Health & Safety Manager

Posted 19 March by Morson Group Easy Apply

Morson are the UK's leading technical recruitment agency, with over 40 years' experience, a turnover in excess of £800 million and offices across the world, we supply engineers and technical expertise to some of the world's biggest brands. Our Vital Human Resources division is a major support services provider, completing enhancement, renewal, and maintenance projects for the Rail, Light Rail, and Underground sectors. We are proud to be a first tier supplier to the majority of the UK's rail infrastructure companies, having established a strong history of partnering agreements based on trust and commercial competitiveness.

We are looking for a dynamic and driven Health and Safety Manager to join our team. Based out of our head office in Salford at least one day a week, this role will involve frequent travel.

The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that the organisation meets the necessary legislative obligations, as well as driving the continuous improvement of health and safety behaviours and practices throughout the business. This role oversees the ongoing development of relevant policies and processes, ensuring all staff are adhering to these standards, as well as the provision of advice, support, and guidance at a manager level on all health and safety and compliance matters. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Promoting a positive health and safety culture throughout the organisation
  • Developing health and safety management systems, including ISO assurance systems and compliance with external audits
  • Managing, attending, and co-ordinating audits, including liaising with external contractors including client site audits
  • Managing a small team of Health and Safety Advisors
  • Supporting and developing the health and safety and health and wellbeing strategies
  • Developing internal and external networks to allow performance to be benchmarked
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation and incorporate any updates in law into the health and safety policy
  • Conducting business risk analysis and risk assessments

The suitable candidate for this role will have an industry recognised qualification such as the NEBOSH Certificate (as a minimum) or Diploma, along with experience of health and safety in an operational setting. We are also ideally looking for someone who has (or is working towards) IOSH membership, a track record of project management, and experience of reaching/maintaining externally audited management standards such as ISO9001 and OHSAS18001. Experience in the rail industry would be desirable but is not essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to organise and prioritise workload, and a flexible approach to work are essential attributes for this role.

This role is rewarded with a competitive salary, 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company car, great benefits, an employee health and wellbeing programme. Our company culture is second-to-none, with a real family ethos and focus on looking after every single employee. You can read more about what it's like to work for Morson at .

Morson International is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

The Morson Group is committed to equal opportunities.

The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service's 'Disability Confident Scheme'. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local community

Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Reference: 34713016

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