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Health and Safety Manager – RC Frame and Groundworks

  • £40,000 - £60,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Health and Safety Manager – RC Frames & Groundworks


About the Company

This privately-owned business based in East London specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames, structural alterations and associated groundworks packages. They currently turnover in the region of £25 million per annum with structured plans for targeted growth, this is expected to increase by around £3m – £5m year on year.

Our client offers a modern image, excellent in-house capability and hold very high standards for quality in everything they do. As a young business, developing these in-house systems in order to strengthen ahead of expanding their workload shows the company’s plans for quality and longevity at the forefront. The directors of the business are always looking to the future, this is shown in the way they treat their staff and also owning their own plant, formwork, plant yard and more. The security this ethos provides is why their clients are loyal and offer repeat business time and again. With a high retention of staff at all levels, this is a very exciting company to work for.

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 will include travel expenses & accommodation provided 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 is desirable and ideal professionals will also show longevity in the workplace – Holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years preferably within a rival contractor.