Regional Health & Safety Manager

Posted 8 months ago by Acre
Contract Type Contract
Salary £Competitive Day Rate
Sector Construction HSE , Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 8 months ago
Apply by Friday, 26 July 2019

A leading construction and house building business has partnered with Acre to identify an interim Health & Safety (H&S) manager for a rolling contract. Working closely with regional business unit leaders, this position will support the region's site management staff and functional support teams in driving the safety culture

Through an enabling and collaborative approach, you will play a crucial role in the ongoing step-change within the organisation, helping to create a sustainable and values-driven H&S culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality, professional and proactive support to the regional business unit throughout all phases of a project's life cycle
  • Influence and empower business unit leaders to shape and implement robust plans that drive performance improvements where required
  • Ensure that the operational business has all the resources that it needs to achieve compliance and best practice in a self-sufficient and sustainable way
  • Act as a commercially aware, focused and business-minded partner for Health & Safety
  • Ensure that site and regional teams are self-sufficient and properly enabled through a successful H&S coaching and influencing strategy
  • Lead on all major incident and accident investigation and ensure that preventive actions are implemented through a process of root cause analysis
  • Develop policy and processes to assist and enable the business to comply and achieve improved outcomes
  • Undertake a governance function through the delivery of compliance, high risk and system audits
  • Be actively involved in the business' Insurance Programme as a 'go to' for Insurance, Claims & Risk Management advice and support

Person Specification

  • Relevant technical knowledge gained through substantial and sustained H&S experience in the house building environment
  • Highly engaging and compelling communication style with a proven ability to win hearts and minds at all levels within an organisation
  • Ambitious and results driven with a strong desire to exceed expectations both internally and externally
  • Takes ownership of complex issues and tasks and empowers others to do the same
  • Progressive and forward-thinking approach to H&S and assurance
  • A Chartered H&S professional (CMIOSH) or GradIOSH and actively working towards chartership

This position offers a great opportunity to take up a highly influential and visible position working with regional and functional business leaders within a reputable organisation. If this sounds like a role for you then don't delay and apply now.


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