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Health and Safety Manager - job post

A.C. Whyte and Co Ltd
4.8 out of 5
Glasgow
Permanent, Full-time

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Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Glasgow

Benefits
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  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Free or subsidised travel

Full job description

Health and Safety Manager

A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd have ambitious plans for the future and we are actively growing our team. Our operations team is actively seeking an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join the business. We are looking for an Health & Safety professional to join our expanding team who has a wealth of experience within the construction sector. The ideal candidate will embody our commitment to delivering quality work, ensuring this principle is evident in all aspects of our work and consistently applied across specific projects.

As the social housing sector evolves to focus on energy efficiency, this role is an opportunity be involved in the development of a rapidly growing department. Diversity of skills, experience, and a willingness to embrace new challenges are all qualities that we’re looking for during this period of growth.

Essential Skills

  • Have the ability and knowledge to carry out site safety inspections and audits to ensure compliance and company standards are adhered to.
  • Provide competent advice on current legislation, policy and procedures to key stakeholders within the business.
  • Advise and coach managers across the business and promote a Health and Safety culture ensuring regulatory requirements are met.
  • Develop Construction Phase Plans, Risk and Method Statements as necessary and in line with legislation for site operations.
  • Prepare and communicate health and safety reports to key stakeholders.
  • Attend internal and client meetings advising on health and safety matters.
  • Investigate and report on incidents whilst identifying the root cause analysis and course correction where necessary.
  • Scrutinise existing systems of work to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Advise, develop and deliver health and safety training as required.
  • Conduct site inductions and regular toolbox talks.
  • Review and update health and safety policies regularly in line with business standards.
  • Support in the management of and audit of external accreditations, CHAS, Construction line.

Essential Qualifications & Skills:

  • NEBOSH Construction/General certificate as a minimum
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001,14001 and 45001 Standards
  • Strong technical knowledge of CDM and relevant health and safety legislation
  • Professional body membership - GradIOSH/CMIOSH or equivalent
  • Construction background is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven experience of engaging with clients, contractors, and regulators
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and prioritise workload effectively
  • Driven individual with strong leadership and influencing skills

Who we are looking for

Our people are what keep us at the forefront of our sector. We want them to be the best on site, wherever we are. At A.C. Whyte, we pride ourselves on our award-winning quality workmanship and our reputation for exceeding client expectations. The successful candidate for this role must have a strong technical knowledge of health and safety legislation and will play an integral role in coaching and supporting colleagues across all levels of the business. You will lead on all health and safety matters working closely with our Operations Director in delivering our health and safety strategy.

What A.C. Whyte offers to its people

We offer a range of benefits that cover common expectations, as well as others that go further to encourage personal and professional development.

As an employer, our goal is to ensure that all of our people feel that they have the right level of support, responsibility, and training to deliver whatever is asked of them.

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary (based on skills and experience)
  • Company vehicle
  • Company pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • Fuel card
  • Bonus scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Competitive buy and sell annual leave scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity
  • Enhanced Paternity
  • Career development

About A.C. Whyte

We are a market-leading, independent, energy efficiency contractor for major refurbishment works in social and private housing. With a five-decade track record, we are renowned in the construction industry for our award-winning standards and innovation. We’re committed to help our clients reduce their energy needs. We specialise in retrofitting buildings, maximising energy efficiency, and creating more comfortable homes for our customers to live in. Increasingly, the work we do has the power to transform neighbourhoods and significantly improve the lives of the residents there, by improving the quality of their homes and dramatically reducing their fuel bills. Our vision is long-term, always seeking to make improvements ‘at home’ to benefit the environment, our people, and the company.

If you would love to be part of our AC Whyte and Co Ltd family, please apply now with an up-to-date copy of your CV. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

AC Whyte and Co Ltd is an equal opportunities employer as long as you have the drive and passion to succeed, then we would love to hear from you

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 30/06/2024

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