Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £55 - £70,000 + Benefits
Reference BBBH10956_1596127961

Acre is delighted to be partnered with one of the UK's best-recognised specialist construction businesses to identify a new Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager. Working closely with the Group Health & Safety Director and divisional leaders, this position will help oversee a change in health & safety culture and performance by enabling and empowering site and project teams to take ownership of HS&W.

Through an enabling and collaborative approach, you will play a crucial role in the ongoing step-change within the organisation, helping to create a sustainable and values-driven HS&W culture.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Provide high-quality, professional and proactive support to the divisional business units from the design stage through to project completion

  • Influence and empower business leaders to shape and implement robust plans that drive performance improvements where required

  • Ensure that the operational business is empowered to properly implement the sustainable culture change

  • Act as a commercially-aware, focused and business-minded partner for Health, Safety & Wellbeing

  • Ensure that site and project teams are self-sufficient and properly enabled through a successful HS&W coaching and influencing strategy

  • Lead on all major incident and accident investigation and ensure that preventive actions are implemented through a process of root cause analysis

Person Specification:

  • Relevant technical knowledge gained through substantial and sustained HSS&W experience in a heavy construction or civil engineering environment

  • Track record of successfully bringing new ideas and creative thinking to common HS&W challenges

  • Highly engaging and compelling communication style with a proven ability to win hearts and minds at all levels within an organisation

  • Ambitious and results driven with a strong desire to exceed expectations both internally and externally

  • Takes ownership of complex issues and tasks and empowers others to do the same

  • The qualities of persistence, tenacity and diplomacy to sell the benefits and overcome obstacles and resistance to change

This position offers a great opportunity to take up a highly influential and visible position whilst overseeing a long-term cultural change programme within a reputable business. For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Jonathan Goldsmith on +44 (0) 207 400 5596 or at Jonathan.Goldsmith@acre.com.

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment  processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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