Health & Safety Manager

England, Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe
Up to £55,000 + Car
15 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Jonathan Goldsmith
Contract Type
Full Time

Acre has been engaged by a highly-regarded housing and construction businesses to identify a Health & Safety Manager. In this position, the H&S Manager will take responsibility for up to ten programmes of work within the West London and Buckinghamshire regions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for strategic input and helping to grow the business, with a direct reporting line into the board.

Key accountabilities

  • Supporting the delivery of the Behavioural Safety Programme, whilst maintaining a culture of openness and transparency to improve H&S performance
  • Managing and monitoring the Continual Improvement Process, including being the central focus for lessons learned exercises, suggestions and feedback
  • Undertaking regular performance reviews of all personnel and contractors through the use of site visits, inspections and audits
  • Keeping up to date with and implementing changes according to UK H&S standards and legislation
  • Driving H&S compliance and providing high quality specialist support and advice on all H&S risks

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Health & Safety professional within a construction environment. They will also have excellent project management and communication skills, along with a methodical approach to H&S and systems management.

Key requirements

  • TechIOSH as a minimum, ideally GradIOSH
  • NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate or NCRQ qualification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A progressive approach to Health & Safety
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team

This position offers a fantastic chance to take up a responsible position within an expanding construction business at both a strategic and operational level, with the opportunity to effect real change across sites. If you possess the skills and commercial acumen necessary to succeed then please don't hesitate to apply.

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