Job title: Health and Safety Manager
Location: East of England – Ideally suited to those based around Northampton, Peterborough, Cambridge and Milton Keynes
My client is a hugely respected company within the Rail sector, covering Multidisciplinary Engineering projects all across the UK. They are a growing dynamic business with over 1000+ employees UK Wide and are consistently successful in winning major frameworks and high value projects.
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 Subject to experience (package includes Car/allowance, Healthcare, Pension scheme)
The ideal candidate for this role will be:
-Rail/Civil Engineering Background
-Main contracting experience
-Health and Safety related degree/diploma/qualification
-Strong experience of working on major Projects in specific Regions
-Previously worked in H&S Manager position
-Provide informed advice, guidance and support on health, safety and welfare matters to all parties.
-Promote a positive SHEQ culture in the business by coaching and supporting behavioural interventions.
-Ensure implementation of agreed solutions to achieve compliance with Health and Safety Legislation.
-Contribute to the preparation of Project Health and Safety Plans and ensure compliance with their requirements.
-Support the development of the company Business Management System.
-Provide detailed H&S input into all stages of the project process from initial pre-qualification to contract completion to ensure that projects are executed in a safe manner.
-Undertake Site Safety Inspections in accordance with the H&S Inspection plan to ensure that the requirements of the company’s Safety Management System, Project Health and Safety Plans, current H&S legislation and client requirements are addressed and compliance achieved. This will include occasional weekend and night time site visits.
-Ensure that corrective actions arising from Site Safety Inspections are effectively addressed and closed out and that opportunities for the continuous improvement of safe working practices are fully exploited.
-Liaise with Client Safety Representatives and Regulatory authorities on all Health and Safety issues.
-Prevent the adoption of unsafe working practices.
-Undertake Accident and Incident Reporting and Accident / Incident Investigation, in accordance with the company’s procedures.
-Facilitate and attend Health and Safety Meetings as appropriate.
-Develop and facilitate open communications on Health and Safety