Health and Safety Lead

Location Somerset
Sector: Health and Safety, Construction and Civil Engineering, Utilities and Energy, Oil, Gas and Extractives
Job type: Contract and Interim
Salary: Up to £550.00 per day
Job ref: TH3056_1719414106
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Health and Safety Lead


Circa £550 per day (Inside IR35)

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a leading construction and industrial services organisation across the Energy sector space to recruit a Health and Safety Lead. The company are multifaceted, and this role will work on a large infrastructure construction project in the Somerset area. The organisation is looking for someone with excellent management skills and proven experience in leading and developing a team. This role will take place on site full time, 5 days per week.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Lead will include:

  • Managing a team of Health and Safety Advisors to ensure they can achieve the efficient and effective delivery of the health and safety across the site

  • Lead and focus on the coaching and development of the safety team

  • Conducting gap analysis to identify root cause and implementing recommendations to prevent reoccurrence

  • Auditing and reporting on health and safety performance

  • Constantly assessing opportunities for health and safety improvements and sharing best practice across the site

The successful Health and Safety Lead will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally within construction, heavy engineering or a related industry

  • Hold a NEBOSH Certificate, and ideally another level 6 health and safety qualification, or be a Certified Member of IOSH (CertIOSH) status

  • Security Clearance and CSCS Black Card is desirable

  • Experience operating at site influencing and engaging key stakeholders

This position will require an individual who is passionate about health and safety and high performance. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Tom Hewat on , or 01923 432 637. Job Ref TH3056

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