H&S Compliance Officer, Hampshire, South Coast

Health & Safety Compliance Officer


The opportunity

My clients are looking for a Health and Safety Compliance Officer with a building services background to join their team. Does that sound like you? If so, keep reading about this exciting opportunity.


A Health and Safety Compliance Officer is one of the most important roles in the business. You are responsible for the compliance and management of health and safety across the company’s new build operations to ensure contracts are managed and completed to the highest standards.


Although no day is the same, you will investigate, advise, review, and instruct on all health and safety matters for the company. You will be required to prepare records and reports to provide statistical information, working closely with their sub-contractor workforce, management, and directors within the company.



Key responsibilities include:


  • Undertaking regular periodic inspection of company fire safety equipment, alarm testing and first-aid kits, including training of first aiders and fire evacuation wardens
  • Maintain clear fire safety arrangements for the office, arranging, monitoring, and reporting on regular fire drills
  • Company fleet administration – insurance, servicing, MOT’s, monthly vehicle inspections
  • H&S inductions for office staff and apprentices and young person’s risk assessments
  • Prepare and submit RAMS, CPPS, TMPS and all other H&S documentation required for upcoming works and new projects
  • Production of site folders for new projects
  • Support the new build management team in the completion of PQQs where required
  • Maintain company registers, training matrix, employee qualifications
  • Maintain company accreditations, facilitating and attending audits
  • Liaising and coordinating with external H&S advisors/consultants and insurance brokers


  • Draft and communicate H&S publications e.g., good practice guides, safety alerts and to advise, coach and support employees and sub-contractors in managing their health and safety and that of others
  • Coordinate statutory and regulatory inspections of any company equipment and ensure contractors supplied equipment has had the necessary inspections before being used
  • Accident/incident investigations and reporting under RIDDOR where necessary
  • Maintain records and produce accident statistics
  • Undertake site H&S visits, inspections, pre-starts, and surveys as and when required
  • Support the site set-up process for new projects to ensure full compliance
  • Coordinate monthly toolbox talks and maintain the register
  • Maintain H&S knowledge and ensure the company is conducting itself in a compliant manner to regulations, statutory and all legal requirements


What qualifications and skills are we looking for?


The ideal candidate will be a Health and Safety Officer who has previous experience working within an M&E building services background. The candidate will be able to demonstrate management a broad array of health and safety items within the built environment.


  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate in H&S or equivalent H&S qualification is essential
  • IOSH Membership at technical level (Tech IOSH) is essential
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • CSCS Card – Academically Qualified Person (AQP) card is desirable
  • First Aid at work is preferred
  • Fit2Fit Accredited RPE face-fitting training course is advantageous
  • Ladder Association – Ladders & Steps User and Inspection is desirable
  • Certificates in Environmental Management is advantageous
  • IPAF MEWPS 4 Managers is desirable
  • Strong time management skills and confident ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • Professional focus on quality, safety, and compliance
  • Positive management attitude and confident leadership skills
  • Good IT skills are essential
  • Full clean driving licence