H&S Manager
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£40k - £65k

Health & Safety Manager

Ref: 660| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Health & Safety Manager - Water (Non-Infrastructure Projects – Water Treatment Plants / Pumping Stations / Water Building Assets)

Thames Valley Sites / Reading Office / Plus Some Remote Work

(Also open to consider experienced candidates transferring over from other Civil Engineering sectors such as Highways / Bridges / Power Generation / Power Stations etc)


What Makes it Great?

-Opportunity to work on a long term stable water framework.

-Mix of office/ site and home working

-Long term local projects in the Thames Valley region.


Opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to join one of the UK's leading Civil Engineering contractors, working on long term local regional Thames Valley projects.

This company is delighted to have been selected to work in partnership with Thames Water to deliver fantastic infrastructure, brilliantly and to make things better for current and future generations. 



As H&S Manager you will have primary responsibility to ensure health and safety management systems and arrangements are at the forefront of best practice.  They will provide assurance that these management systems and arrangements are applied across the business consistently to effectively control the risks of activities across the company.

 Health & Safety Management Systems & Processes:

  • Review, revise and publish health and safety management systems processes and forms, that ensure the company effectively meets its health and safety policy commitments, and legal obligations.
  • Consider and respond to feedback on company systems, processes, and forms.
  • Point of contact, monitoring of service and resolution of any problems with external specialist system providers (currently Sypol for COSHH assessments and Cardinus for DSE assessment).
  • Be the lead on the development of new company health and safety systems and initiatives as identified and required.

Health & Safety Internal Compliance:

  • Develop internal audit process that ensures all business units of the company effectively meet the health and safety policy commitments, and legal obligations through proper implementation of the management systems and processes.
  • Develop an audit process that ensures that any joint ventures have management systems and processes that effectively meets the health and safety policy commitments, and legal obligations through proper implementation of the management systems and processes.
  • Manage the audit process including establishing a program, undertaking audits, producing audit reports, raising, and monitoring close out of NCR’s.
  • Produce monthly report of audit performance.

External Compliance:

  • Develop regime of supplier’s audits, for high-risk suppliers and other suppliers as necessary;
    Once developed undertake all aspects of the above, liaising with central procurement department and suppliers, as necessary.
  • Investigate and pursue if appropriate any opportunities to generate income through above.
  • Produce monthly report of supplier audit progress and performance.



To be considered for this Health and Safety Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

- Previous employment as a Health & Safety Manager, Health & Safety Coordinator, Health and Safety Advisor, SHE Manager, HSE Manager, H&S Assistant or similar.
- Ideally previous experience on Water projects or other civil engineering sectors.
- Ideally Previous Main Contractor or subcontractor employment.
- High level of communication skills.

- Minimum NEBOSH Health and Safety Diploma.

- Member of IOSH or IIRSM with up-to-date CPD;

-International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) accredited OH&S lead and internal auditor training.

- Certified by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA).

- Environmental training/qualification (desirable).

- Member of IEMA (desirable).


The successful Health & Safety Manager will receive:

-Competitive basic (Dependent on experience)
-Car Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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