Health & Safety Manager

Posted 7 months ago by Department for Transport
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Sector Occupational Health & Hygiene , Risk management , Training, Transport
Posted 7 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 18 July 2019

Along with being responsible for the day-to-day planning and execution of Health and Safety activities, routine site-specific risk assessments of the MAIBs premises and identifying training and equipment requirements, you will also have exciting opportunity to work alongside our Inspectors, with the occasional requirement to deploy to accident sites and supporting our investigation teams across the country.

Key responsibilities will include

• Periodically reviewing and updating the H&S management policy and documentation

• Organising H&S training for all MAIB staff through external providers, with the need to occasionally be involved in delivering some talks/sessions for staff

• On those occasions when the scale of disruption or level of hazards warrants a dedicated H&S presence at the accident site, the post holder will be required to deploy to the site to support the lead inspector

About you

You hold a National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH) certificate, have strong communication skills and engage professionally with staff of all backgrounds, holding the ability to draft accurate, concise reports. You work well independently, acting on your own initiative and making balanced decisions, displaying the confidence to challenge at all levels for the benefit of overall safety.

You are proficient with the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

About us

We are part of the Department for Transport (DfT). DfT is a great place to work, and our ‘one team’ approach really makes a difference. We value our staff and that’s why we’re committed to nurturing an inclusive environment across the Department.

You’ll be part of an innovative organisation that invests in all our people, ensuring we have the diverse skills to deliver transport that moves Britain ahead now and into the future.

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DfT has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

DfT’s inclusion is recognition of our commitment to make the Department a great place to work through our culture of equality and inclusivity and the great strides we’ve made to raise the number of women in senior positions.