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Health & Safety Manager

Ref no. BHN558066
Location Birmingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

If you are a Health & Safety professional working in the railway industry, we woould like to hear from you!

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Health & Safety Manager, Senior Advisor, Nebosh, Iosh, Rail


Health & Safety Manager, Senior Advisor, Nebosh, Iosh, Rail

Job description

Join Our Team as a Health and Safety Manager for a Prestigious Railway Flagship Project in Birmingham!
Are you a seasoned Health and Safety professional looking to make a significant impact on a high-profile railway project? Look no further - we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Position: Health and Safety Manager
Location: Birmingham, UK

Our Client a leading player in the railway industry, renowned for our commitment to excellence and innovation. Currently, they are embarking on a flagship railway project in Oxford, London and Birmingham that involves comprehensive upgrades to civils, track, railway systems, and electrification. We're seeking a dynamic and experienced Health and Safety Manager to ensure the safety and well-being of all involved while contributing to the success of this monumental endeavour.

The Role:
As the Health and Safety Manager, you will take on a pivotal role in maintaining a culture of safety excellence throughout the project. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, implementing, and continuously improving safety policies and procedures to align with industry standards and best practices.
  • Conducting thorough risk assessments and proposing effective measures to prevent accidents and incidents.
  • Collaborating closely with multidisciplinary teams to embed safety into every aspect of the project.
  • Overseeing safety compliance during upgrades to civils, track, railway systems, and electrification.
  • Leading incident investigations and providing actionable recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Playing a critical role in internal and external audits, demonstrating our commitment to ISO 45001 standards.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members to promote a safety-first mindset.


  • Minimum NEBOSH General or NEBOSH Construction certification.
  • Desired NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ, or equivalent in Health and Safety.
  • Proven experience in internal and external auditing for ISO 45001 standards.

What We're Looking For:

  • A dedicated Health and Safety professional with a track record of success in managing safety on complex projects.
  • Strong knowledge of railway safety standards and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • A proactive and energetic approach to promoting safety culture.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a keen eye for identifying and mitigating risks.

Why Join The Team:

  • Be a part of a transformative railway project that will shape the region's transportation infrastructure.
  • Contribute to a culture where safety is a top priority and innovation is encouraged.
  • Work in a collaborative environment where your expertise is valued.
  • Competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.

If you are ready to take on an exciting challenge and drive safety excellence on a prestigious railway project, we would love to hear from you.
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications

We can't wait to welcome you to the team!

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