Principal Health & Safety Consultant

Job Title: Principal Health & Safety Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
Salary: Up to £85,000 pa
REF: 122255
Contact Name: Andy Tubb
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

On behalf of our client we are seeking to appoint a Principal Consultant to join a senior team of Health & Safety professionals. 


You will have a focus and experience within Safety Risk or operational risk with a strong academic record to include a relevant Degree qualification and a recognised Health & Safety qualification. 


Applicants must have a willingness and flexibility for UK travel as the role requires a large amount of customer contact. 


You will be able to demonstrate clear delivery capability (both project management of complex projects and technical competence) combined with tangible business development experience. 


-            Demonstrable credibility in front of clients –through delivery and/or sales

-            Able to contribute to the business through leading case delivery

-           Proven track record of business development at CEO or Director levels



Technical competence and ability to manage projects and quality of experience is important. 


Delivery experience

Experience in operational/safety risk management (for Principal including 5 years minimum consulting experience) across a suitable combination of our core service offers, which can include:

  • Independent operation/safety review
  • Development of operational/safety risk management systems
  • Supply chain/contractor operational/safety risk management
  • Operational/safety leadership assessment
  • Operational/safety culture assessment and development
  • Senior management training in operational/safety risk management
  • Operational/safety risk assessment


Sector experience

  • Rail/metro/bus/coach (any operating or engineering background)
  • Construction/infrastructure operation and development
  • Manufacturing, other asset intensive industries
  • Energy Industries – e.g. Oil and Gas (up or downstream), Chemicals, Utilities.


Consulting skills (necessary for Principal)


  • Experience across the lifecycle of consulting engagements from first phase diagnostics, through solution design and implementation planning and delivery
  • Able to lead teams, and manage a case, working closely with a senior / partner on an engagement
  • Strong team working competence, good communicator

 Business Development (necessary for Principal)

  • Has already shown he/she can operate in a sell/deliver capacity, leveraging own position within a client engagement to generate ongoing revenues.
  • Shown strong interest and proactiveness in taking a leading role in developing new business through setting up, participating in, and following up sales meetings


We are seeking someone who is looking for a longterm career prospect and who will be proactive in developing their client base.


The opportunity offers continual personal development with the potential for a Director position within the business.


This role offers the flexibility to work from home 1 or 2 days a week when not visiting clients.


We look forward to receiving your application