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Health and Safety Advisor

QinetiQ

QinetiQ

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Rosyth, UK
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Job Title: Health and Safety Advisor
Location: Scotland, flexible location - either Kyle of Lochalsh, Helensburgh, Cairndow or Dunfermline
Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full time
Role ID: SF16482

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Health and Safety Advisor supporting our Kyle of Lochalsh, Rosneath, Loch Goil and Rosyth sites, and on occasion the UK Safety Function, driving a step change in the safety culture across the business contributing to improved safety performance.


The role
As a Health and Safety Advisor, you'll act in a “business partner” capacity to provide support, competent and professional safety advice to the Site Operational Team in order to develop and continually improve all aspects of our safety culture, performance and management in accordance with the safety management system and relevant legislative requirements.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Lead by example, championing best practice and encouraging others to demonstrate appropriate leadership behaviours to promote a positive culture in line with our business standards and expectations for safety and environment.
  • Work in partnership to provide competent and professional health, safety and occasional environmental advice to operational and delivery teams
  • Lead a practical implementation and delivery of HSE legislation, policy, strategy and objectives; applying high professional standards through building strong professional internal networks.
  • Lead on effective engagement with internal and external health and safety contacts/stakeholders around the organisation through site visits, remote collaboration, and participation at relevant site meetings.
  • Continually promote a positive and innovative safety culture across site
  • Deliver the safety improvements and changes through a process of training, mentoring, coaching and facilitating.

This role is full-time, 37-hours per week, and can be based at either of the following Scottish maritime sites MOD BUTEC, Kyle of Lochalsh; MOD Rosneath near Helensburgh, MOD Loch Goil near Cairndow or Rosyth, Dunfermline. There is a requirement for regular travel between the sites and occasional travel to team meetings.

Agile working arrangements available in agreement with the business, applying the principles of fairness and consistency, whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to talk about flexible working, including condensed hours.

Essential experience of the Health and Safety Advisor

  • Previous experience in a similar HSE role
  • Experience within the Maritime industry is desirable but not essential


Qualifications for the Health and Safety Advisor

  • NEBOSH certificate or an equivalent qualification.

We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Our Benefits

  • Access to an end of year Bonus.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community

Why Join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Security
Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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