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Safety, Health, Environment and Fire (SHEF) Specialist

Job Title: Safety, Health, Environment and Fire (SHEF) Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: £35000 + £40000 + car allowance + package
Contact Name: Josh Greatrix
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2019 16:03

Job Description

Safety, Health, Environment and Fire (SHEF) Specialist - Oxford - £35000 + £40000 + car allowance + package

We are currently looking for a Safety, Health, Environment and Fire (SHEF) Specialist for a global FM provider that is looking for an exciting new challenge.

The Role

Technical Responsibilities

  • Owning, maintaining and communicating any changes to the client’s CDM 2015 and other procedures.
  • Delivering general, none accredited health and safety training as required
  • Assisting the Principal Designer and Principal Contractor in the delivery of their duties
  • Facilitating CDM15 Design Workshops when required
  • Carrying out scheduled and unscheduled inspections of work activities across a large geographical area
  • Taking appropriate action where any H&S management is failing.
  • Writing and/or contributing to the contract and Business monthly H&S report
  • Assisting Operational Managers where necessary in facilitating liaison / coordination / cooperation meetings.
  • Reporting directly to the contract operations director any concerns regarding the implementation of
  • CDM 2015 and other health and safety legislation
  • Supporting the health and safety audit regime ensuring that BS18001 accreditation is maintained
  • Liaise effectively between all CDM 2015 duty holders
  • Able to lead on Environmental issues when requested to do so

People Responsibilities

  • Provide the interface and maintain successful relationships with DIO and End-user Representatives; in respect of Health & Safety in the Contract
  • Collaborate with Core Delivery and Additional Works teams to give support on all Health & Safety issues
  • Gain support of external accreditations and initiatives that are important to the client and relevant Stakeholders
  • Ensure that all issues are resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner

Commercial Responsibilities

  • Maintain commercial control to ensure department spend is achieved within targets
  • Ensure operations are delivered efficiently and economically in order to promote a profitable business for the client.  


The Candidate:

  • Ability to travel extensively between sites Significant practical management in Health & Safety in a Construction environment including:
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current and relevant Health & Safety legislation
  • Recent experience as a CDM Coordinator
  • Maintaining strong relations with the
  • Stakeholders and meeting expectations
  • Report writing and presentation of data
  • Operating to the OHSAS18001 standard
  • Ability to influence Site Operations including: Planning, directing and controlling activities, Agreeing scope and priorities of work, Delivery of training and key initiatives, Chairing meetings
  • NEBOSH in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent level qualification in a related field
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • CDM Coordinator Training
  • Membership of Association for Project Safety (APS) or equivalent body
  • Chartered Member of IOSH or equivalent body
  • Continuing Professional Development


To apply for this position please do so via this advert or for a confidential discussion call Josh at Boden Resource on 0121 702 1464.