Health, Safety & Environmental Manager - Construction

Health, Safety & Environmental Manager - Construction

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health & Safety

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year + car / allowance + industry leading benefits

  • Contact:

    Mike Davis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:

    H&S Manager

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Role: Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + car / car allowance

Location: Central London – Projects throughout South East

Sector: Construction / Refurbishment

Build Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to manage and maintain the health and safety on a large construction site and become part of the wider team involved with an award winning national contractor. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within a well-known and prestigious design and build construction organisation that is growing year on year. To be applicable for this role, you must have demonstrable experience in a HSQE related position working for another main contractor, at either regional or national level.

The HSE Manager will have site-wide responsibility for administering and maintaining all Health, Safety and Environmental systems, ensuring compliance to relevant standards and legislation.

Responsibilities and duties:

• Advising the business on all HSE related legal compliance, liability and proceduresManaging internal and external audits

• Reviewing site certifications

• Making recommendations on internal and external HSE training appropriate to the needs of the business

• COSHH Management and risk assessments for the site

• Ensure all certification / inspection and servicing requirements are maintained in accordance with legislation and where required make recommendations to the Senior Management Team

• Schedule and lead Health, Safety and Environmental meetings

• Develop and maintain the Health, Safety and Environmental Website

• Take responsibility for accident and near miss investigations

• Manage contractors processes where necessary

• Point of contact for the UK Business for regulators, insurers, and external certification.

• Assist in the preparation, review and approval of Site Health and Safety Plans, including fire plans

• Provide guidance on all aspects of safety, health, welfare and fire prevention matters.

• Review and approve risk assessments and method statements for high risk operations.

• Provide training to staff and/or our contractors operatives.

• Plan and carry out audits and inspections of sites and departments.

• Issue written reports on the results of their site safety inspections and safety audits.

• Log such reports onto a computer database.

• Investigate accidents and complete investigation reports.

• Where necessary, ensure that all reportable incidents have been notified to HSE and that a copy of Form 2508 has been obtained and filed with the internal accident report.

• Where necessary, liaise with Health and Safety Executive

• Identify, propose and implement methods of improving H&S performance.

• Attend site and other health & safety meetings as requested.

• Ensure project assurance related risks are identified, assessed and managed

• Attend contractor pre-start Meetings

• Assist with the development and implementation of improvements to our systems and processes.

• Assist with the updating of the company CMS.

Essential Skills Qualifications and Experience:

To be considered for this position you will hold as a minimum a NEBOSH Construction and ideally be working towards your NEBOSH Diploma / NVQ level 5 or equivalent.

• You will have substantial experience in overseeing HSE functions and strategies ideally from within a construction, or a design and built environment.

• Pleasant and confident manner

• Methodical approach to duties

• Presentation skills i.e. ability to develop and present workshops and training courses

• Ability to transmit and write reports

• Ability to carry out accident investigations and report on these investigations

• Word and PowerPoint knowledge

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Experience and understanding of health, safety, quality & environmental issues in construction.

• Detailed knowledge of the construction industry and the processes involved

• Knowledge of OHSAS 18001 / ISO9001 / ISO14001(desired but not essential)

• Organisational skills and workload prioritising.

• Ability to work under their own initiative

• Able to deal with staff, clients and external customer.

In return my client are offering a competitive salary in the region of £45,000 - £50,000 + car or car allowance + industry leading benefits package. If you are interested in the position or would like more information in regards to the role then please get in touch | Mike.Davis@buildrec.com | 07415 259 073

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