Occupational Hygienist

Pragma & Associates

Opportunity to work as an Expert Witness and Consultant

Excellent salary and bonus scheme

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to share your experience with other professionals in a legal context.

We are seeking to recruit an Occupational Hygienist with the attitude and capabilities to succeed in the challenging and rewarding expert witness field whilst continuing to develop their professional expertise.  This is an opportunity to secure an integral position in a growing business. Experience as an expert witness is not necessary.

Training and mentoring will be provided in a friendly team environment with a well-developed in house training system to provide expert witness reports.  Your work will involve providing advice and evidence in relation to occupational exposure to asbestos, noise, vibration, asthmagens, carcinogens and other occupational ill health risks in accordance with your professional experience.

You will also receive external training to achieve the Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Certificate.

You will maintain and service your own expert-witness case load as well as contributing to our occupational hygiene consultancy services. In your expert witness work, you will work independently to provide expert evidence and advice to legal professionals and to assist the courts in legal proceedings.

In your consultancy work, you will be part of a small team of hygienists, providing support as required including liaising with clients and attending sites across the UK, writing and reviewing reports and providing technical advice.

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level or higher in a technical discipline
  • At least five years of experience in the UK in a consultancy practice or with an industrial employer in a role involving assessment and/or management of occupational health risks
  • Be at least an Associate member of BOHS (we will also provide support with progression of BOHS memberships)
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to consistently produce high quality reports to budget and timescale
  • Self-motivated with excellent personal, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage own diary and work load

Salary and location

Excellent salary and bonus with significant progression; negotiable dependent on experience.  Details available on request and prior to application if desired.

The position is open to candidates throughout the UK. Our office is based in Doncaster. The successful applicant will have the flexibility to work remotely/from an office as desired.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Laura Naughton, Operations Director at: lauranaughton@pragmaandassociates.co.uk


Closing date: 30 September 2022

BOHS is committed to ensure that Occupational Hygiene services are provided by suitably qualified and experienced professionals, in line with our Buyer’s Guide BOHS-Buyers-Guide-Sep-19.pdf and Consultants Guide Good-Practice-Guide-Version-2-rebranded-2021-1.pdf (bohs.org). In order to promote the recruitment of professional occupational hygienists to appropriate posts, we advertise roles on behalf of other organisations. When we advertise roles, please do not to take this as an endorsement or promotion of the organisation concerned, nor is BOHS in a position to screen or alter advertisements or verify their contents.