Operational Safety Adviser, home working
We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.
Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on
As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.
What is the purpose of this role?
Enabling our operational team to deliver their services in a continually improving, safe, healthy and environmentally sustainable manner.
This role requires significant travel & regular site visits across the North East, North West & Yorkshire & Humber area (car package included). The focus of your role will be supporting the MoJ (Prisons) account, and you will need DBS/CTC, as part of this.
What will this role involve?
Engagement is at the heart of this role, you will
- Empower the team to implement HSEQ policy and procedures, through providing technical advice and support.
- Mentor and develop the operational team to enhance understanding and buy-in to health, safety & the environment.
- Audit & inspect the account to identify strengths and weaknesses. Providing robust reports and supporting the development of actions plans.
- Analysing management information as to the account's health and safety record to enable the account to improve performance, and identify and share good practice.
- Assist the site team and managers in the investigations of incidents and participate in investigations, identifying their root causes and actions to prevent recurrence.
- Support continuous improvement and ensure quality standards are maintained.
- Provide practical advice and guidance on environmental risk & controls.
As part of the wider HSEQ family you will:
- be able to write clear, concise and readily understood reports, documents & presentations.
- be able to use both face to face and on-line communication to give clear messages.
- support projects to improve performance across the accounts.
- act as subject matter expert looking to continuously improve the information within Amey procedures and guidance documents, amending them as necessary to reflect best working practices and legal and other requirements.
As an individual you will
- look for opportunities to improve your own knowledge and competence in health, safety, environment and assurance.
- keep abreast of legislation, developments and best practices within areas of expertise.
- promote and demonstrate a consistently high HSEQ ethic.
- be able to manage workload, deadlines and prioritisation.
- be able to adapt ideas and approach to suit changing priorities or solutions.
- work within a team and influence others.
What are we looking for?
- Entry-level qualification (e.g. NEBOSH certificate)
- Membership of a professional institution (IOSH, IEMA, CQI or similar) - or working toward membership
- Knowledge of Facilities Management
- A full and current driving licence
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Technical knowledge, backed by some experience, in one or more of the following topics: Health & Safety, Environment & Sustainability, Quality & Assurance management systems.
- A working knowledge of accident reporting and ability to conduct incident and accident investigations using the recognised methodology and provide advice on preventive actions to address root cause.
- Able to undertake audits to current versions of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001