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SHEQ Manager - FM/Construction

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Posted: 25/02/2019
Reference: 763488
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England (map)
Salary: £50000 - £50000
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Job description

I am currently looking for a Construction SHEQ Manager to work on a new healthcare project in Manchester.

You will be responsible all HSQE and for delivering construction work / projects under Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and other relevant health, safety and environmental legislation.  This is done through providing practical hands on support in ensuring that the business is able to adequately fulfill the duty holder roles of client, principal designer, designer and principal contractor, as necessary.

The role is predominantly based in Manchester but with regular travel required across the northern counties (including South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire) as well as London and East Anglia. There may also be a need to travel overseas. Willingness and ability to travel is essential. The role will report into the Head of SHEQ (Construction)

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

Pre-construction phase:
  • Advise and support the project delivery teams to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate health and safety in the pre-construction phase of multiple projects including:
  • Checking the client is aware of their duties and advising and assisting where necessary.
  • Working in support of the design team to ensure that hazards are eliminated or adequately controlled, and the level of risk is reduced.
  • Support the principal designer role in preparing and providing relevant information to other duty holders (Pre-construction Information).
  • Support the principal designer role in preparing / updating the Health and Safety File.
Construction Phase:
  • Checking the client is aware of their duties; a principal designer has been appointed and where required the HSE has been notified before work commences. 
  • Liaising with the client and principal designer.
  • Assisting in the preparation of a Construction Phase Plan and ensuring that relevant elements are shared with other contractors to ensure they are able to work safely.
  • Providing site induction, information and training covering relevant aspects of safe working on site.
Other:
  • Advising operational management on all construction health, safety and environmental matters, and keeping them appraised on the success or otherwise of their measures; and advising management of possible alternative arrangements.
  • Monitoring and supporting operational management teams with the implementation of health, safety and environmental procedures.
  • Inspecting and auditing sites and contracts.  Issue formal reports, recommending corrective action.
  • Actively promote improvements in attitudes towards construction health, safety and environmental performance.
  • Ensuring that operational management teams at all levels are properly up-dated on new and revised SHEQ legislation.
  • Carrying out full investigations into accidents/incidents and issue reports detailing causes and recommended action. 
  • Ensure that the company Audit & Incident Management System (AIMS) is updated on a regular basis and that actions are closed in a timely basis.
  • Liaising with management and the enforcing authorities, as required, on the notification of accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences, and the reporting/recording of these incidents.
  • Assisting, when required, in the preparation of risk assessments and method statements in conjunction with operational management and sub-contractors etc.
  • Review and appraise, when required, risk assessments, method statements and related safety control documentation.
  • Deliver construction health, safety and environmental briefings and training presentations.
  • Attend SHEQ meetings as necessary.
  • Fostering good relations by co-operation with representatives of the Health & Safety Executive, Environmental Health Officer, Environment Agency, clients, staff, and other contractors.

Qualifications or Required Experience: 
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and CMIOSH. Minimum Grad IOSH.
  • NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety - desirable
  • BOHS P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings - desirable
  • Qualification in Environmental Management (IEMA) – desirable
  • CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate – Temporary Works Coordinator or equivalent - desirable
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
  • Safety Coach/Trainer qualification - desirable
  • Full driving licence required
  • Extensive years of health and safety experience in a construction role preferably with experience in both the pre-construction (design) and construction phases. 
  • Experience within the FM/PFI environment is also desirable

Includes competitive salary, car and bonus. 

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