Site Health and Safety Manager

Our client has a requirements for a Health and Safety Manager for the North West

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion of the company’s Vision, Mission and Values throughout operational performance
  • Senior representative for health, safety, well-being, environmental, quality and sustainability management
  • Responsibility for competency and performance of HSEQS staff on assigned projects
  • To ensure that the requirements of HSEQS are being applied on site and administrative offices by means of periodic inspection, audits and meetings
  • Monitoring and facilitating compliance to the HSEQS management systems and the requirements of relevant ISO standards
  • To provide information, training, instruction and task-specific advice to operational and managerial personnel
  • Training and induction of staff into the documented HSEQS management systems
  • Raising HSEQS awareness throughout the business and sites
  • Co-ordinate and complete internal health, safety and well-being planning meetings, inspections and audits
  • Contribute to the review and revision of HSEQS policies, plans, documented procedures and forms
  • Facilitate the production of HSEQS related performance information
  • Promote innovation and continuous improvement
  • Assist the Head of HSEQS in promoting all HSEQS initiatives.
  • To lead on site all accident/incident investigation and implementation, supporting project investigation to ensure timely reporting and implementation of effective improvement/preventative measures
  • To provide support to business development team for HSEQS aspects of pre-qualification questionnaires and tenders
  • Ensure HSEQS staff and systems work in a collaborative manner to meet goals
  • Assist the Head of HSEQS in supporting the training and development of all HSEQS staff, engaging in all PDRs
  • Completion of health and safety planning meetings, risk assessments, inspections and audits on site
  • Assist the Head of HSEQS in the delivery of the departmental strategic goals and objectives throughout the organisation
  • Lead and implement specific HSE projects as assigned by the Head of HSEQS
  • Ensure stakeholder requirements are identified and implemented on projects (e.g. corporate, client, community and regulatory requirements)
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies as required
  • Complete on-the-job HSEQS training as per project requirements
  • Induct staff into documented procedures and assist in development of induction procedures
  • Ensuring project-related HSEQS information is uploaded to shared workspace
  • Assist in ensuring all relevant HSEQS legislation, codes of practice or guidance documentation is accessible and understood by all site employees
  • Assist the Head of HSEQS  in promoting the continuous development of HSEQS management systems
  • Assist the Head of HSEQS in providing accurate advice and aid in ensuring employees participate in the maintenance of a proactive management systems culture
  • Work with the Head of HSEQS in establishing topics for themed audits across the company, including audits of functional departments, according to HSEQS reporting trends, existing activities and risks
  • Promote best practice, using internal and external research – ensure this is communicated through the business

Required Qualifications / Expertise

  • Experience of health, safety and well-being, environmental and quality management in construction with relevant technical qualifications (e.g. Degree, NEBOSH) and memberships (e.g. IOSH, IEMA, CQI)
  • Extensive knowledge of Irish, UK & EU Health, Safety and Building Legislation
  • Knowledge of BCAR legislation
  • Safepass/CSCS card holder
  • Experience in the marine, building and civil engineering sectors
  • Experience in the application of management systems
  • A qualified and 45001 Lead Auditor with demonstrable experience of completing internal and second-party audits
  • An understanding of the requirements of ISO 45001 and experience in facilitating registration surveillance visits
  • A working knowledge of current and impending HSEQS legislation
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to guide and educate/train at all levels
  • Good presentation, written, analytical and IT skills
  • Self-confidence to build strong working relationships internally and externally
  • Demonstrable achievement in a similar role
  • Leadership skills to promote and drive compliance and improvement in HSEQS performance, systems and processes.

Your Recruitment Consultant is Thomas White