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Regional Health and Safety Manager

  • Location: Derby, Derby, England
  • Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package including car/allowance per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 September 2021
  • Job Ref: 393736CQN_1630409607

Regional Health and Safety Manager - civil engineering/rail - East Midlands/Anglia (regional role) - £50k-£60k+package

You will be joining an experienced team of SHEQ professionals supporting business units, projects and contracts across the UK in all matters relating Health, Safety, Quality & Environment. Our HSQE team consists of specialist advisors in a host of geographical and specialist subject areas.


As Regional Health & Safety Manager, you will be responsible for the management of all Health and Safety related matters in the Anglia & Midlands regions reporting directly to the Senior Regional H&S Manager. Your day to day duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • To provide informed advice, guidance and support on health, safety and welfare matters to all parties.
  • To promote a positive SHEQ culture in the business by coaching and supporting behavioural interventions.
  • Ensure implementation of agreed solutions to achieve compliance with Health and Safety Legislation.
  • To contribute to the preparation of Project Health and Safety Plans and ensure compliance with their requirements.
  • To the support the development of the company Business Management System
  • To provide detailed H&S input into all stages of the project process from initial pre-qualification to contract completion to ensure that projects are executed in a safe manner.
  • To undertake Site Safety Inspections in accordance with the H&S Inspection plan to ensure that the requirements of the company's Safety Management System, Project Health and Safety Plans, current H&S legislation and client requirements are addressed and compliance achieved. This will include occasional weekend and night time site visits.
  • To ensure that corrective actions arising from Site Safety Inspections are effectively addressed and closed out and that opportunities for the continuous improvement of safe working practices are fully exploited.
  • To liaise with Client Safety Representatives and Regulatory authorities on all Health and Safety issues.
  • To prevent the adoption of unsafe working practices.
  • To undertake Accident and Incident Reporting and Accident/ Incident Investigation, in accordance with the company's procedures.
  • To facilitate and attend Health and Safety Meetings as appropriate
  • To develop and facilitate open communications on Health and Safety issues across Project Teams.
  • To monitor and report upon Health and Safety Performance in accordance with management reporting requirements, including the identification of areas of concern and opportunities for improvement.
  • Preparation of monthly health and safety reports for region / business.
  • To facilitate Health and Safety visits.
  • To manage the Company's Principle Contractors Licence (Rail only).
  • To proactively contribute to the development and delivery of Health and Safety "Best Practice" across the organisation.
  • To support the development and delivery of a consistent approach to Health and Safety across the organisation.
  • To provide in house training on various health and safety topics.
  • To provide RPE face fit testing (when trained).
  • To provide Drug and Alcohol testing (when trained).
  • Manage and support the development of direct report - Health and Safety Adviser(s).

Requirements - To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as Regional Health & Safety Manager in a rail and civil engineering project or contract environment.

  • Relevant qualification in Health & Safety - Degree/Diploma/HNC/HND
  • Experience working in a rail project environments
  • Chartered or working towards chartered status - IOSH
  • Have previous experience of a rail environment, civil engineering and general construction activities.
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred and this will have been gained at least in part, with a Major Contractor.
  • Ambition and commitment to succeed in the role.
  • Demonstrable self-motivation and high personal professional standards.
  • Confident communication skills.
  • Excellent employer references.
  • Ability to manage direct reports.
  • Be flexible in being able to respond to situations outside of normal working hours.

Package:- Competitive annual salary negotiable dependent on experience

  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan

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