Health Safety Environment & Quality Manager: £40,000 – £42,000

  • Wirral
  • 40000 - £42,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 40000 - £42,000
  • £40000 - £42,000

I am recruiting an experienced Health Safety Environment & Quality Manager (HSEQ Manager) to join a successful family owned and managed business based on the Wirral. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for advising and supporting Managers and colleagues in all aspects of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality issues, and will be instrumental to the improvement of HSEQ provided to all employees. By ensuring that sound health, safety and environmental practices are identified, document and fully aligned to the key business drivers whilst ensuring these are understood and complied with throughout the organisation. You will support and enable the business to exceed its statutory and contractual obligations in managing all aspects of HSEQ. This role will be responsible for supporting the maintenance and continual improvement of the Integrated Management System (IMS) covering ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO45001. Ensuring that our IMS is fully compliant against applicable standards. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business and become part of a friendly and supportive team.

The HSEQ Manager will provide support to the Managing Director in all areas relating to health, safety, environment, and quality. You will also work closely with the operations and production teams.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Develop positive relationships with all levels of employees and promote a culture of engagement regarding Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality across the business.
  • Work alongside the Managing Director and Executive Committee to help setup HSEQ initiatives and deliver them across the business.
  • Oversee the management of HSEQ in raising the operational standards and contributing to the development and effective operations of the business.
  • Carry out management system audits and inspections and manage a programme of corrective/preventative actions for continuous improvement to ensure the highest standards in technical competence and safe working practices are met.
  • Monitor, review, improve and amend our Integrated Management Systems (ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO45001) to ensure continual improvement and compliance.
  • Support the implementation, design and development of risk management processes, including Risk Assessment, COSHH Assessment, Fire Risk Assessment, CDM Compliance Audits.
  • Development and completion of HS&E Statutory Health, Safety and Environment Compliance audits and site safety inspections.
  • Support production of construction phase plans, RAMS, traffic management plans, safe systems of work and associated construction related risk management documentation.
  • Support the delivery of Manager and Supervisor level company health and safety inductions.
  • Identify knowledge or skills gaps (specific focus on safety, company policies and procedures) and implement supportive corrective actions to meet these needs to help ensure competency levels are attained and maintained.
  • Providing internal training and coaching to operational teams in specific subject matters, such as – CDM, Contractor Management, Incident Investigation, Risk Assessment and COSHH.
  • Deliver oversight and assurance to managers of their risks, recommend, and implement solutions to improve the level of compliance and regulatory risk control and ensure any breaches are addressed.
  • Identify any operational and regulatory risks, escalating as appropriate and provide competent advice and recommendations.
  • Compile reports to inform the Strategic Lead for H&S of internal audit findings, risk profiles, non-conformity to contractual or external audits and incident trends to facilitate improvement.
  • Identify and understand the health, safety, environmental & associated legal requirements that are relevant to the work and ensure the teams comply with these. Help the teams understand and actively promote issues regarding health, safety & the environment.
  • Understand and calculate our environmental impact, identify improvements that can be made and help drive the agreed projects to completion.
  • Support and where necessary, lead accident and incident investigation, utilising root cause analysis and provide advice to Operational teams on effective preventative measures to reduce risk.
  • Deliver presentations to Operational Management Teams giving insight into performance, risk management and initiatives relevant to areas within the business.
  • Provide concise, factual, and accurate information through status reports on H&S, ensuring all information is available to enable effective decisions and improvements to be made.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Managing Director.

Key Requirements

Managing Health and safety qualification (preferably NEBOSH or similar).


  • 25 days with an extra day after 2yrs service and another after 5yrs service.
  • Extra 3 days per year if there are no sick days taken within a calendar year.
  • Pension scheme – Employer contribution of 3% and Employee contribution of 5%.
  • Pay awards with career progression plans.
  • Hours: 40 per week, 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8am – 3.15pm Friday.
  • Social, family run, supportive culture.

This role is to be based on site with some travel across different job sites as required.

Health Safety Environment & Quality Manager
£40,000 – £42,000 DOE

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Jo Marsden

Jo Marsden is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jo if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07740 621160

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