Group Health and Safety Manager

Ref: VAC-10362
Posted on: 25/04/2024
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Commercial
  • Discipline: Health and Safety Manager
  • Employment: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

A bit about the company…

Our client is a dynamic consortium of companies specialising in comprehensive services including plant hire, tractor unit hire, trucks and trailer hire as well as pioneering engineering work. Embedded within a culture of excellence and innovation, they are leaders in offering custom solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of their clients. With a vast array of machinery and a vibrant team committed to excellence, the opportunities here are boundless, ensuring you’ll be continually engaged and never find a dull moment.

So what does the role look like?

– Developing, implementing, and monitoring group-wide health and safety policies and practices.
– Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and keeping abreast of any changes in law.
– Conducting regular site inspections and audits across all companies within the group to ensure policies are adhered to.
– Setting a personal example of safety, leading from the front to instill a safety-first culture throughout the organisation.
– Providing guidance, support, and training to staff regarding health and safety issues and risks.
– Preparing and maintaining documentation, such as inspection reports and safety guidelines.
– Leading investigations into incidents and near-misses, devising strategies to prevent future occurrences.

So do you have what it takes?

Role-specific experience:

– Proven experience in a Health and Safety managerial role, preferably within the plant hire, machinery, or Engineering sectors.
– Deep understanding of health and safety legislation relevant to the UK and how it applies within the context of a multi-faceted operation.
– Required knowledge / IT skills:
– Proficient in the use of MS Office suite for reporting and communication purposes.
– Familiar with health and safety management systems and software.

Basic skills / Communication skills:

Exceptional communication skills, capable of engaging with staff at all levels to foster a positive safety culture.
Strong organisational and leadership skills, with the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Number of years experience:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Health and Safety managerial role is essential.

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