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QSHE Lead


Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum

Location: Birmingham

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 29/10/2021

Job Ref: 268230205


QSHE Lead
Location: Birmingham (Nationwide Travel)
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000

Job Purpose
• Primarily responsible for assisting management to ensure that operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
• Responsible for ensuring that contractual QSHE obligations and deliverables are undertaken in line with contract SLA’s and timescales.
• Implementing the integrated business management system; ensuring a robust and efficient system is maintained, which complies with the requirements of the business and third party quality, health, safety and environmental accreditations.
• Identifying and minimising the risk of accidents to persons, property or the environment.
• Supporting all parts of the QHSE function when required including investigations, meetings, audits and training as a minimum to ensure that the QHSE function across Group is efficient and pragmatic as possible.
• Ensure a healthy and engaging relationship with other QHSE team members across the function
• Responsible for the management and/or oversight of the Fire Risk Assessment, Asbestos, Energy & Environment and Compliance team members

Responsibilities
• Identify & implement strategies to reduce risk for the company and our clients.
• Manage a QHSE person or a team of QHSE people and have experience of doing this to an acceptable level and being able to demonstrate that.
• Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
• Ensure Operational managers and personnel have the appropriate technical competence to work safely by the identification and provision of formal training needs.
• Assist operational managers with the identification and development of practical and effective safe working practices.
• Provide advice and guidance to operational managers and employees on QHSE matters.
• Ensure operational managers of the company are aware of their legal and company responsibilities.
• Carry out assessments that are outside the competence of Operational managers ie Significant Risk, COSHH, DSE and other assessments.
• Investigation of accidents and incidents and production of statistical information in relation to QHSE performance.
• Investigate and manage all QHSE documentation relating to potential/actual insurance claims.
• Assist in tender compilations and contract mobilisations to ensure all QHSE matters have been appropriately considered and controlled.
• Work with the QHSE Director to develop and implement QHSE strategies to meet business and group objectives.
• Produce QHSE reports as requested by the QHSE Director within the requested timeframes.
• Attend Regional and National meetings as required to represent the QHSE agenda.
• In conjunction with the QHSE Director establish and maintain the Regional QHSE forums to enable engagement and communication with employees.
• Where required in consultation with line manager liaise with relevant enforcing authorities.
• Lead and motivate the regional teams ensuring that QHSE is embedded at all levels inline with the Company values.
• Continuously develop the capabilities of the regional QHSE teams raising their knowledge and skill levels.
• Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
• Develop an understanding of the Intranet in order to access relevant documentation.
• Attend performance appraisals and work to agreed personal improvement and development plans.
• With the ability to carry out regular reviews with the teams and create personal development plans as appropriate.
• Attend relevant training courses as part of personal development needs and meeting changing business needs.

Knowledge Skills & Experience
• Represent the QHSE Director as required in their absence.
• Any other reasonable “ad hoc” duties as required by the needs of the business.
• Good understanding of ISO and relevant British Standards applicable to the businesses.
• Good standard of written English.
• Good verbal communication skills.
• Computer literate (Word, XL Spread sheets).
• Able to work unsupervised and on own initiative.
• NEBOSH Diploma/equivalent or above.
• Environmental Management.
• Experience of industrial work & work at heights.
• Experience of Integrated Facilities Management sector, in particular Hard or Soft Services dependant on business
• CMIOSH or working towards CPD.
• Full UK driving licence.
• Experience of multi-site, multi-discipline organisations.
• Detailed knowledge of risk assessment and management.
• Work in a commercial, client-facing environment.
• Ability to manage meetings.
• Able to deliver training on a range of subjects to varying abilities.
• Excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
• Experience and ability to manage a team of QHSE professionals
• Able to work as part of a team.
• Diplomatic and personable.
• Good management skills.
• Flexible approach to work patterns.
In return you will receive a salary of £45-55k per annum. For more information, please contact Nathan.turley @hserecruitment.co.uk

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