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Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Posted 7 months ago by Go North East
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Sector Environmental Health & Safety, Risk management , Transport
Posted 7 months ago
Apply by Friday, 5 October 2018

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Location: Tyne and Wear, Gatehead

Who we are

Go North East operates public transport services in the North-East and East Yorkshire.  Employing over 3000 people, with a fleet of 1000 vehicles, we are the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group plc, an international transport provider of bus and rail services.

What you'll do

We are looking for an enthusiastic pro-active and pragmatic person who can positively influence the business. Reporting to the Risk Manager you must be an experienced and competent health & safety and environmental professional who can lead and manage a team of specialists.

This is a hands-on, managerial role and you will pro-actively support line managers to drive continuous improvement in health, safety, environment and facilities. The post holder will ensure compliance with legislation and company policies/procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for our colleagues and to protect our customers, visitors, and third parties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage a business focused HSE plan to ensure it is implemented consistently across all Go North East sites and vehicle operations;
  • Support senior management to develop and promote the Company's strategy on health, safety, environment and facilities;
  • Generate legal compliant and business integrated policies and procedures;
  • Ensure that implications for HSE and facilities are considered and agreed via our change management process prior to changes being implemented;
  • Ensure that GNE properties are managed safely to meet business needs; with particular relevance to managing external suppliers and contractors;
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy;

 

Based at Gateshead Riverside you must be able to travel between Go North East sites and other locations, including those within Go-Ahead, as required.

Essential

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health or equivalent;
  • Membership of IOSH;
  • The ability to manage a team and organise and prioritise own workload & that of others;
  • Experience of influencing senior management and trade unions;
  • Interest in the public transport industry.

 

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with the level of the role, its responsibilities and what you can bring to this role;
  • Please let us know your desired salary expectations
  • Basic 38-hour week, but you are expected to work reasonable additional time as the needs of the business may require; 
  • Travel pass for various operators’ bus services; 
  • Contributory Pension Scheme;
  • Lifestyle benefits; 
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

 

To apply, please click the "APPLY NOW" button by the 5th October 2018 - Previous applicants need not re-apply.

 

Go North East

https://www.gonortheast.co.uk/

Go North East operates public transport services in the North-East and East Yorkshire. Employing over 3000 people, with a fleet of 1000 vehicles, we are the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Grou...

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