HSEQ Manager

Sheffield HQ
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Linbrooke Services is a multidisciplinary engineering company delivering connectivity and technology integration solutions across rail, telecommunications, and utility sectors. Our projects are delivered globally from our HQ in Sheffield supported by UK regional offices.

The HSEQ Manager will be responsible for providing health, safety and environmental support to Linbrooke Services and will monitor, at all times, via site visits and regular audits/inspections, the operation of, and adherence to, the company’s policies and procedures. The HSEQ Manager will coach, guide, advise and where necessary instruct company employees including management on HSEQ matters to ensure adherence to legalisation, industry & client standards and company policies.

The main duties required will be as follows:

1. Conduct activities to fulfil the HSEQ team’s core functions:

a. Monitor by inspections, audits and during balanced involvement with business activities. Further, support planned quality and assurance programmes to ensure internal targets are met and external audits are comprehensively prepared for.
b. Collate data from all sources, internal and external, to ensure objectives, targets and trends are supported by quantifiable, objective evidence.
c. Analyse incidents and data, calculate and conclude statistics for existing objectives and safety metrics and seek further metrics that may lead to evidence supporting change and continual improvement.
d. Research legislation, industry practices, codes of practice, lessons learnt, new ideas and developing technology for means of making business HSEQ performance more effective and efficient whilst ensuring continuous business improvement and personal, continuous development.
e. Report. Produce documented outputs from analysis to ensure comprehensive records and material for HSEQ reporting at all levels.
f. Influence. Using objective, quantifiable evidence, consult with other HSEQ managers and then the operational team to influence change & continual improvement. This will be by interaction with operations staff & competent persons at all levels (in consultations, meetings, briefs, training & management presentations).
g. Develop. Having influenced the need for change, provide HSEQ input to developing new procedures and initiatives. Make change to the IMS in conjunction with the standard owner, competent persons, HSEQ’s lead and HSEQ’s compliance manager.
h. Investigate. Investigate incidents, determine root, contributory and underlying causes. Consult competent persons, arrange and pursue closure of SMART corrective actions, apply just culture. Seek to prevent incidents by conducting pre-accident investigations.
i. Support. Genuinely support all matters relating to HSEQ performance with integrity and commit to the company by achieving a to h whilst providing advice when requested or when recognising advice is needed. Support the development of HSEQ, trainees and administrators.
j. Maintain by example. Maintain the company’s HSEQ performance by avidly applying a to i.

2. Develop, review, advise regarding project health, safety, environmental and quality plans & documentation.

3. Undertake investigations of accidents, near misses and identified hazards (close calls, as applicable).

4. Ensure any recommendations or corrective actions are forwarded to the appropriate manager and pursue closure.

5. Advise & support project teams on rail specific safety and industry standards and processes (RM³, ALO, OTP, 019, 0044, Sentinel Scheme, etc.).

6. Conduct in-house training with management and employees regarding all health and safety issues and risks.

7. Undertake/support/advise on risk assessments as necessary in support of the business.

8. Ensure compliance with external accreditation requirements (RISQS/PCL, 9001, 14001, 45001).

9. Overseeing the production of, and ensure the delivery of, site briefing material.

10. Liaison, as required, with clients, other organisations and relevant authorities.

11. Support pre-qualifications, bids & tender and HSEQ award submissions.

12. Supports the central HSEQ team & projects by fulfilling HSEQ duties and other, reasonable, tasks nationally.

13. Ensure timely and accurate input of data to the HSEQ records.

Minimum competence requirements (knowledge, training, skills & experience):
a. Qualifications. NEBOSH construction certificate. NEBOSH Diploma.
b. Environmental qualification (IEMA or equivalent) desirable.
c. Knowledge of sustainability practices/principles.
d. Practically applied knowledge of the health and safety requirements set out in legislation, railway group standards and Network Rail’s company standards applicable to activities in the railway environment.
e. Evidence of suitable experience providing both first line advice and tactical support and development on health and safety matters in a rail and construction environment.


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