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Health & Safety Manager – RC Frame Contractor

  • £40,000 - £55,500 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Health and Safety Manager – Concrete Frame & Groundworks

About the Company

Our client, Family-owned award-winning contractor is going from strength to strength, having grown its turnover five-fold to £100 million since 2014. Established over 40 years ago specialising in groundwork, civil engineering, RC frames, architectural concrete, rail, and aviation. As a long established, family-run business, they pride themselves on their loyal client base with repeat business time and again. From their head office in West London they have a strong coverage of projects both in and around London with package values ranging from £5 million to £20 million covering the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

What sets this business apart is their ability to offer a complete solution to their clients through their in-house capabilities and expertise. These solutions provide their clients the reassurance that the projects will be completed on budget and to plan. This collaborative approach is retained throughout the company and is shown in the high staff retention within the business. The opportunity to be a part of this successful business and aid in the growth they have planned for the future is an exciting prospect indeed.

About the opportunity

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and awarding of new projects, our client is looking for a Health and Safety manager. The successful Health and Safety professional will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day health and safety duties which will include implementing the companies’ health and safety policies, preparing method statements, risk assessments, construction phase plans and undertaking site inspections throughout London and the surrounding areas.

To succeed in this role, you will be expected to carry out the following roles and responsibilities with a comfortable level of autonomy: Work closely with the H&S Director to coordinate the health, safety, & environmental strategy for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance. Ensure all accidents are fully investigated then 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. Hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures. Provide 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. 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 benefits and rewards

For this permanent opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £40,000 to £55,000 per annum, however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a successful company (bonus scheme, pension, laptop, phone etc.).

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, it is imperative that individuals have previous experience in the construction industry (Within this sector is preferred). For this opportunity our client is targeting highly experienced professionals that have held previous roles with rival contractors. A NEBOSH General Certificate, an IOSH qualification and a full UK driving license is essential for visits to site.