SHE Manager (Construction Central & West)

Location: Solihull covering the Central & West – Solihull, Nottingham, Cardiff, Oxford, Slough, Plymouth, Southampton.

Project Based/Office Based, with flexibility for occasional remote working.

We are looking for an experienced and talented SHE Manager to develop and implement safety, health and environment (SHE) best practice, ensuring Morgan Sindall and those working with us comply with current health and safety and environment legislation, industry and Morgan Sindall standards and approved codes of practice in relation to employment and service provision within the Central & West Business. This position is project based, with flexibility for occasional/ remote working.

About Morgan Sindall
Morgan Sindall Construction is an Investors in People Platinum employer providing national construction services to private and public sector customers across a range of markets. Together, we create great results for our customers, partners and people. We are one of the UK’S most successful Tier 1 contractors. As a progressive and ambitious company, our employees benefit from a safe and rewarding working environment.

About the role:

You will be working within our Construction Central & West business, where you will:

Work proactively with managers to establish and maintain safe systems of work and a safe environment for colleagues and customers.

Lead, provide advice to, and support management teams, champions, coaches, employees and those working with us in regard to action and improvement plans and measures for creating a safe working environment in pursuit of achieving our 100% Safe goal and Perfect Delivery

Support the development of the business unit SHEQ strategic plan including delivery, review and reporting

Support and advise all Morgan Sindall management, staff, and those working with us, in regards our action/improvement plans and measures for minimising risk

Participate in the promotion of SHE programmes and schemes that may be developed on a local and regional level

Compile and analyse local SHE statistical information and support the development of action and improvement plans

Monitor the competencies of all staff and provide advice on any shortfalls

Identify and meet employee training needs in relation to safety, health and environmental and develop and deliver training sessions for managers and frontline employees

Ensure training provided by external training organisations is competent and delivered effectively to meet our objectives

Coordinate, develop and maintain positive relationships with regulatory bodies and local stakeholders, in particular the HSE, Local Authorities, EA and SEPA and Trade Unions

Prioritise resources and associated support based upon risk identified from trend data or other management information

Ensure compliance with Morgan Sindall IMS management system and associated arrangements

Monitor, evaluate and review health and safety policy and practice and develop and implement new policy and procedure documents as required

Advise the management team on the implications of current and emerging health, safety and environment legislation, including evaluating options, making recommendations and generating action plans to ensure compliance across the organisation

Assist line managers in implementing SHE systems and procedures to meet specific requirements, such as accident reporting and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), in a consistent and effective manner

Support managers to maintain safe systems of work and implement best practice, including providing specialist advice, coaching and practical support as needed

Work with managers and staff to ensure risk assessments are prepared and reviewed as necessary

Assist management teams to deliver a safe and incident free environment and support accident and incident investigations

Carry out audits to evaluate the effectiveness of SHE systems and procedures, and identify and implement improvements

Manage the collection, storage and analysis of accident and other health and safety data and to produce management reports, identify trends and recommend action

Deliver SHE performance information (as collated by others) to management teams where it adds value, or facilitate self-service management information for other teams

Share learning and good practices both locally, regionally and across Morgan Sindall

Maintain personal professional development regarding SHE legislation, technology and industry best practices

Be supportive of a team-work approach to encourage cooperative working by being open and honest

Ideally you will have:

Main contractor experience

Experience of managing a team of SHE Advisors

Excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills and the ability to make a sound business case to senior stakeholders

Sound knowledge of SHE construction practices and standards

What are we looking for?

As an experienced SHE Manager, you will have a good understanding of SHEQ in Construction, General NEBOSH Certificate, NEBOSH diploma (desirable) NEBOSH Fire Prevention and Risk Management Certificate (desirable) Environmental Management Systems Qualification (desirable)

General Management qualification (desirable) CMIOSH or NVQ level 4

Extensive knowledge of effective management strategies and best practice

Detailed knowledge of current safety legislation and its application in construction or traditional civil engineering project-based environment

Detailed knowledge of a wide range of safety, health and environmental current best practice and working effectively with managers and staff to achieve the most effective results

To thrive in our business, you should share our passion for the project at hand and enjoy working in an inclusive and hardworking team environment. At Morgan Sindall Construction our employees work collectively, encouraging and challenging each other to succeed. Across our business we treat everyone equally and have developed a community where voices are heard, and respected.

What can we offer you?

Working in our Central & West business, you will be part of a growing and dynamic team of people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy the challenge and pace of work in a hardworking and fun construction environment. No day will be the same and we challenge each other to deliver what’s right for our customers.

Our culture is so important to us and defines the way we go about our business. We are inclusive, supportive and team focused and take pride in the longstanding and committed relationships we have with our supply chain partners.

Our culture places a huge amount of trust in our team – we all know what is expected of us and we are committed to delivering as individuals and as a team.

We are Morgan Sindall Construction Central & West Region

Our people Central & West are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve our Perfect Delivery philosophy. The success of this strategy to:
find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book, enabling us to focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, leisure, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.

Our commitment to our people is as strong as the commitment to our clients. At Morgan Sindall Construction we recognise that our employees play a vital role in helping us achieve our goals. As a result, the company develops and promotes these employees who share their same sense of dedication. Our strength is our people whose skills, knowledge and integrity keep us at the forefront of our industry.

If you are interested in furthering your career in an inclusive and supportive environment, apply to us today.

Equality Statement

Morgan Sindall Construction seeks to recruit the best person for each of our roles, based on merit alone and free from bias. We’re committed to treating all our job applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We recruit individuals who embody our core values of professionalism, expertise and trust which has given us a fantastic variety of people and cultures across our organisation.

We celebrate our diverse teams who make Morgan Sindall Construction the inclusive, collaborative and rewarding place it is to work. We hire the best in the industry, provide them the support to achieve their goals and challenge them to make a real impact on our business. If you want to join an organisation that truly sees and harnesses what makes you unique, apply to us today.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Our aim is to create a workplace built on acceptance, respect, and inclusion, where everyone feels that they belong and can make a meaningful contribution. We encourage applicants regardless of religion, ethnicity, nationality, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family, or parental status. Morgan Sindall Construction is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation. We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation. Our recruitment process should be accessible to all.

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