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Division: Lioncourt Homes
Department: Construction
Location: Worcester
Closing Date: 29/10/2021
No. of positions: 1

Job Title: Health, Safety & Environment Manager

Reports to: Construction Director

Our Story

The Lioncourt Group is unique within the house building industry and we are very proud to be distinctly different. It is our culture, focus on quality and success that inspires all employees in the Lioncourt Group to deliver exceptional performance.

Throughout our 15 years in operation, we have made massive strides to grow the business and have also been nimble on our feet to quickly adapt to changing market conditions.

Our Culture

Our culture is a key ingredient of our success and is one of devolving decision making and providing support to everyone who works within the business, as well as our business partners. The key pillars of our culture are:

Pride – pride in our work, our Company and our achievements

Trust – we trust each other’s ability to do our roles, we are honest, we have integrity and respect for everyone.

Agility – we adapt quickly to change and have created a supportive but flexible environment.

Quality – we are all highly driven by quality and proud to be a 5 Star Home Builder. We are focused on quality of build, design and customer service.

Fulfilling – Working at Lioncourt is a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

 

Job Role

Reporting to the Construction Director the Health, Safety and Environment Manager role is to drive the delivery of the Health, Safety and Environmental agenda of Lioncourt Group by supporting and advising, driving, and challenging every member of our team to achieve excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1974 and other relevant legislation.
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation and to bring to the attention of the Construction Director, responsible for Health, Safety & Environment, any relevant new legislation.
  • Keep abreast of technological advancements in the delivery of the Health, Safety and Environmental excellence making appropriate costed recommendations.
  • Advise Directors and Managers on health, safety, environmental and welfare matters/ legislation, its interpretation and application to Lioncourt Group to ensure the Company can comply with its statutory obligations.
  • Provide advice on all company policies and procedures and all relevant statutory and legal obligations to ensure the safety of all staff, contractors and members of the general public.
  • Be integral to the delivery of the Company’s Sustainability Vision Strategy.
  • Promote safe, healthy and environmentally friendly working practices.
  • Produce, review and maintain Company Health, Safety & Environmental Systems: Policy, Arrangements, Standard Forms etc. following consultation and agreement with Construction Director.
  • Carry out periodic impartial H, S & E inspections and audits of building sites, sales centres and head office providing written reports, actions and suggesting improvements.
  • Monitor weekly health and safety returns from site, sales centres and head office.
  • Periodically monitor Head Office compliance with respect to CDM duties.
  • Collate and review reports and records of accidents/incidents.
  • Carry out appropriate accident/incident investigation, in promotion of lessons learnt and the gathering of information which may be needed in the event of a claim or legal proceedings.
  • Advise and pass all necessary investigation information to the Company Secretary as necessary.
  • Provide regular reports to Lioncourt Homes Board on health, safety and environmental matters.
  • Chair Quarterly H, S & Environment Review Meeting.
  • Monitor and highlight areas where training/certification is required to meet the standards imposed by Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, or H.S.E. guidance.
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities
  • Provide input to pre-start site planning
  • Attend such courses/seminars run by external sources to enable accurate interpretation of legislation to enable implementation within the organisation. Maintain continual professional development.
  • Set a personal example by wearing appropriate personal protective clothing/equipment and observing all safety requirements/procedures. Present a proactive attitude to health, safety, and environmental issues.
  • Immediately contact the Construction Director, responsible for health, safety and environment, if situations are found, that in the opinion of the Health & Safety Manager, require immediate rectification or the stopping of any operation.
  • Monitor and provide staff briefings and refresher training to ensure managers and staff understand their responsibilities

 

Person Specification

Essential

  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • IOSH membership
  • Environmentally aware
  • Driven and resilient
  • Desire to excel, driver of change
  • Supporting, guiding and empathetic
  • Firm, fair and impartial
  • 3 + years House building or construction Health, Safety and Environment Management experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of relevant health, safety and environmental legislation
  • Working knowledge of scaffold (TG20, SG4)
  • Articulate and confident written and verbal communicator
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others

Desirable

  • NEBOSH Diploma or Masters attainment
  • NEBOSH or equivalent Diploma in Environmental Management
  • TechIOSH
  • Mental Health First Aider or Trainer
  • Experience at site level

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role – call Liz Macklin, HR Manager on 07591 200 656.

 

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