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Health & Safety Manager

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Recruiter: Huxley
Listed on: 26th October 2020
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £55000 - £70000
Type: Permanent

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My client, a leading construction company in the transmission and distribution sector with exciting growth plans, are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager. You will have previous experience managing a team, and a background in electricity network construction. DescriptionThe Health & Safety Manager is responsible for leading all Occupational H&S initiatives and system maintenance with a focus on supporting our engineering and delivery teams deliver exceptional H&S performance. This role will facilitate adherence to OH&S policies and procedures while maintaining compliance with the UK OH&S rules and regulations. This role will build upon the OH&S system put in place and developed in line with our corporate systems over the last three years. Key responsibilities are as follows:ResponsibilitiesAct as the UK point of contact for the company corporate safety & health team in the US who will provide relevant support and guidance.Develop and maintain the company ISO 45001 OH&S Safety Management System.Enhance and develop relevant procedures and ensure they comply with all company, regulations and industry standards.Manage all project OH&S reporting and communication.Provide guidance and leadership for OH&S.Serve as the lead on all UK OH&S issues where assistance is needed.Provide part-time support on site to assure operations are planned and conducted in a safe manner.Provide advice, guidance, and assistance to personnel regarding OH&S issues and work practices.Schedule Safety / Audit / Inspections.Carry out Investigations, with recommendations and learning.Coordinate and mentor project OH&S assessments. Review any assessment findings with appropriate parties. Follow up by documenting the items which require immediate correction.Provide information on latest OH&S information / best practices to the business.Lead training on OH&S to the UK business and Supply Chain.Review and complete, as necessary, Near Miss, Incident and Accident Investigation reports and recommend countermeasures as appropriate.Report to Corporate Safety & Health periodically regarding the UKO OH&S progress, challenges, and objectives.Collaborate with operational teams to identify needs and resolve potential risks while driving consistency throughout the process.Evaluate supplier performance and ensure performance information is included in the company's supplier database and improvement plans implemented.This roll will lead in all matters concerning safety and health but will manage a department with environmental and quality professionals as well as other safety professionals.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications & ExperienceDiploma or equivalent in a Health & Safety related subject.A working knowledge of environmental legislation and good site environmental practices.Experience in a similar role, ideally within the electricity sector and as a minimum within the built environment.A minimum of seven (7) years' experience in an electricity networks construction environment.Working Knowledge of Electricity in Construction, (substations, OHL and cabling).Good knowledge of data analysis & risk assessment.A strong understanding of HSE standards and CDM regulations.Full driving licence. The package on offer is up to £70,000, plus car allowance, bonus, pension scheme, private health, life assurance, income protection, and employee wellbeing and assistance plans. To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit www.huxleyengineering.comHuxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales