Health & Safety Manager

17 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Our client is a UK subsidiary of the worldwide logistics group TVS with $10 billion annual revenues and employing more than 30,000 people Worldwide. The UK subsidiary operates across several different sectors across the UK and Europe including Courier Services, Logistics and Technical Field Services and they provide services services to some of the UK'S top businesses nationally and internationally , in addition to serving the needs of locally based businesses. Their business is consistently growing year on year.

Our client is now looking to employ a Health and Safety Manager to act as the Company's lead competent person for Health & Safety and to continuously develop and improve the Company's Health & Safety Management system, policies, processes and safety culture.

Duties and Key Responsibilities to include:

-To ensure the Company maintains legal compliance with all relevant legislation.
-To provide competent advice to Company personnel on all Health & Safety related matters.
-To reduce safety-related risks to the Company by ensuring that the Company has an effective Health & Safety Management system .
-To influence Company personnel at all levels to improve safety culture within the business.
-To drive continuous improvement in Safety across the business.
-To ensure that all Company personnel are aware of current Health & Safety regulations.
-The promotion of Health & Safety awareness throughout the Company to enable all involved to understand their responsibilities and therefore contribute to their safety.
-To contribute to setting the Company's Health & Safety strategy and objectives. To lead the activities associated with delivering the Health & Safety strategy and objectives.
-Management, maintenance and review of the Company Health & Safety Policy.
-To assist in the design and implementation of cultural change programmes to embed Health & Safety Vision and Values within the business.
-Management, maintenance and review of the Company's suite of safety policies and Health & Safety documentation to ensure compliance with current legislation.
-Management, maintenance and review of the Company's Risk -Assessments, safe systems of work and COSHH systems.
-Monitoring the effectiveness of the Health & Safety Management system and continuously improve the system in conjunction with operational teams.
-Involvement in the investigation associated with accidents and incidents, ensuring that the level and quality of reporting and investigations is improved on a continuous basis.

Person Specification:
-Ability to work using own initiative to a high standard with excellent attention to detail whilst meeting deadlines.
-Open style and a team player
-Excellent communication, organisational and motivational skills, with the ability to coach individuals.
-An individual who can lead change but does it in a way which brings the recipients with them.
-Proven experience as a Health & Safety Manager or similar role.
-Experience in implementing and maintaining Health & Safety Management systems is essential.
-Ability in producing reports and developing Health & Safety related policies.
-A good knowledge of risk assessments in a logistics / warehousing environment.
-A NEBOSH Certificate or working towards this qualification is essential for this role.
-In-depth understanding of legal health and safety guidelines is essential.
-Although not a prerequisite of the role, a background in a logistics environment would be helpful.

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Ref: SR504826