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Health and Safety Manager - Rail

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As Health and Safety Manager you with have experience with Rail experience.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • Provide expert advice and guidance on matters relating to occupational health and safety
  • Coach challenge and support our operational teams
  • Provide comprehensive and practical advice to operational leaders on project heath and safety planning
  • Support leadership teams to define a clear health and safety objectives for projects
  • Review the programme area performance each month to identify areas for improvement and develop and implement action plans
  • Provide advice and guidance on matters of occupational health and wellbeing
  • Ensure practices and standards are consistent across the rail portfolio
  • Carry out coaching and mentoring for delivery teams and stakeholders
  • Ensure specialist CDM advice is given to clients and projects
  • Provide analysis of leading and lagging indicators to help inform the risk profile of projects
  • Able to understand how to influence health and safety during the design process
  • Provide health and safety monitoring as required
  • Ensure that best practise is shared and communicated across projects
  • Provide appropriate technical expertise to incident investigation teams to establish all causes and improve risk management. Ensure significant incidents (in any programme area) are investigated and reports are completed
  • Keep abreast of forthcoming technological advances
  • Ensure that appropriate HSE briefings are developed and issued to support any improvement initiative or future risks
  • Support the client's supply chain to develop their safety competency and culture within their organisations

All locations will be considered throughout the UK

Required for the position of Health and Safety Manager;

  • Health and Safety Management, Construction or Engineering Degree
  • NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ Level 4 of high in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Chartered (CMIOSH) - Or working towards

Preferred, but not required

  • Knowledge of working within the rail environment
  • Experience of client facing roles

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.
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Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.