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Appointments: Graduate Safety Advisor

11
Sep

Graduate Safety Advisor
Fixed term contract (18 months) with a view to permanency
Salary commensurate with qualification and experience

The Motor Sports Association, national governing body of UK four-wheel motor sport, seeks a Graduate Safety Advisor to be based at their office in Colnbrook but with some travel to motorsport venues across the UK.

This role will involve supporting the health & safety function of the MSA with respect to the implementation of safety management systems for motorsport events, incident investigations and the inspection of venues. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of activities from improvement programmes, developing guidance, supporting committees and working groups, risk assessment and monitoring activities. Travel across the UK and some weekend working is to be expected.

The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills as well as an appropriate degree in a health & safety related discipline. The role involves engaging with clubs, venues, officials and volunteers across a wide range of safety matters. Experience of motor sport is not essential.

This is a fixed-term graduate position of 18 months with the potential to progress to a permanent role. You will be offered support and mentoring both in the role and in working towards Chartered Status with IOSH.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or similar
  • Good communication & written skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Driving licence.

To apply, please send a CV and letter of introduction to sheila.barter@msauk.org by 6th October 2017.

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