Job Title: Health and Safety Consultant
Location: Birmingham
Category: Health and Safety
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Reference #: RG1768

Job Description


The Opportunity:
As a Health and Safety Consultant based at our multi-disciplinary consultancy office in Birmingham, you will provide clients with strategic advice on developing and implementing their health and safety policy along with structured and comprehensive risk management systems at any stage of a construction project or infrastructure project. Working as part of a small growing team you will be involved in construction projects that cover sectors such as Hotels, Housing, Offices, Retail, Health and Education.
The majority of projects are Principal Designer appointments.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
•NEBOSH NGC qualification minimum
•IOSH Technical qualification minimum
•IT literate

Experience of carrying out the duties of a Principal Designer (Ideally on large scale projects), with the ability to take ownership of projects and drive them from Design stage through to practical completion.

You will use a wide range of tools and processes within your role; from simple and effective risk registers to sophisticated risk modelling software, providing our clients with the best advice to help develop risk responses and plans to eliminate the risks on their projects or within their existing facilities.

You will need to be presentable with good communication skill as the role is client facing. An ability to produce your own documentation based on our standards is essential as is an ability to organise, manage your time efficiently in the delivery of the services for multiple projects at any one time.

What’s in it for you:
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

•Private Healthcare
•Life Assurance
•Pension scheme
•Highly competitive salary
•25 days holiday
•Company car allowance
•Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
•Excellent work / life balance

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company offering excellent career progression prospects.

About Us
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 30th November 2019
or if you have applied to Ridge previously