Health and Safety Junior Consultant (EXPIRED)


Hospitality & Tourism

46200 Annual



£39,600 up to £46,200 - This isn't 9-5. This is making the most of every day.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an established and highly driven individual to join our Trading Compliance team, who manage and shape all aspects of Health & Safety, Food Safety, Fire Safety, and Environmental Protection Policy within Lidl.

The role plays a vital part in ensuring that we meet our regulatory requirements, and ensuring that we keep our colleagues, customers and contractors within our stores, warehouses and offices safe. You will be based at our Head Office in Surbiton; with frequent site visits across Great Britain.

The successful candidate will have a NEBOSH General Certificate, as a minimum, alongside a proven track record in the broad disciplines of Health & Safety and Food Safety, ideally within a large, multi-site organisation. A knowledge of warehousing and/or construction is also desirable.

We have moved to a hybrid working model with a recommended 2 days in the office per week for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them.

Please note as per Lidl internal structures the job title for this role is a Junior Consultant

What you'll do

  • Proactively improve compliance and standards at our Stores, Regional Distribution Centres, Head Office, and construction sites.
  • Provide technical support to key decision makers and influence projects to ensure health and safety and food safety is at the forefront of decision making
  • Develop corporate policy and safe systems of work
  • Use your technical knowledge to ensure that risk assessments and internal procedures remain current, effective and compliant
  • Deal with a wide range of legal and operational issues including providing technical guidance and reactive support, as required
  • Actively participate in meetings to bring a safety perspective and understanding to the business
  • Produce, evaluate, and issue various analysis and performance reports
  • Completing detailed incident and accident investigations, and where required, RIDDOR reporting
  • Conduct site visits, inspections, and audits across sites to ensure the necessary levels of understanding and compliance are in place
  • Represent and support the Company during local authority engagements, investigations and engagement
  • Liaise with external service providers to ensure the highest levels of service and statutory compliance
  • Support corporate goals and maintain Lidl at the forefront of regulatory compliance

What you'll need

  • A NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent, as a minimum
  • Candidates must demonstrate recent relevant experience in applying Health and Safety policy and improving safety standards in the workplace ideally within a multi-site environment
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience engaging with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, contractors, regulators and enforcement agencies
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation and ideally have knowledge in food safety, fire safety and warehousing or construction related matters
  • Commercially aware and understand the current business challenges within the industry
  • Previous project management experience is advantageous
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have flexibility to travel throughout
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to work within tight time frames
  • Strong written skills and IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as a minimum

What you'll receive

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the extensive training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary starting from £39,600 up to £46,200 (depending on experience), with 35 days' holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 10% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory


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