SHE Advisor

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  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Anscombe

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Purpose and Scope:

- To ensure that the project is planned, resourced, managed and executed to deliver industry leading health, safety, wellbeing and environmental standards across and throughout the duration of the project, which results in zero harm to health or the wellbeing of any AECOM employee, subcontractor, stakeholder or third party who may interact with the project and which does not negatively impact the environment outside of the agreed project environmental impacts assessment.

- To ensure that the client's requirements and expectations are exceeding in regard to the health, safety, wellbeing and environmental performance of the project and all of its staff.

- Provide expert health, safety, wellbeing and environmental support and direction to the health and safety officers and the senior project team.

Competency Requirements:

The minimum educational, professional qualifications and industry experience requirements for this position are:

  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health
  • Chartered Member of IOSH
  • CSCS Card (black or white)
  • Previous experience (10 years+) in a construction health and safety position
  • Previous experience (20 years+) in the construction industry

Principal Accountabilities / Key Tasks:

  • AECOM Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Environmental Champion for the Lower Thames Crossing project.
  • Be the principle contact in regard to significant health, safety, wellbeing and environmental initiatives, concerns, issues and overall performance, for AECOM senior management team, the senior project team and the client.
  • Design, write, communication and provide training on AECOM health, safety, wellbeing and environmental procedures which will comply with legislation, exceed industry best practice and deliver the expectations of AECOM and the client for an industry leading project.
  • Ensure that a robust Task Package Approval System is effective, which controls every work task is only permitted to be undertaken once all safety documentation has been checked and approved by AECOM and the client (where applicable).
  • Support the health and safety officers across the project packages to ensure that they have the skills, knowledge and resources to meet the requirements of AECOM procedures and the project aims and objectives.
  • Ensure that all health, safety, wellbeing and environmental project requirements are delivered through the monitoring of key performance indicators (KPI's), site director tours and project output review, taking appropriate action to improve any areas where performance does not match project expectations.
  • Put in place a robust health, safety, wellbeing and environmental project communication system to ensure that health, safety, wellbeing and environmental issues are at the forefront of all project undertakings and the number one considered factor when planning all project works.
  • Chair a monthly health and safety project team meeting attended by all Health and Safety Officers and other applicable project staff to review health and safety performance and plan the deliver of future events to ensure compliance to quality standards.
  • Investigate, evaluate and put into place training programs which deliver positive learning outcomes for project staff of all levels to promote and delivery of health, safety, wellbeing and environment aims and objectives.
  • Complete monthly health and safety tours of each package, checking all health, safety, wellbeing and environmental deliverables, highlighting where these are being complied within, where there's non-conformances, where they are or are not effective and taking the required action to resolve any issues identified.
  • Development and implement AECOM campaigns and initiatives, including behavioural safety, health, safety and environmental awareness, wellbeing, etc.
  • Ensuring that all accidents, near misses and hazard observations are reported using the correct platforms and that every report is followed up with an investigation highlighting effective corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, as well as managing any enforcement body notifications and consultations.
  • Chair Construction Phase Plan (CPP) review meetings to review the contents of the CCP, promoting updates and improvements of the project CPP to continue ensuring and improving safety and health standards.
  • Attend senior project meetings as required to report on health, safety, wellbeing and environmental performance, issues, programs and opportunities for improvement.
  • Produce an operational Monthly Health, Safety & Environmental Report for the project.
  • Management and supervision of the H&S personnel on the project.

The project is based across Kent/Essex/Thurrock and the successful candidate will be expected to be able to attend in person, with working from home possible only on an as-agreed basis for a limited number of days/month.