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Health and Safety Consultant - South East

Region: South East

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: CEOD00208

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 18th August 2022

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Health and Safety Consultant - South East

  • Competitive salary and up to 17.5% annual bonus

  • 100% homeworking and company car

  • Candidates must be based in the South East

About the role

As an NFU Mutual Health and Safety consultant you’ll be part of an in-house Risk Management Services team that’s been helping business owners identify and minimise commercial risk for over 30 years.

Health and safety take up two thirds of our Risk Management Services function and due to continued success, we’re seeking an experienced Health and Safety Consultant to join our existing team of Consultants in the South East, you will ideally be located in the Essex area. Part of the largest Risk Management Consultancy in the UK, the team is proud to deliver a bespoke health and safety consultancy service.

Working from home and visiting clients across the South East on an ad-hoc basis, you’ll have complete autonomy over your diary to work directly with an existing customer base and generate further work through referrals. Our clients span across a broad spectrum of industries such as commercial, agriculture, retail, estates and leisure, so no two days will be the same.

You’ll also build and maintain long-standing relationships with clients, underwriting, fellow Health and Safety Consultants, and Industry and regulatory bodies, to ensure the effective delivery of objectives and promotion of NFU Mutual Risk Management Services.

If you enjoy a variety of clients, building long-lasting relationships with people and the autonomy to manage your own schedule, this could be the right opportunity for you.

About you

You’re an experienced health and safety professional ready for the next step in your career at an established company.

A real people person with a proven background in relationship building and working with a variety of customers, you easily adopt a consultative approach to your work and ensure the best advice and outcome is delivered to customers.

Ideally, you’ll have experience of underwriting, surveying or commercial engineering, or similar.

To join our team you must be:

  • Target driven and used to working towards KPIs.

  • An experienced and successful health and safety professional

  • Chartered IOSH qualified or working towards this.


Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   

  • Competitive salary + Annual bonus (up to 17.5%)  

  • Homeworking

  • Company car

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy more holidays if you love to travel

  • Health and Wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to terms

  • Access to savings at High Street brands   

  • Unlimited access to £500 Refer a Friend bonus scheme 

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual Insurance products.  

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.