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Transport DGSA and Health & Safety Manager

The HSE Recruitment Network
£40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: + £5,500 car allowance.
Closing date
26 Oct 2022
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HSE Recruitment have been engaged by a specialist UK Logistics business to recruit a Transport DGSA and Health and Safety Manager. This role will oversee transport safety at 3 main locations in Oldham, Wednesbury, and Hatfield but may support other depots UK wide. As well as driving H&S excellence across transport you will play an active role in facilitating client engagement and to support the sales and operational teams in dangerous goods across the UK, this is a full-time permanent role.

This Transport DGSA and Health & Safety Manager will be a home-based role that requires travel required and an expectation for overnight stays.

The responsibilities:

  • Managing the health and safety function and relationship between the Operational team and its delivery Partners/drivers to ensure delivery of objectives
  • Work closely with the commercial teams, supporting them and in identifying areas to improve current Dangerous goods standards.
  • Proactively engaging in collaborative health and safety projects across all operations sites.
  • Providing authoritative advice and guidance on health & safety matters to all stakeholders within designated areas of responsibility including on-road safety.
  • Audit Road Safety Compliance and management, continuously driving the improvement of standards where appropriate.
  • Providing strategies to plan and organize work systems to reduce health & safety risks and recommending suitable adaptations to processes
  • Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for Road Safety statistics.
  • Providing management information and statistics related to your area of responsibility.
  • Supporting business change through effective change management processes within the fast-paced environment.
  • Continuous Improvement Management with partners, as well as the development of SOPs, ensuring requirements, guidelines, and policies are communicated and executed by partners.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal peers and partners and maintain and improve communication all parties
  • Engage with internal and external business teams and stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve performance and service
  • Systematically escalate problems or deviations from the plan to the responsible people and teams and make sure that the measures taken are implemented
  • Ensure that critical business requirements are met, sometimes with different timelines, review completed operations, and ensure compliance with service requirements.
  • Develop and implement road safety strategy and the supporting campaigns

Skills and experience required-
  • Diploma Level H&S qualification is desired but we will consider NEBOSH Certificate as a minimum, ideally working towards your Diploma.
  • Experience overseeing Transport/ Fleet across multi-sites is essential
  • Dangerous Goods Advisor (DGSA) or strong experience setting DG standards especially with limited quantities.
  • Forward-thinking and confident
  • Experience in a similar level role is required
  • Extensive experience in risk assessments and hazard spotting.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of training.
  • Competent IT skills including Web applications, Word and Excel.
  • Clean driving license
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + £5,500 car allowance.
Interested? Apply now for immediate consideration:
Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please forward our details.
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