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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Lead

Job Title: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 7 Months
REF: SB/CON/EHS_1657100250
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Role: EHS Lead

Type: Contract until Jan 2023

Location: Reading Hybrid

We have an exciting opportunity and are looking for an EHS Lead, to provide comprehensive Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) support for our telecom client's United Kingdom & Ireland (UKI) Organisation.

A lead position to coordinate responsibilities, to meet business needs and ensure compliance with Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental requirements and procedures.

Responsibilities Include:

  • You will ensure adherence to relevant company's EHS Policy and Group Directives within the customer unit (UKI)
  • Define and execute EHS strategic programs within customer unit and align to group strategy and targets
  • Monitor, control and report EHS performance for UKI customer unit to achieve set targets, for both internal and supplier performance
  • Provide functional EHS expertise for delivery programs
  • Ensure both customer contractual and legal compliance is maintained
  • Provide advice and support to create a safe working environment across UKI
  • Assist with Sourcing strategy implementation
  • Provide EHS Support and advice to the EHS Team to ensure contractual compliance
  • Reviewing and advising on EHS risks, developing a strong EHS business culture
  • Inform UKI Senior Leadership team of any Risks to the business so that they make take the relevant actions to control or reduce the risk
  • Responsible for EHS Investigation within UKI, with subsequent input into Consequence Management
  • Strategic input into resource profile for the EHS team within UKI

What we are looking for:

  • Education: A recognized formal EHS qualification e.g. degree or diploma (Example Post Grad / Degree and MSc in OHS Health and Safety and/or Environmental Management
  • NEBOSH or other international recognized certification in Health and Safety and/or Environment is recommendable.
  • 10 Min years of experience
  • Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility skills
  • EHS knowledge and skills
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Writing & Reporting
  • Analyzing, Change & Improvement Management skills
  • Telecom / mobile / mobile communications industry background is essential

Additional Requirements:

  • Good knowledge about EHS and environmental laws and regulations applicable in their area of responsibility

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