Health and Safety & Bio Safety Advisor

10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
We are currently looking for experienced Health and Safety/ Bio safety advisors to join our institute and became a pivotal part of the organisation, providing excellent levels of service and exacting standards of work in support of research, diagnostics and operations. We are a world leading centre of excellence in research and surveillance of virus diseases of farm animals and viruses that spread from animals to humans. We receive strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and work to enhance capability to contain, control and eliminate these economically and medically important diseases through highly innovative fundamental and applied bioscience. Specific requirements Essential: A degree in a bioscience subject, or equivalent. Substantial research or technical laboratory experience. Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality work, on time in fulfillment of team and personal objectives Demonstrable ability to build good relationships with stakeholders and to resolve challenges with sensitivity and innovation Desirable: A PhD in a bioscience subject or similar. The ISTR BioSafety Practitioner 1 qualification, or substantial experience of biosafety practice or of laboratory management NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety, or equivalent qualifications or training. Experience of working in conformity with relevant management systems. Experience of incident management and investigation. Experience of workplace inspections and of auditing Experience of providing training What we offer Generous Group Personal Pension Scheme and life cover (subject to age and earnings) 25 days annual leave per annum, pro rata, plus 10.5 public and privilege days Pirbright gym with subsidised membership Pirbright social club Pirbright Lifestyle Hub (employee discount site) Cycle to work scheme Subsidised staff restaurant Childcare vouchers and a subsidised childcare allowance Free onsite parking If you have the relevant qualifications and the right experience then do not hesitate and get in touch today to find out more about this fantastic opportunity This job was originally posted as