Health & Safety Manager - Principal Contractor

Posted 5 months ago by Irwin & Colton
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum + travel & benefits
Sector Construction HSE
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 21 March 2019

Health & Safety Manager - Principal Contractor |N. Ireland | £45,000 to £55,000 + Travel & Benefits

Irwin & Colton are working with a leading Principal Contractor to secure a Health & Safety Manager to oversee a portfolio of construction projects across Northern Ireland and the UK. The role will report in to the HSEQ Director and ensure the consistent implementation and progression of a positive safety culture across all sites in the designated regional area.

This role is based in Northern Ireland, however it will require regular travel to the UK in particular London. The company has an annual turnover of over £400 million, a strong heritage and is going from strength to strength.

Key responsibilities of the Health & Safety Manager:

  • Oversee health and safety across a portfolio of large and small construction projects, advising and supporting site safety advisors and project teams
  • Carry out site inspections and audits to identify any unsafe practices and educate the construction teams towards the correct methods of work
  • Keep up to date with health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures, and ensure that the site teams are following these
  • Liaise with senior management, offering health and safety advice as necessary and attending regular health and safety meetings
  • Lead any accident/incident investigations that might occur in your area

The ideal Health & Safety Manager will have the following experience and skills:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within construction, civil engineering or a related industry
  • NEBOSH / NCRQ or another recognised health and safety qualification - essential
  • Membership of IOSH (or another recognised body) - preferred
  • Experience in leading, managing or mentoring other health & safety professionals
  • Valid UK driving licence and willingness to travel

This is a great opportunity to work for a well-known principal contractor, on a varied and interesting portfolio of projects. If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply or call 01923 432 633

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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