Construction Health & Safety Manager
A leading university are seeking an ambitious Construction H&S Manager to join their team in Southampton.
Your new company
My exclusive client are one of the UK's leading universities, with a diverse, extensive programme of world-renowned research and taught programmes. Excellence in health & safety management and performance is critical to the continuing and developing success of the organisation.
The client are rightly proud to be ranked amongst the top universities in the world. They aim to strengthen their reputation, increasing their national/international rankings to secure a top 10 position in the UK and top 100 globally.
Your new role
You will report to the Head of Construction, Fire and Engineering Safety, with no direct reports.
As Construction Health and Safety Manager, you will be a specialist with a strong construction site and CDM management background. The role is responsible for the development, implementation and review of construction-related hazard advice and guidance to ensure that the university maintains its compliance with all regulations.
You will provide professional construction health and safety monitoring arrangements including audits, develop competence standards for key roles within the university and ensure legal compliance/best practice is implemented by consultants/contractors employed to undertake construction works.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal applicant will have a proven track record of construction management ranging from large capital projects to smaller refurbishment works in the higher education and/or research sectors or similar environments. Significant practical experience of construction site management would also be a distinct advantage.
You must be a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or working towards/equivalent (Diploma/NCRQ etc), with a CITB site management qualification or NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
What you'll get in return
An excellent opportunity to join a successful, highly-skilled team at a leading local university. You would benefit from a supportive environment in a varied role that will challenge you on a daily basis.
The organisation offer a market-leading salary between £37,706-£47,722 (DOE), 30 days + BH's and 4 day university closure, pension, subsidised dental care scheme, local store discounts and crèche on site (subject to availability).
What you need to do now
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