A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK


Health & Safety Advisor (Office Based)

Job type Full time
Location Huthwaite


Joining nmcn opens up a  world of opportunities -our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their career with us. We believe in your potential, development and growth. We aspire to be industry leading and aim to have a positive impact on our people, including you. 

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Health & Safety advisor to join our central QESH team, who will predominantly be based at our Head Office in Huthwaite, Mansfield. You will be responsible for promoting good practice around Health & Safety performance across our Head Office functions. Beyond the activities detailed below, the role will have scope for innovation, with the opportunity to develop as an individual, and lead best practices in the field.

What you'll be doing day to day
  • Reviewing H&S procedures across our Head Office and wider business functions and assisting with development of existing procedures
  • Undertake audits and inspections of offices and workshops
  • Raising the profile of Health & Safety across the business
  • Making general assessments of how the business is working and behaving in relation to H&S working practices
  • Adopting a proactive and hands on approach to coaching H&S best practices across the business
  • Providing H&S advice to all members of staff across multiple business functions
  • Promoting our culture of integrating HSE considerations into every day processes
  • Maintaining and improving the internal IMS management system
  • Assessing contractors H&S policies prior to approval and monitoring compliance to company standards and H&S legislation
  • Accompanying managers and other safety professionals on site tours to promote good practices, whilst advising them of your concerns and ensuring actions raised are closed out.
  • Attend QESH meetings and partake in QESH conference calls
  • Completing on-line QESH reports for each site visited with records of good practices seen, immediate corrective actions completed and areas requiring attention with the agreed action and close out date; supported by photographs
  • Contributing to the continual development of our QESH strategy

The experience we're looking for in a candidate
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical knowledge of legislation
  • Extensive experience in a health and safety role
  • Good knowledge of OHSAS 18001 understanding of ISO 45001 

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive salary 
  • Company car / car allowance 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Holiday trading scheme 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers) 
  • Free eye test vouchers 
  • Employee share scheme 
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking 
  • Flexible Working 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution 

15 March 2020