Health and Safety Manager

10 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
We are currently recruiting for a Health & Safety Manager. We are looking for an experienced individual to develop, implement and support the site OHS plan taking account of the Company's strategy. The successful candidate would promote a positive H&S culture, providing guidance to the business with legal health and safety compliance and supporting the development and delivery of best class OHS solutions. Your challenge In this role the key responsibilities will include: Legal compliance Support the risk assessment and safe systems of work and COSHH process throughout the site. Proactively manage the claims handling process Provide technical H&S expertise to ensure legal compliance. Audit the business' HSMS as required and provide suitable and practical recommendations for improvement. Carry out audits of statutory requirements with key stakeholders at suitable intervals to ensure legal compliance. Keep knowledge and professional status up to date. Maintain IOSH CPD. Support managers in accident and near miss investigations ensuring completed in a timely manner, to a robust quality and with appropriate actions. Colleague Development Provide and improve information, training and guidance on all health and safety matters to all levels within the business. Coach colleagues on audits, RA and investigations to ensure robust quality and timely delivery. develop and implement training as required Support the development of colleagues throughout the business in their specific health and safety roles. Challenge and coach all colleagues on unsafe acts, systems and procedures. Engagement and Communication Actively develop, promote and improve the health and safety culture throughout the site(s) Develop and maintain good professional cross-functional relationships with internal stakeholders so as to provide authoritative advice and guidance. Liaise with external authorities and suppliers as necessary. Provide accurate and honest information within the business in order to continually improve health and safety performance. Attend cross functional health and safety meetings as required to support colleagues and communicate H&S matters. Safety Improvements Develop and implement H & S plans to support the strategy and improve standards in health, safety and OH. Attend health and safety meetings and actively contribute to share best practice and output into the wider business to drive year on year improvements in accident statistics and risk control measures. Actively review and continually improve local H&S policies, standards, procedures and practices. Support the creation and development of H&S projects and improvement plans. OGSM Ensure key health and safety objectives are delivered on time. Monitor, analyse and report on accident statistics, KPI's and accident/incident investigations. Key skills & experience Skills to prepare and deliver H&S-related training sessions. Professional, assertive self-motivated and engaging. Strong influencing and problem solvingskills. Ability to provide practical risk control solutions. Administration skills / report writing / letter writing / data compilation and analysis. Strong organisational and communication skills. Ability to work well as an individual and as part of a team. Ability to work under pressure & prioritise tasks. NEBOSH Certificate as minimum is essential. Member of IOSH is essential. Full driving licence is essential. H&S auditing / training qualification is essential and experience of H & S auditing. Ability to lead and motivate a team. Ability to work in a fast-moving department. Good time management skills. Honest, approachable and committed. High level of attention to detail. Ability to communicate & work with all levels within the business. The process If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at [URL removed]