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Health & Safety / Senior Consultant

  • Job reference: FG-006403
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Edinburgh
Faithful+Gould is renowned for the expertise, experience and excellence of its people - we place great emphasis on developing individuals to progress through the business – we invest in our staff and help you get to where you want to be whilst giving you the freedom and flexibility to practice your profession and make the most of your potential.

The role is primarily based on the delivery of CDM Services, although experience of delivering additional associated Health & Safety Services could be an advantage
You will be responsible for delivering a number of roles, which we have established following the introduction of CDM 2015, in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice.
Based in our Edinburgh Office you will cover a range of sectors including but not limited to: property, industrial and education.

• Providing Health & Safety Services on both independent commissions and also to complement our wider project delivery services
• Production of pre-construction information, files and other associated CDM documents
• Ensuring Designer compliance
• Reviewing contractors documentation
• Interfacing with clients and design teams on project basis
• Advise clients on procurement options and consultant appointment issues
• Pro-active in business development of the Services within the Region



Requirements

We require a Senior Health & Safety consultant with suitable and relevant experience, ideally from a design or construction background.

Technical
• Chartered/Professional Qualification in Design or Construction
• NEBOSH qualified (minimum Construction Certificate)
• Preferable Member of APS / IOSH
• Experience in a similar role
• Good IT skills and working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the component parts of CDM2015 and other Health & Safety issues
• Working knowledge of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
• H+S Training capability may be an advantage
The Person
• Strong Communication skills - experience of communicating with people at differing levels effectively through oral and written communication
• Client facing skills - experience of working with clients at a strategic/operational level and managing the relationships effectively
• Strong Planning and Organising skills - able to prioritise workload and deadlines and manage change effectively
• Effective problem resolution skills - solution orientated with the ability to manage problems and complaints assertively
Team work skills - ability to work with others to achieve team and personal targets or objectives


Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

Security
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview