HSW Manager Operations
Balfour Beatty
UK, South East, Leatherhead
1h ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a HSW Manager Operations to join our Highways team to work in Leatherhead, Surrey.

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing HSE assurance to the business and Parent Companies by leading safety through challenge, support, re-enforcement and strategic delivery.

What you'll be doing

As a HSW Manager Operations , your main responsibilities are as follows :

  • To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff
  • To be the business leader in HSE related matters
  • Undertake regular strategic reviews of the Safety Management and Environmental
  • Management Systems and recommend / implement actions required as a result of those reviews
  • Set annual HSEQ objectives
  • Ensure adequate HSEQ resources
  • Provide Health and Safety support and advice to the Managing Director and Senior Management Team.
  • Provide contract support for delivery of the Zero Harm Journey Plan
  • Communicate with Enforcing Authorities
  • Notify and sign off PIs
  • Provide a focus for cross contract co-ordination
  • To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff
  • Contribute to industry working groups (HTMA, HSOG)
  • Carry out site inspections and audits Health and Safety to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Safety Management System.
  • Other functional Health and Safety duties as required
  • Who we're looking for

    The following qualities and experience are essential :

  • Degree qualified, NEBOSH diploma or equivalent and ideally be a corporate member of IOSH with substantial experience in the highway maintenance, construction or similar complex risk industry
  • Able to develop and lead a strategic and sustainable Health & Safety programme in a large, complex organisation
  • Able to ensure best H&S practice is an integral part of corporate strategies, contracts and operational plans
  • Experience of changing culture through leadership, coaching and mentoring at all levels within an organisation along with a focus on continuous improvement to maintain a positive HSE culture and system
  • Experience of financial and budgetary management and control
  • The ability to evaluate complex contract performance data
  • A passion to be a visible driving force for Health and Safety within our operation
  • An excellent team player able to lead, manage, influence and get the best from
  • staff, clients and the supply chain
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

    About us

    Our Highways Business Unit maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live, work and play.

    We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers.

    We also provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK.

    We create safe, flexible and dynamic public spaces. We are right at the heart of a vital place-shaping agenda that brings together local authorities, local communities, central government and the private sector.

    The essential work is to keep daily life moving!

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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