Compliance Advisor (H&S)

£36400 - £40900 per annum

Job description

Morgan Hunt is delighted to be partnering with a Higher Education client in Glasgow in their search for a Compliance Advisor. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a Global leader in Higher Education & Research and work alongside other Contracts and Estates professionals.

Job Purpose

The post holder will act as Business Partner providing key specialist support to all Construction, Project management and Technical Services staff relating to construction safety including review of safety plans, development of procedures and administration of permit to work systems.

Be responsible and accountable for implementing and administering a risk assessment programme with supporting procedures across the Estates Directorate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To fulfil the role as key business partner for Property Development and Investment and strategy, Transformation and Programme business areas. Be responsible and accountable for ensuring that
  • construction safety and general safety is proactively managed and activities coordinated to achieve statutory compliance and in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • To support on the implementation of the risk management programme across the Directorate, Develop and operate processes and procedures to ensure continued compliance with legislation, approved Codes of practice and best practice guidelines.
  • Support the maintenance of a Directorate risk register and action tracker, undertake regular reviews and report on progress.
  • To deliver specific safety training to relevant staff including machine safety, traffic, electrical, mechanical, construction, operation and maintenance safety food safety, event safety and ensure records are maintained.
  • To provide the lead technical role in ensuring the risk assessments required under the Construction and FM and the Property Development and Investment and the Strategy, Transformation and Programme business areas are completed and all relevant procedures implemented.
  • To support colleagues across allocated business areas in ensuring continuous progress and successful outcomes in removing, reducing and managing risks as defined and recorded in the Directorate Risk Register.
  • To manage and continually develop a permit to work system covering defined hazards and/or controlled activities and other elements as identified through the Authorised engineer role.
  • To support the development, implementation and ongoing administration of an environmental management system ensuring that all procedures are designed and developed to meet a standard such as ISO
  • Coach, support and engage other managers and supervisors in the consultation and development process required to implement such a system.
  • To support Construction and FM colleagues in reviewing project handover procedures that apply across the capital and operations projects.



  • Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 9, (ordinary Degree, Scottish Vocational Qualification level 4), or equivalent including professional accreditation with relevant formal training
  • A Health and Safety qualification (NEBOSH Certificate).
  • An in depth knowledge of health and safety legislation reflected by the level of experience
  • required for this role.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of safety management systems and implementation and integrating risk management principals.
  • A good working knowledge of safety and environmental management systems (e.g. ISO
  • 14001 & 45001) and implementation.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Roddy McCallum
Head of Estates & Facilities Management
Property & Construction Team
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