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Health & Safety Manager - Strategic / Outsourced H&S

Job Title: Health & Safety Manager - Strategic / Outsourced H&S
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: P/H&S/SARA_1665744942
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Health & Safety Manager - Strategic - Outsourced H&S - Mobile Telecoms -Permanent - Berkshire

In a nutshell - We are looking for a H&S Manager who will come on-board and help deliver the strategic work streams whilst continuing to review/ maintain/ improve H&S matters

Ideally looking for someone who has experience with outsourced H&S Service Management and someone with a strategic mindset.

The Role:

The Health, Safety, Quality and Environment team, working within the People team, is responsible for the management of Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental compliance of all work undertaken on the Radio Access Network sites used by the shareholders.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Set expectations and lead by example on the HS Zero Harm journey. Lead improvements to functional and business HS maturity by proposing and implementing changes. Ensure compliance with our HSE Standards and absolute compliance with the 'Life Saving Rules'.
  • Ensure all relevant projects and programmes (new or existing) follow Health and Safety Management policy, strategies, systems, processes and controls put in place by the Company. Ensure the H&S Policy is, at all times, up to date legally and conformant to good practice.
  • Support local management and others in identifying hazards or significant changes, assessing the risks and identifying the associated risk reduction or mitigation actions. Design and deliver the required H&S assurance and monitoring regime for the business.
  • Lead by example - set a culture of learning, continuously improvement & coaching. Ensure that health and safety is led by all leaders in our organisation and in our delivery partners organisations. Create a one team approach with these partner organisations.
  • Identify, report and validate the required data via the HS&E MIS. Present HS&E performance using the standard reports to multiple audiences. Undertake further detailed analysis of data to support the development of performance improvement initiatives and to monitor progress against objectives and targets. Strive towards Zero Harm as per the Board Vision.
  • Ensure health and safety is integral to, and proactively managed throughout, all phases of the project and operations lifecycle i.e. inception, detailed design, testing, large scale deployment, operation, maintenance, decommission and removal.
  • Manage assigned areas of the wider H&S Strategy, as directed by the Head of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality, for the Company to fulfil its 5 Year H&S Vision and Goals.
  • Regularly collaborate and coordinate with the Commercial team to ensure proactive management of the preferred H&S Supplier(s) to time, cost, quality and performance
  • Responsible for the effective implementation of all H&S policy and process on RAN sites, to ensure these have been designed, built, operated and maintained in compliance to all relevant legal and business health and safety standards.
  • Responsible for implementing assigned initiatives, systems, processes and capabilities required to manage health and safety on behalf of the Company, including relevant H&S forums, communications and governance control points.

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant health and safety qualification / training e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH or NCRQ
  • Good understanding of site health and safety risks, their management controls and relevant legal standards
  • Strong ability to communicate and act professionally
  • Clear sense of ownership and personal accountability
  • A proven track record of bringing the best practice in to an organisation and using this to drive improvements
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams and deliver to time, quality and cost
  • Telecoms experience

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.