement 

  • Develop and implement SHEQ campaigns and continual improvement plans in agreement with the SHEQ Management team 

  • Work in an integrated and collaborative way with the wider SHEQ team to deliver the full support offer to the site and operational teams 


  • It is essential that any prospective applicants will have a Health & Safety chartership such as IOSH or NEBOSH qualification or equivalent.

  • Relationship building with the wider operations team and Client SHEQ Teams

  • Experience of applying processes that are tailored to business needs e.g., incident investigation and risk mitigation 

  • Experience in the civil engineering or build environmental market sector.

  • Good communication and influencing skills suitable for engaging with all levels within the business and external influences. 

  • A sound understanding of SHEQ requirements, with experience of influencing staff at all levels 

  • An understanding of continual improvement and SHEQ performance measurement, evaluation & improvement 

  • Knowledge and experience of statutory legislation, regulations and applicable industry standards and best practice