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Date Added: Tue 24/01/2023

Health & Safety Manager

South East, GU23, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum plus package

My client is a well respected Residential Development business based in Hertfordshire, with the majority of their workload being London Boroughs and Northern Home Counties.

Due to continued growth, they are looking to appoint a Health & Safety Manager to oversee sites across the company's operating patch.

Ideally you will have experience of working for a residential development business from a spec building or social housing background.

Role purpose

You will be accountable and report to the Group Construction Director and will be responsible for influencing project teams, the supply chain and other key stakeholders to deliver the highest standards of health and safety performance.

Key accountabilities

Promote a positive HS&S culture.

Assist the pre-qualification process of sub-contractors applicable to their project or business scope where necessary via company on-boarding system.

Collaborate on planning matters with design, engineering and delivery teams on all HS&S matters which may affect the project.

Contribute to and review project significant risks, assisting in the development of the Construction Phase Plans (CPP) and all associated documentation as required.

Provide technical and specialist guidance to line and site management in the implementation of HS&S programmes and initiatives.

Assist in development and implementation of key road maps or improvement plans.

Undertake SSER inspections on at least monthly basis, recording findings, advising management as appropriate and conducting follow up visits or audits within designated timescales.

Monitor site compliance with statutory HS&S responsibilities and the business management system regarding HS&S and client expectations.

Review site procedures and practices as required and provide reports to the management team as appropriate.

Carry out and / or support business units in 45001 / 14001 internal and external audits. Responsible for the collation of corrective action plans as appropriate.

Lead in HS&E incident investigations. Involvement with regulatory bodies in the management of safety incidents.

Assist the operational teams in conducting incident investigations to identify root causes and recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.

Monitor and manage incident reports within the designated timescale and manage close out on the SHEQ system.

Oversee the collation of working hours / statistics each month and record on to SHEQ as required.

Contribute to the development of Management / statistical reports in a timely manner and, where required, present to the relevant Board.

Attend progress meetings and provide updates on performance.

Report to project management teams on a regular basis and attend meetings as required for and on behalf of the project team.

Manage and deliver the HS&S aspect of the business unit induction process.

Deliver HS&S related training.

Escalate and report any HS&S concerns to the Bugler Construction Director & Operations Director

Skills and experience:

MS Office applications

Ability to produce high quality reports

Advanced knowledge of UK health and safety legislation

Must be passionate about work, committed to excellence and continuous improvement.

Confident in making decisions within policy guidelines.

Able to delegate effectively.

Must be organised and prioritise own work to deliver on time through managing time effectively.

Must be able to build trust and confidence through open communications and informing colleagues about issues that will affect their role.

Must be able to use a range of communication skills and adapt these as necessary.

Must be able to recognise own strengths and weaknesses and draw on the strengths of different people.

Must be able to motivate a team to achieve one common goal.


Qualified or working towards NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

Graduate Member of IOSH (minimum) - Chartered Member of IOSH (desirable)

On offer is a basic salary of between £60,000 - £70,000 per annum, car allowance, pension, healthcare, 25 days annual leave, bonus and other company benefits
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