Health and Safety ManagerHealth and Safety Manager
Mott MacDonald
Brighton, Altrincha...
1d ago


  • To improve our health, safety and wellbeing performance.
  • To promote the use of the Mott MacDonald Business management system to improve our performance.
  • To promote a culture of continuous improvement by engaging the support of the unit management.
  • To provide or arrange health and safety training for staff
  • To report to the Unit GM on health and safety performance, including analysis of trends and issues arising from audits and the dissemination of lessons learned as appropriate
  • To support in closing out non-conformities and escalating issues where necessary
  • To contribute to or undertake internal incident investigations as required
  • To provide health and safety support and advice to senior management and staff
  • To keep abreast of developments in relevant legislation and practice and act upon any changes accordingly
  • To represent the Unit externally, where required, including liaising with the enforcement authorities and other bodies as necessary
  • To work with the Unit HR team to ensure employment policies and other HR issues incorporate required health and safety requirements
  • To work with Regional safety manager and HR to promote wellbeing within the Unit
  • Promote a positive intervention culture
  • Duties

  • Audit offices and projects within the Unit, both in the UK and overseas.
  • Develop initiatives and oversee their implementation to raise awareness of health and safety.
  • Produce monthly reports on health and safety performance.
  • Analyse health and safety data to spot trends and suggest corrective action plans.
  • Support and train Project safety Advisers
  • Organise and chair the monthly safety meeting ensuring that all divisions within the unit contribute and undertake actions as required.
  • Liaise with the management of the energy divisions to ensure that they support and promote health and safety
  • Develop the annual Energy health and safety plan ensuring that the objectives are SMART.
  • Engage with staff at all levels to show them how to raise positive interventions at work, outside of work and in engineering design.
  • Candidate Specification

    Candidates must hold a NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH).

    Having solid or proven experience in a similar or relevant role, you will have an appreciation and understanding of health and safety legislation and its application in challenging contexts.

    The successful applicant will be required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with managers, employees and stakeholders and should therefore possess excellent communication skills and effective planning, time management skills and must be willing to undertake weekly travel across our offices.

    A working knowledge of health and safety management systems and the Construction Design and Management Regulations (in particular from a designers’ perspective) is also essential.

    Previous experience working in an engineering consultancy environment is desirable.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

    Job Profile

    One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries.

    With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions.

    We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace.

    Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.

    The Energy unit are recruiting a Health and Safety Manager with responsibility for leading the Energy community in identifying improvements across the business.

    We are looking for a motivated, proactive individual, focused on adding value to the business through effective engagement with staff and managers.

    It is an opportunity to make a difference to how we work on our projects and how we interact with our clients. This role can be based in either our Glasgow, Altrincham or Brighton office.

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