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Health and Safety Manager

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cambridgeshire

Our client who specialises in demolition, bulk earthworks and land remediation, is recruiting permanently for a Health and Safety Manager due to successful company expansion. If interested in this exciting opportunity, please get in touch.

About the Company:

Our privately owned client who is based in Cambridgeshire is a leading name within the demolition, and civil engineering industry with an annual turnover in excess of £10M. Their services include asbestos removal, demolition, bulk earthworks and remediation and their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust.

Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the opportunity:

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and winning of new projects, our client is recruiting permanently for an experienced Health and Safety Manager. As a successful Health and Safety Manager, you will report directly to the Director and will be responsible for the day-to-day health and safety duties which will include implementing the companies’ health and safety policies, preparing method statements, risk assessments and construction phase plans and undertaking site inspections throughout the South East.

To succeed in this position you will be expected to carry out the following duties and responsibilities with autonomy:

  • Ensure all accidents are fully investigated and reported to the Health and Safety Executive correctly in consultation with Senior Company SQE Management.
  • Monitor compliance with the company’s H&S policy, organisation and arrangements and hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures.
  • Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters.
  • Produce statistical information in relation to SQE performance.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of new or revised legislation and other practical aspects of SQE management.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business.
  • Review all Risk Assessments and High Risk activities, ensuring adequate control measures are in place.
  • Identify training needs in the area of health and safety.
  • Conduct and arrange any external H&S training in conjunction with business requirements
  • Carry out health and safety audits on site.
  • Promote via the management team, supervisors and HR, the requirement for employees to be informed of their responsibilities and receive adequate training in safety, quality and environmental matters.
  • Review Accident Investigation forms to ensure remedial action and control measures undertaken.

About the requirements:

To be considered for this position, it is imperative that you have:

  • NEBOSH in Construction
  • Previous experience of working within the demolition and earthworks industry
  • IOSH Qualification
  • Full UK driving license
  • Longevity in the workplace – Holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years

About the salary / rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £45,000 to £55,000 per annum however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered in addition to the standard benefits associated with a successful company (pension, health care, laptop, phone etc.).

How to apply:

If interested, please forward a copy of your CV or any questions to or call Laura Pyle on 01923 750 095 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.