Health & Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE) Officer

SCS Group is an award-winning company featured in the Building Good Employer Guide 2017 as a top 50 employer – want to join us as a Health & Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE) Officer?


Outline of role

We are recruiting a HSQE Officer based at our Cardiff head office. The HSQE Officer will use their knowledge and skills to develop and implement robust HSQE systems throughout the business. It is a role responsible for the drive of a culture change within the Health, Safety, Quality and Environment function, to ensure that a HSQE mindset and ethic is adopted by everyone. The HSQE Officer will report to the Managing Director.


Key responsibilities

– Ensure that HSQE Audits are routinely conducted in accordance with Company procedures and that all corrective actions are completed in a timely manner

– Carry out on-site auditing and monitoring, feeding your findings back to the Contracts Managers and Directors

– Provide individual coaching on risk assessments and safe systems of work

– Prepare and communicate toolbox talks and safety alerts

– Investigate accidents/incidents and prepare reports

– Assist with completion of Client Pre-Qualification Questionnaires

– Liaise with Client H&S to ensure good co-operation. Attend Client meetings and seminars as requested

– Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation

– Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of the business management systems to ISO9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001, and ensure the proper implementation of all HSQE plans and procedures


Please note that the role will involve travelling to our various sites throughout England and Wales with some overnight stays required.


About you – what you will bring to us

– Proven experience of HSQE, ideally in a construction environment

– ISO9001, 14001, 18001 Experience (Lead Auditor Preferred)

– Proven experience in driving changes and improvements

– Experience working in a construction environment and enjoy being on site

– You always aim to deliver great customer services in everything you do, but you are not afraid to say ‘No’ when needed

– Candidates will be required to have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

– Able to work independently and with initiative, but enjoy being part of a team and involved in the bigger picture



– NEBOSH Construction Certificate or General Certificate in Health & Safety or willingness to work towards this

– ISO9001, 14001, 18001 Experience (Lead Auditor Preferred)

– Minimum of two years’ experience working in health and safety with a construction related background

– Full UK driving licence


Company benefits

– Performance-related bonus

– Laptop and iPhone

– 24 days’ holiday, increasing to 25 after 5 years’ service and further increases linked to length of service

– Group pension plan with employer contributions


After qualifying period of 1 year:

– Free gym membership

– Free health insurance


If you are interested in applying please send your CV to Macarena Machado at