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Health And Safety Manager

  • £40,000 - £60,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

Health and Safety Manager – RC Frames & Groundworks


About the Company

Our client is an award-winning RC frame and groundwork contractor who have completed many of London’s most prestigious schemes. Over the years these schemes have included highly complex projects where their in-house capability has proven time and again that they are one of the best in the business.

This is a client that is a pleasure to work with as they have always had a high staff retention rate within the business. They pride themselves on their on-site safety with their ultimate goal to being an industry leader in this field with a multifaceted strategy within the business utilising an integrated management system which in-turn ensures all staff reach their goal of zero harm.

This is a business that has built an impressive reputation for delivering quality every time, this is why they have a built a loyal repeat client base. The majority of their projects have gained huge media focus through the successful delivery of some of the most high-profile schemes throughout London.

About the Opportunity

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and the winning of new projects, our client is looking for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to join this dynamic team. The successful Health and Safety Manager 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 London and the home counties. This is an exciting opportunity to join a family-run business with high aspirations for future growth and success in the future.

Working closely with the H&S Director to-coordinate the health, safety, & environmental processes for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance. You will be tasked with ensuring all accidents are fully investigated and reported to the Health and Safety Executive correctly in consultation with Senior Company SQE Management. Monitoring compliance with the company’s H&S policy, organisation and arrangements and hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures. Providing advice and guidance on health and safety matters. Production of statistical information in relation to SQE performance. Maintain up to date knowledge of new or revised legislation and other practical aspects of SQE management. Maintaining an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business is a key area of responsibility. Reviewing all Risk Assessments and High-Risk activities, ensuring adequate control measures are in place. Identify training needs in the area of health and safety for all site personnel. Conducting and arranging any external H&S training in conjunction with business requirements.

Successful professionals will also be tasked with carrying out health and safety audits on site. Promoting via the management team, supervisors and HR, the requirements for employees to be informed of their responsibilities and receive adequate training in safety, quality and environmental matters and completing reviews of accident Investigation forms to ensure remedial action and control measures undertaken are also under the remit of an experienced Health & Safety professional.

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, we are targeting construction professionals looking to earn anywhere from £40,000 to £60,000 per annum, however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered which could include a travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a large successful company (pension, health care, laptop, phone etc.).

About the requirements

To be considered for this opportunity, professionals will ideally hold a NEBOSH in Construction with previous experience of working on projects within the groundwork & RC frame sector. An IOSH Qualification and a full UK driving license is preferred for visits to site. Ideal professionals will also show longevity in the workplace – Holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years preferably within a rival contractor.