EHS Senior Consultant



Senior Consultant


EHS&S Team Associate/ Unit Director



▲   Bachelor science or H&S degree and preferably a secondary qualification such as MSc.

▲   NEBOSH National General Certificate as a minimum and ideally working towards, or with, a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational H&S.

▲   Desirable to be a Member of Professional Body (IOSH /IEMA) and working towards eventual Chartered Status.

▲   Additional ergonomics and fire risk assessment training (beyond that included in the above) would be an advantage.



▲   Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience to lead on project delivery work.

▲   A notable track record in industry/consulting.

▲   Excellent working knowledge of EH&S regulations.

▲   EHS auditing experience ideally across a range of sectors and high/lower risk environments.

▲   Wide range of knowledge of different risk assessment types.

▲   Confident and effective communicator with excellent presentation and briefing skills.

▲   Ability to work with people at all levels, to persuade and encourage.

▲   Proven track record in understanding and building core relationships to ensure success.

▲   Excellent written and communication skills.

▲   A good self-manager of time and work, with ability to work as a team player and have good communication skills to help assure both external and internal relationships.

▲   A positive professional persona with a good sense of humour.


▲   Report to and support EHS&S Leadership Team on successful delivery of the business plan/financial targets for EHS.

▲   Effectively communicate and deliver on each project brief through provision of efficient and professional services.

▲   Provide solutions/recommendations to effectively manage identified EHS needs and the delivery of technical reports/documentation as determined for each client including: EHS legal compliance audits, risk assessments and management systems, the preparation and ongoing maintenance of legal registers, EHS policies and procedures as well as EHS training and ergonomic assessments/ case management.

▲   Contribute to the achievement of Company objectives through positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.

▲   Lead by example and share both knowledge and experience with other team members.


Key responsibilities:

 Delivering excellence in service:

▲   Delivery of service quality to clients.

▲   Develops Client relationships at project level.

▲   Share knowledge and captures value delivered to Clients.

▲   Personal financial billability.


▲   Completes all work in a timely manner and demonstrates an understanding of time allowances allocated to a project by the manager and work within these or raise concerns to manager in a timely manner when they are at risk.

▲   Demonstrates the use of Company health and safety procedures.

▲   With the support of the wider team assists in providing solutions to problems and provide input to technical reports that require minimum re-writing or amendment by an authorising signatory.

▲   With guidance shows a willingness to take responsibility for addressing own performance and developmental needs to enhance skills, personal contribution and career prospects.

▲   Works in a professional, objective, proactive and positive manner to the needs of colleagues, customers, sub-contractors and sub-consultants or other stakeholders.

▲   Quality of service.

▲   Knowledge sharing.

▲   Personal billability / utilisation against project expectations.

▲   Effective team working.

▲   Integration of technology into work.


To uphold the Core Values of the Company:

▲   Empowerment

▲   Commitment

▲   Integrity

▲   Sustainability

▲   Safety

▲   Innovation

Health and Safety

▲   Aware of current health, safety and environment legislation, rules and procedures applicable to the tasks and roles performed.

▲   To work within and be a champion for, the company health, safety and environmental policy.


Personal effectiveness

▲   With guidance is able to appreciate genuine disparate views and ideas and to position coherently to find common ground.


Team working

▲   Needs guidance to be able to balance personal and local team needs with those of the larger team and ultimately the organization.

▲   To demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with work colleagues and regulators.

▲   To develop and maintain good working relationships with work colleagues.

▲   To participate fully in Company training and business improvement initiatives.


Project briefs, deadlines and resources

▲   With guidance is able to plan a simple project, identifying key milestones and time frames for delivery.

▲   To demonstrate an understanding of project objectives, or highlight deficiencies in understanding/knowledge to manager, prior to commencement.

▲   Where requested, to ensure all project resources, including suppliers, are in place prior to commencement of works.

▲   To deliver all aspects of project involvement on or before agreed deadlines.



▲   To demonstrate an understanding of supplier inputs and to ensure these are appropriate or raise concerns to manager in a timely manner when they are at risk.

▲   To demonstrate awareness of financial targets set for individuals and projects.

▲   To seek authorisation from line manager for work to be issued. i.e. ensure work is checked before issue.

▲   To generally produce written documents, such as reports, letters and emails, that are articulate, grammatically correct, clear and concise and technically correct. Guidance is to be sought when needed.

▲   Is able to source and organise information but sometimes needs guidance to organise it in a way that makes it easily understandable.


Use of IT

▲   Is able to understand the applications of word processing software and is able to demonstrate a degree of numeracy that is appropriate for the level of data management required.

▲   Able to optimise the use of the software to present information in a professional and comprehensible manner.


Business Development and Marketing

▲   Understands the need and who in the organisation is responsible for identifying new opportunities and marketing avenues for growth and development.

▲   Understands the need for but not yet able to be involved in contract negotiations to ensure a positive outcome for all parties.

▲   To be aware of client satisfaction feedback either directly or indirectly via verbal or written testimony.