Acre has been retained by ESD, a newly formed joint venture (JV) between Galliford Try, Black & Veatch and MWH, to identify a new Head of Health and Safety to lead on Scottish Water's Non Infrastructure Programme.
Formed in 2015, ESD will be delivering a £550m programme of construction and improvements works for Scottish Water over the next 5 years. As Head of Health and Safety you will support, advise and guide the ESD's Leadership Team (LT) in the development, implementation, reporting and improvement of health safety strategies and action plans to ensure industry leading performance.
Assist and guide the LT in the development and implementation of industry leading strategies, action plans, polices, standards and initiatives to minimise risk and maximise health and safety performance In conjunction with the LT and operational staff, ensure all aspects of design, construction, installation and commissioning are organised and managed to ensure high levels of safety performance Provide specialist health and safety input to all staff and contractors through advice, guidance and support Ensure effective communication of health and safety information is provided in appropriate forms throughout the JV, it's wider workforce, contractors and Alliance partners Arrange and carry out health and safety reviews at all work places on a regular basis as appropriate to ensure compliance with policies and standards
The successful candidate will have a detailed knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety, ideally within the water, engineering or construction sectors, and be able to look at safety from a wider business context. You should also have the ability to develop and deliver a new strategy across the JV. It is vital the post holder has a high level of gravitas and engagement, delivering their work in an intelligent, strategic and enthusiastic way.
NEBOSH Diploma qualification or equivalent, Demonstrable experience in the development, implementation and management of suitable SHE management systems including OHSAS 18001:2007 Experience of delivering safety management and support across a wide range of projects and teams in complex projects and organisations Effective delivery of safety management in a multidisciplinary environment
This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Head of Safety or someone at management level, interested in taking the lead on a major programme of infrastructure delivery and that want to create lasting and impactful value.
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