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Project QSSE Advisor

  • Job reference: TR-001524
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation
  • Location: London

Principally working within the Construction Management business and supporting Transportation practices, on the Heathrow Account. To manage a programme of on-going improvements in the field of Quality, Security, Health & Wellbeing, Safety and Environmental Management across the Heathrow Account for Transportation and ADS&T.


Principal Activities


Overall responsibility for advising, supporting and guiding the Heathrow Account across the disciplines of Health & Wellbeing, Safety, Security, Quality and Environmental Management practices, particularly in relation to best practice initiatives and the requirements of relevant legislation and industry/client standards.


In addition, you will be required to implement changes in project processes with regard to Health & Wellbeing, Safety, Security, Quality and Environmental practices, particularly in relation to legislative, regulatory and client requirements, as well as providing day to day support and advice to Project teams, Clients, partners and suppliers.


  • Attend Quality and Health, Wellbeing & Safety meetings with Clients, partners, suppliers and project teams as well as chairing client specific meetings.
  • Manage relationships with clients, partners, principal contractors and suppliers.
  • Support project teams in the management of suppliers, including carrying out supplier audits, site inspections and regular reviews.
  • Ensure that the elements of the Business Management System used by the Transportation & ADS&T Project Teams comply with the requirements of appropriate standards (e.g. OHSAS 18001, ISO14001, ISO9001).
  • Manage the development of standard process, procedures and documentation used by the Transportation & ADS&T Project Teams.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to delivery teams on QSSE matters.
  • Review QSSE performance of the projects.
  • Manage the audit process & maintain audit schedule to ensure compliance to QSSE standards, legislation and client requirements.
  • Manage continuous improvement by disseminating learning and best practice derived from external or internal sources (e.g. incident and Close Call investigations).
  • Reporting on weekly, monthly & annual basis on statistics, trends and analysis to clients, partners, suppliers and internally to Transportation & ADS&T.


Transportation Deliver Work Site

  • Support with the improvement and development of the elements of the Transportation Deliver Work Site used by Construction Management team including (notably):
  • Creating and updating safety documentation used by the Construction Management team including; procedures, toolbox talks, forms and guidance notes. 
  • Managing the ongoing review and development of the all documentation.
  • Provide guidance, advice and information to delivery teams on Construction Management related activities where not already available through the Transportation Deliver Work Site or readily available from external sources.
  • Drive consistent application of the Transportation Deliver Work Site processes, procedures and standards on Construction Management related activities.
  • Provide monthly reports on the progress of approval of new & updated documentation within the new Safety Management System.



  • Provide briefings, lunch & learns and toolbox talks to project teams in Transportation & ADS&T, clients, partners and suppliers.
  • Provide support in identifying and providing guidance on changes to legislation and industry standards.
  • Share internally and externally identified best practice.


Accidents, Incidents and Close Calls (for Heathrow Account)

  • Carry out accident/incident/close call investigation and work with the project teams, clients, partners and suppliers to prevent future occurrences.
  • Analyse QSSE data to identify trends and required actions.


Site inspections, auditing and reporting (for Heathrow Account)

  • Manage Audit Schedule for the Heathrow account and carry out audits in line with standard, client requirements & project requirements.
  • Monitor the corrective actions and recommendations raised through to close out.
  • Provide support for external audits (e.g. RISQS, FORS, client audits, etc)


Business development (for Heathrow Account)

  • Support AskQSSE with bid responses where they do not have the particular expertise.


Qualifications and Experience


  •        NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  •        NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  •       Member of Institute of Occupational Health & Safety
  •        Auditor Training
  •        Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS)




  •       CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (desirable
  •       ISOH Working Safely (desirable)
  •       Sentinel Card (desirable, can be obtained later)
  •       (ICI) Industry Common Induction (desirable, can be obtained later)
  •         Heathrow Blue Pass (desirable, can be obtained later).



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