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Date Added: Fri 29/01/2021

Health And Safety Manager

Faslane, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £26 - £32 / hourly

Health and Safety Manager

Clyde - Faslane

12 month contract


Primary Purpose

The Post Holder will be responsible for the management and delivery of H&S support to the Clyde site reporting to the Head of SHEQS.

The Post Holder will lead the ongoing development of the Safety Management System within the overall Business Management System (BMS) to ensure continued compliance of the relevant HS&E Legislation, Authorised Conditions and ISO standards.

The Post Holder will have input into the health and safety budget which will involve review and prioritisation of spend across all areas of the H&S. Key here is to ensure that costs are fully controlled whilst maintaining and delivering outputs to achieve best value for money (VfM) at all times.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Act as the Senior Health & Safety Manager within the SHEQS function.

  • Align the existing H&S Compliance, H&S Improvement and Occupational Health functions under a single integrated reporting function within SHEQS.

  • Ensure all conventional H&S events (accidents/incidents) records and statistics are maintained to ensure compliance with both company policy and external reporting requirements, in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR 1995).

  • Planning, creation and authorising of H&S information reports and presenting the information in appropriate and agreed format including formal communications to relevant stakeholders within the required  timescales.

  • Engage effectively and constructively in representing the site/company interests when dealing with the relevant regulatory bodies in accordance with company policy and procedures.

  • Monitor and interpret changes in H&S legislation (Maintaining a single H&S legislative register/tracker) and ensure these are translated into effective organisational arrangements for compliance on the Clyde Site.

  • Ensuring the ongoing training/development of the H&S Team members is captured and delivered through the PDR arrangements.

  • In conjunction with the Quality Assurance function within SHEQS develop and support the SHEQS audit programme for the Clyde Site.

  • As the owner  - ensure suitable H&S policies/procedures/processes and site arrangements are developed, reviewed, updated and implemented as required across the Clyde site.

  • As part of the Naval Nuclear/Cavendish Sector ensure where possible Common Operating Model (COM) arrangements, working collaboratively with peer group from across other parts of the sector align to best practice H&S policies / processes arrangements site arrangements.

  • introduce and maintain a risk based Active Monitoring Programme for H&S compliance across the Clyde business.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements Role

  • SQEP Requirements Significant experience in H&S Management in an appropriate high hazard and formally regulated environment.

  • Relevant engineering degree and Chartered Engineer and Member of accredited Institute.

  • Desirable - Degree Level or equivalent in an engineering or technical -subject.

  • Chartered Membership of IOSH (CMIOSH) or Full Membership of the British Safety Council (BSC) (MIIRSM).


  • Extensive and relevant experience in a senior safety management role within an engineering / construction environment.

  • Development of H&S Strategy/Safe

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