Health, Safety and Environment Lead

Posted 5 months ago by Irwin & Colton
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + Car allowance and benefits
Sector Construction HSE , Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Friday, 3 May 2019

Health, Safety and Environment Lead | Construction

Poole | Circa £55,000 plus car allowance and benefits

Irwin & Colton have been engaged by a specialist construction contractor to recruit a Health, Safety and Environment Lead. The organisation are very well known in their sector and have a robust order book with clients including the UK's highest profile companies and organisations. There is a strong commitment to achieving the highest standards across safety, health, environment in the business.

Reporting to a Board Director, this will be an independent role leading on health, safety and environment for the business and managing a small team.

Responsibilities of the Health, Safety and Environment Lead will include:

  • Overseeing the development and monitoring of the company's management system and ensuring a positive health and safety culture across the business
  • Leading and developing a small team, managing the audit and inspection process, measuring performance and seeking any areas for improvement
  • Producing management reports on health and safety performance for the leadership team
  • Creating and implementing new ideas and initiatives to improve health and safety standards
  • Investigating any accidents and incidents, identifying the root cause, and any areas for improvement
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of EHS training requirements across the business

The successful Health, Safety and Environment Lead will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within construction or civil engineering (or a related industry) with exposure to lifting operations
  • Ideally hold a NEBOSH or NCRQ Diploma and membership of IOSH
  • Excellent experience obtaining and maintain management systems including ISO 14001, 9001 and 18001 / 45001
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance and regulations

This position would suit an experienced Health & Safety Manager or Head of SHEQ looking for the next step and to lead a health, safety and environment department. The role will require a self-starter who can bring knowledge and ideas to help continue to drive the health, safety and environment department forward. For more information please contact James Irwin on or 01923 432 632.

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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