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FTTx Health & Safety Manager

Job Title: FTTx Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RC/C/H&SManager_1645617166
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

FTTx Health & Safety Manager


Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire/Hybrid

The SIOP Health & Safety Manager reports into the General Project Manager and advises management on all H&S related topics. Drives, within his/her project the implementation of both Client and department specific H&S SOPs. Ensures alignment with HR, Safety and Security regional H&S advisers and market leaders on H&S matters.


  • Creates, updates, and maintains H&S implementation project plans.
  • Tracks implementation of H&S performance within projects.
  • Implements programs aligned to H&S standards and mode of operation to drive both targeted intervention and continual performance.
  • Sharing and implementing the best H&S practices to/from other projects and units.
  • Owns project level H&S risk planning and management. Contributes to operational project risk management.
  • Identifies the need for and ensures feedback on specific Standards and SOPs to H&S FN team.
  • Drives the implementation of all SOPs and global H&S standards and provides assurance that these are delivered.
  • Conducts project level assurance of implementation and ensures appropriate action is taken.
  • Ensures effective communication of H&S throughout the project
  • Establish H&S interface with key internal and external project stakeholders to ensure that expectations are clearly understood, communicated, delivered, and reported on.
  • Develops and maintains relationship between H&S and key stakeholders.
  • Provides technical H&S advice to Project office on decisions relating H&S.
  • Support the development, maintenance and monitor the execution of project/customer specific health & safety plan and ensure alignment with customer and suppliers' contractual requirements
  • Collaborates in other Business opportunities, ensuring risk profiling, customer requirements and cost estimation is taken into consideration in final submissions to customers.
  • Collaborates in the completion of initial and periodic HRPIA (High Risk project assessment) and SMA (Suppliers H&S compliance assessment) including its follow up (ensuring that all findings are reported, recorded, tracked, and acted upon).
  • Supports in the definition and signature of contract with the selected suppliers.
  • Develop, maintains, and execute H&S project plan in accordance with rules, Contract, Customer and Country requirements
  • Ensures communication of H&S standards and guidelines to suppliers.
  • Ensures project H&S Kick off and induction to project teams is provided.
  • Ensures defined H&S training for relevant project team parties is undertaken
  • Ensure the completion of H&S Supervision/monitoring/audit programs, including its follow up (Ensuring that findings from H&S site inspections are reported, recorded, tracked and acted upon).
  • Conduct site visits and audits
  • Define and ensure compliance for project PPE requirements and usage
  • Reports in tools (Archer) all HS incidents in projects.
  • Directs the investigation into all incidents and accidents and ensures that appropriate corrective action plans are implemented
  • Collaborates in implementing Consequence Management Process
  • Oversees on site compliance to H&S requirements by Site Supervisors
  • Conducts H&S Performance review (share lessons learned, best practices)
  • Collaborates in organizing periodic Supplier Workshop.
  • Audits supplier and workers records (PPE registers, medical checks, training records etc…) are available and up to date, ensuring local compliance
  • Conduct and/or attend various health & safety meetings with internal and external stakeholders and represent H&S
  • Ensure usage of applicable tools, enabling the project and operational level H&S KPI reporting
  • Prepare periodic report on health & safety for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Arrange any third-party audit on H&S as needed
  • Ensure pro-active site H&S improvement actions, by analyzing the project situation and by a close cooperation with the Project Team, Suppliers and Customer
  • Produce ad-hoc reports as required by the General Project Manager

Skills Required:

  • Full UK driving license
  • Full and comprehensive knowledge of CDM Regulations
  • Required H&S qualifications
    • NEBOSH General/ Construction Certificate
    • SA001 Safety Overhead
    • SA002 Safety Underground
    • NRSWA Supervisor level
  • Highway Sector Schemes training relevant and applicable to low and high speeds roads
  • Sound knowledge and experience of H&S practices for traffic management, Streetworks, excavations and underground asset avoidance.
  • Knowledge of industry standards, guidance and practices for fixed networks installation and maintenance for the UK.
  • Have relevant telecom experience gained in a field-based role and/or a project management role.
  • Expertise and Knowledge in overhead lines on sole or shared use utility poles.

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