Health and Safety Manager

A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd have ambitious plans for the future and we are actively growing our team. Our operations team is actively seeking an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join the business.

We are looking for an Health & Safety professional to join our expanding team who has a wealth of experience within the construction sector. It is crucial that quality is reflected in all areas of our workmanship and consistently delivered across all projects.

As the social housing sector evolves to focus on energy efficiency, this role is an opportunity be involved in the development of a rapidly growing department. Diversity of skills, experience, and a willingness to embrace new challenges are all qualities that we’re looking for during this period of growth.

Essential Skills

  • Have the ability and knowledge to carry out site safety inspections and audits to ensure compliance and company standards are adhered to.
  • Provide competent advice on current legislation, policy and procedures to key stakeholders within the business.
  • Advise and coach managers across the business and promote a Health and Safety culture ensuring regulatory requirements are met.
  • Develop Construction Phase Plans, Risk and Method Statements as necessary and in line with legislation for site operations.
  • Prepare and communicate health and safety reports to key stakeholders.
  • Attend internal and client meetings advising on health and safety matters.
  • Investigate and report on incidents whilst identifying the root cause analysis and course correction where necessary.
  • Scrutinise existing systems of work to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Advise, develop and deliver health and safety training as required.
  • Conduct site inductions and regular toolbox talks.
  • Review and update health and safety policies regularly in line with business standards.
  • Support in the management of and audit of external accreditations, CHAS, Construction line

Essential Qualifications & Skills:

  • NEBOSH Construction/General certificate as a minimum
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001,14001 and 45001 Standards
  • Strong technical knowledge of CDM and relevant health and safety legislation
  • Professional body membership – GradIOSH/CMIOSH or equivalent
  • Construction background is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven experience of engaging with clients, contractors, and regulators
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and prioritise workload effectively
  • Driven individual with strong leadership and influencing skills

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary (based on skills and experience)
  • Company Vehicle
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • Fuel card/subsidised travel
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Competitive buy and sell annual leave scheme 
  • Enhanced Maternity 
  • Enhanced Paternity  
  • Career development and personal support

About A.C. Whyte

We are a market-leading, independent, energy efficiency contractor for major refurbishment works in social and private housing. With a five-decade track record, we are renowned in the construction industry for our award-winning standards and innovation. We’re committed to help our clients reduce their energy needs. We specialise in retrofitting buildings, maximising energy efficiency, and creating more comfortable homes for our customers to live in. Increasingly, the work we do has the power to transform neighbourhoods and significantly improve the lives of the residents there, by improving the quality of their homes and dramatically reducing their fuel bills. Our vision is long-term, always seeking to make improvements ‘at home’ to benefit the environment, our people, and the company. We also get involved with the communities we work in. A big part of what we do is to offer training and employment to young people and adults within these communities. There is always talent to be found, so we have developed projects like our Skills Academy to find it and build the next generation of energy efficiency experts in construction.

If you would love to be part of our team, please apply now with an up-to-date copy of your CV. We look forward to hearing from you soon. A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd is an equal opportunities employer as long as you have the drive and passion to succeed, then we would love to hear from you.