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Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager

  1. Potters Bar, Dartford, Leatherhead
  1. Transportation

Health Safety and Wellbeing Manager

Connect Plus Services (CPS) is a joint venture contract made up of Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, Atkins and Egis. The contract maintains and operates the M25 DBFO including surrounding roads on behalf of the Highways England and provides an excellent opportunity to work on one of the busiest networks in Europe.

We are currently seeking an Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager to join us to provide HSE assurance to the business and Parent Companies by leading safety through challenge, support, re-enforcement and strategic delivery.


To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff

To be the business leader in HSE related matters

Undertake regular strategic reviews of the Safety Management and Environmental Management Systems and recommend/implement actions required as a result of those reviews

Set annual HSEQ objectives

Ensure adequate HSEQ resources

Provide Health and Safety support and advice to the Managing Director and Senior Management Team.

Provide contract support  for delivery of the Zero Harm Journey Plan

Communicate with Enforcing Authorities

Notify and sign off PIs

Provide a focus for cross contract co-ordination

To provide assurance to JV Parent Companies that the business has a suitable and sufficient Safety Management System that is understood and complied with by all staff

Contribute to industry working groups (HTMA, HSOG)

Carry out site inspections and audits Health and Safety to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Safety Management System.

Other functional Health and Safety duties as required

Live the Connect Plus Services Values

Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm

Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities

Qualifications/ skills/ experience:

  • Degree qualified, NEBOSH diploma or equivalent and ideally be a corporate member of IOSH with substantial experience in the highway maintenance, construction or similar complex risk industry

  • Able to develop and lead a strategic and sustainable Health & Safety programme in a large, complex organisation

  • Able to ensure best H&S practice is an integral part of corporate strategies, contracts and operational plans

  • Experience of changing culture through leadership, coaching and mentoring at all levels within an organisation along with a focus on continuous improvement to maintain a positive HSE culture and system

  • Experience of financial and budgetary management and control

Personal attributes:

  • The ability to evaluate complex contract performance data

  • A passion to be a visible driving force for Health and Safety within our operation

  • An excellent team player able to lead, manage, influence and get the best from staff, clients and the supply chain

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability


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