Health, Safety & Environment Advisor (Law Firm)

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  • Job Reference: 1137
  • Job Title: Health, Safety & Environment Advisor (Law Firm)
  • Location: City of London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £37,000 + Excellent Package & Opportunity
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client a globally recognised Law firm now require this role to provide advice, assistance and support to the business to facilitate compliance with the Health & Safety policy, the Environment policy and arrangements

Other duties will include:

  • Annual review of Firm’s relevant policies and arrangements
  • Write and undertake employee and work experience inductions
  • Contractor inductions on the in-house system
  • Undertake workstation assessments
  • Risk assessments for manual handling, pregnant workers, home working and work experience
  • Administration of safety management system
  • Management of first aid function
  • Keep abreast of key health & safety and environmental developments, relevant legislation and any changes that might affect business, sharing best practice guidelines with other Business Support managers as necessary.
  • Oversee the success of the London office ISO14001 Environmental Management System
  • Monitor and report on progress towards agreed health & safety and environmental objectives, reporting back as necessary to support team managers and the environment committee, ensuring a systematic approach to continual improvement.
  • Collect and report global Carbon Neutral data to Senior Management
  • Chair quarterly environmental committee meetings, acting and advising on issues brought to the committees’ attention.

Education / qualifications / experience:

  • The role would suit an individual educated to degree level (or equivalent), though relevant experience in a similar position is also desirable.
  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent required
  • NEBOSH Diploma (or working toward) desirable
  • Construction Certificate or equivalent desirable
  • Minimum Tech IOSH member o Experience of ISO14001 management
  • Ability to demonstrate good health & safety and environmental experience
  • Knowledge and technical skills:
  • Knowledge and experience in specialist technical areas.
  • Competent level of knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to apply knowledge to specific areas of responsibility.

General skills:

  • Pragmatic, highly organised individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team