Occupational Health Manager (Ex-Military)
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 per annum
Start date: ASAP
Our client has already achieved one of the greatest ever feats of civic engineering. The company's workforce comprises more than 1,000 people who are dedicated to one of the three sub companies within the group.
Our client manages and delivers all the company's construction projects in an integrated Project Manager/Main Contractor basis. They carry out the following activities in their Project Management and Main Contractor role:
- Manage the delivery of the final design
- Procure and appoint specialist trade contractors
- Programme the works
- Manage and incorporate tenant requirements in the design and delivery
- Control, manage and review costs on an ongoing basis
- Engage in value engineering exercises for shell and core and tenant works
- Control and manage quality
- Control and manage safety
- Manage all site activities and co-ordinate interfaces between specialist sub-contractors
- Commission building systems
- Deliver the project in accordance with our time, budget and quality obligations
On group projects where our client is not Main Contractor they act in a Project Manager capacity. Where the company is not involved as a developer, our client operates as a construction manager and is integrated with the developer's project team.
Our Client is a keen supporter of ex-forces personnel and to be considered for this role you should have served in the British Armed Forces.
To manage all occupational health related matters and services, which will include providing triage, support, advice and guidance to the company's personnel and their trade contractor partners with regard to occupational health and well -being matters.
- To work with the projects to identify work activities that could give rise to occupational health issues and to help trade contractors manage the associated risks/hazards to a tolerable level. This involves having an understanding of the various construction process and associated occupational hazards. Training can be provided if required.
- Discharge responsibilities for Health and Safety as set out in the company's Health Safety and Welfare manual.
- To carry out occupational health related audits and site inspections across the various live construction projects. This will involve travelling to various projects located on the company's estate and central London.
- To have awareness in the various health surveillance techniques and the construction industry best practices for managing health risks. Training can be provided if required.
- To promote healthy living, well-being and working conditions through focused initiatives and campaigns.
- To manage periodic health screening, which would include, but not be limited to lung function testing, hand-arm vibration syndrome, noise induced hearing loss, and well man/well woman clinics etc.
- To initiate and manage a mental health well-being programme, which may including providing/procuring counseling and support options.
- To provide the necessary occupational health education and training for all company and trade contractor personnel, where competence allows.
- To manage all of the medical facilities and to procure the required supplies of medical consumables.
- To provide triage and basic first aid treatments.
- To collate accident/injury/ill health information, advise on any developing trends and provide monthly reports to the Senior H&S Manager, Deputy H&S Manager and the Head of H&S.
- Develop and implement any required occupational health related systems and procedures.
- To arrange the first aid training for company personnel. To update and track the associated training matrix.
- Carry out any other reasonable request from the Senior H&S Manager, Deputy H&S Manager and the Head of H&S.
Health Safety and Welfare Responsibilities
All staff are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy in the Administrative Rules and Procedures, and the Health, Safety & Welfare Manual.
All Staff are required to follow the company's Environmental Policies for minimisation of waste and effective energy management as defined in the Environmental Manual and associated documents.
Quality Management Responsibilities
All staff are required to comply with company Quality Management System requirements detailed within the Company Quality Manual & Policies, and to ensure that all Procedure; Plans and Forms within InfoBase are effectively implemented to meet the set ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management Standard.
- Reports to the Senior H&S Manager, Deputy H&S Manager and the Head of H&S.
- Works closely with both company managers and trade contractor personnel to promote occupational health issues.
- The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification such as EMT Level 4 (or equivalent) or will be a registered nurse and either have, or be prepared to train towards attaining a recognized occupational health qualification.
- Must be able to self-manage but also work with the project teams, trade contractors and members of the Health and Safety department. The successful candidate is likely to be suitably qualified to provide primary medical treatments and lead occupational health and well-being initiatives on large scale fast track construction projects.
- It is essential that the successful candidate has a keen interest in Occupational Health well-being matters and where necessary be willing to up skill in this field.
- Have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
- It is a requirement that the successful candidate be competent in delivering occupational health assessments, Training can be provided if required
- Must have excellent co-ordination and organisational skills.
- The successful candidate must be flexible and be required to meet the needs of the Health and Safety department and projects as required.
- The successful candidate must be willing to undertaken training and a personal development program.
- The successful candidate has to be computer literate and possess good administration skills.
- Possess a practical, proactive approach to management systems and associated controls.
- Have the ability to develop and improve management systems relating to their sphere of influence and amend processes/procedures when required.
Ref: 13092 | Published: 27th Sep 2016