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Interim Construction Safety Manager

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, Northamptonshire, Northampton
Closing date
11 Aug 2022
JN -072022-5684640

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Job Details

Responsible for overseeing safety aspects for a large value construction project. Clientside role, managing the interface between contractors, design teams etc. and ensuring H&S policy, procedure and rules are adhered to at all times.

Client Details

A leading UK engineering industry client.


  • Provide advice and assist contractors to fulfil their CDM duties
  • Ensure that Contractors prepare and submit F10 notifications
  • Liaise with design teams to identify key hazards
  • Identify and collate pre-construction information
  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure that there is an ongoing exchange of health & safety information
  • Undertake site health & safety inspections
  • Ensure all relevant employees receive suitable health & safety training, maintain and develop all safe systems of work
  • Combined ISO9001, 18001 & 14001 audits, being part of the team achieving these standards for the company
  • Ensure all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy for construction projects
  • Collation of health and safety statistics for internal reporting requirements
  • Participate in external monthly meetings to monitor health and safety performance
  • Participate in internal weekly/monthly meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters
  • Review and accept, if applicable, incident reports from contractors including participation in any investigation panel
  • Foster an "Safety First" culture of data driven continuous improvement for all aspects of the departments, supporting and implementing our safety culture, policies, and procedures across projects.
  • Oversees risk assessment and risk mitigation measures on-site and before commencement of projects.
  • Undertakes corrective and preventive measures to ensure a proper HSE compliance and ownership for our construction sites
  • Ensures that work safety permits are enforced as necessary at all sites
  • Engage all department employees in safety issues and set high personal standards through a highly visible, hands-on management style
  • Through written policy and procedures ensure that regular emergency response is effective, and that managers and employees are prepared at all times,
  • Support the management of key external interfaces including prime responsibility for HSE, consultants, legislation and where appropriate local community representatives
  • Maintain safety statistics and create reports that reflect the performance of the site to relevant parties such as, upper management.
  • Ensure project site leadership and associates are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each Safety policy
  • Oversee work performed by relevant contractors and consultants.
  • Build collaborative relationships with various stakeholders to ensure risks are identified early and managed in a timely manner.
  • Assist sites with record keeping and periodic reviews to ensure record retention requirements are met. Ensure compliance calendar regulatory requirements.
  • Show initiative to identify and implement corrective actions to eliminate any observed non-compliance or potential non-compliance situations.
  • Maintain site training records and coordinate training classes for site personnel.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • NEBOSH Construction Health & Safety Certificate
  • Principal designer competency and qualification
  • Ability to challenge and work as part an integrated design team
  • Client facing
  • Proven track record of managing safety performance of turn-key contractors
  • Has extensive knowledge and experience of CDM
  • Has experience of site-based inspections for fast paced, systemised building works
  • Experienced in taking a team orientated approach, working alongside delivery teams
  • Experience with HSE regulations and agency interaction.
  • Ability to manage multiple sites/remotely where applicable.
  • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and achieve results.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability·
  • Ability to develop and implement department goals and strategies
  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and the use of pivot tables and the development of charts and graphics

Candidate must be able to drive, you will be home based with site travel a minimum of 1 day per week.

Job Offer

Day rate dependant upon experience.

Inside IR35 role.

Home based role with site travel a minimum of one day per week.

Expected 2+ year project.


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
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