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Health & Safety Manager

Contract type:
Full time permanent
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Health & Safety Manager

Location: Rugby & Midlands based travel

*Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies*

Talented people are the key to our success

Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK infrastructure industry?


Health & Safety Manager to work across the A423 Kennington Improvements Programme and Scheme Delivery Framework in the Highways business unit. The Health & Safety Manager will directly support the Project Directors and their teams to ensure that a consistent approach and the highest standards regarding health and safety are maintained. They will provide professional advice for the safe delivery and handover to the Client.

Ideally this role would suit an ambitious, driven individual who embraces the challenge of working within a high performing and supportive team.  

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Support project delivery with a focus on improving health and safety performance within the programme.
  • Support the Head of SHEQ and Project Director/s to implement the strategic Responsible Business Strategy and Improvement plan.
  • Ensure all Morgan Sindall Infrastructure health, safety and wellbeing campaigns, initiatives and improvements are effectively delivered throughout the projects.
  • To manage the planning and implementation of risk mitigation programmes including inspections, safety training/briefings and occupational health and safety compliance.
  • Provide advice and assistance so that others understand their health and safety obligations and how to achieve them.
  • Lead on the delivery of H&S assurance and monitoring, through a risk-based audit and surveillance regime across projects and supply chain.
  • Advise and support the project teams on health and safety matters and assist them to discharge their duties.
  • Ensure investigations, reports, presentations, and performance statistics are submitted accurately and on-time as directed.
  • Ensure the identification and sharing of best practice, positive safety performance and learning from incidents.
  • Ensure all sites are subject to surveillance, inspection and audits, records kept, and data uploaded into the appropriate systems.
  • Collaborate closely with the supply chain to enable them to understand and deliver their commitments under the contract with regards to health and safety standards and take appropriate action when required.
  • Consider supply chain health and safety performance and identify relevant leading indicators to improve H&S performance and monitor/report on same.
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to Morgan Sindall policies, standards, and best practice requirements.
  • Co-operate with Morgan Sindall in all matters relating to health and safety, always including following safe working procedures.
  • Act as a role model for Morgan Sindall’s vision and values and behaving in ways that are in alignment with them. Encourage and support others to do so too.
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Morgan Sindall’s information or information systems at risk.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Past experience in Rail or Highways will be advantageous
  • Proven experience of delivering in a similar role and evidence of successful management in a complex organisation with multiple interfaces
  • Qualified to degree level with a NEBOSH Diploma or (S)NVQ level 5 or equivalent, in occupational health and safety supported by appropriate and relevant continuous professional development
  • Experience in infrastructure or construction environments advantageous.

What's in it for you?

Below is a selection of benefits that are available to you at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure.

  • Generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy five days
  • Flexible and adaptable working
  • Family friendly policies and work/life approach
  • Mentoring programmes and continuous learning support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Recognition scheme and long service awards
  • Car scheme and Private Medical Insurance (if applicable to role)

We also provide the option to participate in our share-save scheme; discounts including cycle to work and gym membership; a support and advice service for colleagues and their families, and more.

About the Highways Team:

The UK’s strategic and local road infrastructure is a vital asset for communities and businesses, supporting economic prosperity and social connectivity.

As a major tier 1 contractor and framework partner, we play a key role in providing multi-faceted engineering services to keep these vital arteries running, ensuring smoother, safer, less congested journeys for everyone.

Our teams work on complex, high-profile national motorways, trunk road schemes as well as local authority road networks to deliver comprehensive, integrated services including design and build. These infrastructure solutions are enhanced by our complementary tunnelling and bridge design and build capabilities.

Whether working on Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) schemes or construct only works, we always endeavour to share best practice and deliver progressive solutions by engaging as early as possible with our customers to maximise innovation, efficiency, and cost savings.

Driving improvement across our road network

  • Delivering projects to improve road journeys for millions of people every day
  • Providing improved and new access to areas for development and employment opportunities, promoting economic growth
  • Implementing hard shoulder running (HSR) and introducing smart motorway technology to give reduced vehicle emissions, increased journey time reliability and cost savings of around 40 per cent compared with conventional schemes. 


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company. 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

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