Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager

Job number:
EgisHSW

Company/Division:
HSEQ

Career area:
Health, safety and wellbeing
Highways

Contract type:
Perm


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Connect Plus Services (CPS)  is  responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England’s largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.

Job description

  • To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff
  • To be the business leader in HSE related matters
  • Undertake regular strategic reviews of the Safety Management and Environmental Management Systems and recommend/implement actions required as a result of those reviews
  • Set annual HSEQ objectives
  • Ensure adequate HSEQ resources
  • Provide Health and Safety support and advice to the Managing Director and Senior Management Team.
  • Provide contract support  for delivery of the Zero Harm Journey Plan
  • Communicate with Enforcing Authorities
  • Notify and sign off PIs
  • Provide a focus for cross contract co-ordination
  • To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff
  • Contribute to industry working groups (HTMA, HSOG)
  • Carry out site inspections and audits Health and Safety to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Safety Management System.
  • Other functional Health and Safety duties as required
  • Live the Connect Plus Services Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities

Profile

  • Degree qualified, NEBOSH diploma or equivalent and ideally be a corporate member of IOSH with substantial experience in the highway maintenance, construction or similar complex risk industry
  • Able to develop and lead a strategic and sustainable Health & Safety programme in a large, complex organisation
  • Able to ensure best H&S practice is an integral part of corporate strategies, contracts and operational plans
  • Experience of changing culture through leadership, coaching and mentoring at all levels within an organisation along with a focus on continuous improvement to maintain a positive HSE culture and system
  • Experience of financial and budgetary management and control