Health and Safety Manager

competitive PAYE rates apply


Currently recruiting for an experienced civil Health and Safety Manager to join a large tier 1 civils project.

To be considered you will need to meet the following criteria 


  • Manage a team of H&S and Occupational Health and Hygiene Advisors to support all construction and civil engineering activities.
  • Understand the Companies Policies and Procedures and statutory requirements as they affect the operations and ensure that the requirements are implemented.
  • Liaise with Emergency Service personnel in the preparedness of emergency rescue, response and incident management relating to civil engineering work
  • Manage the Occupational Health and Hygiene function within the company ensuring appropriate support is available for the scope of works associated with tunnelling and civil engineering activities
  • Provide professional specialist H&S advice to project delivery and management teams including monitoring the implementation of parent company and client policies, standards and procedures.
  • Ensure that Inspection and reporting of H&S standards on site is in line with company and customer requirements. Mentor and assist project teams on standards of project H&S inspection and corrective action
  • Assist the delivery teams and H&S Director in preparing and developing the Framework and worksite Construction Phase Plan (CPP) and coordinate reviews.
  • Facilitate H&S cascades and briefing of information including delivery of awareness and training programmes
  • Liaise with supply chain to monitor and improve performance in support of Transformational Safety philosophy
  • To support the H&S function in the development and implementation of Integrated Management Systems and their continual improvement
  • When directed, assist with the preparation of H&S risk assessments and Method Statements, Work Package Plans (WPP's) and Task Briefing Sheets (TBS)
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of H&S training courses, as directed.
  • Incident investigation and management of the reporting process in support of project’s delivery, management and H&S teams
  • Maintain own level of knowledge and competency in relation to H&S management and responsibilities including appropriate qualification and professional membership
  • Support worksite teams in the provision of information and project data to H&S Databases

Behaviours, Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience of health and safety within the tunnelling civil engineering sector and in particular Bridge, Viaduct and ground engineering works
  • Specific knowledge and understanding of emergency and rescue procedures
  • An up to date knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and the application of accepted industry health and safety standards
  • Good written skills and the ability to prepare technical inspection reports, audit reports and documents for the submission of information to the client and external organisations
  • Previous experience in conducting indecent investigations to a high standard including the utilisation of incident reporting software including root cause analysis
  • It Skills, Microsoft office suite, online data bases.