Health & Safety Manager (Construction/Civils)

2 days ago

Ref: 580

Role: Health & Safety Manager (Construction/Civils)

Salary: £40,000-£60,000 per annum, plus pool vehicle and fuel card

Location: Rotherham

Working pattern: Hybrid/National travel

The role:

Our client is looking for a confident, highly motivated, conscientious health and safety professional with experience in the construction industry to lead, develop and maintain the office and site H&S management programs and systems.

You must have excellent communication and planning skills, attention to detail, high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) and be able to self-prioritise and motivate.

You will be reporting to the Directors, working with and delegating to directly employed staff, sub-contractors and liaising with suppliers, external auditors, regulatory bodies and clients.

This role will require extensive knowledge of Civil Engineering and Construction industries, tasks, risks and control measures; having had specific direct experience of managing H&S operations and driving good H&S performance within a construction business.

Your key responsibilities will include to;

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture.
  • Compile site folders to include CPP, induction, method statements, risk assessments, utility searches etc. Following completion of project provide client with Health & Safety file.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation and company policy by notifying Managers and Directors of any deficiencies and remedial action required.
  • Carry Out Temporary Works Checks
  • Advise and assist with the implementation of new or existing H&S related legislation, rules and Company standards, to include: fire prevention, health and safety awareness training and site inspections of Company and contractors’ sites.
  • Undertake prevention inspections on a regular basis and ensure records maintained of same.
  • Investigate accidents, strikes, near misses and incidents and ensure all documentation is updated.
  • Complete duties of CDM Principal Contractor or CDM Contractor as required by the contract in question within the requirements laid out in the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities and any other third party as appropriate.
  • Maintain Company health and safety accreditations.
  • Facilitate all forms of risk assessment e.g. general, manual handling, COSHH, fire prevention.
  • Conduct occupational health and safety related surveys and assessments e.g. noise, lighting, exposure to chemical substances, health surveillance.
  • Maintain COSHH and Risk Assessment registers and review annually.
  • Organise statutory checks to include Plant Thorough Examinations, Lifting Accessories Thorough Examinations, CAT and Genny Calibration.
  • Carry out necessary checks to include fire alarms, fire extinguishers, emergency lighting, first aid and asbestos.
  • To review and assess our subcontractors RAMS, training records and insurances.
  • To review and organise training to include CPCS, HS&E touch tests, Abrasive wheels, CAT and Genny, First Aid, SSSTS, SMSTS, Temporary Works, Confined Spaces, PASMA, IPAF, manual handling, asbestos awareness etc.
  • Temporary works co-ordination
  • Risk Assessment and Management: TWCs assess potential risks associated with temporary structures and work to mitigate them.
  • Design and Planning Coordination: Liaising between designers, engineers, and contractors to ensure that temporary structures align with the overall project plan

The successful candidate:


  • General NEBOSH/IOSH Certificate
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of construction, operations, hazards, risks and associated control measures.
  • CSCS Card
  • NEBOSH diploma or equivalent (or demonstrable IPD/CPD equivalent) in Occupational Health and Safety.


Ideally, a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a in a similar H&S role in the construction industry to include risk management, method statement review and compilation, site inspections and investigations, compliance and maintenance of relevant standards, CDM Regulations implementation, an in-depth understanding of and the ability to interpret H&S related legislation, company standards and program requirements in order to pass on knowledge and requirements to others. Experience in temporary works coordination would be advantageous, however training can be provided in this area.


  • Good oral and written communicator
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to positively influence others
  • Ability to work on own initiative, deliver key objectives while working under pressure and coping with dynamic and fast-moving situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills enabling the building of collaborative relationships across the business and with contractors and external stakeholders
Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

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