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Officer – Health, Safety & Environment


Job Details

Hours:  Full Time 
Location: Hybrid working including overseas travel
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 19 June 2023

In a nutshell

With the health and safety of our people and customers at the heart of everything we do our HSE team is vital!

We're looking for someone to come and join a dynamic role as a Health, Safety & Environment Officer.  In this role, you will help to monitor and improve HSE across Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Atlantic Holidays.

Day to day

  • Plan and carry out audits of hotels and all facilities, excursions, transport, and adventure activities.
  • Correspond with suppliers notifying them of deficiencies and resolve issues promptly.
  • Maintain accurate electronic and paper files following completion of H&S audits, including audit documents, data, records, and reports
  • Investigate all HSE related incidents, accidents, illnesses or near-misses to ensure issues are addressed to prevent re-occurrence identify trends and implement remedial actions.
  • Support our legal department with drafting witness statements, alongside representing us in the event of legal proceedings, providing appropriate information
  • Produce, review and update manuals, procedures, guidance notes and training for UK staff, overseas staff, suppliers and agents
  • Attend educational training courses to stay ahead of current issues/changes in legislation alongside personal development

About you

We're seeking someone who is hardworking, confident and motivated with excellent communication skills and a willingness to travel within the UK and overseas

In addition to the above: 

  • H&S Degree or advanced level Health and Safety qualifications from an accredited governing body (e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH)
  • H&S Degree or advanced level Food Hygiene qualification from an accredited governing body (e.g., NEBOSH)
  • A qualification and/or experience in maintaining, developing, internal quality auditing and working within a Quality Management System (BS EN ISO9001 preferred)
  • A creative problem solver prepared to take accountability and ownership of your area of responsibility.
  • The capability of blending experience, advice and evidence to reach recommendations and conclusions.

So, if this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Be yourself

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic, we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs. We celebrate difference and everything that makes our colleagues unique by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.

To make your journey with us accessible and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, ( feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.