Health & Safety Manager

Shirley Parsons
£43k per year + package
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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Job Role
Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification
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Job Details

Shirley Parsons have partnered with a local authority based in Cwmbran who have an opening for a Health & Safety Manager. This role is to provide expert health and safety advice and guidance on emerging, complex, critical and/or escalated issues, with experienced working knowledge of HSE, managing the risks, changes in legislation or guidance that HSE provide

The Role:
- Accountable as the appointed competent person to ensure that the senior management team are advised regarding their H&S responsibilities and compliance.
- Accountable for the continuous improvement of the H&S management system.
- Responsible for reviewing and maintaining the agreed H&S targets and associated performance management arrangements with the Head of Services.
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining Health and Safety policies and procedures such that they meet changing legislation, Authority requirements, professional best practice guidelines.
- Responsible for establishing process to identify the health and safety hazards of activities and determine those which have, or may have, significant risks to health and safety. Ensuring a methodology is in place to mitigate such risks and that significant residual risks from audits/risk assessments are brought to the attention of Senior management.

The Role Requirements:
- Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent professional qualification).
- Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) or equivalent professional body i.e. International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
- You will be experienced in Health and Safety legislation and best practice to drive compliance and continuous improvement with detailed experience of working with HSE.
- Influencing peers riving new initiatives and the ability to effectively negotiate and influence at a senior level.
- The ideal candidate will be able to operate strategically whilst maintain a hands on approach, acting as a strong role model for culture change.

Vacancy Reference: PR/020050
Vacancy Owner: Jessica Plested | | (+44) 1296 611347 |(+44) 7725 258696


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We act as career agents to HSEQ professionals and partners to organisations looking to attract the best HSEQ talent. Together, we can help create sustainable prosperity through business improvement, safer work environments, and enhanced wellbeing.

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