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Health and Safety Manager

Irwin & Colton
Essex, Chelmsford, England
Up to £75000.00 per annum + Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Job Role
Health & Safety Manager, Health, Safety & Environment Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification, NEBOSH National General Certificate
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Health and Safety Manager

Chelmsford | £70,000 + Car allowance + Excellent Benefits

Irwin & Colton has been engaged by a major Principal Contractor to recruit a Health and Safety Manager. The company are currently going through a major growth phase with planned turnover of circa £1bn. Health and safety performance is critical to this successful growth and this role is working closely with the Head of Health and Safety.

The role is tasked both with ensuring the health and safety policies and procedures are in place across the business and working with site leaders to ensure the successful implementation onsite.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Working with the Head of Health and Safety to assess the current health and safety policies and procedures undertaking a gap analysis
  • Assessing opportunities for development and improvement across the policies and procedures and implementing action plan for improvement
  • Visiting site, assisting, advising and coaching site leaders and contractors to ensure the HSE policies and procedures are successfully implemented
  • Implementing an audit programme to ensure the HSE policies and procedures are consistently implemented at site level

The successful Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role ideally within construction or civil engineering or a related industry, ideally from a Principal Contractor
  • Solid experience creating and implementing health, safety and environment policies and procedures with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching senior management and site level operations
  • NEBOSH or NCRQ Certificate, ideally working towards Diploma level, and relevant membership of IOSH

This is a mobile role and will involve regular travel. A UK Driver's Licence is essential.

This position will require an individual who is passionate about health and safety and high performance. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Isla Robson on Job reference: IR1539.

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

Irwin & Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.

We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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+44 (0) 1923 432 633
Cardinal Point
Park Road
United Kingdom
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