Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Large Infrastructure Upgrade Project

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Senior Health and Safety Advisor to work on a large infrastructure upgrade project based around Farnborough, Hampshire.

Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, the Senior H&S Advisor will be responsible for assisting with the development of a positive health & safety culture focused upon accident prevention and improving the health & safety of all personnel on-site.



  • Initiate and maintain positive measures to raise standards, ensuring the company complies with OHSAS 18001 obligations, health & safety legislation and all minimum health & safety standards (MSS).
  • Support the monitoring of sites through the audit process, in a proactive manner to address any issues.
  • Establish a system to ensure that all personnel on-site, to work or to visit, have received a site induction briefing before going on site. Ensure the induction is regularly updated to reflect current site hazards/conditions.
  • Ensure effective investigations take place to prevent accidents & incidents, whilst ensuring effective learning from all events are presented to the head of HSEQ for wider business distribution.
  • Ensure a construction phase health & safety plan is prepared and accepted before works start and make sure the plan is continually updated.
  • Introduce initiatives to improve standards and ensure safe working, whilst focusing on the proactive side of health & safety management.
  • Identify, promote and where required, implement health & safety best practice.
  • Participate in supporting the business with regards to tenders and pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs) and tender submissions, as designated by Senior Safety Manager/Preconstruction Team.
  • Work with the supply chain to establish effective relationships and ensure continuous improvement in delivering safety solutions.
  • In cases of difference of opinion on health & safety issues, lead negotiations to reach the best solution for the project.
  • Ensure a schedule of weekly health & safety inspections is established and monitored, including operational staff, senior management and support services.
  • Ensure effective assessments of the site are carried out prior to the start of any work, focusing on potential hazards e.g. services, access, ground conditions, etc.


Person Specification

  • Previous experience as a Health and Safety Manager working on a major infrastructure project
  • Degree or equivalent in Environment Management / Sciences / Sustainability and/or completion of IEMA Foundation Certificate
  • NEBOSH General or NEBOSH Construction Certificate or NVQ L3 in Health and Safety

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-H&S to

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