Health & Safety Manager

England, South Yorkshire
Up to £55,000 + Car
22 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Jonathan Goldsmith
Contract Type
Full Time

Acre is delighted to be partnered with a well-established construction and infrastructure business to identify an outstanding Health & Safety Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading on health & safety and ensuring the successful delivery of a £750m rail infrastructure project. Reporting into the HSEQ Director for the business, the H&S Manager will join a team establishing effective health and safety processes and systems, and driving forward performance on an important project.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively promoting H&S best practice and establishing accident and investigation prevention strategies across the project
  • Developing and maintaining good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Carrying out inspections and audits in conjunction with appropriate management to ensure company and client legislative requirements are being met
  • Supporting the delivery of the Behavioural Safety Programme, whilst maintaining a culture of openness and transparency to improve H&S performance
  • Assisting the project teams in the development of plans and processes to support delivery of work on all sites

This person must be an experienced health and safety professional with a background in the construction sector and with previous Network Rail project experience. The successful person will also be driven, with a passion for H&S matters and an eagerness to learn and develop.

They will also have:

  • Previous experience on a Network Rail project
  • Previous experience within the construction, civils or infrastructure sectors
  • CMIOSH or GradIOSH working towards chartership
  • Ideally NEBOSH or NCRQ Diploma
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Previous experience of managing a team is desirable

This exciting opportunity will give an individual the chance to work for a prestigious, sector leading organisation on a large-scale infrastructure project with excellent opportunities for progression. If you feel you have the correct skill set then please don't hesitate to apply.

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