HSSE Advisor

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Life Sciences business has an exciting opportunity for a site based HSE Advisor with CDM experience to support with an ongoing project on a large pharmaceutical site in Ware, Hertfordshire. 


The role is ideally suited to a HSE Advisor wanting to progress and take the next step into a Senior HSE Advisor role in the near future.


This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain Pharma experience. 


The Role

  • Provides challenge, support, assurance and expert advice on all matters relating to the Security, Safety, Health & Environment  in order for location/project/contract to achieve objectives and performance targets.
  • Provide positive leadership on HSSE issues and promote the adoption of SSHEQ best practice
  • Promote an enthusiastic SSHEQ culture that delivers positive commitment to, and engages all employees in, continuous performance improvement
  • Lead and provide functional management of HSSE personnel under their control


  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSSE management system and progress against the company Performance Standards.  Make recommendations for improvement where appropriate
  • Provide assistance and advice to the Project Manager/Location Manager with responsibility for HSSE
  • Contribute to-wards developing annual HSSE objectives for Project/Location.  Monitor and report on the implementation and effectiveness
  • Assist with the identification of HSSE training needs and monitor delivery and recording
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of the approved HSSE objectives
  • Produce HSSE performance reports as required
  • Promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents.  Where appropriate be involved in the investigation and ensure that the findings are reported and appropriately shared
  • Review accident and incident reports.  Identify any trends and ensure that there is appropriate response to prevent future occurrence
  • Carry out audits / reviews as necessary to ensure compliance with processes / legislation



Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience working with CDM (essential) preferably in a Principal Contractor capacity (desirable)
  • CDM Awareness training
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent or NEBOSH General Certificate 
  • Lead Auditor (certified)
  • IOSH Managing Environmental Responsibilities (or similar)
  • Member of recognised Professional Body
  • Management skills
  • CDM knowledge

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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