Regional Health and Safety Manager

Posted 5 days ago by Wolseley

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
5 days ago

This role is field based covering the East Midlands region.

About the role:

Wolseley UK are recruiting a Regional Health and Safety Manager to provide expert support and advice to operational line management on occupational health and safety issues in order to deliver improvements to Wolseley UK’s occupational health and safety performance. As a Regional Health and Safety Manager you will support Regions and Areas within the UK, supporting Plumbing and Heating, Building Services and Climate and Infrastructure businesses or functions. The aim & purpose is to lead and support Regional Directors, Area Managers and location managers to improve their health and safety performance - specifically through actively encouraging the development of a positive Safety Culture.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Provide support to the region and business unit(s) on monthly reporting (KPI’s) on occupational health and safety performance against target - as appropriate.

  • Support the Lead Health & Safety Manager by ensuring the implementation and adoption of policies and procedures as necessary  

  • Work with operational managers to ensure that the policies and health and safety programmes devised are implemented across your defined business units to ensure the standards are consistency implemented.

  • Attending internal meetings as appropriate or directed, to support operational management with health and safety issues.

  • Co-ordinate and support ‘Area Safety Conference/Video Calls’.

  • Undertake major incident & Lost Time Injury investigations as directed.

  • Support location managers ensure compliance with reports from Enforcing Authorities.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience working in occupational health and safety management.

  • Must have experience of managing and influencing positive changes in an organisation’s occupational health and safety performance.

  • Experience of undertaking risk assessment and manual handling assessments.

  • Experience of working in a commercial customer focused environment.

  • Multi-site experience

  • Qualification NEBOSH Diploma / NVQ IV or higher

About your development and benefits:

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.

Our people get benefits including:

  • Bonus

  • Company Car

  • Pension plan

  • Holiday - 23 days

  • Staff discount  

About us:

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first-choice specialist merchant for trade customers. Wolseley Infrastructure also supply some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects, serving customers in four key markets: civils, utilities, power and fibre, and hire. We’re the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company with revenues of over $18 billion.

We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards package. And, as part of the world’s largest specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products, you’ll have access to a wide variety of career opportunities.

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