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H&S Manager

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £300 - 350 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Construction
  • Contact: Doug Wright
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 302 9857
  • Duration: Ongoing Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407346DWR

Job Description: Construction Health and Safety Manager
Location: Manchester, UK

Position Overview:
We are seeking an experienced Construction Health and Safety Manager to join our team in Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and promoting a culture of safety on all construction sites. This role involves developing and implementing safety policies, conducting risk assessments, training staff, and ensuring all safety procedures are followed.

Key Responsibilities:

Health and Safety Management:

Develop, implement, and monitor health and safety policies and procedures.
Ensure compliance with local, national, and international health and safety standards.
Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance.
Risk Assessment and Management:

Perform risk assessments and implement appropriate control measures.
Investigate incidents, accidents, and near misses, and recommend corrective actions.
Maintain records of incidents, inspections, and risk assessments.
Training and Development:

Develop and deliver health and safety training programs for employees and contractors.
Ensure all staff are aware of and understand health and safety policies and procedures.
Keep up-to-date with new legislation and best practices, and ensure training materials are current.
Coordination and Communication:

Coordinate with project managers and site supervisors to ensure safety protocols are integrated into project plans.
Communicate effectively with employees, contractors, and stakeholders regarding safety matters.
Act as the primary point of contact for health and safety issues on construction sites.
Documentation and Reporting:

Prepare and submit detailed reports on health and safety performance.
Maintain accurate records of safety-related activities and incidents.
Ensure all documentation is up-to-date and readily accessible.

Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Management, or a related field.
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety or equivalent.
Membership of a recognized professional body such as IOSH or IIRSM.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in a health and safety role within the construction industry.
Proven track record of managing health and safety on large-scale construction projects.
Experience in conducting safety training and audits.
Skills and Competencies:

In-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation and best practices.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and safety management software.
Personal Attributes:

Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Ability to lead and motivate a team.
Proactive and results-oriented.
Committed to continuous improvement and professional development.
Working Conditions:

Primarily site-based with some office work.
Regular travel to various construction sites within the Manchester area.
Occasional work outside of regular hours may be required.
Competitive, based on experience and qualifications.