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Health And Safety Manager – Concrete Frame And Groundworks

  • £40,000 - £60,000 Per Annum
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the Company:

Based in Hertfordshire just north of the M25 this privately-owned business specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames and associated groundwork packages. They currently turnover around £50 million per annum but with sensible plans in place for targeted growth, this is expected to increase by around £5-£10m per annum.

They offer a modern image with a very polished office, excellent in-house capability and great standards for quality in everything they do. They maintain a focus of developing their systems before expanding their workload and this is demonstrated by the fact that they own their building, their own large plant yard, their own formwork, their own plant and much more. The business directors are constantly focusing on investing back into the business to build in security for everyone that works there plus better working conditions and capabilities for moving forward. This truly is a very exciting business to work for.

Outside of the above, on a personal note it is worth mentioning that this office environment is second to none. With a breakout area that includes a pool table, a table tennis table and a fully stocked non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks fridge, there is obviously a good balance between work and play with in this business and with additional little perks such as a fully funded Ocado shop each week for everyone’s desired breakfasts and lunches, you get a real feel for how people matter to this company.


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 salary / 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.