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Job Ref:  204774335
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Edinburgh
Salary:  £30000 - £35000/annum
12/10/2016 03:16
Our Client, an NI based, UK wide, leading Building and Civil engineering contractor, are currently looking to employ an experienced and ambitious Health & Safety Manager for a site based in Edinburgh

Project Value from £25million

Good competitive packages available for the right candidates

The Health & Safety Manager reports directly to the SHEQ Director and will liaise with the Project Manager and site team and is responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety on site in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions. The Health & Safety Manager must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising the team and ensuring the highest standards of health & safety are adopted throughout.

Principle Duties

• Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System;

• Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;

• Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;

• Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or contractors working on site;

• Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for the Client's Employees;

• Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc;

• Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for the client and Sub-Contractors personnel;

• Ensuring sub-contractor safety statements and required Method statements are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required;

• Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;

• Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans

• Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping the SHEQ Director and Site Manager updated;

• Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated;

• Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.


• Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential (NEBOSH)

• With 3+ years' experience in the construction industry.

• Previous experience managing safety on a similar project.

• Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience with a Uk wide contractor on a multi-million pound project. It is vital that you are committed to a site based role
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