Health and Safety Manager

Posted 5 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £55k - 65k per year
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Saturday, 27 April 2019
Shirley Parsons are working with a blue-chip Utilities company based in the South-East is seeking a Health and Safety Manager to work within their large and progressive team. This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your career long-term, working in a strategic role for a large and progressive organisation, seen as an industry leader for H&S performance within their sector.

The Role:
  • Reporting into the Head of H&S for this business unit, you will take the lead on the development of this area's H&S strategy and performance, liaising with various stakeholders of all levels; both direct employees and external contractors alike.
  • Take a lead in raising H&S awareness, monitoring performance and reporting key issues and statistical data to senior management.
  • Develop and implement business-wide initiatives and behavioural safety programmes, designed to improve H&S performance and cultivate cultural change.
  • Managing a team of direct reports, supporting and monitoring their day-to-day performance and effectiveness in helping to develop H&S performance.
  • Oversee incident investigations and root cause analysis, supporting senior management with the resolution of these investigations.

The Candidate:

  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent qualification) is required.
  • Ideally you will be CMIOSH, or at least working towards this.
  • A track-record of success in delivering high levels of H&S performance, across large and diverse businesses.
  • Relevant industry experience of high risk areas such as utilities, civil engineering or construction.
  • Experience in effectively managing a team of direct reports on a day-to-day basis.
  • Experience in management of Contractors and senior stake holders.

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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