QHSE Lead - Mitie

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Company Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, and is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Job Description

  • Identify & implement strategies to reduce risk for Mitie companies and our clients.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
  • Ensure operational managers and personnel have the appropriate technical competence to work safely by the identification and provision of formal training needs.
  • Assist operational managers with the identification and development of practical and effective safe working practices.
  • Provide advice and guidance to operational managers and employees on QHSE matters.
  • Ensure operational managers of the company are aware of their legal and company responsibilities.
  • Carry out assessments that are outside the competence of operational managers ie Significant Risk, COSHH, DSE and other assessments.
  • Investigation of accidents and incidents and production of statistical information in relation to QHSE performance.
  • Investigate and manage all QHSE documentation relating to potential/actual insurance claims.
  • Assist in contract mobilisations to ensure all QHSE matters have been appropriately considered and controlled.
  • Work with the QHSE regional Manager to develop and implement QHSE strategies to meet divisional and group objectives.
  • Produce QHSE reports as requested by the Senior QHSE manager within the requested timeframes.
  • Attend Regional and National meetings as required to represent the QHSE agenda.
  • In conjunction with the QHSE regional manager establish and maintain the Regional QHSE forums to enable engagement and communication with employees.
  • Where required in consultation with line manager liaise with relevant enforcing authorities.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
  • Develop an understanding of the Mitie Intranet in order to access relevant documentation.
  • Attend performance appraisals and work to agreed personal improvement and development plans.
  • Attend relevant training courses as part of personal development needs and meeting changing business needs.


  • Represent QHSE Senior Manager as required in their absence.
  • Any other reasonable “ad hoc” duties as required by the needs of the business.
  • Good standard of written English.
  • Understanding of food safety and HACCP – where applicable to your business
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate (Word, XL Spread sheets).
  • Able to work unsupervised and on own initiative.
  • NEBOSH Certificate /equivalent or above.
  • Environmental Management.
  • Experience of industrial work & work at heights.
  • Experience of Integrated Facilities Management sector, in particular Hard or Soft Services where applicable
  • Grad IOSH working towards towards CMIOSH
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Experience of multi-site, multi-discipline organisations.
  • Detailed knowledge of risk assessment and management.
  • Work in a commercial, client-facing environment.
  • Ability to manage meetings.
  • Able to deliver training on a range of subjects to varying abilities.
  • Excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Diplomatic and personable.
  • Good management skills.
  • Flexible approach to work patterns and working away or travelling where required
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

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