Health and Safety Manager – Major Projects

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£40,911 - £45,004
Posted
23 Apr 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Health and Safety Manager – Major Projects

Location: Bedford

Salary: £40,911 - £45,004

Closing date: 06/05/2021

Your new role

We want everyone who works with us to go Home, Safe and Well at Highways England which supports our first imperative which is Health, Safety and Wellbeing.

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Health and Safety Manager to work within our Major Projects Directorate supporting our £27.4bn investment programme. The role will primarily be covering our Regional Investment Programme (RIP) East region.

What you’ll be leading on

You will be supporting the safe delivery of our Major Projects portfolio of work within the Regional Investment Programme (RIP) East region. This includes:

  • Contributing to and supporting the effective delivery of the Major Projects Home, Safe and Well Plan.
  • Providing advice and supporting change.
  • Monitoring and reviewing performance by undertaking assurance activities that support Major Projects to discharge their Employer and Client duties.

To be successful

  • NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma Level 6 (or equivalent) health and safety qualification
  • Professional level membership of a recognised body (e.g. CMIOSH or working towards) with relevant Continuous Professional Development.
  • Working knowledge of construction industry health and safety legislation and its interpretation and application within infrastructure projects.
  • Experience of health and safety management within a client organisation covering large scale infrastructure projects and employer context.
  • Ability to communicate and influencing effectively at all organisational levels (including Senior Managers) and across all disciplines, both within Highways England and with external organisations.
  • Ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately.
  • Ability to communicate and influencing effectively at all organisational levels (including Senior Managers) and across all disciplines, both within Highways England and with external organisations.
  • Ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately.
  • Strong leadership and inter-personal and collaboration skills with experience in influencing people.

A bit about us

Safety, Engineering and Standards (SES) is an exciting place to work. SES key priorities are to support world class operational delivery and technical advice for our road network, provide support services to lead, enable and innovate in the development of the Strategic Road Network and provide expert advice on matters relating to health and safety. If you are looking for a challenging, exhilarating and world class organisation then join one of our dedicated, professional teams leading on technical services, health and safety, sustainability and diversity agendas for Highways England.

Why you should join us

At Highways England we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this.  We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation

And finally

And finally, we reserve the right to close before the advertised closing date, so we recommend completing your application as soon as possible.

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