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Interim Construction H&S Manager

Irwin & Colton
England, London
£450 - £500 per day
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Construction, Corporate
Health and Safety Manager, CDM Manager, SHEQ Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
IOSH Qualification

Job Details

Interim Construction Health and Safety Manager (6-12 Month Duration)

London | Circa £450 Per Day (Outside IR35)

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a major London-focused real estate investment trust to recruit an Interim Construction Health and Safety Manager. The organisation sits amongst the UK's most innovative property regeneration specialists and investors. They are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index, with a portfolio which includes 66 buildings totalling 5.4 million sq ft, 99% of which is in central London.

The main function of the role will be to provide 'Client-led' leadership across numerous construction projects that supports the business in achieving and maintaining best practice, as an informed construction client.

Responsibilities of the Interim Construction Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Working with the Building/Project Managers, Health and Safety Team, and other key stakeholders to ensure a culture of best practice health and safety across the property portfolio, and heavily contributing towards CDM design/reviews
  • Managing external consultants and undertaking a regular audit schedule to ensure the consistency of health and safety performance and identifying opportunities for improvements
  • Providing expert guidance and ensuring accurate and timely reporting, engaging with all staff involved on projects across the organisation on health and safety issues
  • Day-to-day leadership on site-based health and safety across numerous construction projects; ensuring all incidents are flagged and investigated, with follow up actions implemented to drive performance improvements
  • Supporting the wider team in the development and delivery of the strategy, identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the health and safety function internally and externally

The successful Interim Construction Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Hold a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) and relevant status within a membership body - IOSH / IIRSM
  • Proven 'client-side' experience in a similar multi-site role within real estate / facilities management (or a related industry)
  • A current understanding of associated risks, legislation, and best practice within a large complex property portfolio (commercial office, retail, residential)
  • Experience in influencing, engaging, and coaching across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience working with Contractors and Principle Designers on-site to ensure projects run in accordance with business planning and CDM requirements

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established property company with a long history and strong heritage. For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Tom Hewat on +44(0) 1923 432 637 or apply here.

Irwin and Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

Irwin and Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website irwinandcolton. com


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.  We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally. 

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