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HSE Advisor

Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 27953 
Job Title HSE Advisor 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department HSE & Office Operations (10000664) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank is looking to recruit a HSE Advisor on a permanent basis. Based in our Baker Street office, the HSE function sits within the Strategy, Risk and Operations department.


The role is ideally suited to an individual who has completed an introductory level health and safety course and is looking to expand their experience while developing their skills as a health and safety practitioner.


The primary functions of the role are to ensure the requirements of our established safety management system are implemented and maintained and to assist the Health, Safety and Environment Manager with the administration of the management system.




To assist the HSE Manager to actively promote health, safety and environmental compliance and deliver quality support to the UK business, by:


  • Providing training and support to regional offices to implement requirements of our safety and environmental systems, including maintaining online information and databases, and where necessary travel to regional offices.
  • Lead support to the regional and sales offices, including regular travel to the offices. And providing support to other teams as required
  • Assisting all staff with general health, safety, and environmental management enquiries by providing pragmatic, cost effective and compliant, solutions to HSE matters.
  • Overseeing the operation of our BSI, Internal and third-party standards, and audit programme, for 9001, 45001, 14001, BS9997 including the management of the online compliance platform, management of appointed suppliers, bookings, scheduling, and reporting of audits along with resolution of audit findings.
  • Maintaining, updating, and refreshing online HSE platforms in Riskwise
  • Arranging for workstation assessments, fire alarm maintenance, provision of PPE, personal safety devices and other related resources, and managing the associated suppliers.
  • Monitoring the use of approved suppliers across regional offices, supporting with competency assessments and risk assessment review, including contractor management, including monthly meetings, and taking minutes
  • Maintaining the Firm’s CHAS certification.
  • Assisting with accident investigation as well as reviewing and preparing statistical analyses of accident data and compliance information as directed.
  • Monthly reporting, presentations and data gathering
  • Developing, delivering, and facilitating health, safety, and environment training as necessary.
  • Maintaining a record of all safety management documentation and ensure it remains up to date, assisting with documentation review as necessary
  • Assisting all staff with general health, safety, and environmental management enquiries by providing the best and most cost effective, but compliant, solution to HSE matters.
  • Assisting with the development of policy, procedure, and risk assessment in line with best practice, ensuring continued compliance with statutory obligations.
  • Continuous improvement of engagement levels across the business.
  • Assisting with the management of the Incident Management Process, ensuring all offices maintain up to date business continuity plans and undertake regular testing.
  • Supporting the HSE manager in planning meetings, agendas, and minutes
  • Newsletter/Safety Bulletins creation and assistance.
  • Performing other general administrative and support tasks as directed to support the operation of the HSE team.
  • Attending inter-departmental meetings and events as part of the HSE Team.


Qualifications/Education Required


  • NEBOSH General certificate, or equivalent.
  • Degree educated.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a health and safety / environmental role.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Familiarity with Facilities / Building Management preferable.


Particular Aptitudes/Skills Required


  • Sound understanding of risk assessment and a practical approach to risk management.
  • Audit experience.
  • Training experience
  • Good IT skills, understanding of excel formula and pivot tables.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable with large amounts of information.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Proactive with a willingness to develop.


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