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Health & Safety Manager

£ 40000.00 - £ 50000.00 per annum



Elizabeth Stein

Recruitment Consultant

Lizzie on the Recruitment Industry:

Recruitment is an exciting world of matching talent with career opportunities; enhancing growth and development for all of our clients, employers and employees alike. It’s always fast paced but never boring!

You should speak to me because:

  • I am always approachable
  • I will take time to understand clients and candidate’s needs
  • I enjoy speaking to people

Interesting fact about me:

I love music, cats, taking photos of sunsets and eating good food. I am also grade 4 on piano.


Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Location: London
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
I am working with a sub-contractor that specialise in logistics in the Central London area who are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will assist the Company to achieve a high level of health and safety that protects the health and safety of staff, subcontractors, visitors and customers by ensuring that risk in the workplace are properly controlled and that any impact on the environment are minimised and to visit sites regularly. You will also be assisting the Director with daily operational duties.
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Promoting quality achievement and performance improvement  throughout the organisation
  • Conducting scaffold Inspections pull Testing, harness inspections and preparing designs  
  • Holding Tool box talks and setting HS compliance objectives and ensuring that targets are achieved
  • Maintaining awareness of the business context and company profitability, including budgetary control issues
  • Assessing the product specifications of the company and its suppliers, and comparing with customer requirements
  • Working with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers  
  • Ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation
  • Considering the application of environmental and health and safety standards
  • Agreeing standards and establishing clearly defined quality methods for staff to apply
  • Setting up and maintaining controls and documentation procedures
  • Identifying relevant quality-related training needs and delivering training
  • Collating and analysing performance data and charts against defined parameters
  • Supervising technical staff in carrying out tests and checks
  • Preparing evidence files, completing questionnaires and hosting external audits and inspections for the above bodies and other interested parties  
  • Assisting relevant Group departments and the Quality Manager with the maintenance and the re-application awards and licenses such as BSIA, Asbestos License renewal, Achilles, Linkup, Construction line, CHAS, GHSG and Safe Contractor   
 Personal specification:
  • Good working knowledge and experience of Health and Safety requirements and standards in  the Scaffolding industry   
  • Experience with monitoring and inspecting health and safety practices in relation to asbestos  
  • Proven track record in managing HS systems and operational management
  • Experience in HS standards such as CHAS, Construction Line, and Linkup  
  • Confident in maintaining and developing  PQQ's  
  • Ability accurately and competently conduct site Health and Safety checks
  • NEBOSH Diploma   
  • NEBOSH qualified and the appropriate levels of Health & Safety qualifications and certifications
  • Health and Safety and inspection experience in Scaffolding  
  • Lead Auditor (IRCA Registered) 9001, 14001, 18001 or similar qualification  
  • A certified Asbestos Management qualification  
  • Previous experience in working in a H&S management role  
  • Experience in effectively delivering health and safety training to staff
  • Some experience in maintaining and implementing H&S, procedures and policies
  • Team building & motivational skills including the ability to deliver excellent results (personal and departmental level)  
  • Willing to travel to various site locations
  • Ability to conduct regular site inspections
  • Good administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Products including Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills
  • Ability to work using your own initiative and cope with pressure
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
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