Health & Safety Manager – Main Contractor – London
About the Company: My client is an established multi-disciplined contractor operating withing the Construction, Civils, Rail & Groundworks sectors across London. Main Contract works consist of new builds, refurbs, structural alterations across the commercial, residential, education sectors.
Their Main Contract Division is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with sound knowledge of construction methods and Health & Safety legislation. 
Reporting to the Divisional Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the advice, auditing and general management of all Health and Safety matters within projects and within a supporting role.
Candidates must have a proactive, hard-working and enthusiastic attitude and be able to interrelate with all members of site teams and clients to ensure effective relationships are established and successful delivery of the projects.
About the Role: The Health & Safety Manager shall be the Divisional lead in the discipline and;

  • Promote and ensure continued site wide commitment to achieving consistently high standards in Health and Safety on the project.
  • Advise site management & site staff on Health and Safety matters.
  • Maintain the IMS to relevant ISO standards.
  • Conduct site Health & Safety compliance inspections and audits. 
  • Undertake appropriate site visits as required.
  • Assist in the production, monitoring and review of method statements, risk assessments and work package plans.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents to identify root cause.
  • Be instrumental in encouraging near miss and safety observation reporting.
  • Review company and Sub-Contractors’ compliance paperwork.
  • Assist with and/or deliver relevant training programmes inclusion of Inductions programmes, tool-box talks and briefings.
  • Assist in the preparation of Health & Safety packs.
  • Assist in the preparation of Construction Phase plans.
  • Regularly review and update the Project Construction Stage Health and Safety Plan.
  • Regularly review and update the Project Fire Plan and Traffic Management Plan.
  • Promote behavioural safety initiatives with operatives and staff.
  • Attend Client Health and Safety meetings/forums as required.
  • Undertake weekly update to line management. 

About the Requirements:

  • Formal H&S qualification e.g. Minimum NEBOSH Construction; preferred NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • Working towards, or possessing, a Grad IOSH or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Hold a recognised Env Qualification or willing to work towards Env Qualification.
  • Holder of appropriate CSCS card.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation. 
  • Awareness of the relevant management standards (ISO 45001).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Principal Contractor role for Construction in the UK.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of construction processes.
  • Experience gained from working directly on or with site teams in a construction environment. 
  • Awareness of behavioural safety approaches.
  • Demonstrate strong communication, numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel


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