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Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Job Title: Senior Health and Safety Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55k per year
Reference: 24620
Contact Name: Jack Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 14:15

Job Description

Senior Health and Safety Advisor – *Top employer awards* - Leading Corporate Company - Central London – Up to £55,000 + Private Healthcare + 25 days Annual Leave (+8 days bank holiday) + More  

Principal People are delighted to be partnered with a blue chip, leading Facilities Management organisation that specialise in facilities support services (FM).

The business are recruiting for a Senior Health and Safety Advisor to be embedded on a day-to-day basis with a globally leading financial organisation.

This role will be based within the London based financial organisation’s Grade A offices.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone that is:

  • Currently in a management level position, who has experience within an corporate environment
  • Currently working in a Senior Health and Safety Advisor role, looking for more experience and progression within a globally leading organisation
  • Currently working as a Health and Safety Manager, but without necessarily directly managing a team
  • Experienced and capable of communicating, working with and advising safety across harder FM services (Capital works, M+E, building fabrics) and softer FM services (Front of house, security, mail room management, cleaning)
  • In a similar type of role and organisation, but looking for the opportunity to influence at all levels and across the company’s EMEA building portfolio

The role will involve:

  • Having matrix management responsibility of an embedded team member
  • Overseeing general day-to-day safety revolving around some softer H&S risks (DSE Assessments, working from home, business travel, corporate events)
  • Overseeing general day-to-day safety revolving around some harder and more building focused risks (Fire Safety / FRAs / Asbestos / Sub-contractors /  CDM Regulations)
  • Offering general Health and Safety advice and guidance to the employees of both the FM provider, but also the end client’s direct employees
  • Operating across the company’s EMEA portfolio
  • Managing and updating the management systems that exist (ISO 9001 & OHSAS18001)

As the potential Senior Health and Safety Advisor, you will ideally have:

  • A NEBOSH Diploma equivalent or higher qualification (NVQ / NCRQ / MSc / BSc)
  • Experience, or working knowledge of ISO9001 / OHSAS 18001 and preferably, ISO45001
  • Experience of working in a Health and Safety role in the following sectors; FM, Property Management, Building / Property Services, Financial Services, Real Estate, Commercial Property

With direct links to major stakeholders and the ability to make an impact from day one, this is a truly rare opportunity and an incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please contact Jack Robinson on 01252 954963 or