Health & Safety Manager

  • Contract
  • West Midlands, United Kingdom
  • £200 to £400 per day

Health & Safety Manager

Role Overview

A public sector client of mine are looking to recruit a Health & Safety Manager. You will provide legally accurate information, guidance, engagement and demonstrable leadership to create an environment where health and safety is always the first consideration, and empower the project teams to speak up and intervene where something is unsafe taking responsibility for the safety of themselves and others.

The selected candidate will have experience with Rail and have strong working knowledge of CDM regulations. You will be planning infrastructure of a new rail route which will also have elements of the design, manufacturing, construction and commission of the projects. As a Health & Safety Manager you will provide clear guidance and support to relevant project teams being one of the main points of contact. You will work with external clients and Principal Designers to ensure you are inline with the CDM 2015 regulations. In addition to this you will Develop and coordinate with the project teams and deliver occupational health targets, driving innovation across the project management team. As the Health & Safety Manager you will implement health and safety assurance and monitor all Health & Safety issues.

Other Responsibilities of the Role

Act as the main point of contact for information and support
Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the project management team, stakeholders and the supply chain creating an environment of collaboration, shared learning and fair culture
Control the arrangements for the reviewing and commenting on contractor/supplier documents on behalf of the appointed Project Manager, identifying technical support available within the team and associated co-ordination and utilisation
Establish arrangements that ensures that information necessary to control health and safety risk is collected and collated and provided to those that need it through dynamic information flows
Raise awareness through training of the project teams in requirements and carry out assurance and monitoring in order to track contractor performance as a client
Develop a strategy that provides the necessary tools to support training, briefing and coaching to the project safety management team on health and safety requirements
Provide advice in relation to the preparation of CDM documentation, making sure that information is cascaded onwards in support of following pre-construction Information requirements
Direct the project management team to the Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy by actively promoting and embedding this policy in their work. To support organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI

A qualification in general or construction health and safety law and practice recognised by IOSH or the British Safety Council at least NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent experience
Requirements of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act
Knowledge of accident and incident investigation and reporting health and safety issues
Knowledge of online incident reporting systems for health and safety
BS14001 or equivalent
Awareness of occupational health management
Practical implementation of health and safety


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