SHEQ Advisor

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £500.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Paul Stroud

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Start date:


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Key Deliverables and Accountabilities

  • Champion, support and develop the Making the Right Choice Programme.
  • Help design, develop and communicate strategic objectives and measure OHSW&S performance against strategic deliverables.
  • Seek out individuals and teams who are engaged, trusted and empowered to create safety without focus on deviations.
  • Challenge bureaucratic, nonvalue adding process and focus ethical responsibility.
  • Ensure delivery of Fatal and Severe Risk Assessments.
  • Ensure delivery of safety conversations to identify what works and why it works and what is not working and why it is not working.
  • Ensure delivery of positive investigations and appreciative enquiries.
  • Ensure delivery of reviews of work planned vs work as done.
  • Support and influence the operational teams.
  • Ensure innovation, research and adoption of cutting edge, market leading products, technologies, methods and services is regularly promoted, captured and shared.
  • Support, coordinate and lead (as necessary) the investigation of all events
  • Ensure the production of Principal Contractor Arrangements align with Work Instruction and overarching CPP.
  • Promote learning in the project and cascade approved communications.
  • Support for work package managers when communicating with enforcement bodies.
  • Lead the Work Package teams in inspiring progress and reporting performance.
  • Ensure implementation and compliance with the Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Lead, promote and coordinate delivery of necessary training and coaching.

Technical Qualifications and Memberships

  • CMIOSH (Or working towards it)
  • CSCS card
  • Experience in communicating at Director level
  • Site based experience
  • Report writing
  • Accident Investigation
  • Auditing (lead auditor in either 45001 or 14001 or 9001)
  • Investigator (internal or lead)


  • Coaching, mentoring and developing direct reports and junior members of the team.
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively with people at all levels
  • Skilled in engagement and listening in order to encourage open communications.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback when dealing with challenging operational situations
  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Ability to review and analyse information quickly, be decisive and come to conclusions quickly
  • Capacity to understand motivation, beliefs and behaviours
  • Ability to gain the trust and respect of operational teams and peers
  • Trusts people and colleagues, Is creative and innovative; seeks new options and ideas
  • Embraces change and sees new ways of working as opportunities to improve.
  • Positive minded, looks for the positive in all situations and sees change as an improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Belief and enthusiasm in creating a good honest and trustworthy personal brand
  • To apply emotional intelligence and empathy to situations and not jump to conclusions
  • Keep emotions in check and keeps a level head in pressure situations and when faced with set backs
  • To plan and deliver work in a structured manner, ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner
  • Ambitious, keen to develop and likes to work to demanding goals and targets
  • Be a self starter, injects energy into a project team / room and motivates and inspires teams