Expert Witness - Occupational Hygiene / Asbestos


Negotiable - Contract Consultant or Full Time Employment Options available




Expert Witness – Occupational Hygiene/Asbestos (Nationwide)

The IOM is an internationally recognised centre for research, consultancy and service provision in the fields of occupational and environmental health and hygiene.

The IOM’s Expert Witness team provide expert opinion to the Court on behalf of the legal and insurance industries, in relation to civil and criminal industrial injury and liability claims.

To meet growing demand for our services we are looking to expand the team. Candidates should have demonstrable senior level experience and knowledge of occupational hygiene and/or asbestos risk assessment in the fields of consultancy, industry or regulation, and should preferably be Chartered Members or Fellows of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene or hold Specialist Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene, membership of the Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management or equivalent qualifications and experience in their specialist field.

Professional expertise must be accompanied by a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation and guidance in your particular field. Previous experience of writing expert witness reports for Court purposes and presenting evidence in legal forums would be advantageous although training will be provided.

Applicants should have strong planning, oral communication and report writing skills coupled with a commitment to maintain the highest quality standards and to deliver excellent customer service.

A competitive salary and benefits package is available for this role.

We would also welcome applications from individuals who would like to be considered for this role on a self-employed basis / consultancy basis.

The IOM is an equal opportunities and living wage employer.

Closing Date 21st June 2019

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