Ambitious Lead Health and Safety Consultant

Posted: Dec 3, 2018
  • Salary: Up to £65,000
  • Location:
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Benefits: 23 Holiday Days

About Ark

Ark works with over 500 global brands. Our refreshingly different approach to consulting has given us a reputation for being innovative, resourceful and highly effective in helping put clients in control of their safety and compliance objectives.

Our impressive list of our clients includes investment funds, property management organisations and FTSE 250 listed companies within the Property & Real Estate, Services, Retail and Transport & Logistics and Hospitality & Leisure sectors.

We have a culture of achievement through shared values and behaviours consistently delivering to client’s expectations and beyond and providing a workplace environment to our employees that provides opportunities and encouragement to grow and a strong sense of ownership and belonging within the company.

We often refer to ourselves as the "Ark family" with everyone having a strong sense of engagement and an interest in our vision and their part as an individual and a team in our future success.

Opportunity for real progression for the successful candidate.

Responsibilities of Lead Health and Safety consultant

Ark is currently seeking a resourceful and ambitious Senior Consultant to join our expanding team as part of our continued growth, with the desire for expanding your knowledge and growing with us.

You will be covering London however some national travel remit, working with a diverse range of clients and undertaking challenging projects and programmes end to end supported by a team.

Ideally with CMIOSH or equivalent, with strong potential for progression to a leadership role. Additionally, the candidate will have creative problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills, research and report writing abilities and good knowledge of regulations.

·Manage client projects and programmes and oversee through to successful delivery with strong commercial skills

·Provide Competent Person advice

·Provide corporate management advice (Management Systems and Auditing)

·Prepare and undertake Health and safety management audits (H&S Consulting)

·Design, maintain and improve health and safety management systems

·Undertake complex and critical risk assessments including fire, health and safety and international risk assessments

·Undertake analysis of processes for improvement and better management system design

·Create management systems using a highly configurable digital software enterprise platform

·Develop and implement ISO 45001 and other management systems

·Create, deliver and oversee health and safety management objectives and delivery plans

·Identify and implement client initiatives and new management systems

·Review international regulations and compliance regulations

·Create complex risk and legal registers for UK and international clients

·Emergency preparedness tests for HSE resilience plus Emergency preparedness procedures

·Designing management reports and predictive analytics for clients and for internal performance review

·Undertake root cause analysis accident and incident investigations

·Undertake corporate safety assignments for the board

·Design e-permit to work systems

·Being able to deliver CDM, DSEAR,DDA, Emergency & Business Continuity, Trainings (DSE etc), Specialist Consulting

·QA / QA Management

· Experience and Qualifications Chartered Member of IOSH or equivalent level auditor (45001, 14001, 9001)

·Health and Safety related degree with further experience leading to a professional qualification (such as IOSH, IIRSM, CIEH)

·Experience working in more than 3 sectors

·Essential: PEMA (GIFE desirable)

·Experience of Fire Risk Assessment in commercial built environment

·NEBOSH Fire certificate or equivalent

·NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

·NVQ level 4 or above in Health and Safety

·Highly influential and persuasive with clients

·Commercial savvy and passionate about technology

·Flexible and collaborative working attitude

·Excels in a fast-paced high -performance environment in a fast-growing company

·Forensic and pragmatic approach

·Resilient, resourceful with ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

·Full UK driving license and willingness to travel across England as required

·8-12 years’ work experience

·Experience in running multiple projects

·Looking for a professional family

·Looking for progression opportunity to extend strategic management knowledge

·10 Years providing advice and implementing Health & safety plans and programmes

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