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Health & Safety Manager

P A Wright & Sons Ltd
Twycross, Nr Atherstone, Warwickshire
£45 - 48k per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Consultancy, Health & Safety Inspector, Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Wrights of Twycross is a UK based, market leading Transport, Environmental and Waste Management Solution provider working alongside some of the UK’s leading energy and water utility suppliers.   Located on the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border, we provide a bespoke range of services for both domestic and commercial customers including but not limited to, drain and sewer jetting, vacuum tankering, biosolid and digestate recycling and bulk haulage.

We are a friendly and supportive family business joined together by shared goals of maximising customer service through our national scale, advanced technology, extensive fleet capability and an uncompromising commitment to be the employer of choice.

We recognise that the key to our success is our people. For us to deliver the best service to our customers, maintain our strong reputation and continue to grow we need to recruit and develop the right people.

This is an excellent opportunity for an established professional to work on an interesting portfolio of projects and we are looking for an innovative individual who can bring ideas, energy, and leadership to the role.

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

Wrights of Twycross Ltd are seeking to recruit a knowledgeable and experienced health and safety manager to champion and lead the delivery of the strategic agenda for health and safety across our organisation. You will play a pivotal role in the development of the safety and environmental culture contributing to the company mission.

Providing technical knowledge, expertise and advice on all aspects of health and safety best practice, you will be both a strategic planner, with exceptional leadership and influencing skills, but retain your practical ability to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in to support the team in the field as required.

What will you be responsible for?

Reporting to our Group Head of Safety, to work within our H&S strategy, operating model and plan that enables continual improvement that supports the organisation's Strategy, FORS & ISO requirements, standards and legislation.

· Manage, coach and lead the H&S Team.

· Provide oversight and management information of H&S matters at monthly Management / Customer Review sessions,  challenging performance as appropriate.

· Act as the business key advisor on Safety and  legislation and statutory compliance issues.

· Supporting the Group Head of Safety in the development of a proactive and continuous improvement H&S culture, proactively engaging colleagues to embed this.

· Deliver the organisational H&S capability to support the delivery model.

· Deliver health and safety inspections, audits and reviews on behalf of senior management, ensuring compliance with internal processes and procedures.

· Conducting training, toolbox talks, inductions and investigating incidents where required.

· Act as a role model and provide technical knowledge, expertise and advice to the organisation, Directors and relevant committees in H&S matters in accordance with legislation, standards and best practice.


Essential skills, experience and competence required:

· A positive and pragmatic attitude to problem solving within the health, safety and environment arena.

· Knowledge and experience of occupational health & safety and environmental management systems and relevant areas of civil and criminal law implemented in complex and/or industrial environments, ideally within the waste/sewage and transport related utility industries.

· NEBOSH Diploma (Occupational Health & Safety) minimum or equivalent

· Graduate or Chartered membership of one or more of the Professional Organisations in Occupational Safety, Health or Environment and undertaking a scheme of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) e.g., chartered member of Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH)

. Knowledge and or environmental qualifications an advantage but not a requirement of the role.

· Ability to provide strong, visible leadership.

· Highly developed organisational awareness, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence, persuade and communicate with people at all levels within the organisation and regulatory bodies.

When applying, please attach CV and summary letter.

For further detail, please contact the HR department on 01827 880472

 Full-time, Permanent position, Salary £45-£48 K

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