National Health & Safety Manager
06th Sep, 2023 Read time 2 minutes

National Health & Safety Manager

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Location: Remote
Last Updated: 7th October 2023

Full Job Description

We’ve been shaping homes and enhancing lifestyles for over 50 years. Our commitment to quality and innovation has made us a leading UK home improvement company, known for our exceptional products and outstanding customer service. We take pride in transforming our customers’ homes and are looking for a Health & Safety Manager to help us maintain the highest standards of safety across our operations.

Role Overview:

As the National Health & Safety Manager you’ll play a pivotal role in fostering a culture of safety within our organisation. With our extensive presence across the UK, including a 50,000 sq. ft. factory in South Wales, fourteen Installation Centres and thousands of installations annually in customers’ homes, your expertise will be crucial in ensuring the safety of our people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a cohesive H&S strategy aligned with company goals.
  • Ensure policies and procedures comply with legislation and are effectively communicated so that people understand how to exercise their responsibilities.
  • Lead and coach a small team of dedicated H&S Advisers.
  • Provide guidance, training and practical support to managers on all H&S matters.
  • Review risk assessments and conduct more complex / company wide assessments.
  • Ensure accident investigations are appropriate and corrective actions are taken.
  • Challenge unsafe acts / conditions, engaging management in ensuring H&S standards.
  • Develop, monitor and review H&S and Environmental objectives and targets.
  • Ensure environmental compliance and lead on ISO 14001 certification.
  • Offer guidance to management on HS&E, facilitating change implementation.
  • Communicate HSE information, support management reviews and promote effective employee H&S consultation through the business.
  • Ensure that people understand their H&S responsibility and have adequate training.
  • Establish effective provisions for mental health first aid in the organisation.
  • Ensure emergency response plans are in place, including crisis management.
  • Be a visible advocate for safety, setting an example for managers and staff, attending safety meetings, conducting HSE audits and engaging people in safety.
  • Act as the point of contact for external bodies, such as the HSE and insurers.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of HS&E, report on key metrics, trends and areas for improvement.

Qualifications & Skills:

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • A minimum of 5 years of H&S Management experience in manufacturing, construction, engineering or a similar field.
  • A NEBOSH Diploma or an equivalent qualification.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and coaching skills.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools.

Apply Now:

If you are ready to make a significant impact on the safety culture of a respected UK company, apply now to join Everest 2020 Ltd. and help us continue our legacy of excellence.

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