Morrison Utility Services

Morrison Utility Services is the UK’s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water, gas and telecom sectors across the UK & Ireland. Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.  Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people’s skills and expertise. We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day. We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees. Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.
About the Role

Morrison Utility Services are currently looking to recruit a Central Health and Safety Manager. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the current SHEQ Strategy and objectives across your area of operations.
The post holder must develop ownership and a proactive approach to Health and Safety. This role is to ensure that the compliance/Governance of the business is compliant at all times with all relevant Health and Safety legislation being implemented. It also provides a focus to the SHEQ Director for the provision and application of Health and Safety management across the contracts through maintenance of systems, support of project teams through leadership and co-ordination of activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide operational support for the delivery teams promoting operational ownership of Health and Safety
  • Management of SHEQ Central Support team
  • Ensure a positive incident reporting culture within contracts, that all incidents are properly investigated and root causes established; ensure that root causes and recommendations are communicated across business
  • Monitoring and measuring Key SHEQ Performance Indicators
  • Implement and share best practice through regular Area SHEQ Boards
  • Contribute to the development to the BMS and management systems
  • Liaise with the client Health and Safety team to ensure Morrison Utility Services meet their procedural and contractual reporting requirements
  • Target key risk areas within the contracts/work streams and ensure measures are in place to minimise at all times
  • Identify contract and work stream opportunities for innovation
  • Liaise with Contract Directors and Contract SHEQ Resource to ensure a consistent approach across the business
  • Work with Contract SHEQ leads to drive consistency and implementation of initiatives
  • Undertake Deep Dive reviews on each contract
  • Ensure regimes of inspections and audits are planned and executed throughout contracts and recommendations and actions are closed out in line with the management system
  • Maintain and continue to build good relationships with Client Health and Safety Advisors, Managers and Head of SHEQ, ensuring constant communication
  • Ensure all CDM appointments are up to date and post holders have had successful competency assessments
  • Support tender submissions/award submissions within area of operations
Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar role – preferred
  • Qualified to Degree/NVQ Level 5 (or more)

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