Health & Safety Manager

Location: Winchester, Hampshire Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Construction, Engineering, Utilities & Infrastructure Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Health and Safety Manager

Location: South & Midlands

City Town: Area based

Department: Health & Safety

Salary Details: Attractive package


About the role for the Health and Safety Manager:

The Central Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the current SHEQ Strategy and objectives across their area of operations.

The post holder must develop ownership and a proactive approach to Health and Safety. This role is to ensure that the compliance/Governance of the business is compliant at all times with all relevant Health and Safety legislation being implemented. It also provides a focus to the SHEQ Director for the provision and application of Health and Safety management across the contracts through maintenance of systems, support of project teams through leadership and co-ordination of activities.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Health and Safety Manager:

  • Provide operational support for the delivery teams promoting operational ownership of Health and Safety
  • Management of SHEQ Central Support team
  • Ensure a positive incident reporting culture within contracts, that all incidents are properly investigated and root causes established; ensure that root causes and recommendations are communicated across business
  • Monitoring and measuring Key SHEQ Performance Indicators
  • Implement and share best practice through regular Area SHEQ Boards
  • Contribute to the development to the BMS and management systems
  • Liaise with the client Health and Safety team to ensure the client meets their procedural and contractual reporting requirements
  • Target key risk areas within the contracts/work streams and ensure measures are in place to minimise at all times
  • Identify contract and work stream opportunities for innovation
  • Liaise with Contract Directors and Contract SHEQ Resource to ensure a consistent approach across the business
  • Work with Contract SHEQ leads to drive consistency and implementation of initiatives
  • Undertake Deep Dive reviews on each contract
  • Ensure regimes of inspections and audits are planned and executed throughout contracts and recommendations and actions are closed out in line with the management system
  • Maintain and continue to build good relationships with Client Health and Safety Advisors, Managers and Head of SHEQ, ensuring constant communication
  • Ensure all CDM appointments are up to date and post holders have had successful competency assessments
  • Support tender submissions/award submissions within area of operations
  • Skills and Knowledge Requirements

Previous experience in a similar role a- preferred for the Health and Safety Manager

  • Qualified to Degree/NVQ Level 5 (or more)
  • Proven understanding of Health and Safety legislation
  • Strong organisation and project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strategic thinker with sound judgement
  • An eye for detail and drive for continuous improvement
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good communications skills - written and verbal
  • Fully competent at using the appropriate company IT systems and office software
  • Proven influencing and negotiation skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willingness to travel

This is a fantastic opportunity so if you're interested, please get in touch, they are looking to start you ASAP.

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